Transportation Department

School Bus

WE NEED YOU! If you are interested in driving a school bus for Orange County Schools in Hillsborough, North Carolina, please call or email Audrey Pettiford for more information.

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We appreciate your interest in the Transportation Department of Orange County Schools. Our goal is to continue to improve our communications with parents in order to better serve the transportation needs of the school district. We welcome any suggestions you may have about additional information you would like to see included on our website. Our office is available to you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have regarding school bus routes, schedules, inclement weather policies, or any issues related to transportation. Please feel free to call us at 919.732.2531 Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If you have issues or requests regarding specific bus routes, contact information is listed below for communication with the Orange County Schools Transportation Department. The phone number for the Transportation Department is (919)732-2531.

Lora Worsham, TIMS Operator

Errin Bryant, Director

Our staff takes pride in the vital role they play in safely transporting the students of Orange County. Our drivers, technicians, dispatchers, and office support personnel all strive to provide outstanding customer service to the parents and students of our school district. Please feel free to contact us for your school transportation needs. Your comments are always welcomed and appreciated.

Please note . . .

Video surveillance may be used to promote order, to maintain the security, health, welfare, and safety of student, driver and any other passenger on OCS buses.

Transportation Department Overview

Each day, more than 3500 students ride a school bus operated by the Orange County Schools Transportation Department. Each year the district’s buses travel more than 1,258,151 miles. The Transportation Department employs 83 bus drivers, eight technicians and six office staff.

The Transportation Department runs 77 regular bus routes each day. In addition, the district has additional activity buses that are also used to transport students to field trips and sporting events.

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Page Last Updated 8/25/15