Students shall be eligible for transportation service to and from school if the distance between their school-established bus stop and the school is beyond the minimum listed below:

Grades
K ~ 6
one-half mile
Grades
7 ~ 8
one mile

Reference: CUESD Administrative Regulation 3541

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Rehearse a plan!

If your child gets on the wrong bus . . . 
From time to time young children will make a mistake and get on the wrong bus at the end of the school day.  Please tell your child not to panic and never to get off the bus at the wrong stop.  All they need to do is tell the bus driver and she/he will contact the school.

If school closes early due to bad weather or another emergency . .
Please make sure your child knows what to do if he/she arrives home unexpectedly and you're not there!

Student Responsibilities While Riding the School Bus

To assist students in understanding their responsibilities for proper travel to and from school, the follow rules and regulations are to be observed while riding the busses of the School District.  These rules will assure safe and proper travel to and from school and are to be observed while riding the bus and waiting at school bus stops.  The following list of student actions constitutes violations of the established rules and regulations:

1.   Using profane language or obscene gestures.

2.   Putting any part of your body out of bus windows at any time.

3.   Any movement out of seats while bus is in motion.

4.   Legs, feet and objects obstructing aisle or facing to the rear in seats.

5.   Any improper bus stop procedures (not lining up, rock throwing, playing in

      streets, any property damage at bus stops, etc.)

6.   Littering of any kind.

7.   Transporting live animals, reptiles, or insects on a  school bus.

8.   Eating, gum chewing, or drinking on the bus.

9.   Loud and/or boisterous conduct.

10.  Abusive body contact (slapping, hitting, poking, shoving, pulling hair, etc.)

       in or when loading or unloading bus.

11.  Riding bus after receiving no-ride penalty.

12.  Unauthorized opening, closing, or tampering of any kind with bus doors,

       windows, emergency exits, or other bus equipment.

13.  Disrespect to the bus driver.

14.  Give improper identification when requested by driver.

15.  Failure to remain quiet at all railroad crossings.

16.  Fighting on the bus or at the bus stop.

17.  Any type of damage or defacing of bus.

18.  Lighting of matches, cigarettes, smoking on bus.

19.  Throwing any objects in, out of, or at the bus.

20.  Failure to obey driver.

21.  Endangering life, limb, or other people.

22.  Other unauthorized or unsafe actions.

23.  Skateboards are not permitted.

24.  No glass containers of any kind. 

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Dea Hamilton, Transportation Supervisor
820 North Street
Corning, CA  96021
530.824.8095

Corning Elementary offers numerous transportation routes to and from school.  Approximately 1,250 students are transported each day.  All buses are equipped with cameras to ensure the safety of students while riding the bus.  The District has been proactive in maintaining its fleet of buses and has an excellent safety record.  All buses are compliant with Department of Transportation requirements.  Corning Elementary has been able to purchase several new buses in recent years through grants and solid business practices.  Your child's safety is our "bus"iness!