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Early Childhood Services

Inclusive transportation for the youngest passengers

With skilled drivers and monitors, pre-school children enjoy stable and safe transportation.

Getting to and from school or day care can create anxiety for younger children and their parents. You’ll be confident in First Student because we focus on:

  • Driver training
  • Safety concerns
  • Proper bus behavior
  • Each child’s individual needs
Best-in-class transportation begins with a partnership in Schaumburg, IL

Hours of specialized training for van drivers


Student journeys completed every day


We work with 1,000 school districts


Miles driven every year

Care and safety for all ages 

Our caring drivers and well-maintained vehicles, along with help from the latest in transportation technology work together to provide the utmost in protection for children of every age. ​

We’ve built our entire system around our promise to protect every student, every day. When you partner with us, you get that promise in action.

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All First Student vehicles are furnished with the proper safety equipment for transporting pre-kindergarten children.

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Teaching your youngest riders safe bus practices that will serve them well for the rest of their school years. Check out this resource parents and guardians can use to prepare their bus riders. 

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Learn More About Us

As the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America, First Student moves more passengers per day than all U.S. airlines combined. We know the value in leveraging our best practices, technologies and processes to deliver quality transportation solutions. What sets us apart is our desire to build close, trusted partnerships with the districts we serve.