Pupil Transportation


Published: 3/20/2018 2:45 PM

All about Kentucky school buses from specifications and ordering to maintenance and inspections. 

Orders for buses are placed electronically and are closely monitored by KDE staff until delivery.

Orders received on or before November 17 will be delivered in May.
In addition to the Purchase Authorization you will find a listing of options for purchase. All options must be purchased by the use of a local district purchase order.
The new purchase authorizations must be filled out online and returned electronically. Confirmation documents will be returned within two working days.
All KISTA financed bus orders must be submitted by November 1 to allow the KDE to approve the bonds.

Carl Meehan
Office of Finance and Operations​
Division of District Support
300 Sower Blvd., 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-5279
Fax (502) 564-6771



School Bus Inventory​
School districts must ensure that all Kentucky school buses are listed in the school bus inventory program. Inventory data is provided by school district.
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