The Transportation Department works along with our schools to provide transportation for approximately 31,000 students to and from their school each day. We maintain and supervise over 468 buses which travel more than 25,000 miles daily. Our mission is to provide safe, efficient, and orderly transportation for all eligible students in Chesapeake Public Schools.
Find your student’s assigned bus route, bus stop location, and learn important information on our bus routes web page.
School Bus Hub
Our district offers School Bus Hub, a secure smart phone app. To learn more, visit our School Bus Hub app web page.
Forms and Documents
Alternative Bus/Bus Stop Permission Slip
This printable PDF form is a one‐time permission slip for a student to ride a bus other than their regularly assigned bus, to travel to an alternate bus stop, or both.
Bus Stop Change Request
This online form must be submitted only after reviewing the Bus Stop and Routing Criteria and determining that your situation may require special consideration.
Rules and Regulations
Rules and regulations apply to all students who ride CPS buses on regular runs, field trips, or extracurricular trips. These expectations are also available in the district student handbook.
When addressing any school bus transportation issue, please provide the student’s name, any specialty program (if applicable) that the student may be enrolled in (i.e. IB, special needs, etc.), bus number, bus stop, and the school the student attends. Also, please include your daytime telephone number so we may contact you if we need any additional information. Having this information greatly assists us in responding to you inquiry.
If you wish to express a concern please contact the appropriate school professional. Please reference the following guidance-
- Call your child’s school
If your concern does not resolve to your satisfaction at the school level-
- Use the Transportation Contact Form
If your concern does not resolve to your satisfaction using our Let’s Talk platform-
- Call transportation: 757-547-1617