NTPS Transportation: "Above and Beyond"

  • Mission: Committed to providing safe and efficient student transportation in a caring and positive environment.

    Questions or concerns? Call us!  (360) 412-4545 

    Please remember it is important for both you and your student to memorize:

    • Your bus route number
    • Your bus stop location
    • Your regular pickup and drop-off times 

    Don't forget to tell this info to the person you have designated to meet your child.

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Transportation Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I register for the bus?

  • I do not have access to internet how can I fill out the registration?

  • My student will only need to register for shuttle services during the day not to/from home to school, how do I register for that service?

  • My student has an IEP that outlines that we need special transportation services, do I still need to register?

  • I have a split household and the other parent lives within school boundary that receives bus service for the school my students resides and attends, how do I get that information?

  • Should I register my student if they might need the bus in the future?

  • Is bus registration required because seats are limited and some students won't receive transportation if they need it?

  • Can a school bus driver report me for going through the bus stop sign & lights? Is there a fine?

  • Can I call or text my drivers during their route time to report lateness or an absence?

  • Can my child ride the bus with their special needs sibling?

  • Can my child's instrument be transported on the bus? What about skateboards & sports equipment?

  • Can my student get on and/or off the bus at a different location?

  • How can I get a bus stop changed? Can I just ask a driver?

  • How do buses work with Boys & Girls Club?

  • How do I become a bus driver?

  • How do I find my student's bus information?

  • How do I get a copy of bus rules?

  • How do I keep my students safe when crossing the street to and from the school bus?

  • How do I report an absence if my child has special transportation?

  • I live in the walk zone, but my child can't walk that far to school? Why can't I have a bus?

  • I want to talk to my student's driver. Can I just meet them at the bus stop?

  • I'm not getting automated messages about late times from transportation. What do I do?

  • If I do not qualify for a bus can I take my student to the closest bus stop?

  • If the driver can be late to a stop, why can't they wait when my student is running late?

  • Is a bus a slow-moving vehicle? Do they have to pull over and let cars pass?

  • It's my students first day, can I ride the bus with them?

  • My Address or Phone Number has changed. What do I do?

  • My child missed the bus. Can I follow the bus & have them board at the next stop?

  • My student left something on the bus, how do I report it?

  • The bus arrived late at the school. Will it be held against their attendance?

  • What if my child attends Day Care?

  • What time is early release?

  • What time is half day release?

  • What training and safety checks are done before someone can be a bus driver?

  • When is the driver responsible for my student?

  • Where can I find information on the school bus inspections?

  • Where do I report a compliment, concern, or question I have?

  • Where does my pre-K student or Kindergarten student go if I am not at the bus stop?

  • Who is responsible for discipline on the bus?

  • Why does my student have to be at the bus stop 5 minutes before the bus is scheduled to be there?

  • Why doesn't the District provide transportation for students with approved waivers?

  • Will you make my child get off the bus if they are not comfortable because I am not there?