The Advantage

It’s proven. When you privatize student transportation services, not only does your school benefit — the community benefits, too.

Why Contract?

From simplifying your day and streamlining your time to enjoying costs savings and a fixed budget, the reasons to contract are many.

Questions About Contracting?

Whether you’re interested in learning more about privatization or would like to discuss contracting services, we’re here to help.

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Find Career Opportunities at First Student

Our employees are our most important resource, and we are committed to providing rewarding and challenging career opportunities.


The Benefits of Contract Student Transportation

Many school districts nationwide have discovered that outsourcing student transportation helps decrease costs while increasing levels of safety and control.


Rent a School Bus for Group Trips and Events

Our school buses aren't just for kids. From field trips to corporate events, First Student is the affordable alternative for a variety of groups and destinations.


Used Bus Sales

The largest inventory of pre-owned buses that will provide exceptional value for your transportation budget. 

Our Services


  • School Busing
  • Student Transportation
  • Special Needs Transportation
  • School Bus Rentals


  • Daily Route Management
  • Routing Services
  • Logistics & Scheduling
  • Drivers and Staff


  • Bus Leasing and Ownership
  • Parts and Maintenance
  • Fuel Purchasing and Storage
  • Used Bus Sales


  • Fleet Analysis & Reporting
  • GPS & Student Tracking
  • Child Check-Mate System
  • Theft-Mate Security

Our Experience

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Connecting to our Communities

First Student's century of experience can be traced back to 1913 with the City of Newman, CA - a community partnership that continues to grow with time.

November 11, 2014

First Student Cornwall Hosts 15th Annual Survivor Bus Weekend to Benefit

First Student Cornwall in Ontario collected more than $5,600 for Children’s Miracle Network as part of an ongoing company-wide commitment to the...

August 27, 2014

First Student Saskatoon Named a Top Service Provider by Consumer Choice Awards

First Student Saskatoon is the recipient of a 2014 Consumer Choice Award for busing and charter service....

June 7, 2013

First Student Ontario Locations to Donate Nearly $30,000 to Children's Miracle

First Student locations in Ontario, Canada will donate $29,968 to Children's Miracle Network (CMN), as part of an ongoing company-wide commitment to...

January 10, 2012

First Student Subsidiary Acquires Quebec School Bus Company

Autobus Transco, a wholly owned subsidiary of First Student Inc., has acquired Montreal-based Transport St. Leonard. With this acquisition, Transport...

October 1, 2011

First Student (Canada) Continues to Negotiate in Good Faith with Teamsters Local

First Student has been negotiating in good faith with Teamsters Local 938 since August 2011 and hopes to reach a resolution soon. The company's focus...

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