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Your Full Service Transportation Partner

Improve the performance of your transportation system
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Need a full suite of transportation services? We’re here to help.

First Student has more than a century of experience, and we support more than 1,000 school districts across North America. We’re more than just a service provider; we’re a vital partner in the communities we serve.

It’s important to be confident your transportation partner has the resources to operate with the highest standards for safety, quality, and transparency. Plus, you need to regulate costs and overcome the challenges of a complex transportation system. First Student is the right partner to help meet these objectives, and you can expect:

  • Consistent, professional staff
  • Transparent communication
  • Safe and reliable vehicles
  • Industry leading technology
Caring for Students: That’s Our First Priority
5,000,000

Student journeys completed every day

10,000

Drivers hired every year through our national recruiting team

38

38 states and 7 Canadian Provinces

42,200

School buses driven

Safe transportation begins with First Student

Every family in your district benefits when you partner with First Student. From well-planned bus routes that deliver on time pick up and drop offs to dedicated and caring local drivers. More importantly, your students ride with a company recognized with the highest safety award in North America.​

First Student drivers are the face of our company, but there is a whole team that stands behind and supports them. From routing and dispatch to maintenance and safety, 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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Our local drivers take their responsibility to their passengers seriously. They take pride in serving families in their community. They are highly trained, professional drivers who make the ride to and from school a safe one. But they are also compassionate people whose kind words and actions often set the stage for a better day at school. 

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First Student seeks out, tests and develops the industry’s best vehicle technology, hardware and software to deliver on our promise to school district partners.

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First Student in a Snapshot

First Student knows the value in leveraging our best practices, technologies and processes to deliver quality transportation solutions. We desire to build close, trusted partnerships with the districts we serve.