Transportation Overview

  • School Bus District Information
    It shall be the policy of the Board of Directors to enter into contract with a private contractor for school bus transportation. The district has entered into a contract with North America Central School Bus, DBA Iowa Central School Bus, to provide school bus transportation services.

    Transportation Eligibility – Regular Education Students
    The district shall provide transportation as required by the State of Iowa.

    Iowa Code 285.1.a. The board of directors in every school district shall provide transportation, either directly or by reimbursement for transportation, for all resident pupils attending public school, kindergarten through twelfth grade, except that:

    1. Elementary pupils shall be entitled to transportation only if they live more than two miles from the school designated for attendance.
    2. High school pupils shall be entitled to transportation only if they live more than three miles from the school designated for attendance.

    When measuring distance to determine eligibility for transportation, distance shall be measured by using the shortest distance on public roads only. In general, school buses do not travel on private roads/lanes or in private subdivisions. Distance is measured from the student's driveway to the assigned attendance point of entrance. 

    Contact information regarding transportation:

    Esme Davis, District Transportation Manager,, (319) 688-1187
    Nick Proud, Interim Director of Business Services,
    Robert Hamel, Contract Manager, Iowa Central School Bus,, (319) 688-1900

    Please contact Esme Davis with transportation questions.