Kent City Schools Transportation Center
1633 St. Clair Ave.
Kent, OH 44240

Phone: 330-676-7690
Fax : 330-676-4179

Transportation Supervisor: Rick Lewis
Transportation Secretary: Brenda Lyon 

Email Transportation

2022-2023 Student Transportation Handbook - Here is the information that you and your student need to have to successfully ride the school bus.

Take advantage of Here Comes The Bus (HCTB) to see your student’s bus and receive push notifications and/or emails.

Keep missing the bus? Check the Official Time used by our garage and bus drivers.

School closing information - We send out a phone call, text and email when closing school due to weather conditions. Please make sure that your contact information is updated in FinalForms.


  • Elementary School zone map – Click the search spyglass, enter your address, and you will see which elementary school any children in your household would attend.

  • Pupil Transportation – Ohio Department of Education

  • Ohio Association for Pupil Transportation

  • Employment
    We are looking for substitute bus drivers and bus aides, which could turn into a regular position.
    Click here to apply:
    School Bus Driver - Substitute - JobID 104
    A valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL) is recommended but not required.  We can train you to get you a Class B CDL with School Bus and Passenger endorsements.  We will pay for your pre-employment physical & drug test, initial background check, and School Bus Driver class, as well as your Temporary CDL and initial CDL license.  We will provide a school bus and a trainer for training, and pay you an hourly rate of $10.60 for training. If you have a student in our school district, we will work with you to get them to school, and get them to you at the garage at the end of the afternoon run, if needed.

    Hourly Rate:  $16.50
    Regular drivers start at over $20/hour. 

    School Bus Aide - Substitute - JobID 181
    Minimum Qualifications:
    High School diploma
    Criminal background check or investigation that is free of violations that prohibit public school employment.
    Ability to physically manage students with disabilities, if needed.
    Demonstrates maturity and the ability to work with students and their families. 

    Hourly Rate: $12.00

Transportation staff:
School bus driver recertification - Pretrip inspection [PDF]