Other Bus Transportation Payriders
Bus transportation may be available on a pay basis for transfer students if there is an existing bus stop nearby. Transportation services are provided on a first-come, first-serve, space-available basis. Registrations received after July 15 may not be processed until after September. Late registration may result in an increased walk distance to the bus stop or placement on a wait list. Bus service is available on a first-come, first-serve, space-available basis if there is an existing bus in the area.
Register and pay for transportation with First Student (Please note that you will be leaving the Olathe Public Schools’ website and will be redirected to First Student’s RevTrak register and pay website.)
Regardless of annual or semester payment option, full year fees are required. Payride fees from the previous school year need to be paid and the account in good standing in order for a new registration to be accepted.
- No discounts for students who only ride the bus once per day due to activities.
- Refunds may be available if you move and will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
- Transportation may not be available to students who transfer outside of their attendance area.
- Students will board the bus at their assigned bus stop.
- A minimum number of bus riders will be required per route.
Please feel free to contact First Student at 913-782-1050 for assistance.
The base rate for bus transportation is $290 per school year, but various discounts may apply. All other district payride conditions and requirements remain applicable.
The second child in a family received a 10 percent discount. The third child in a family receives a 20 percent discount. All other riders from a family receive free transportation. Students with approved free or reduced-cost federal lunch program applications are eligible for free or reduced-cost transportation on a first-come, first-serve, space-available basis if there is an existing route in the area. To receive free or reduced pricing, parents must check the waiver box on the federal lunch program application stating that information may be shared with transportation.
*New students moving into the district over the summer pay this amount (see charts below) with registering after July 15.
Please feel free to contact First Student at 913-780-1050 for assistance.
2019-20 Annual Payment Per Rider
|Payment Option||First Child||Second Child||Third Child|
|March 15-May 15 Discount||$217.50||$195.75||$174.00|
|May 16-July 15*||$290.00||$261.00||$232.00|
|July 16 or Later||$340.00||$311.00||$282.00|
2019-20 Semi-Annual Payment per Rider
|Payment Option||First Student||Second Student||Third Student|
|March 15-May 15 Discount||$137.75||$124.00||$110.20|
|May 16-July 15*||$145.00||$130.50||$116.00|
|July 16 or Later||$170.00||$155.50||$141.00|
|Dec. 15-Jan. 31*||$145.00||$130.50||$116.00|
|Feb. 1 or Later||$170.00||$155.50||$141.00|