For the second year in a row, Gwinnett County Public Schools in Lawrenceville, Ga., reached the No. 1 spot of School Bus Fleet’s Top District Fleets survey, with 1,630 route buses, up from 1,543 last year.
The top five included four southeastern school districts, with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina coming in second with 928 route buses, Polk County Schools in Bartow, Fla., reaching fourth place with 525 route buses, and Cherokee County School District in Canton, Ga., at No. 5 with 404 route buses.
Other districts on SBF’s Top District Fleets list include:
- Albequerque (N.M.) Public Schools, No.7 on the list with 389 route buses.
- Tennessee’s Germantown Municipal School District coming in at No. 10 with 299 route buses.
- Washoe County School District in Reno, Nev., taking spot No. 15 with 221 route buses.
- Anne Arundel County Public Schools in Annapolis, Md., at No. 18 with 202 route buses.
- Deer Valley Unified School District in Glendale, Ariz., at No. 20 with 190 route buses.
- Kanawha County Schools in Charleston, W.V., coming in at No. 23 with 163 route buses.
- Fort Zumwalt School District R-II in O’Fallon, Mo., taking spot No. 24 with 132 route buses.
- North Penn School District in Lansdale, Penn., at No. 25 with 128 route buses.
We encourage you to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your district’s name, number of route buses, and contact info, and we’ll send you the survey when we’re compiling the Top Districts list next year. If you have about 150 or more school buses in route service (including any that are operated by contractors), you should be in the running.
|RANKING||DISTRICT||TOTAL BUSES||ROUTE BUSES||CONTRACTOR BUSES||STUDENTS TRANSPORTED||ANNUAL ROUTE MILEAGE|
|1||Gwinnett County Public Schools
|3||Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District
|4||Polk County Public Schools
|5||Cherokee County School District
|6||Greenville County School District
|7||Albuquerque Public Schools
|8||Austin Independent School District
|9||Denver Public Schools
|10||Germantown Municipal School District
|11||St. Lucie Public Schools
(Port St. Lucie, Fla.)
|12||Northwest Regional Education Service District
|13||Stafford County Public Schools
|14||Lake County District Schools
|15||Washoe County School District
|16||Bossier Parish Schools
|17||Sumner County Schools
|18||Anne Arundel County Public Schools
|19||Spring Independent School District
|20||Deer Valley Unified School District
|21||Mansfield Independent School District
|23||Kanawha County Schools
|24||Fort Zumwalt School District R-II
|25||North Penn School District