Director of Transportation Services
Transportation Announcement 9/21/2023
Gloucester County Public Schools is closely monitoring the potential for severe weather in our area. There is a strong potential for flooding in low-lying areas. Should conditions arise, it may be necessary for Gloucester students to be dropped at alternate bus stop locations. If school buses are not able to travel down areas of high-standing water.
School Buses That Service Low Lying Areas:
GHS /Page MS Bus # 41
Achilles Elementary Bus # 56
Achilles Elementary Bus # 36
GLASS ROAD AREA
GHS /Page MS Bus # 4
GHS /Page MS Bus #17
Achilles Elementary Bus #108
ALMONDSVILLE ROAD AREA
GHS/ Peasley MS Bus # 64
GHS/ Peasley MS Bus # 77
Bethel Elementary Bus # 111
ALTERNATE STOPS FOR FLOOD ZONES
GUINEA CIRCLE AREA: AREA INCLUDING PONY DRIVE, LINE FENCE ROAD, PERRIN CREEK ROAD, JENKINS NECK ROAD, MAUNDYS CREEK ROAD, END OF MARYUS ROAD, KINGS CREEK ROAD, AND SEVERN WHARF ROAD.
*BUS STOP IS AT THE MESSONIC LODGE ACROSS FROM ACHILLIES ELEMENTARY.
LOWGROUND ROAD :
*STOP IS AT BOTH ENDS OF LOW GROUND RD. (GLASS RD. AND LOWGROUND RD) (OR GUINEA RD AND LOWGROUND RD)
*BUS STOP IS AT VISTA LANE, AND GLASS RD.
*IF ON THE CAPPHOSIC SIDE OF ALMONDSVILLE BRIDGE BUS STOP WILL BE AT THE CORNER OF CAPPAHSIC AND ALMONDSVILLE.
*IF YOU ARE ON THE ARK SIDE OF ALMONDSVILLE ROAD, THE BUS WILL STOP AT RIVERVIEW PARK & ARK ROAD
*** BUSES CAN NOT TRAVEL THROUGH AREAS OF HIGH OR RUSHING WATER DUE TO RISK OF OVERTURN. ***
"Driving the Future"
5644 George Washington Memorial Highway
Gloucester, Virginia 23061
The Where's The Bus Parent App is now available for Gloucester County Public Schools students and families. Updated every 15 seconds, Where's The Bus displays the real-time minutes and miles the bus is from the household’s bus stop.
Download the app on the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android) or visit www.WheresTheBus.com to create an account.
Select “Gloucester County Public Schools (VA)” from the drop-down menu and validate your student’s Birth Date and Student ID to create an account and view their real-time bus information. The Where's The Bus Parent App is now available for Gloucester County Public Schools students and families. Updated every 15 seconds, Where's The Bus displays the real-time minutes and miles the bus is from the household’s bus stop.
Attendance Zone Maps:
Elementary Schools' Attendance Zone Map
Middle Schools' Attendance Zone Map
To the best of our ability, this map is accurate. However, please do not rely solely on this resource if you have questions.
Please call GCPS Transportation (804-693-2127) for detailed information regarding specific 911 addresses/locations.
The Gloucester County pupil transportation system is a unique and complex operation. The pupil transportation system operates 87 bus routes, transporting over 4,500 students to and from school each day. Bus drivers must operate their vehicles on roads ranging from interstate highways to remote, rugged secondary roads. Operating over one (1) million miles per year, pupil transportation is the vital link between the home and an effective educational program at school. The maintenance personnel ensures the entire transportation fleet is maintained in the safest and efficient manner. We are proud of all staff who work in harmony to ensure a safe, efficient, and responsive transportation system.