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BusRight

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BusRight, a leading-edge school bus technology solution, has been adopted by the North Kitsap School District to revolutionize its student transportation system. This partnership marks a significant advancement in enhancing safety, efficiency, and communication in student commutes:

  • Enhanced Student Safety: BusRight's real-time bus tracking ensures the safety of students during transit by allowing parents and school officials to monitor bus locations live.

  • Operational Efficiency: Optimizes bus routes for punctuality and efficiency, reducing fuel consumption and delays.

  • Improved Communication: Facilitates seamless information sharing about bus schedules, delays, and changes, keeping the school community informed and engaged.

  • Data-Driven Decision Making: Provides valuable insights for the district to make informed decisions on transportation logistics, leading to continuous service improvement.

This integration of BusRight technology demonstrates the North Kitsap School District's commitment to employing cutting-edge solutions for a safer, more reliable, and efficient student transportation experience.

Here's what you can do with BusRight:

With BusRight, you have access to a range of features designed to improve the school transportation experience:

  • Real-Time Bus Tracking: Monitor your child's school bus location live, ensuring you know exactly when it will arrive at the bus stop.
  • Route Information: View detailed information about your child's bus route, including stop times and locations.
  • Customizable Notifications: Receive alerts for specific events like when the bus starts its route or arrives at the stop.
  • Multiple Child Management: Easily manage and switch between routes for multiple children, ideal for families with more than one bus rider.
  • Secure Account Access: Create a secure account to access all these features with peace of mind about privacy and data security.
  • Direct Communication: Stay informed with updates and notifications from the school district or transportation department directly through the app.

How do I set up BusRight?

Setting up and using BusRight in the North Kitsap School District is a user-friendly process designed for convenience and ease of use for families. Here's how you can get started:

  1. Wait for Your Email Invitation:
    • Families will receive an email invitation from support@busright.com with the subject "You're Invited to BusRight".
    • New families to the district will receive this invitation once their Skyward Family Access login is complete.
  2. Check Your Contact Information:
    • If you haven’t received an invitation, ensure your contact information in Skyward is up-to-date, as this is crucial for receiving the BusRight invitation.
  3. Download the App:
  4. Create Your Account:
    • Open the app and follow the instructions to create a new account. You'll typically need to provide your email and set up a password.
    • Look for a verification email in your inbox and click the link to verify your email address.
  5. Log In and Set Up:
    • After verifying your email, log into the app.
    • Add your child’s information and link their school bus route to your account. This might require specific details provided by the school.
  6. Start Tracking:
    • With your account active, you can now track your child’s bus in real time, view the bus location on a map, and get estimated arrival times at bus stops.
  7. Customize Notifications:
    • In the app, set up notifications to receive alerts, such as when the bus starts its route or arrives at your child’s stop.

If you encounter any issues during setup or while using the app, you can reach out to BusRight’s support team for assistance at support@busright.com . Remember, the app is designed to make school transportation safer and more transparent, enhancing the overall experience for both parents and students in the North Kitsap School District. As always, questions about your child's bus stop or route should be directed to the Transportation department at nktrans@nkschools.org or (360) 396-3099.

Keep Your Contact Information Up to Date

It is important your contact information is up-to-date with your school. ParentSquare automatically generates an account for each parent/guardian using their preferred email address and cell phone number listed in Skyward Family Access. We recommend reviewing your contact information annually. 

Note: ParentSquare considers phone numbers marked as a cell phone as a parent/guardian’s primary contact information. 

Need to change your contact information?

  • Login to Skyward Family Access
  • Click on My Account (in the upper right corner)
  • If you need to add a cell phone, choose Cell from the dropdown menu and type your cell number in the box.
Cell phone box is in the 2nd phone number in SKyward

Click Save to finish.

Contact Us

Transportation Department
Ron Lee Transportation Center
26000 NE Siyaya Avenue
Kingston, WA 98346
(360) 396-3099
Fax (360) 396-3929
 

Ryan Solchenberger
Director
(360) 396-3075
 

Tina Traylor
Administrative Assistant
(360) 396-3074
 

Dawnette Ajax-Reeves
Transportation Specialist
(360) 396-3075
 

Anjelina Caldwell
Transportation Specialist
(360) 396-3081