Transportation Services

​​​New this Fall - First Student is our contractor.

The only noticeable change will be the name on the side of the bus. 

Their phone number is 253-272-7750.

Student Transportation Services provides nearly 10,000 students with daily school bus transportation to  and from school.  Our trained bus drivers are focused on student safety and efficient service.  Students and families can contribute to bus safety by understanding the guidelines for riding the school bus. 

First Student is the contractor for providing transportation for most regular education students and some special needs students.  However, Tacoma School district provides transportation for most special education students.

Neighborhood School and Bus Stop Lookup

Quickly find your school and bus info

  • Begin entering your address with the first few letters of your street name. For example, enter "3550 Roos" for "3550 E Roosevelt Ave."
  • Select your student's grade, or you can choose "all grades."
  • The system will tell you (1) the school your child will attend, based on your address and school boundaries; (2) If a school bus is available; and (3) Your bus stop and scheduled pick up and drop off time.
You may also want to browse all bus stops or learn who is eligible to ride the bus.​​​​​​​​​​
Start the lookup​​​​​

IMPORTANT: Before your child rides a bus, please notify the school's office.

Let them know the name of your child and where he/she will be picked up and dropped off.