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Bus Passes

GUHSD offers Regular Education transportation to eligible students living outside the 3-mile non-transportation zone established at each school.  Transportation is offered only to the following schools: Grossmont, El Capitan, Granite Hills, Monte Vista, Mount Miguel, West Hills.   


Steele Canyon Charter High School stops are pre-determined.  Additional stops, routes or service changes must be approved by Steele Canyon High School. 

Bus stops are established based on density of ridership in a specific area.   Upon applying, the bus stop nearest your home residence will be assigned however Regular Education students are free to use any authorized bus stop they choose.

We require students to be at the AM bus stop at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled pickup time.  If the bus arrives early, it will wait until the assigned time before it leaves. 

In the afternoon, buses depart each school 7 minutes after the dismissal bell.  Generally, students will not have enough time to go to their locker after school and still make it to the bus before it leaves.  Please have your student plan accordingly.

GUHSD does not offer an "Activity Bus" (a bus to pickup students late in the afternoon after extra-curricular practices) like some districts do.  If your child participates in an extra-curricular activity, please make arrangements for their transportation home.

Bus Passes are priced at a discount versus Ride Tickets.  An Annual Pass is discounted 21% and a Semester Pass is discounted 14%.

Students must be registered and are required to show their Bus Pass or Ride Ticket to the driver each time they board the bus.  Repeated failure to do so may result in termination of bus riding privileges.

Times subject to change during first weeks of school. Check back for updates.

For safety & security reasons, students must be registered and have a bus pass to ride the school bus beginning on the first day of school.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our business office between 7:00 am and 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday, at (619) 644-8186, ext. 1.

PASSES & TICKETS

GUHSD offers Annual and Semester Bus Passes. We also offer books of Ride Tickets for those students using the bus less frequently. The 2016/2017 fee schedule is as follows:

 Annual Pass  $325
 Fall Semester Pass  $180
 Spring Semester Pass  $180
 Book of 40 Ride Tickets  $45
 Book of 20 Ride Tickets  $25


 PURCHASE ON-LINE  Please click the link below to be access the on-line bus pass payment system.   ***ONLINE ORDERS ARE SENT DIRECTLY TO STUDENTS VIA BUS DRIVER***

Payments for 17/18 not accepted until July 1, 2017  

 PURCHASE BY MAIL             To pay by mail, first fill out an application. Click on the link below: 
            for a Paper Bus Pass Application:

             2017/2018 Bus Pass Application 
                       
            Then mail to:
            GUHSD Transportation Department
            P.O. Box 1043
            La Mesa, CA 91944-1043
 PURCHASE IN-PERSON BUSINESS HOURS: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

DIRECTIONS TO OUR OFFICE: 
         GUHSD Transportation Office
         1100 Murray Drive El Cajon CA 92020
  • Drive as if you were going to Harry Griffen Park 
  • Just prior to the park entrance turn right into the District Transportation Yard Proceed straight back
  • Parking for the Transportation office is on the right-hand side

REDUCED-FARE PASSES

In order to qualify for a Free or Reduced Pass, you must show proof of eligibility. You must declare all income your household receives and present the following information (where applicable) for verification:

 Child Support/Alimony:  Court decree, agreement or copies of checks received.
 Unemployment Compensation:  Current unemployment receipts, social security or pension check stubs.
 AFDC Documentation:  Most recent 'Notice of Action' (within last 3 months) from the county, or  a letter  from your Social Worker stating benefit amount.
 Pay Stubs:  Last 2 months pay stubs showing gross salary or letter from employer  verifying  2 months gross salary.
 Income Tax Returns forms for the prior  year  Federal Form 1040 or 1040EZ
 Self-Employed:  Profit & Loss Statement on company letterhead (most recent 2 months) and  Income Tax Return and W-2's from prior year.
 Foster Children:  Court documentation for child placement.