School Bus Information

May 2019


 School Bus Use

    • Other than for school field trips, the district offers a busing system to get students to/from school/home(or daycare).
    • Buses are not used for any other purpose (ie play dates, birthday parties, work or sports activities)
Bus Schedule
    • The current bus schedule is listed below. 
    • Morning pick up:     ensure that your child is at the bus stop 5 minutes prior to the posted time
    • Afternoon pick up:  Kindergarten children MUST be met at the bus stop.

Bus Passes

    • Bus passes are mandatory for all students riding to/from school.  

    • Bus pass applications for eligible riders can be handed in to your child's school office or emailed to  Bus passes will then be issued and sent to your child's school for pick up.

    • Bus passes for courtesy riders must be purchased at the School Board office - 100 Jensen Ave. E., Parksville

    • As in previous years we anticipate having a wait list for courtesy riders, so please be sure to get your application forms in quickly.     

Bus Pass Fees:

    • $0.00        -  eligible rider    ( within catchment area & outside of walk limit)
    • $125.00/yr - courtesy rider  (within catchment area and within walk limits or outside of catchment area) 

Walk Limits 

    • As per Policy 7054 walk limits are:
        • K - Gr. 7     3.2 KM with the exception of BES, EES and NBES which have a walk limit of 1.5 KM
        • Gr. 8 - 12    4.8 KM