• Transportation

    Matt Payne

    Matt Payne
    Director of Transportation

    Personnel in Transportation

    Contact the Transportation Office or Dispatch by calling: 613-5185


    For updates on school closures, route delays or cancellations call 613-5192 (for a recorded message).


    Thompson School District provides transportation services to eligible riders who reside outside of the following distances:

    • Elementary students residing over one and one-half (1.5) miles from school
    • Middle school students residing over two and one-half (2.5) miles from school
    • High school freshmen and sophomores residing over three (3) miles from school

    Students residing within the distances indicated above are not scheduled for transportation services. High school juniors and seniors are not scheduled for transportation and are transported only in hardship cases if space is available.

    Kindergarten students enrolled in half-day programs that reside over one and one-half (1.5) miles from school will be provided one-way transportation either to school in the morning or home in the afternoon. Midday transportation is not provided.

    Transportation currently serves 38 regular routes and 30 ESS/SPED routes.

    Video cameras may be used on school vehicles for the safety and security of students and staff.