Transportation - Office: 541-0680, Fax: 214-1887
Parents should contact Durham and dispatch directly with any Dispatch issues.
Chain of Command for Transportation is:
Dispatch Office - 545-4703, ext. 243 & 245.
General Durham Transportation Office – 541-0680
The Central Dauphin School District shall provide transportation for students as determined by the School Board. The building assignment of all pupils in grades kindergarten through twelve shall be according to the legal residence or the parent of legal guardian and transportation shall be provided accordingly. If the legal residence is located within a designated walking area, transportation will not be provided, unless the pupil attends a latchkey program recognized by the school district and whose facilities are located in the area that qualifies for transportation service.
One change in transportation, for reason(s) other than a residence change shall be permitted in a school term providing the change is permanent, seating space is available, the new stop lies within the same building attendance area and no additional mileage is added to the bus route. The permanent change will be for transportation to and from the same location a.m. and/or p.m. Monday through Friday; provided, however, that the a.m. location need not be the same as the p.m. location.
There will be times due to adverse weather conditions and traffic delays that school buses will not arrive at their stops at the designated time. Please inform your child to wait a reasonable amount of time for the bus to arrive.
Any pupils involved in an act of misconduct which is detrimental to the health or safety of other pupils, bus driver, vehicle, or person(s) outside the vehicle shall have their riding privilege suspended or removed permanently. Please refer to the Code of Student Conduct for specific penalties with respect to school bus misconduct.
All students who ride the school bus shall, in addition to complying with all rules in the Code of Student Conduct, comply with the following rules:
Call (717) 545-4703, ext. 243 or 245, for bus stops, schedules or any transportation questions.
Disregarding these regulations may result in suspension of driving privileges and/or arrest.