Bus Pass Information
**23/24 Bus Passes - Bus Passes can ONLY be completed digitally. No walk-ins will be accepted. If you are applying for free or reduced, you must EMAIL all documentation (Most Current Cal Fresh Notice of Approval or 2022 Tax Returns) and Bus Pass Application to Esmeralda_Contreras@chino.k12.ca.us or Blanca_Plascencia@chino.k12.ca.us. The office will start taking this documentation from applicants starting June 7th. **
Bus Pass Office Hours:
- Monday through Friday
- 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Pay online for bus passes at www.myschoolbucks.com and follow the directions. Please do not send an application, the myschoolbucks order will suffice. Please make sure that your address qualifies for transportation. Just a reminder, intradistrict transfers do not qualify for busing and parents agree to provide transportation when a transfer is approved. After making your purchase online, your bus pass will be mailed. Per Board Policy 3541(a) Transportation Routes and Services, “Students shall be eligible for transportation service to and from school if the distance between their residence and the school is beyond the minimum distances listed below”…
Kindergarten 1½ miles from school
Grades 1-6 2 miles from school
Grades 7-8 3 miles from school
Grades 9-12 4 miles from school
ALL students must have a current bus pass prior to boarding the bus, NO EXCEPTIONS.
If your student is in KINDERGARTEN, please fill out the following form and email it to Blanca_Plascencia@chino.k12.ca.us or Esmeralda_Contreras@chino.k12.ca.us
Additional transportation information, 2023-2024 fee schedule, and Bus Pass Application are available under the 'Files' tab on the left.
School Bus Facts:
On average, Chino Valley Unified School District drivers safely transport more than 570,000 students over 700,000 miles annually. The yellow school bus is without a doubt the single safest mode of transportation to and from school and school activities.
According to the National Safety Council, school buses are:
- 172 times safer than the family car
- 8 times safer than passenger trains
- 8 times safer than scheduled airlines
- 4 times safer than intercity transit buses