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Combining unmatched care with world class safety to provide an exceptional ride to school

As the largest and most-chosen student transportation provider, we are a proven solution. We have more experience with all sizes of school districts than any other provider. First Student has a century of history, experience and dedicated service that showcases our commitment to student safety, parent trust and school district partnerships across North America.

Student Centric

Caring for the students we serve is our First priority

Recognized Leader

Chosen and trusted by more districts in North America than any other transportation provider

Proprietary Technology

Seamlessly connected technology connects the bus, route and student, which elevates safety and provides greater visibility and control

Caring Drivers

Our drivers and monitors are trained with material custom developed by child psychologists and behavioral experts, so your children experience individualized care

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We have reduced our PM2.5, or small particulate matter, emissions by 82% over the past three years


We work with districts in 41 American states and 8 Canadian provinces


ASE Blue Seal Certified Shops


Employs African Americans at a rate two times higher than the U.S. average


of our customers would

Recommend First Student

to their colleagues
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“First Student’s local staff members are visible in our community and they are dedicated to our children. Our staffs work together as a team. From top down, First Student has highly trained personnel that have the sole purpose of taking care of the students’, families’ and the school’s needs.”

– Scott Devillier, Superintendent of Schools, Zachary Community School District, LA.


Committed to Caring

Award-Winning Safety

The only school transportation company recognized as a leader in safety by the prestigious Campbell Institute and to have been awarded the National Safety Council (NSC) Green Cross for Safety medal

Environmentally Friendly

Alternative fuel, electrification strategies, and operational solutions that lower emissions, provide greater efficiency, and improve passenger experience

Diversity & Inclusion

Since we serve the most diverse communities in North America, we attract, engage, and develop a workforce that reflects the students, customers and communities we serve

Proven Solution

A history of providing customer-focused solutions that can be traced back more than 100 years

US Corporate Headquarters
191 Rosa Parks Street, 8th Floor,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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