Judson ISD

Dispatching

What is a Dispatcher? Dispatchers are communications personnel responsible for receiving and transmitting pure and reliable messages, tracking vehicles and equipment, and recording other important information.

Things Parents/Guardians Need to Know

When you call Transportation, please have the following information:

  • Students name.
  • Student’s ID number.
  • Student’s Home School.
  • Student’s Bus #.
  • Students Bus Stop Location.

Conduct on the Bus

  • No Drinking or Eating on the bus.
  • Do not change seats.
  • Each student will be expected to remain seated for the duration of the trip, and remain seated until the bus door opens.
  • Normal conversation is permitted; any loud noises may distract the driver and create an unsafe condition.
  • Scuffling, fighting, and the use of obscene, vulgar, or profane language and gestures are forbidden.
  • Do not throw objects inside or out of the bus.
  • Do not mark, cut, or scratch any part of the bus. Vandalism costs will be paid by the person who is responsible.
  • Students shall face forward for the duration of the trip, and shall keep their feet on the floor in front of them and out of the bus aisle.
  • Video recordings are made of student activity on the bus for safety, disciplinary, and training purposes.

How many students on a school bus

  • Elementary Schools – Pre-K to 2nd Graders sitting 3 to a seat, 75 students on a bus; 3rd Graders to 5th Graders sitting 2 to a seat, 51 students on a bus.
  • Middle School – Sitting 2 to a seat, 51 students on a bus.
  • High School – Sitting 2 to a seat 51 students on a bus.

School Bus Safety Rules

  • Obey the instructions of the bus driver. At no time will a student act toward, or address comments to a bus driver in a disrespectful manner, or refuse to cooperate with the driver.
  • Board and leave the bus at designated stops only.
  • Only the students who are eligible to ride may be transported and must ride their assigned bus.
  • Students will abide the individual school's rules and regulations concerning bus students, including conduct and dress code.