First Student is SD71’s transportation partner

Transportation to Comox Valley Schools

Comox Valley Schools provides transportation for students to and from the following schools under certain provisions.

  • Elementary: Airport, Arden, Denman Island, Hornby Island, Huband, Miracle Beach, Queneesh and Royston.
  • Secondary: G.P. Vanier and Highland
  • Other: Cumberland Community and Lake Trail Middle

2022 Bus Routes

Active Travel

Want more info on Active Travel and routes to SD71 neighbourhood schools? Have a look here. Active travel means making journeys by physically active means, like walking or cycling.

School Bus Eligibility

. All Elementary ages, K-7: 1.6 kilometer limit
. All Secondary ages, G 8-12: 4.0 kilometer limit. 
Students residing within limits are not eligible for bus transportation.

  • Regular – for eligible riders
  • Courtesy – Ineligible rider meeting criteria or eligible rider requiring child-care drop-off/pick-up provisions as disclosed at time of registration
  • Temporary – awaiting issue of verified and approved regular or courtesy pass

*** Students must display their pass to the bus driver each time they ride ***

Safe Riding Rules: A Guide for Students and Parents

Public Transit

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding school busing in this district, please direct them to the Office of the Director of Operations at 250-334-5500 or