Transportation News

2019 Bus Driver Orientation


Interested in Becoming a Perquimans County School Bus Driver?

Perquimans County Schools will be hosting a School Bus Driver Training Class, January 22 - 24, 2024 from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm each day in the Perquimans County Schools Board of Education Conference Room (located at 411 S Edenton Road St, Hertford, NC). 

In order to become a School Bus Driver in North Carolina, an individual needs to be at least 18 years old, have at least six months of driving experience, have a current School Bus Driver's Certificate (Pocket Card) and hold a CDL with "P" and "S" endorsements.

To obtain a School Bus Driver's Certificate (Pocket Card) with appropriate endorsements, an individual must have a good driving record, attend a 3 Day Bus Driver Training Class, pass all tests, pass a drug test, obtain a DOT Physical & CDL Permit, then train 4 days behind the wheel of a School Bus and pass a skills test at the end of the training.

If you would like to register for this class, please click the link below and complete the form!

Click here to complete a form to be called when the next bus class is scheduled!

New & Alternate Transportation Change Forms

If your child needs to be added to a bus or needs a permanent bus stop change, please complete the form linked below & return it to your child's school no later than 10:00 am the Monday of the week the change needs to begin. (Copies of this form can also be obtained from your child's school.)

Parent Application for Student's New or Alternate Bus Stop


Upcoming Events:

January 4, 2024                              Students return to school after Christmas Break

January 15, 2024                            Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday Observed - No School for Students

February 12 - 16, 2024                   National Love the Bus Week

February 19, 2024                          Optional Teacher Workday - No School for Students

March 8, 2024                                Optional Teacher Workday - No School for Students

March 11, 2024                              Required Teacher Workday - No School for Students

March 29, 2024                               Good Friday Holiday - No School for Students

April 1 - 5, 2024                               Easter/Spring Break - No School for Students

May 3, 2024                                    Optional Teacher Workday - No School for Students

May 27, 2024                                  Memorial Day Holiday - No School for Students

May 31, 2024                                  Early Release/Last Day of School

Perquimans County Schools Transportation Happenings

Annual Transportation Orientation & Safety Training

Perquimans County Schools Transportation Department held their Annual Bus Driver/Monitor Orientation & Safety Training, Thursday, August 17, 2023. Drivers, Monitors & Substitutes received training on Building Positive Relationships with Eulanda Thorne, MS, Program Manager for the NC Center for Resilience & Learning Public School Forum of NC. Attendees also reviewed daily practices, procedures and policies, as well as received Annual Safety Training with Transportation Director, Terry Sawyer,



Perquimans County Schools Back to School Bash

Several of our Perquimans County Schools Bus Drivers Assisted Parents in verifying their child's bus stop address at the 2023 Back to School Bash held at Perquimans County High School, August 14, 2023.




2022-2023 Bus Driver Perfect Attendance

Faye Riddick, Janice Butts and Angela Hedgepeth (not pictured) were honored at the June 28, 2023 Board of Education Meeting for earning Perfect Attendance for the entire 2022-2023 School Year! Congratulations Ladies!

Perfect Attendance 22-23

2022-2023 End of Year Transportation Celebration

Transportation staff honored 2022-2023 School Bus Drivers, Monitors and Substitutes with a special lunch Wednesday, May 31, 2023. All who attended enjoyed a great meal & great fellowship!