Transportation

Overview

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System is consistently one of the largest pupil transportation fleets in the state. Operating a fleet of over 550 buses, EBRPSS transports approximately 35,000 children safely each day. EBRPSS buses travel over 3 million miles annually to provide regular, special education, and extracurricular transportation to students in East Baton Rouge Parish. Additionally, EBRPSS provides transportation services for non-profit entities and for the State of Louisiana in emergency situations. 

We are committed to our students, parents, and community. We will conduct business in an ethical and professional manner with a commitment to nurturing and supporting student growth. We will always work to go the extra miles to deliver students safely, timely, and professionally. 

Backpack Tag

It can be easy for a child to forget their bus route. Please download, print, and fill-in this backpack tag so they can have this important information with them all year. 

FAQs

When will bus postcards be mailed out for the 2021-2022 school year?

Bus postcards will be mailed out on July 26, 2021.

When will special requests be approved or denied for the 2021-2022 school year?

Special requests will be evaluated after Labor Day of the 2021-2022 school year.

What time are students required to report to their bus stops?

Students must arrive to their bus stop at least ten minutes before the assigned pick up time on their postcard.

What are the procedures for requesting a bus for a student?

Parents/legal guardians must report to their student’s home school or specialized magnet program to request transportation if their student lives more than a mile from their assigned school. 

What is the process for requesting transportation for Special Needs students?

Parents will have to contact their student’s home school or school of choice to request transportation for Special Needs students.

How long will it take to approve or deny a Special Request?

Special requests are approved or denied within 48 hours after submission.

How can I track my student’s bus?

Parents can go to wheresthebus.com to create an account to track their student’s bus.

Who can I call with questions regarding my student’s bus stop?

Parents/legal guardians must call the Transportation Call  Center with questions about their student’s bus stop or the supervisor assigned to their student’s home attendance zone or specialized program.

Who should I contact if my student is homeless?

Parents/legal guardians must contact the Office of Homeless Programs and their student’s assigned home school with questions regarding student homelessness.

Will transportation be provided if my student lives within a one mile radius from the assigned school?

No, students who live within a one mile radius from their home school are to be self-transported. Please refer to Bulletin 119 for any questions. 

Contact

Normal Business Hours

Monday – Friday | 8:00am – 4:30pm

Dispatch Hours

Monday – Friday | 5:00am – 5:30pm

Contact Us at TransportationConcerns@ebrschools.org with any questions, comments, or concerns. 

English: (225) 922-5400 | Bilingual: (225) 922-5556
Fax: (225) 922-5499
info@ebrschools.org

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System and all of its entities (including Career and Technical Education Programs) do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, national origin, disability, or gender in its educational programs and activities (including employment and application for employment), and it is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of gender by Title IX (20 USC 168) and on the basis of disability by Section 504 (42 USC 794). The Title IX Coordinator is Andrew Davis, Director of Risk Management – ADavis6@ebrschools.org, (225) 929-8705, https://ebrschools.org/departments/federal-programs/title-ix/. The Section 504 Coordinator is Danielle Staten – DStaten@ebrschools.org, (225) 326-5668.

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Budget Management

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Facilities

The Facilities Department is responsible for managing capital improvement projects and vendor service contracts to ensure safe learning environments.


Facilities Service Request:

Aramark Service Response Center

Call (225) 226-3723 | Text (225) 522-2011

Finance

Finance

The Finance Department provides oversight to the payroll, benefits, accounts payable, grants, and property control functions for the school system while maintaining compliance with generally accepted accounting principals and all applicable laws.

Levying Millage on 2021 Assessment Roll

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Human Resources

Welcome to the East Baton Rouge Parish School System Office of Human Resources. We are dedicated to excellence in human resources services, responsiveness to employees’ needs, and supporting our District’s Strategic Plan with a focus on the following:

-Recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly qualified staff, which includes providing a caring and competent teacher in every classroom and highly effective leaders in every school and district office
-Advocating for a work environment where each employee’s talent, creativity, and successes are recognized, valued, and encouraged
-Ensuring a safe and professional work environment that emphasizes mutual respect, equitable practices, and maximizes employee effectiveness 
-Providing employment-related resources and information to employees with an emphasis on timely responsiveness and customer service

This webpage is designed to provide information for both current and prospective employees,  provide up-to-date forms and resources, and assist in connecting employees with support pertaining to the Human Resources Department.

It is our goal to assist you in a friendly, courteous, and confidential manner whether you are a current employee, student, parent, or community member. If you cannot find the answer you are seeking, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Human Resources directly.

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Diversity & Equity

Identify and promote equitable access to opportunities, benefits, and resources for all students and staff. The department will review and manage data that leads the decision-making process and protocol that demonstrates a commitment to institutional fairness and equality in alignment with our Strategic Plan.

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Graphic Design

The Graphic Arts Department has the resources to produce whatever you need in terms of printed products and can do so at a lower cost than other printing agencies. With our offset and digital equipment, we have fast turnaround times and are capable of doing static and variable data printing. We can print posters, banners, wood, and plastic signs at sizes up to 4 feet wide. We have a designer on staff who can help you make your print jobs have a professional look and we have access to thousands of copyright free photos and clip art files for you to use. 

Ordering Printed Materials

To order printed materials from Graphic Arts, please login here

You must have an EBR Department or School Account number to receive a login ID and password. If you have trouble remembering your ID or password, please contact us.

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SCHOOL SAFETY & SECURITY

School Safety & Security

The Office of School Safety and Security consist of Sheriff’s Deputies from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office. These School Resource Officers work on school campuses and site of the school system to provide safety and security for students and personnel. The School Resource Officers also maintain lines of communication with the students, staff, and the community.

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