Windward School offers one morning pick-up (times vary) and two after-school pick-ups that leave Windward School at 3:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. The locations of the bus stops are conveniently located. The morning bus arrives at Windward 10 minutes before the start of the school day, which allows students ample time to collect their belongings for their first class.
Windward uses First Student Transportation for our bus program. The school buses used for the program are maintained in excellent condition, and each bus holds a Certificate of Inspection issued by the California Highway Patrol. All buses have seat belts, two-way radios, and safety equipment. All drivers hold California School Bus Certificates and have first aid and CPR training. Drivers are required to do maintenance and safety inspections each morning to ensure the safety of all passengers.
2018-19 School Year Updates:
All buses have air conditioning.
Average transit time has been reduced to under one hour.
Bus Service Benefits:
Safest way for your child to get to school
Convenient option for busy families
Fun for students to ride with friends
Regular and late after-school bus options
Reduces carbon footprint
Friendly, certified drivers
Reduces traffic impact on Mar Vista community
Save on gas
Students are about 70 times more likely to get to school safely when taking a school bus instead of traveling by car (Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)