Rochester City School DistrictTransportation Department835 Hudson Avenue, Bldg. 1Rochester, NY 14621-4897Phone: (585) 336-4000Fax: (585) 336-4193
We're here to help. Our District representatives are able to assist you with any questions or concerns.Hours: 6:30 am -6:30 pm.Summer hours: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm.The Rochester City School District Transportation Department contributes to student achievement by ensuring that our students have a safe and reliable means of getting to and from school and school related activities on a daily basis.
We employ highly trained professional and dedicated bus drivers, bus monitors, maintenance mechanics, and office staff. Our contractor partners are First Student, Regional Transit Service (RGRTA), Monroe School Transportation to fulfill the obligation of transporting approximately 28,000 children daily.
The Rochester City School District transportation policy is set by our Board of Education. The New York State Education Department requires school districts to provide transportation to elementary school children who live more than two (2) miles from the school they attend and secondary school children who live more than three (3) miles from the school they attend. Our Board of Education has shortened the distance to more than one and one-half (1.5) miles from the school attended for all grades as allowed by the New York State Education Department.