We are the "driving force" in Sunnyside School District education
Free bus transportation to and from school is provided for elementary and middle school students who live more than one mile from school, and for high school students who live more than one and a half miles from school. Students attending through open enrollment must provide their own transportation.
Transportation Contact Information
Dispatch Office Hours 4:30 A.M.- 7:00 P.M.
To report no pick for a child due to being absent; estimated time of student pick up/ Bus information/ routes/ bus number/ lost items on bus/ missing child
Christina Palacios (firstname.lastname@example.org) AM receptionist – 545-2107 of 545-2108
Olivia Prieto (email@example.com) PM receptionist - 545-2107 or 545-2108
Information regarding routing students pick up and drop off
Sandy Espino Vasquez (firstname.lastname@example.org) router - 545-2119
Bussing issues and Parent concern
Calls and or e-mails forwarded to Director of Transportation Carlos Valdez (email@example.com). Same day call back and email response.
Cindy Bova (firstname.lastname@example.org) Planner Scheduler 545-2109
Sunnyside District Boundaries
Sunnyside Unified School District’s boundaries encompass approximately 97 square miles that stretches from southern Tucson to Sahuarita, and from Interstate 19 to Wilmot Road. The District also serves part of the San Xavier District of the Tohono O'odham Nation. The district serves more than 17,000 students with 13 elementary schools (K-5) and one early learning center, five middle schools (6-8), and three high schools.
- Northern Boundary Irvington Rd.
- Southern Boundary 7 miles south of Valencia Rd.
- Eastern Boundary Wilmot Rd.
- Western Boundary Santa Cruz River, except the Tohono O’Odham
The Transportation Department is always looking for good people for bus drivers and crossing guards. We train! Please contact us for more information.