Early Childhood Services

Guarantee 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 can be confident in First Student because we focus on:

  • Driver training
  • Safety concerns
  • Proper bus behavior
  • Each child’s individual needs

Student journeys completed every day


We work with districts in 39 US states and 7 Canadian provinces

First Student and Schaumburg School District 54, IL

Partner with First Student and you’ll get:

Specially Trained Drivers and Monitors

All of our employees who work with early childhood students undergo extensive hours of vigorous training and in-service updates each year.

Specially Equipped Vehicles

All vehicles are furnished with the proper equipment required for transporting pre-kindergarten children.

Tailored Services

From school districts and Head Start agencies to day care and preschool facilities, we work with your program’s needs, goals, and budget to design a transportation system for your young children.

Age-Appropriate Transportation Education

Our early childhood services focus on a child’s individual needs as well as education. We want young riders to learn safe ridership practices, including how to behave on a bus and how to properly get on and off the bus.

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.