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The primary use made of the transportation facilities is to transport students to and from school in an efficient, safe, and economical manner.  The Assistant Superintendent of Operations shall develop transportation routes upon the directive of the Board of Education.  Bus stops are established by the Assistant Superintendent of Operations to ensure student safety and the efficient use of the buses.  In establishing bus stops, riders may be asked to walk up to one and one-half miles to reach a bus stop.  Buses will operate only on city streets, township, county or state roads.  No buses will operate on private lanes or driveways.
Parents please have your student at their bus stop and ready 5 minutes early for pick up.     ​
image002.pngOther purposes include providing transportation for field trips in direct support of the curricular and the co-curricular program.  Vehicles used by the district will meet all federal and state safety standards. Also, any bus drivers hired by the district will meet all required federal and state standards for licensing.​

PARENTS OR GUARDIANS of young special education and Elementary School students in EC through 1st grade must show their presence before a driver will release a student from the bus. If the driver does not see a responsible person to greet the small child, that child will be returned to the transportation terminal and will have to be picked up ASAP.​


For transportation questions please call 815-458-4135 or email Joan Beaudry​.

Mark Hulbert
Assistant Superintendent of Operations

Joan Beaudry
Transportation Assistant


Transportation Documents
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For more information on school bus driver permits please visit here ​and here.




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