Transportation Services

Toledo Public Schools provides transportation to elementary school students who live more than one mile from their school. Students are required to walk to a specific pick-up/drop-off site. Transportation is provided for high school students through the use of TARTA bus passes. If a special education student has mobility problems or special health needs, transportation is provided in accordance with the student's Individual Education Plan (IEP). If you are moving and your child is receiving special transportation services, please contact your School Assistance Center as soon as possible to maintain uninterrupted service.

Please click here for the TARTA routes for TPS high school students: Answers concerning TARTA routes and schedules also can be obtained by calling TARTA at 419-243-RIDE (7433).

Each elementary school has information on the routes that service that particular school. Elementary information is available by calling or visiting the school (all addresses and phone numbers for schools can be found under the Schools tab at and guardians wanting to determine the schools their students are eligible to attend and the available bus stops should click here: WebQuery (There is also a helpful street map). Just enter a student's information and click Go.

If you have a question about the services of the TPS Transportation Services Department, please call 419-671-8541.

Head Start

Head Start

Toledo Public Schools’ transportation has a fleet of 22 vehicles dedicated to the safe, reliable transportation of children enrolled in the Head Start programs run by the District and its partners. Ensuring the health and safety of your child is our priority and our trained professional drivers and aides undergo CPR, First Aid and Child Management training. Currently, TPS Transportation is serving the following Head Start locations:


Crossgates Preschool
3901 Shadylawn Dr.
Toledo, OH 43614

Jones Academy
430 Nebraska Ave.
Toledo , OH 43604

Spring Elementary
730 Spring St.
Toledo, OH 43608

Glenwood Elementary
2860 Glenwood Ave.
Toledo, OH 43610

Mayfair Preschool
5331 Bennett Rd.
Toledo, OH 43612

 Summit Annex
1500 N. Superior St.
Toledo, OH 43604



Transportation for Head Start students is only available for those who reside within the TPS district boundaries. Students must live outside the half mile eligibility zone of their assigned program to receive bus service. During the application process, parents and guardians must request transportation with their Family Support Partner and they should be aware that transportation slots may be limited.

Transportation is available for both morning and afternoon half-day sessions. All requests will be processed in the order in which they are received.


Parental transportation is required for children enrolled in full day sessions.

Route information is available by contacting your nearest Head Start location. Parents and guardians wanting to determine the nearest TPS Head Start program and eligibility for bus service should click here:WebQuery

k - 8
High Schools
Parochial and Charter Schools