Transportation

Providing safe and efficient transportation of students to and from school.

The White Bear Lake Area Schools Transportation Department serves over 3400 bus stop locations within our 45 square mile district community each day.

Transportation Department Contacts

WBLAS Transportation (Buses Numbered 1-99)

Dispatch Office:
651-653-2734 (office)
651-653-2756 (fax)
email: transportation@isd624.org

Mike Turitto, Transportation Coordinator        
District Center    
4855 Bloom Avenue
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
651-407-7570 (office)

 Router
651-653-2737 (office)

Contracted Transportation (Buses Numbered 100-199)

First Student
2331 Leibel Street
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Phone: 651-407-9080 (office)
Fax: 651-407-9083
www.firststudentinc.com

Driver Concerns:

If you have a driver concern, please contact the bus company.

  • Buses Numbered 1-99 - contact WBLAS at 651-407-7538.

  • Buses Numbered 100-199 - contact First Student at 651-407-9080.

If you are not sure who to contact, please call the Transportation Department at 651-407-7538.

Bus Safety

  

Activity Bus Information

FAQs

  

Boundaries

The Walk Boundary distances are calculated from our computerized routing software. Distances are measured from the edge of the school to the end of the student's driveway along the path a student could actually walk.

  • Grades K-2 - 1/2 mile
  • Grades 3-5 - 3/4 mile
  • Grades 6-12 - 1 mile

Busing boundaries are limited to the school attendance areas for all regular education students.

Matoska International IB World School
Matoska International is a K-5 choice school open to students throughout the district. The District provides transportation from any point in the school district for students enrolled at this school.

High School Campuses

  • White Bear Lake Area High School - North Campus (serving grades 9-10)
  • White Bear Lake Area High School - South Campus (serving grades 11-12)
  • White Bear Lake Area Learning Center (serving grades 9-12)

The District provides transportation from any point in the school district for students enrolled at these schools.