At every stop, we have the ability to positively impact each student’s day. This is more than transportation. This is the start of a better school day.
With a team of highly trained drivers and the industry’s strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services.
Leveraging GPS and other on-board technology, our proprietary software, FOCUS, increases communication, efficiency and management of your transportation system.
From improved service and safety performance to greater cost efficiencies, contracting student transportation can benefit your school district on multiple levels.
We work closely with your school district to ensure the solutions we provide represent a collective, forward-thinking response to your community’s unique needs.
When you join First Student, you become part of a team of dedicated professionals who support education by ensuring children have a safe, reliable way to get to and from school.
A safe bus ride promotes student learning and discovery. First Student customizes your school bus transportation to your community’s specific needs. Contract with the student transportation industry’s best safety record holder to provide the best start and finish to each school day.This is the start of something more.
Safety first.Because of that commitment,we’re twice as safe as theindustry average.
Turn-key services. Special needs transportation. Managed services. You decide what will work for your circumstances.
Our streamlined data tools allow teams to identify efficiencies — optimizing your school bus transportation.
From bus tracking to Wi-Fi-enabled school buses, we bring 21st century connectivity to districts, students, and families.
"There was a feeling by the administration that First Student was the company that was going to stick by us and solve our problems as they came. And they weren’t going to walk away when things got tough." Read more >
- Christy Fielding, Assistant Superintendent for Business Operations
"There is no difference between the district and the contractor — we are a team. We meet on a constant basis to try to figure out the best thing for the kids in Syracuse." Read more >
- Pat Bailey, Former Director of Transportation
"You can’t stop technology. It ever changing, and here, at Stevenson, we want to take the initiative and jump on board and take advantage of new innovations. First Student is keenly aware of what our expectations are, and they continue to help us meet our goals." Read more >
- Steve Tucker, Dean of Students
Managing school bus transportation is increasingly complicated and time-consuming. Discover why one-third of school districts privatize transportation.
We apply our comprehensive resources to your local, long-term priorities, building a collaborative partnership with you and your community.
No two school districts are the same. We personalize student transportation services including early and special education, pre-school. Helping with any changing needs throughout the year.
Let us show you how contracting with First Student can simplify your life. We offer more than 100 years of transportation expertise. From route optimizations and specialized management teams to full turn-key operations, we have the experience for every situation. Our locally-hired teams are professionally trained.You focus on driving your students’ imaginations, we’ll focus on driving them safely.