Transportation Department


Welcome to the Transportation Web Page!

JEROMESVILLE (8/1/23)--Find below our transportation procedures for the 2023-2024 school year.

  • Ashland-West Holmes Career Center students

    • On days that Hillsdale Local Schools is not in session, but the Career Center is, Hillsdale will provide transportation from the new facility to the Career Center to all Hillsdale students who need it
      • arrive at the event entrance between 7:30 AM, with departure promptly at 7:50 AM
      • students will be returned to Hillsdale Local Schools at the end of the day
    • On days that both schools are in session, students will be transported via their regular routes


  • Bus Pick-Up & Drop-Off

    • Beginning the 2020-2021 school year, students are required to be:
      • picked up at the same location on all days in attendance 
      • dropped off at the same location on all days in attendance
    • While a pick up and drop off may be different in the morning and afternoon, they must stay consistent.
      • For example, a student may have a pick up at their home address on all days in attendance and be dropped off at a different address on all days in attendance.
    • Student requests to ride home in the afternoon with another student or an alternate stop will no longer be allowed.


  • Fevers

    • The school district requests parents to conduct a wellness check prior to their children boarding the school bus.
      • If a student has a temperatrue of 100.4 degrees or higher, they should not be sent to school.
  • Bus Stop

    • Riders should arrive at the stop five minutes before the scheduled pick-up time.
  • Riding the Bus

    • Use provided hand sanitizer when boarding the bus.
    • Go directly to your assigned seat.
    • Windows will be open for ventilation, weather permitting.
    • Follow the driver's rules when entering and exiting the bus.
  • Vehicles

    • will be parked at the high school when not in use.
    • will be sanitized after every run.

If Hillsdale is ordered to close per state or local authorities, we will declare it unsafe to transport any students, whether in-district or out-of-district.

Mr. Josh Ward

Transportation Supervisor Josh Ward

Please contact the Transportation Department at 419-368-8519 if you need assistance. 

  • If you are unable to contact transportation between the hours of 6 AM to 3:30 PM, please call 419-368-8502
  • ​If you call outside of business hours, please leave a voicemail at 419-368-8519.

For Bus Changes: Please submit a bus change form. Please allow two business days for changes to take effect.

Please read the student code of conduct so you and your child understand their role in making school buses the safest form of transportation. 
Student Code of Conduct