GPPSD Busing Services
The Grande Prairie Public School Division busing services are provided by First Student Canada. GPPSD Student Transportation Services provided are outlined in AP 550 Student Transportation Services
Busing Eligibility, Application and Bus Passes
To know if your child is eligible for busing enter your address into Edulog WebQuery: https://edulog.gppsd.ab.ca/livewq/webquery/. See the Eligibility page for more detailed information.
If your child is eligible, complete a Busing Application Form by logging into your PowerSchool Parent Portal at https://powerschool.gppsd.ab.ca/public/
Bus passes are required to ride the school bus, even on the first day of school. Bus passes can be cancelled by notifying the GPPSD Transportation Department. Any bus passes that are for Paid Riders, fees are not reimbursed for the current month and require two weeks notice to cancel pre-authorized payments
Student Conduct and Safety on Buses
The Grande Prairie Public School Division is committed to ensuring every student succeeds in a welcoming, caring, respectful, and safe environment. First Student Canada, offers reliable and secure transportation that upholds these values.
Refer to AP 350.2 - Student Conduct on School Buses.pdf
Accountability: compliance creates a safe and welcoming environment for all riders. Any breach of this Administrative Procedure will be reported to the Principal concerned, who may take whatever disciplinary action they see fit, up to and including loss of bus-riding privileges.
The Division Administrative Procedure AP 132- Inclement Weather and Other Emergencies, Section 4, outlines the procedures for when weather impacts busing.
Cancelled or Late Buses
To find out if your child's bus is cancelled or delayed is to download the FirstView App and set up push notifications. See Bus Location and Status page for more details.
For information about bus pass eligibility, contact GPPSD Transportation Coordinator at 780-539-7419.
City of Grande Prairie Transit
City of Grande Prairie Transit passes are available free to all students in Grades 1 - 12 that are under 18 years of age. Transit pass cards are available at school offices.
Register Your Child(s) Card:
- The City recommends immediately registering your child's card in case the card is lost or stolen.
- Each card has a unique ID number
- Registration https://cityofgp.com/youthtransit
Do Not Modify Your Child's Card
- The City has advised that families do not damage the card (i.e. use a hole punch to attach to a lanyard), as it will deactivate the card due to internal wiring.
Where's My Ride:
Quickly locate when and where your next three buses are scheduled to arrive: