Parent Information

  • Release of Kindergarten through Third Grade Students from the bus:


    At the end of the school day, bus drivers will only release kindergarten through third grade students from the bus at the assigned stop when a parent or guardian is present at the stop to escort the student.


    To request an exception to this rule, the parent or guardian shall submit a written release authorizing the school to release the student and

    a. the names of other adults or siblings who are permitted to escort the student; or that

    b. the student may be released without an escort.

    This waiver should be signed by the principal, or designee,maintained on file in the office, and faxed to the Transportation Office.  Transportation will notify the driver.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Driving Our Future!

    Fauquier County Public Schools

    • School Bus Drivers & Aides Needed
    • Full & Part-Time
    • Driver Starting Pay - $20.00/hr
    • Aide Starting Pay - $15.00/hr

    Benefits Include:

    • Paid Behind the Wheel Training
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental & Vision Insurance
    • VRS Retirement System
    • Sick Leave

    Upon completion of training and contracted employment, your children may ride with you (subject to limitations)


    • Good Driving Record with Positive Points
    • Minium 21 years old (Drivers)
    • Pass Required Federal Background Check
    • Pass a Pre-Employment Physical & Drug Screen - yearly thereafter
    • Enjoy Working with Kids

    For Questions about the Training Program, Call:  540-422-7247

    Applicants/ Trainees Receive the Following Curriculum:

    Trainees Receive the Following Curriculum:

    • Preparation for a Commercial Drivers License (per Virginia DMV Regulations)
    • Virginia State Department of Education Guide
      • Classroom 28 hours minimum
      • Behind the Wheel, 24 hours minimum

    Final Evualation

    • Skills Test per DMV Requirements
    • Licensing by DMV
    • 10 Hours behind the wheel evaluation with students on-board
    • First Aid and CPR
    • Fauquier County Public Schools Substance Abuse Policy Regulation


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