Student Transportation

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Transportation Summer Hours of Operation
  5:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday - Friday

After School Dispatcher Hours- 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Note: The after school programs operates later in the day and results in our after school buses being on the road until 7:30 PM Monday through Friday.  Call your child's school or after school program coordinator to make contact with the bus driver after office hours as all schools have a two-way radio for safety.

Address: 1015 Josephine Street, Springfield, TN 37172
Phone: 615-384-4555
Fax: 615-382-3600

Unsafe Operation of School Bus Line: 615-382-4680

The Transportation Department is responsible for:

  • Pupil Transportation: (Daily Trips, Field Trips, Athletic Trips and After school and Pre-K Routes)
  • Transportation works directly with Student Services overseeing all aspects of School and Transportation Safety.
  • Vehicle Maintenance (Annual DOS Inspections, PM Services, and other needed repairs)
  • Risk Management (Insurance - Transportation) (Worker's Comp and Vehicle Accident Reporting)
  • Transportation works works Directly with Student Resource Center in providing all resources to remove educational barriers for students identified as in need.
  • Drug and Alcohol/Random Testing: Workforce Essentials Inc. Manages the DOT Drug Testing Program for the RCS Pupil Transportation Department.  Their office is located at 299 10th Ave. E., Springfield, TN 37172 and office number is 615-384-1097

The transportation department provides safe, timely, service-oriented transportation in the most effective and efficient manner possible, while providing an atmosphere that enhances learning and safeguards district resources.  Students in kindergarten through 12th grade who reside in Robertson County are eligible to ride a bus.  Parents assume full responsibility of transportation for transfer students.  Transportation will not be provided for students not living within the school of residence zone.

Robertson County Schools Mission Statement
To ensure each student is prepared to succeed in life.

Robertson County Schools Vision Statement
Robertson County Schools will enable all students to reach and exceed high academic and career standards while empowering them to succeed in a technologically advanced and culturally diverse society.

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The safety of our students is a constant concern of the Robertson County Schools Pupil Transportation Department.  Transporting your child to and from school is a job we take very seriously.  Our goal is to provide safe, efficient and timely service to your child.  Buses are maintained and inspected by trained mechanical technicians in order to prevent hazards.  Personnel employed as professional school bus drivers undergo continuous instruction and training concerning the safe operation of a school bus.  Robertson County Schools Pupil Transportation Department strives to maintain the highest standards in school bus safety.

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2022-2023 Transportation VOICE TEAM

Tonya Farmer, Lan Stapleton, Tracey Jones, Ralph Toothman, Freida Lane, Verlinda Bell, Tim Prowse, Kay Chatman, Brigitte Pauly, Robert Partin, Joe Bruton, Sherry Bradshaw, Bob Huss,       Dr. Arlin Smith, April White, Jerry Shannon, Vickie Cawood

(This group meets annually to discuss needs of the department with the Director of Transportation.)

Robertson County Board of Education Student Transportation Statistics

Total Number of Buses: 108
General Education Buses:80
Special Needs Buses: 28
Special Needs Vans: 7

Daily Average Route Miles:6,007
Yearly Average Route miles : 1,201,400
Routes with single AM Runs: 49
Routes with single PM Runs: 42
Routes with multiple AM Runs: 45
Routes with multiple PM Runs: 54
Routes with multiple schools: 81

Transportation Professionals Demographics
Total General Education Drivers: 66
Total General Education Attendants: 48
Total Special Needs Drivers and Attendants:30
On Call Subs:8
Total Van Drivers: 4
All Transportation Leadership Team Members Operate School Buses Total: 8
Total School Bus Technicians: 6

Total Combined Driver Force: 88
Total Combined Attendant Force: 64
Total Staff in Transportation: 178

Daily average students transported: 6,000 to 7,000
Transferring Students: 395
Total Number of Schools Served: 25 (Not including TSB, TSD, and Genesis)
Total Number of Students Served: 14,479

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  • 800 M. S. Couts Blvd, Suite 2, Springfield, TN 37172
  • 615-384-5588
Robertson County Schools