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Transportation

 

Register now if your student plans to ride the bus in the 2022-23 school year

If your student plans to ride the bus to and from school in the 2022-23 school year, please register each student using this online registration form.

 

  • For the 2022-2023 school year, the Olympia School District Transportation Department is moving to an online model for registering for bus services. In order to maximize our current resources and provide the most efficient transportation services, all students who will be utilizing transportation services during the 2022-2023 school year will need to be registered.
  • Once you fill out the registration form, Transportation dispatch staff will reach out to you (starting towards the end of August 2022) with pickup and drop-off information for your student(s). Your child may be removed from their bus route and their stop may be deleted if they do not ride the bus for more than 20 school days. You will then need to re-register if you wish to start utilizing transportation again.  If you wish to have your child taken off the bus route, please call 360-596-7700. 
  • If your student qualifies for Special Needs transportation or McKinney-Vento transportation, their registration will be processed through the Student Support Department. Please do not fill out this form. Contact your child's teacher for more information, or call the Transportation Department at 360-596-7700.

 

Please note, this form is for the 2022-2023 school year. If your student is in need of transportation services this year, please call the Transportation Department at (360) 596-7700.

 

Apply to be a Bus Driver or Bus Monitor

Are you interested in applying to be a bus driver or monitor in the Olympia School District?

 

  • Visit the Employment webpage on the Olympia School District website. Click "Classified Positions" to open the pull-down menu to see which positions are open and available.

 

Contact the Transportation Department between the hours of 5 a.m. and 6 p.m., please dial (360) 596-7700.

 

  • This phone number is for emergency use only: If it is after 6 p.m., and you have a student that has not arrived home from school, please call the district Missing Student Emergency Phone Line at (360) 797-9079 for assistance. 
  • If your child is on a field trip or sporting event and has not arrived back to the origin at the appointed time, please attempt to contact the school office. If your child is at a sporting event outside of normal school hours, please attempt to contact the coach in charge.

  • On non-school weekdays, Transportation office hours are generally from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Early Release Adjusted Time Schedule


 

Family Resources

 

Online Bus Route Finder provides an easy way to determine the nearest bus stop for a student based on a school and address in the system. Online Bus Route Finder generates a report with the closest bus route number, bus stop, pick up and drop off times for the designated route.

 

NOTIFY TRANSPORTATION IF STUDENT IS NOT RIDING THE BUS

To notify the Transportation Department that a student is not riding the bus, please email trans_dispatch@osd.wednet.edu. Notification allows for Transportation and the bus driver to plan accordingly and account for a difference in other students' stop times. When notifying the Transportation Department via email, please include the student's full legal name and the school they attend.

 

BUS RULES AND REGULATIONS

The Olympia School District has rules established so that all students have a safe and enjoyable ride to and from school. Please take the time to review the rules with your student.

 



 

Contact Information

Rhonda Morton, Transportation Director, (360) 596-7705
Damon Camus, Assistant Director/Vehicle Maintenance Manager, (360) 596-7703

Jackie Rafferty, Transportation and Training Supervisor, (360) 596-7727
Dan Nashleanas, Dispatcher, (360) 596-7777

Austin Wright, Dispatcher, (360) 596-7724
Kristie Logsdon, Administrative Specialist, (360) 596-7710
Tanya Lasmanis, Administrative Assistant, (360) 596-7711

Tommy Gallegos, Lead Driver Trainer, (360) 596-7702

Mailing Address

OSD Transportation Department
3000 R.W. Johnson Blvd SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Voice: (360) 596-7700
Fax: (360) 596-7701