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                       3427 Southwest Boulevard                           Grove City, Ohio 43123

                       Phone:  (614) 801-8550                               Fax:      (614) 277-3591

School starts on August 24, 2016. Back-to-school means more school bus traffic, students walking through residential areas to bus pick-up and drop-off locations, and students riding bicycles or walking to school. Please drive carefully and have a conversation with family members about driver awareness, especially if you have a new driver in the home.


In Ohio:
• If a school bus is stopped on a street or road which has fewer than four lanes, all traffic approaching the bus from EITHER direction must stop at least 10 feet from the front and rear of the bus and remain stopped until the bus moves or the bus driver signals motorists to proceed.
• If the bus is stopped on a street or road which has four or more lanes, ONLY traffic proceeding in the same direction as the bus must stop.
(Source: Digest of Ohio Motor Vehicle Laws)


Our Staff:

Tim Cox - Transportation Supervisor

Herman Atzenhoefer - Assistant Supervisor

Brian Killian - Route Supervisor

Tracy Spangler - Route Supervisor


Fast Facts:

The South-Western City School District Transportation Department serves 30 schools in the South-Western schools, the South-Western Career Academy, six preschool buildings, 2 special needs preschool inclusion schools within the SWCSD boundaries, 21 non-public schools, and 14 special needs schools outside the district boundaries.

The South-Western City School District owns 193 buses. On a daily basis, more than 13,485 South-Western students in grades K-12 are transported on 157 buses to and from school. Approximately 2,000 non public school students in grades K-12 are transported daily to their assigned school buildings. This past school year, South-Western school buses traveled more than 14,300 miles per day.