Need to change your child's Bus Stop?
The deadline to submit changes to begin the 2023-2024 school year has passed. All changes submitted after August 21, 2023 will be processed to begin the second or third week of school. If your student's bus information needs to be changed, please submit an Application for New or Alternate Bus Stop Form to your student's school as soon as possible.
The form is linked below, can be picked up from your student's school office or can be found under the FORMS link on the District web site (pqschools.org). Your student's school will call you when your child's form has been processed.
Please note, due to capacity & liability issues we only accept PERMANENT changes.
Interested in Becoming a Perquimans County School Bus Driver?
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 for us to call you when a class is available in the surrounding area, please click the link below and complete the form!
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.)
August 24, 2023 PCS & HGS Open House (4 pm - 6 pm)
PCMS & PCHS Open House (5 pm - 7 pm)
August 28, 2023 First Day of the 2023-2024 School Year
September 4, 2023 Labor Day Holiday
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!
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!