Bus & Safety Rules

Please review the bus safety information with your child so they will be ready to have a safe trip on their first day riding the bus. Read translated versions of the bus safety information: Arabic | Amharic | BengaliHaitian- Creole | Spanish

  • Important Safety Procedures to Review With Your Child
  • Wait for the bus to come to a complete stop before stepping towards the door.
  • Find a seat towards the back of the bus
  • Bags on laps for safety and space.
  • Buckle up your seatbelt!
  • No unauthorized adults on the bus
  • No animals on the bus
  • Cell phone use not permitted

Transportation is a privilege. Students who fail to comply with the rules may face disciplinary action.

  Bus Rules Disciplinary Procedures
Level 1
  • No eating or drinking on the bus.
  • Students must stay seated, with arms and legs inside the bus.
  • Students may not distract the driver or block the driver’s view.
  • No yelling, shouting, pushing, shoving, throwing or littering.
  • Bullying will not be tolerated.
1st Offense: The Principal will call the parent/ guardian and provide them with an incident report.

2nd Offense: A letter will be sent to the parent/guardian with the Incident Report, and a phone call will be made.

3rd Offense: The student must be suspended from the bus. A letter will be sent to the parent/guardian, and an office conference will be requested.
Level 2
  • Stealing or possessing stolen items
  • Matches or lighters on the bus
  • Vandalism
  • Possession of alcohol, drugs, weapons or sharp objects
  • Threats or attacks on other
Failure to follow these rules will result in a minimum 5-day suspension from bus privileges, a letter sent home, and an office conference. The Principal and/or Safety and Security office may take further action if necessary.

For Preschool - Grade 2
Someone must meet students in Grade 2 or younger at the bus stop. If the child does not recognize any adult or older sibling who is there to pick them up, they will stay on the bus until they can be dropped off at the Safety and Security Office at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (459 Broadway, Cambridge). Someone will contact you, and you can also call the Safety/Security office at 617.349.6772.

A yellow bus tag must be worn on the bus. Teachers will provide students with a yellow bus tag on their first day of school, listing their phone number and afternoon bus stop.

Important Information

Bus routes and stops

Contact us:
Tina Fisher, Supervisor
617.349.6862

Hours:
Monday - Friday | 7AM - 4:45PM

Non-emergencies: Please call between 9AM - 1PM or email us.

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Lost & Found
Eastern Bus Company (big yellow bus), 617.628.6868
NRT (van or small bus), 781.224.0003 X5

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