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Rushmore Academy

Marion City School District

Facts about transportation department

There are currently 21 school buses in Marion City Schools' fleet and 21 full-time drivers.

The fleet covers 22 high school and middle school routes, 15 preschool-5th grader routes, one out of town route and 12 special education routes.

There are 11 other maintenance/transportation vehicles that the transportation department maintains.

There are two mechanics that currently maintain and service our entire fleet.
Bus drivers receive mandatory in-services every year and get re-certified every six years.

Bus driver certification includes:
  • A four-part written test
  • Physical exam
  • Federal and state background checks
  • Driver abstract (monitored nightly through the state of Ohio)
  • Fifteen hours of classroom training
  • Thirty to 40 hours of on-the-bus instruction
  • A two-part driving test
Our drivers totaled 213,004 miles while driving their bus routes in 2014.

We drove 50,026 miles over and above that for field trips and athletic trips.
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