Welcome to the Transportation Department
Bus Route & Emergency Contact Information
 Address:  816 Woods Mills Road
  Gainesville, GA 30501
 Phone:  770-536-8312
 After hours cell #:  678-725-2622
 Office Hours:

 Summer Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

school busTransportation Department Responsibilities:

Gainesville City Schools empowers parents and students to choose which school best suit their educational needs based on attendance clusters and availability at their school of choice. Free bus transportation is provided to all students living within the city school district regardless of distance. The bus driver is in charge of the bus. Students must comply with the instructions of the driver.

Attendance Map
Important Information for Bus Riders

General Rules:

  • No parents allowed on the bus. If there is a bus issue the driver will furnish a card with contact information to the transportation office.
  • Drivers are not allowed to discuss bus issues while on the bus route.
  • Drivers are instructed to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity they might see to the transportation office.

Emergency Evacuation - When might you evacuate a bus?

  • Accident
  • Fire
  • Emergency where you need to leave the bus quickly

There are 3 ways to evacuate a bus:

  • Front Door
  • Rear Door
  • Front and Rear Door

In all type of evacuations you should:

  • Listen to the bus driver's instruction
  • Remain quiet and calm
  • Stay seated until it is your turn to leave the bus
  • Unload letting seats take turn from side to side

Bus Safety Rules:

  • You should arrive at the bus stop 5 minutes ahead of time
  • Wait 12 feet away from the edge of the road
  • Let the bus come to a complete stop before you move
  • Never cross the street behind the bus
  • If you get on the wrong bus by mistake, tell the driver
  • Never speak to strangers at the bus stop and never get into a car with a stranger. Tell your bus driver, your teacher or your parents if a stranger tries to talk to you or pick you up.
Transportation Department Contact Information

 Carisa Jones   Carisa Jones-Mayweather
Transportation Director
[email protected]
770-536-8312, ext. 6126
Tonya Harris Jackson
  Tonya Harris-Jackson
Transportation Coordinator
[email protected]
770-536-8312, ext. 6121
Johna McCray
  Johna McCray
Transportation Router
[email protected]
770-536-8312, ext. 6113
Etherean Williams
  Etherean Williams
Shop Foreman

[email protected]
770-536-8312, ext. 6116

Vicki Medina
  Victoria Medina
Administrative Assistant 

[email protected]
770-536-8312, ext.6110

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