We have 162 buses that transport 16,000 students daily.
Yearly our buses travel almost 2 million miles.

Bus routes

Elementary school

2022 | Kindergarten go home plan

Are you registering your elementary student for the 2022-23 school year? Will your child be riding the bus, walking or being picked up from school? Please let us know your child’s ‘go home’ plan by submitting the form.

Note: required for all elementary students, for the 2022-23 school year.



Transportation office hours:
5 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

During these hours, dispatchers are available to assist drivers and to answer questions from the public.


Transportation services

Transportation for language programs

Parents of students who live outside of school boundaries and are selected for this program will be required to provide their own transportation to and from school for as long as the student participates in the program. In limited circumstances, students who live close to the school’s boundaries may be able to ride a bus if the bus is not full and the student is able to travel safely to a nearby stop for pickup/dropoff.

Transportation for magnet programs and programs of choice

Transportation is provided for students who live within Vancouver Public Schools’ boundaries.

All Flex, iTech and VSAA students

ACES, IB, SMT and Medical Arts

Careers in Education, Culinary Arts, Welding

Getting there

Bused from home bus stop to neighborhood middle school and then to magnet program. Bused from home bus stop to neighborhood high school and then to magnet program. Bused from home bus stop to neighborhood high school and then to Fort Vancouver High School for periods 1-3.

Getting home

Bused from magnet schools to home bus stops.

Bused from program to neighborhood high school. Responsible to get home on own. Bused from Fort Vancouver to neighborhood high school for periods 4-6, and then can take bus to home bus stop.

Special services transportation