Any violation of these rules may result in a conduct citation or possibly a bus suspension. If you have any questions or comments, please call (425) 456-4576.

Loading & Unloading

School Bus Danger Zone

Getting on the bus:

  • Arrive at the bus stop 5 minutes early.
  • Wait in a line 10 feet away from the bus.
  • Do not approach the bus until the bus stops, and the doors open.
  • If you have to cross, wait for the driver signal.
  • Cross in front of the bus, never behind.

Getting off the bus:

  • Wait until the bus stops, and the door is open before standing up.
  • No pushing or shoving while unloading the bus.
  • If crossing, wait for the drivers signal.
  • Cross in front of the bus never behind the bus.

School Bus Rules

  • Remain seated at all times while the bus is moving
  • Keep the aisles clear
  • No food or drink allowed on the bus
  • Inside voices at all times
  • Classroom conduct at all times on the bus
  • No fighting/hitting on the bus
  • Keep your hands inside of the bus.
  • No bulling/harassing other students
  • No pushing or shoving while unloading
  • No spitting
  • No abusive or inappropriate language is allowed on the bus
  • Follow the directions of the bus driver

Additional Information

  • Students are not allowed to get off at another bus stop beside their assigned bus stop without permission. A signed note from a parent/guardian along with a school administrator signature, will be accepted. The note will only be good for that one time only.
  • Students who need to ride a different bus, must get authorization. This is contingent on space availability on the bus.
  • If you live inside the school transportation service area and want to permanently change bus stops, a Transportation Alternate Bus Route/Stop Request Form must be filled out and authorized before any stop changes can take effect.
The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.