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Nova Central
School District
203 Elizabeth Drive
Gander, NL A1V 1H6
Canada

Tel: (709) 256-2547
Fax: (709) 651-3044

Email: info@ncsd.ca

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Schools

Bus Stops
The responsibility for the safe and timely arrival of students at a school bus stop, and the studentís safe return home from a bus stop, rests with the parent or guardian. Parents are encouraged to limit the time that students spend at the bus stop and to arrange for supervision of their children at the bus stop where appropriate.

Kinderstart/pre-school students
As per Transport Canada Guidelines and Regulations, pre-school aged children under the age of five are not be permitted to ride on school buses.

Seating capacity
School buses are operated at maximum capacities as indicated by Department of Education policies. For a 72-passenger bus, these capacities are:
  • 72 students for grades k-6 or a mixed load of grades K-12.
  • 63 students for grades 7-12.
Student Behaviour on the Bus
The school bus is considered an extension of school property and students are required to take responsibility for their behaviour and conduct and to contribute to safety on the bus.

Bus Safety (primary-elementary students)

STOP ON RED, KIDS AHEAD (BROCHURE)

Click here for a list of Bus Safety Rules.

For More Information please visit these links below:

Department of Education - Busing

School Bus Safety


Bus Safety Week

School Bus Safety