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The mission of the Franklin-McKinley School District Transportation Department is to provide safe, reliable, and cost-effective services for students. The Transportation Services Department provides school bus transportation for students in Special Education, limited home-to-school students, and field trips.


The fleet is composed of more than twenty-four (24) District-owned buses including seven (7) electric buses.


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Ribbon Cutting Event for New Electric Buses 

To find out if your child qualifies for transportation services, please contact the Transportation Services Department at (408) 283-6080. The Transportation Department phone line is available from 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. during regular school days. In case of an emergency after hours, please contact the Student Wellness and Support Services at (408) 283-6092.



For questions and inquiries, call us at (408) 283-6080.

Field Trip Requests

    • Transportation Rate for Field Trips -
FMSD Schools
- $5.00 per mile
- $65.00 per hour / $70.00 per hour after 4:00 pm and on weekends or holidays
Outside Districts
- $5.80 per mile
- $72.00 per hour/ $82.00 per hour after 4:00 pm and on weekends or holidays
  • Out-of-State Field Trips
    For Out- of- State trips, a form needs to be submitted along with the Field Trip request. It can be sent via Pony or e-mail to the State and Federal Department. 
  • Community-Based Organization or Local School Request
    If you are a community-based organization or local school outside of the District and would like to request school bus services, please fill out the form below.

Please Note: Deadline to submit Field Trip Requests is on March 1st of each school year. This includes field trip requests from March 1st to June 30th.
Field Trip Hours and Schedule


Monday to Friday, except Thursday

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM, and/or after 4:00 PM


8:30 AM - 12:00 PM, and/or after 3:00 PM