At West Vancouver Schools, some students are eligible to receive transportation services.  Eligible students are defined as:

  • Students residing within their neighbourhood school catchment area and whose homes are beyond the walk limits of the catchment school.
    Walk limits are as follows:
    Kindergarten to Grade 3: 4.0 km from school
    Grades 4-12: 4.8 km from school

You must request transportation services for each eligible student in your household every year, by submitting an online student transportation request form (see link below).  Please note that schools supported by bus transportation are as follows: Rockridge Secondary School, Bowen Island Community School and Gleneagles Elementary only.

User-pay Bus to High SchoolsSuspended until further notice

There are currently user pay routes for morning only school bus service that provide transport for students to Sentinel and West Van Secondary from:

  • North Vancouver (Parkgate, Blueridge and Lonsdale stops)
  • Ambleside
  • Dundarave

If you would like to take advantage of this for your student, please contact the following parent volunteers:
North Vancouver routes: Maureen Carbo (linked to

How to Request Student Transportation Services

Please complete and submit an online request form for each student in your household for whom you are requesting transportation services.

If you are a new registrant or have recently moved, please submit a request form for each student as soon as possible, even if the August deadline has passed.

Online Registration will begin May 15th, 2021

IMPORTANT! All parents/guardians must submit an online request form for their eligible student(s) in order to receive service.  Student riders must be registered for safety purposes.

Registration process – next steps

  1. Once you have submitted an online request form, you will receive an email from school district staff notifying you whether your child is eligible for transportation services.
  2. If your child is eligible for service, you will receive a follow-up email providing you with detailed transportation service and route information.
  3. If your student is an international student and is attending Rockridge Secondary or Gleneagles Elementary, please submit an online Student Transportation Request Form (as above), and email Manager of Finance & Transportation Shayle Duffield at, indicating that your international student requires transportation assistance.

Important Information - 2020/21 Transportation Update

Please click here to see information regarding student transportation for the 2020-21 school year

Please note that full bus service will commence on Monday, September 14th.

Please click here to see 2020-2021 Route and Schedule Information