Meal bundle deliveries

Transportation is working with School Nutrition Services to deliver free meal bundles to CMS families. Each meal bundle has five breakfasts and five lunches. These are available on a weekly basis. Meal bundles are free for all students. Preorder your meal bundle here.

Bus routes

Bus routes will be created for the CMS phased return to in-person instruction. Stay tuned for updates in the coming days and weeks.


Please note while using the links below you will have to use either a Desktop computer or a laptop. Using a cell phone and or tablet will not allow the request to be completed.

Download Parent Symptoms Screening Authorization Form (Attestation Form) 

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2020-2021 Stu​dent Transportation Information Form - Please complete this form to notify the CMS Transportation Department if your student is currently enrolled and you wish to request transportation or to notify us of a change to your child's AM or PM ride status for the 2020-2021 school year. Please note that if the request is already​​​​​​​​​​ prefilled "Yes" for the service(s) needed,​ no request needs to be submitted an​d you can click 'No Changes'.


2020-2021 Alternate Stop Request Form Due to the restrictions placed on the number of students that can safely ride a bus and the alternating schedule students will attend school, the Transportation Department will only be able to support alternate stops at licensed daycares.  Please note that transportation to alternate stops (e.g. daycare centers, etc.) do not automatically carry over from one year to the next. These stops must be requested each year. At this time we are receiving a high volume of alternate stop requests. Please allow up to (5) business days for your request to be processed. You may contact your students school for your bus information and start date.

​​For further information about Consolidated Stops for the 2020-2021 school year, please "Click Here"

Transportation Services

CMS transportation department employs over 1,450 staff members to support transportation of CMS students.  Our transportation services consists of an operations division comprised of 14 transportation areas, a full turn key maintenance division, a safety and training operation, a routing and scheduling division and central office support staff. 

Our Vision

"To continuously enhance the CMS learning environment by providing leading edge services that support academic achievement."

Our Mission

“To relentlessly provide services and facilities where students and staff can be safe and successful.”

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Phone: 980-343-3000
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