Procedures for Bus Arrivals & Dismissals

Bus Riders


At bus stop

  • Parents must be at their designated stop 10 minutes prior to pick up and/or drop off time.
  • If after 15 minutes, the bus has not arrived, please call the District Transportation Dept. from the stop. Tel. (858) 496-8460 for further information re: your bus.

Buses Arrivals

    • Upon arrival, students go directly to: the cafeteria (breakfast at school) or to line up at their designated location.
    • If a bus arrives late, students are not considered tardy, in their attendance record, but still require a pass to enter the classroom. In case of a "late bus":
  1. Bus students should not go to the front office for a tardy slip:
  2. Students (K-5) go to the Cafeteria for a tardy Slip.
  3. MS (6-8) get Tardy slip at bus arrival & go directly to class.


Call the District Transportation Dept. if bus is over 15 min. late.


Important/New Dismissal Protocols:.

  1. Parents must always notify school of bus changes for All K-8 students, to notify
    bus drivers.

Parents must call
before 1 p.m. M/T/W/F & 11 a.m. on Thursday

No last minute changes will be honored.

  • Last Minute Dismissal Changes- become the parent's responsibility: if this occurs, come to the school, at least 15 minutes prior to dismissal for parking, & wait outside their classroom / bus.

Office staff cannot assist in these cases. Students should not be called out of class early for this reason.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to budget cuts, no transportation changes are feasible if Transportation Liaison is absent due to illness, vacations, or emergencies.

Thanks in advance for your understanding & cooperation.

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