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School Bus Information

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Request for Alternate Route

Please note, if you are eligible for transportation First Student will assign students a bus route to and from their verified primary address of residency. To request a permanent change to your child's primary bus route, please contact First Student directly by calling 816-359-4560 or emailing Route Information Email.

If your child splits care between parent homes or goes to a sitter/daycare for before or after school care within current enrolled school boundaries please use the alternate route application link below. Please note, if the alternate address provided is within the walk boundary First Student is unable to provide a bus.

Alternate route application

All approved alternate route requests expire at the end of each school year. A new request is required for each summer school session and every subsequent school year. No alternate route requests carry over to the next school session.

FirstView® Bus App

Using FirstView®, you can track your child’s bus in real-time, set up alerts to notify you when their bus is at a certain location, and you can link up to three email accounts. The app is password protected, to keep your child safe. 

Instructions English (PDF)

Instructions Amharic (PDF)

Instructions Arabic (PDF)

Instructions Chuukese (PDF)

Instructions Somali (PDF)

Instructions Spanish (PDF)

Get Your Access Code (PDF)


The Park Hill School District contracts with First Student to provide our school bus services. Contact First Student for all your bus concerns and questions.


Route Information Email

Customer Service Email

Can you help?

First Student is actively looking for bus drivers. Would you like to spend time driving our students and athletes to practices, games and events? First Student is ready to provide paid training for adults who’d like to be part of our fleet of professionals taking care of student transportation needs. Please contact First Student at 816.359.4560 or visit if you can help.

Transportation Pamphlet

Download the rules and procedures for the bus.

Transportation Pamphlet (PDF)