Welcome to the Transportation Department of Avon Lake City Schools!
Bus routes will be posted to the schools website the week of August 15th. Please note that students rolling from kindergarten to 1st grade, 4th grade to 5th grade at Troy and 6th grade to 7th grade at Learwood, will be assigned an AM & PM bus stop.
Buses transport to and from all of the commercial daycare centers in Avon Lake for all of the Elementary schools and Troy school. Elementary students must have the same bus stop all 5 days for either AM or PM buses. Ex; students can be bused from home in the AM (all 5 days) and to the daycare in the PM (all 5 days) or vice versa but they CANNOT be bused to the daycare 3 days and home the other 2 days for AM and/or PM.
State Law mandates that bus stops can be up to ½ mile from the students home but we try to accommodate stops to be at the nearest corner to your residence. Kindergarten students do not have driveway bus stops except at the midday time for half day kindergarten students. Buses do not go into cul-de-sacs.
State Law also requires students to be at the bus stop (at their “Place of Safety”, which is determined by the bus driver) 5 minutes prior to the scheduled stop time. These times may be subject to change within the first couple of weeks of school but we will communicate these times changes by written communication from the bus driver if your route will be affected. If you are new to the district or perhaps made a move within the district, be sure to contact the Registrar and/or your student(s) school with any changes. We are receiving additions/changes/deletions on a daily basis which does affect the routing and times, so be sure to check back to the schools website for the most current copy of routing with those times.
We look forward to getting the new school year underway and appreciate everyone’s patience the first week of school as drivers and students are getting settled into their routines. It is very common for buses to be running late the first week of school, especially in the afternoon. The buses are always delayed leaving the schools as they are making sure that all students have gotten on the correct buses, learning students names and assigning seats. I hope that this information has been helpful and has answered many of the questions that we do receive here at the bus garage.
Sue M. Cole
Sue Cole, Transportation Director
Christine Vorisek, Assistant to the Transportation Director
Transportation Phone: 440 933-9802
Avon Lake City Schools
33480 Pin Oak Parkway
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012
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