Student Transportation Offices
School Bus SafetyEnsuring Young Children Get Off the Bus Safely
Ensuring students are safe on the way to the bus, boarding/exiting and riding the bus is important to us! Check out the DoDEA Pacific Transportation Safety Guidelines for more information.
General Transportation Guidance
Bus Travel Routes
Buses will not travel off the numbered highways (as defined by the "The Island of Guam Official Highway Map") except in cases where student safety may be compromised, or in other exceptional cases approved by the Student Transportation Office.
Limited bus service for families living in approved Temporary Lodging Locations (TLA) is provided to and from certain hotels for all DoDEA-Guam schools. For specific stop information about stop locations for each school, see Bus Service for Students Residing at Temporary Lodging Locations.
Grades K-8: Students residing more than a one-mile (determined by drawing a radius from the center of the school) from the school will receive space required transportation provided they are within the commuting area for busing.
Grade 9-12: Students residing more than a one and half miles (determined by drawing a radius from the center of the school) from the school will receive space required transportation provided they are within the commuting area for busing.
Students residing in areas that meet the following conditions may receive space available transportation:
- Students not in the commuting area may receive space available transportation when the sponsor transports the student(s) to the nearest DoDEA-Guam school bus stop.
- When there are hazards (natural or manmade) or there is an absence of sidewalks between the student's residence and school.
- Neighborhoods of well defined boundaries, (a development falling both within the one mile or one and half mile boundary will be treated as the entire development falling outside the boundary).
- Students on approved Individual Education Plans provided they be within the commuting area.
The commuting area for Guam High School is defined as: "The area South of the intersection of Guam Routes 3, 3A, and 9 (Potts Junction) to Guam Route 17, 5 (road to Naval Magazine), 12 and 4A south to Talofofo. Students residing in the villages of Merizo, Inarajan, Umatac, Agat (except those students along Route 2 South to Nimitz Beach) are not within the commuting area.
Andersen ES & MS
Transportation is available to eligible students residing in Yigo, Dededo, South of Guam Routes 3, 3A, and 9 (potts Junction), South Finegayan and NCTS or within the villages of Mangilao, Mongmong-Toto-Maite, Tiyan, Barrigada, and Tamuning.
Transportation is available to eligible students residing on COMNAVMAR, Naval Hospital, Nimitz Hill or within the villages of Chalan Pago, Ordot, Sinajana, Agana, Agana Heights, Asan, Santa Rita, Talofofo, and Yona. Students residing in the villages of Merizo, Inarajan, Umatac, and Agat (except those students along Guam Route 2 south to Nimitz Beach) are not within the Commuting Area."