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Transportation Department
45505 Eleven Mile Road
Novi, Michigan  48374

Phone: (248) 449-1245
Fax: (248) 449-1248

Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Cindy Valentine,                   twitter
Director of Transportation

Karen Dennett, Secretary

Steve Barr
Asst. Superintendent, Business and Operations
(248) 449-1209



Request for Change of Bus Pickup/DropOff Use this form if you need to change buses for daycare purposes.

Request For Relocation of Bus Stop Use this form if you are requesting a different location for your child's bus stop.

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Important Notice - Bus Information is available in the Parent Portal of MIStar .  


The Transportation Department is responsible for transporting approximately 4500 students over 1,100 miles per day. All of our drivers must pass a criminal background check, possess a commercial driver's license (CDL), and submit to random drug testing throughout the year.

All of our drivers go thru extensive training which includes:

  • 30 hours of driving training 
  • 10 hours of bus inspection training 
  • 3 hours of state testing
  • 21 hours of  classroom training on the following topics: beginning bus driving, student management, first aid, safety equipment, and other important bus driver information
  • 16 hours of additional class time throughout the year
  • 6 hours of mandatory training by the state every two years that includes a test

Please note that the Walk zones for all schools, Bus rules and other important transportation updates are also available on this page.

Please contact the Transportation Department at 248-449-1245 with any questions.

Lacrosse Sticks
Just a reminder that we do not transport lacrosse sticks on the bus to and from school.
Please read these important updates.
Now Hiring Sub Bus Drivers
Contact Transportation for more information - 248-449-1245