• Route Criteria

    Bus Eligibility

    The Texas Educational Agency defines the parameters of bus eligibility. To be eligible for regular education school bus transportation to and from school a student must meet the following criteria.

    • Live two or more miles from their assigned school.
    • The two-mile measurement requires using only public streets. Long driveways or apartment addresses will be measured from where the main driveway meets the public road.
    • Students who transfer to a school other than their assigned school are not eligible for bus transportation.

    Plano ISD provides a Fare Busing program in some areas for students who do not meet the criteria to be declared bus eligible due to living within two miles of their assigned school.

    Bus Stop Placement

    Each of our bus stops are designed after a careful study of demographics, walking distances to stops and ridership in your area. The overall safety of the stop placement is the most important factor considered.

    Find Your Route

    We invite you to utilize our bus Route Finder Tool to check for eligibility and bus stops for your home address.

    For answers to your questions, please see our Transportation Staff page for a specific person or department, call our main line (469) 752-0780 or e-mail us at buses@pisd.edu.