• Paid Student Transportation for the 2023-24 School Year

    The application period for paid student transportation for the 2023-24 school year will open Wednesday, July 5 and will close Monday, July 31. Seating is limited on a first come, first served basis and paid transportation students may be removed from routes due to changes in capacity limits. Paid student transportation will close for the month of August for the 2023-24 school year and will re-open Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, pending availability.

    Upon notification of acceptance for paid student transportation, Visa, MasterCard or Discover card payments for full-year or first semester can be accepted over the phone at 815-886-6686 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

    Paid student transportation rates are as follows:

    One student- $575 full year ($287.50 per semester - 2nd semester payment due no later than December 15, 2023.  

    Two or more students $1150 in full ($575 per semester - 2nd semester payment due no later than December 15, 2023.  

    Pro-rated Paid Transportation will not be available.


    Transporte Pagado para Alumnos del Año Escolar 2023-24

    El período de solicitud para el transporte pagado para alumnos para el año escolar 2023-24 se abrirá el miércoles 5 de julio y cerrará el lunes 31 de julio. Los asientos son limitados por orden de llegada y los alumnos que pagan por el transporte pueden ser retirados de las rutas debido a cambios en los límites de capacidad. El transporte pagado para alumnos cerrará durante el mes de agosto para el año escolar 2023-24 y volverá a abrir el martes 5 de septiembre del 2023, dependiendo de la disponibilidad.

    Tras la notificación de aceptación del transporte pagado para los alumnos, se pueden aceptar pagos con tarjeta Visa, MasterCard o Discover para el año completo o el primer semestre por teléfono llamando al 815-886-6686 entre las 8:00 a. m. y las 4:00 p. m. de lunes a viernes.

    Los costos del transporte pagado para los alumnos son las siguientes:

    Un alumno: $575 por el año completo ($287.50 por semestre; el pago para el segundo semestre se tiene que pagar a más tardar el 15 de diciembre del 2023).  

    Dos o más alumnos $1150 en total ($575 por semestre – el pago para el segundo semestre se tiene que pagar a más tardar el 15 de diciembre del 2023.  

    El transporte remunerado prorrateado no estará disponible.


    Paid Transportation Information


    The raw numbers for Transportation Services tell an impressive story. Our 250 employees transport approximately 10,000 students daily using 193 buses, driving 2.5 million miles every year covering both regular and special education routes. The students are transported to 21 in-district and 26 out-of-district schools. As impressive as the numbers are, the core of what we do centers on students and their safety. We accomplish the complicated task of transporting every student exactly where they need to be, every day, no matter the weather, traffic delays, or other obstacles.

    At Valley View Transportation, we deliver on our promise to serve the community safely and cost effectively. Concern for student safety also drives innovations. For example, Valley View was the first school district in Illinois to have integrated safety belts on each bus in all passenger seats, providing the highest level of student safety.

    If you have questions you may call us on any school day from 6:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Our address is 39 East Forestwood Drive in Romeoville, Illinois. 


  • Valley View CUSD 365U Transportation
    Spangler Transportation Center
    39 E. Forestwood Drive
    Romeoville, IL 60446
    Phone: (815) 886-6686
    Fax: (815) 886-7261

    Contact Valley View 365U

    David Richards
    Transportation Director
    Paid Transportation
    Services Processor
    Laurie Dick
    Executive Secretary
    Special Education/McKinney-
    Vento Transportation Services Processor
    Ellen Anderson
    Professional Secretary
    School Bus Routes
    Louise Berndt
    Dispatcher/Special Education
    Heather Hatley 
    Dispatcher/Special Education
    Rhonda Silva
    Dispatcher/Alt. Transportation
    Diane Showers
    Dispatcher/Alt. Transportation
    Concerns/Compliments Related to Staff/Buses and Safety 
    Yolanda Floyd
    Assistant Director of Transportation
    Special Education/McKinney-
    Vento Transportation Services
    Kelly Donovan
    Assistant Director of Transportation
    Athletic and Academic Field Trip Services
    Michelle Deal
    Field Trip Dispatcher
    Training & Development 
    Christina Young
    Training & Development Manager
    Jennifer Benge
    Transportation Payroll Assistant