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Transportation Updates for 2021-22...

During school transportation, the CDC's Order applies to all public transportation conveyances including school buses. Regardless of the mask policy at school, passengers and drivers must wear a mask on school buses, including on buses operated by public and private school systems.

School Transportation information is in section #2 - Consistent and Correct Mask Use -

Capacity & Stops
  • The number of bus riders assigned to a bus will revert back to pre-pandemic levels.
  • Students in grades K-8 will be assigned a corner or mid-block stop within the guidelines outlined by the Ohio Department of Education.
Safety Protocols
  • All students will have assigned seats.
  • Vehicles will continue to be cleaned and sanitized on a regular basis.
  • Protocols may be added or removed based on Department of Health and CDC recommendations.
Transportation Usage
  • If your child is eligible for, but will not be utilizing transportation services, please inform us by returning the slip included with their 2021/22 school year bus information or by sending an email to
  • If you initially decline transportation services and change your mind at a later date, you may request that service resume by sending an email to at least three business days prior to the date you wish for transportation to begin.

Phone: 440-835-6313

Fax: 440-835-6363


ATTENTION: Just a reminder -- Westlake Board of Education policy states that students in grades K-8 are only provided transportation if they reside MORE THAN 1 MILE from their school of attendance.

Our Office Staff:

Adam House - Director

Tami Fuller - Secretary to the Director

Julie Sipler - Data Processing/Routing Secretary

Dee Faragher - Dispatcher

Dale Mitchell - Head Mechanic

Joe Morana - Mechanic

Derek Jones - Mechanic

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