• Back to School

    Transportation route sets will be extensively different starting in the 2022-23 school year.  The transportation team has eliminated several stops located in the interior of many neighborhoods and students will be required to safely walk further to their bus stop location. Information about the stop can be requested through Request Bus Information.

Message from the Superintendent

  • August 3, 2022

  • Regular Transportation

    Transportation is provided for students who live at least 1 ½  miles from their neighborhood school. Bus stops are established in accordance with Anchorage School District Transportation Department criteria. 

    Special Needs Transportation

    Transportation is provided for students as a related service and part of the student's Individual Education Plan (IEP). For more information, see Transporting Children with special needs, an informational guide for parents, teachers, school bus drivers and attendants.

  • Hazardous Routes

    Transportation is provided for students who must walk across or along an unsafe roadway that has been designated "hazardous" by the Anchorage School District Hazardous Transportation Committee and the School Board. The Committee evaluates areas based on the Hazardous Transportation Guidelines

    Learn more about safe walking routes.

    Field Trips and Activities

    Field Trip and Activity Transportation is also provided by school buses for school related activities. Students are transported to athletic events and to locations around Anchorage and Southcentral Alaska to pursue educational opportunities. The Transportation Department dispatches approximately 6,000 field and activity trips annually.


  • bus Many factors are considered before delaying or canceling school for severe weather. The Winter Weather page explains the decision process and school policy.

    Winter Weather page »

Safe Travel

  • The Rules and Safety page explains:

    • Safe conduct on the bus
    • Rules and policies
    • Seat belt info
    • Safe walking routes