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Lamorinda School Bus Program

General Information - Lamorinda Students

The LSBP provides daily school bus service to over 1600  students in the Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, and Acalanes Union School Districts. The program is run by a Joint Powers Authority (JPA), comprised of elected officials from the three cities and four school districts in Lamorinda. The purpose of the program is to reduce traffic congestion and to provide safe, convenient, and reliable home-to-school transportation. 

Special Note:  All drivers must pass a full Department of Justice
background check and alcohol and drug test before driving.

Safety Information

Please take a moment to review the Bus Rules and the Safety Information below. 

Walking to and Waiting for the Bus

  • Plan your walking route to the bus stop with parent or guardian
  • Arrive five minutes early at the bus stop
  • Wait quietly at the stop away from the street
  • Stay out of the bus danger zone (twelve feet away from the bus)

Boarding the Bus

  • Wait for permission to board the bus.
  • Wait for the driver to cross you across the street (pre k through 8th grade); cross in front of the bus, never behind
  • Hold on to the rails while boarding
  • Be ready to present your bus pass to the driver
  • Find a seat, sit down, and buckle up
  • Keep the aisle clear

Riding the Bus

  • Remain seated at all times facing forward
  • Keep head, hands, and feet inside the bus at all times
  • Talk quietly with friends, no shouting, screaming
  • Always listen to the bus driver and follow instructions
  • Review the Bus Rules with your student

Getting Off the Bus

  • Wait for permission to exit the bus
  • Once off the bus, don't run in front of the bus or in between buses or cars
  • Wait for the driver to cross you across the street (pre k through 8th grade); cross in front of the bus, never behind
  • Do not attempt to retrieve items left on the bus or items that fell under the bus.  Ask the bus driver for help.



Contact Us


For late buses, emergencies, or lost items contact First Student at 925-926-0375. 

For bus passes, bus stops, or payment, contact the LSBP office:

Whitney Simon, Program Manager: 925-299-3216 - or

Deb harley, Administrative Aide: 925-299-3215 -

For emergencies or lost items, please call First Student in Concord:  925-926-0375.

Click here to visit the Lamorinda School Bus Program website


first student school bus drivers needed

First Student bus company is looking to hire new drivers, see below for details: 


Recruiting Flyer - Happiness Hiring Bonus (1).pdf