Arrival/Dismissal & Transportation

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DAILY SCHEDULE

7:45 - 9:00 AM: Morning Care drop-offs. (Moselle Street parking lot)

9:20 AM: Bus unloading, scholar drop-offs. (Urban Street side)

9:30 AM: School Day Begins

Scholars arriving after 9:30 AM are signed in at the main office and marked tardy unless given a doctor's note.

4:15 PM: Dismissal for walkers & pickups (Urban Street side)

4:30 - 4:45 PM: Bus Dismissal

BUSING

Persistence Prep utilizes Buffalo Public School Transportation (BPST) for busing services. All bus applications including new addresses & second address applications can be submitted to the main office by calling 716-235-1520.

 

Download the: 2022-2023 Transportation Form

Download the: 2022-2023 Second Address Form

Download the: FirstView Bus Tracking App

Download the: BPS 2022-23 Busing Calendar

  • PPA provides bus transportation for all qualifying scholars who reside in the Buffalo School District. 

  • Please note, any change request may take 2 weeks to go into effect dependent on the BPST processing calendar.

  • If you are making a permanent adjustment to your bus route due to a change in home address, please also notify the main office by calling 716-235-1520.

  • Families that reside outside of the Buffalo District must register their child in their appropriate district to set up bus transportation within the district.

  • Families are encouraged to download the FirstView bus tracking app to monitor their child's route. If a bus is running late, please call the terminal directly (phone numbers below) and they will be able to tell you an estimated time of arrival to your specific stop.

BUS TERMINAL PHONE NUMBERS

Please call the terminal directly for the most updated/accurate bus arrival information.

BUFFALO Bus Terminal Numbers

  • 200 Buses: (716) 874-0544

  • 300 & 400 Buses: (716) 835-5410

  • 500 Buses: (716) 826-4771

  • 600 Buses: (716) 896-1171

  • 700, 800 & 900 Buses: (716) 894-4778

CHEEKTOWAGA CENTRAL:  (716) 686-3612

KEN-TON:  (716) 874-8611

LACKAWANNA: (716) 821-5610

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