Transportation for Pulaski School District
Important Busing Information:
Based on the recommendations from the Department of Public Instruction (DPI), the Department of Health Services (DHS), and Pulaski School District leaders, PSD has implemented procedures for 2020-2021 school year for all students including EC, 4K, and K through 12. This will help the District establish safe and efficient transportation plans while reducing the risks to students and bus drivers during this unprecedented time. Due to Covid-19, plans are to keep groups of students together as much as possible, which includes school buses, classrooms, lunch rooms, activities and sports, etc. For this reason, we have implemented a rule of allowing only one bus route per student until further notice.
We request that you plan accordingly as you will ONLY be able to use ONE BUS STOP LOCATION. During the 2020-2021 school year, students will not be allowed to ride more than one bus, so if you require varying schedules at multiple locations (such as a blended family), you must plan for ONE location (ie: either mom or dad's residence, or a daycare provider). Select the location that works best for you and your child. It will be the parent's responsibility to provide transport if you need to use more than one location. As an example, if your child attends a daycare provider, the child will be set up to ride the bus route that services that daycare only. Your childs bus must be the same in the morning and afternoon.
Access the link here to the Special Request form to request an alternate bus stop.
In order to keep the safety of all students out of as much risk as possible, we must provide reasonable uniformity for all students when it comes to bus routes. If we are able to change this in the future, we will revise our procedures and notify parents that require two bus routes to be scheduled.
We understand that guidelines may change based on new information and data, so if your child will NOT be riding the school bus this year, please send an email with your child's FIRST NAME/LAST NAME, SCHOOL/GRADE to: Patty Linsmeyer stating that you are waiving bus transportation.
Boundaries and Attendance Areas
The Pulaski Community School District Transportation Department is a district-owned operation that transports over 2,200 public and private school students. We have a staff of approximately 45 employees which includes school bus drivers, special education drivers, substitute bus drivers, mechanics and office staff. The drivers combine for about 4,500 miles on an average day!
Pulaski School District is large and overlaps with multiple surrounding districts. Please confirm with the School District Superindent's Office or the Transportation Office if you need to verify boundaries or elementary attendance areas. You can also visit your county land records website to confirm the district you live in by viewing the tax record information (links are available on this website).