Festus R-VI Transportation Department
11311 Pounds Road l Festus, MO 63028 l 636-937-5716
Jeanine Sabatino, Director
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
TO PROVIDE QUALITY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR STUDENTS IN A POSITIVE AND SAFE MANNER WITH A COMMITMENT TO SERVICE AND EXCELLENCE.
EDUCATION BEGINS WITH TRANSPORTATION
The transportation department provides safe and reliable transportation for the students of Festus R-VI School District.
Currently, the transportation department has a total of 32 regular bus drivers and 7 on-call bus drivers – all of whom safely transport over 1000 students every day. There are 19 regular education buses and 5 special services routes.
The transportation department maintains a fleet of 34 buses, 6 mini vans, 5 pick-up trucks and a host of support vehicles and equipment. The department’s fleet supervisor Larry Patterson, who has 20 plus years of experience, oversees the maintenance and care of our fleet. Our drivers assist the shop and show their Tiger pride by maintaining clean and tidy buses.
Transportation is provided for eligible students in Pre-K and Grades K-12. Bus service is provided in two tiers, Grades 6-12 and K-5.
Jeanine Sabatino – Transportation Director
Larry Patterson – Fleet Supervisor
Joan Rupp – Dispatch/Routing/Driver
Sandy Craig Dispatch/Routing/Driver