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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