Student Transportation

The Pendleton School District contracts with Mid Columbia Bus Company for transportation services in the District.

Student getting on Bus

Bus Facts & Figures

  • West Boundary - Yoakum Road
  • East Boundary - Meacham
  • 36 daily routes, including 7 special needs routes
  • 10 kindergarten routes
  • 36 regular bus drivers and 7-10 substitute drivers
  • Buses transport 2,600-3,000 students each year
  • 2008-2009: Buses drove 605,000 miles - with no at-fault accidents
  • 2009-2010: Buses drive 575,000 miles (smaller number of miles due to 11 cut school days)
  • Drivers average approximately 70 miles/day each
  • First child on a bus at 6:05 a.m., last child dropped off at around 5 p.m.
  • If the buses don't run (i.e., if school is closed or delayed due to bad weather), MidCo doesn't make any money and neither do bus drivers.

Links, Policies, & Information

Mid Columbia Bus Co. Contact Info

Mid Columbia Bus Company
Patrick Woods, Manager