The Transportation Department mission is to provide safe and reliable transportation to all eligible students so that students may arrive to school ready to learn and achieve their dreams.This is done by utilizing over 220 school buses and minivans and by making over 6500 safe and efficient bus stops every day.

Transportation Department Statistics

  • 5th largest school district in Minnesota serving over 20,000 students
  • Nearly 200 vehicles traveling over 3.3 million miles annually
  • Over 3600 individual bus stops serving 35 school sites
  • School bus is statistically the safest way for students to get to school

Mobile and web-based app on-time bus status tool




Use Bus Status to check the on-time status of your student's bus

Bus Status is a web-based service and mobile app that helps parents/guardians and students monitor the on-time status of their school bus and reduce uncertainty about arrival times, particularly during winter weather. All students should always arrive five minutes prior to their scheduled bus stop and remain five minutes beyond their scheduled time. Learn more about Bus Status. Download for: iOS Device | Android Device - Select Allow Notifications to receive updates, Choose district:Osseo Area Schools. Press the Star to choose the bus notifications you would like to receive.

Online school locator and attendance area maps

Looking for a school assignment or boundary map? Use our school locator to see which schools serve a specific address; learn if the address is eligible for transportation; and view attendance boundaries. Download printable boundary maps at right.

Eligibility for Transportation

  • Elementary students who live 0.8 mile or more from school are eligible for transportation 
  • Secondary students who live 1.0 mile or more from school are eligible for transportation 
  • Please refer to district policy 707 and its appendixes for additional details

Distance from a home/daycare to a bus stop

  • Elementary bus stops up to .25 miles or 1320 feet 
  • Secondary bus stops up to .50 miles or 2640 feet
  • Average bus stop is .20 miles or 880 feet for most students eligible to ride a bus
  • Unique street design characteristics may require deviation for the standards noted above
  • Please refer to district policy 707 and its appendices for additional details regarding bus stop designations
  • Bus Stop Change Request Online Form

Transportation Forms

Transportation Policy and Appendixes
Frequently Asked Questions
School Directory - Start and Dismissal Times

 School Bus Safety Videos PreK-12

If you cannot find your answer on the FAQ page, please send an email to or call the Osseo Transportation Department at (763) 391-7244.



Transportation Office

Office Hours
School in Session
6am - 5pm
Non-Student Days
6am - 4:30pm

Transportation Providers

First Student
Office Hours
5am - 6:30pm


Transportation Plus

District Printable Maps

Elementary Mappdf
Middle School Map pdf
High School Mappdf
All Sites Map pdf

To learn your student’s specific bus stop and bus number, please log into your Parent VUE account and choose “Transportation.”