District Information

Transportation Department

Busing Information for Families

First Student is proud to partner with South Sioux City Community Schools as the transportation provider for the 2022-2023 school year. With more than a century of experience, First Student prides itself on not only being the largest transportation provider in North America, but also a valuable member of the communities they serve! First Student believes in giving back more than it takes and a partnership that sees each community as its own. As in previous years, Kindergarten through 12th grade students living more than four miles from their designated school are entitled to transportation to and from school at no charge. Additional transportation is offered at some schools for a fee. Please contact Pat Bernstrauch at 402-241-4080 or email: for further information.  First Student's local manager, Philip Henderson, can be reached by emailing .

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Busing / Transportation Information for Teachers/Staff/ Coaches

Click here to submit a Transportation Request: (Organization Number: 786532463) [Submittal Password: cardinals]

Van Requests – All van requests should be directed to Michelle Rapp. All van keys need to be picked up in the Activity Office located in the High School. Keys can be returned to the drop box located by high school door #32 (Mini-Dome).

Suburban Requests – All suburban requests should be directed to Michelle Rapp. All sub keys need to be picked up in the Activity Office located in the High School.  Keys can be returned to the drop box located by high school door #32 (Mini-Dome). 

Car Requests – All car requests should be directed to Michelle Rapp.

Bus Requests – Bus Requests – Bus requests for activities, sports, field trips, etc. are handled by submitting a bus request by a teacher, coach or activity sponsor.

All other inquiries should be directed to the Transportation Department:

  • Transportation Dispatch for First Student, Inc. in SSC:       1-402-281-1210

    • Philip Henderson, Location Manager, South Sioux City NE     -
      • Mobile / Office Phone: (1) 402-874-4179
      • Email:
    • Transportation Operation Supervisor:
    • Transportation Dispatcher:
    • Website: www.firststudentinc.com