To ensure all eligible students are provided safe, efficient and dependable transportation services to and from school that support a positive learning experience.
Transportation provides transportation services for approximate 24,000+ eligible students in Shelby County. Students are transported on 340+ general and special education buses traveling approximately 29,981+ miles per day. Buses are housed at four terminals throughout the county: Getwell (East), E. Brooks Rd. (South), Farmville (North), and Appling City Cove (Northeast). Currently, the MSCS Transportation department has a staff of 9 employees to manage and support its vendor with safety, routing, and customer service needs..
Elementary students living 1.5 miles from the school and middle/high school students living 2.0 miles from school are eligible for transportation. Parents are encouraged to transport students that live inside the Parent Responsibility Zone (PRZ) or organize neighborhood walk groups where they can alternate supervision.
NOTE: All students must verify transportation eligibility at their assigned school after registering.
First Student Contact Information
Appling City (901) 808-0327: Routes beginning with GE and GG
Brooks Road (901) 444-3131: Routes beginning with SE and SG
Farmville (901) 290-1025: Routes beginning with NE and NG
Getwell (901) 300-3162: Routes beginning with EE and EG