The Derry Township School District Transportation Department transports approximately 3,150 public school students each day to and from school. In addition, the transportation department provides transportation for approximately 450 sporting events and 155 instructional trips annually. The Derry Township School District Transportation personnel safely negotiates approximately 398,700 miles annually to accomplish the district's transportation needs.
The District's 59 transportation and maintenance vehicles are maintained and serviced at the transportation facility shared with the Township of Derry.
The district places utmost importance on student welfare and as such does not post student bus stops on its website or in local newspapers. If you have questions about your child’s bus stop, please contact the transportation department at 566-7422. You can also email the transportation office at any time with questions or concerns.
Audio/ Video Monitoring
Derry Township School District buses are equipped with cameras. Activity on school buses is recorded using audio and video equipment.
School bus safety is a high priority in Derry Township School District. Students, parents, teachers, administrators, transportation personnel and the motoring public all play important roles in keeping our children safe while on or around the school bus. Please take a moment to review the following safety tips to help ensure our children arrive to and from school safely each day:
Before you put your children in your vehicle to bring them to school stop and think about these facts. School buses are designed so the children are above the crash zone protected in what is called seat confinement. Should your child be in a vehicle involved in an accident, they are much safer if that vehicle is a school bus than your car. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood states that children are seven times safer on a school bus than any other method of getting to school.