NOTE: BUS TRANSPORTATION MUST BE REQUESTED BY CONTACTING THE SCHOOL DATA MANAGER TO UPDATE POWERSCHOOL AND THE STUDENT MUST HAVE A BUS ASSIGNMENT BEFORE THEY CAN RIDE
NOTE: STUDENTS WITHIN 1 MILE SAFE WALKING DISTANCE TO SCHOOLS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTATION
ALL STUDENTS SHOULD BE AT THE BUS STOP 10 MINUTES BEFORE THEIR SCHEDULED PICK-UP TIME.
Bus routes will be available here on this website for a limited time only, with the exception of unique circumstances. New Hanover County Schools operate over 600 runs each school day. Due to numerous changes in routes, stops, riders and times throughout the school year, please download the Edulog Parent Portal bus tracking phone application. Once your child is registered, it will have the most up-to-date route information.
Also, some riders from different schools will be on consolidated buses. Examples are Gregory/Snipes/Freeman/DC Virgo/Lake Forest may ride the same bus depending on residence locations.
Permission Forms: Scroll to bottom of page to view and print Parent Guardian permission forms
UPDATED BUS ROUTES FOR ALL SCHOOLS AS OF AUGUST 20, 2021
- Bradley Creek
- Carolina Beach
- Castle Hayne
- College Park
- DC Virgo
- Forest Hills
- Holly Tree
- Howe Pre-K
- Johnson Pre-K
- Lake Forest Academy
- Mary C. Williams
- Pine Valley
- Porters Neck
- Sunset Park
- Winter Park
- Wrightsville Beach
- New Panel
In the interest of student safety, NHCS prohibits the discharge of unattended students who are Pre-Kindergarten through 2nd Grade. ALL Pre-Kindergarten students must be met at their stop by a parent/legal guardian or a named designee in advance in writing. If a parent/legal guardian wishes their Kindergarten through 2nd Grade student to be permitted to depart the school bus without the parent/legal guardian present, they must complete and submit a “Parent/Legal Guardian Permission Form For Bus Stop Drop-Off” which can be obtained from the school office or downloaded from the links below. Without these forms submitted and processed, K through 2nd Grade riders will be returned to school and released to school personnel.
Students are assigned to the bus stop nearest to their home address. Students are not permitted to use any bus stop other than the one to which they are assigned. Exceptions must be approved by the Transportation Department.