School Bus Rules

  • The following rules have been posted in each bus:

    • The bus driver may assign seats.
    • Be courteous.
    • No profanity.
    • Do not eat or drink on the bus. Keep the bus clean.
    • Violence is prohibited.
    • Remain seated facing forward.
    • No smoking.
    • Keep your hands and head inside the bus.
    • Do not destroy property.
    • For your own safety, do not distract the driver through misbehavior.

    The following defines and expands on the 10 basic rules:

    • Students may be assigned seating by the bus driver. This is optional and is strictly a driver’s decision. If seat assignments are enforced, each student will be expected to sit in his or her assigned seat until further notice.
    • Students will not act in a disrespectful manner while riding a school bus.
    • Students shall not in any manner harass or distract the bus driver.
    • Students shall not throw, pitch, or shoot articles within the bus, or out the windows.
    • Students shall not write upon, disfigure or destroy any part of the school bus.
    • Students shall not take or handle any emergency equipment inside the bus.
    • Students shall not extend any part of their body or other articles into the aisle or outside of the bus windows.
    • Students shall never board or leave a bus through the emergency door except in an emergency.
    • Students shall not carry explosives (such as fireworks), knives, weapons, or any object that can reasonably be considered a weapon, on the bus.
    • Students shall not scuffle or fight on the bus.
    • Students shall not use obscene, vulgar, or profane language on the bus.
    • Students shall not strike matches or use tobacco in any form on the bus.
    • Students shall not consume or have in their possession intoxicating beverages, narcotics, prescription or over the counter medications while aboard the bus.
    • Students shall not yell, scream, and whistle, on the bus. Radios or music devices may be used only with headsets and the approval of the driver.
    • Students will not be allowed to get on or off the bus except at their designated stop or assigned campus, unless authorized in writing by parent, legal guardian and the school administrator’s approval.
    • Students shall not eat or drink on the bus, or litter the bus with debris.
    • Students shall not bring visitors on the bus.
    • Students shall be assigned to only one bus and shall only ride their assigned bus.
    • Students will be on time; at their stop & visible to the driver at least 5 minutes
    • Prior to the designated pick up time.
    • Students shall be assigned to only one bus and shall only ride their assigned bus.
    • Students will be on time; at their stop at least 5 minutes prior to schedule.