Generally students are eligible for school transportation if they live more than TWO miles from their school. Exceptions are made when there is not a safe walking path to their school.

Following are our current school bus routes:

Middle School and Dallas Center Elementary Routes
Grimes area bus routes for students attending the Middle School and Dallas Center Elementary.


Meadows & High School
Dallas Center & Grimes area bus routes for students attending the Meadows or High School.


North Ridge & Heritage Elementary School
Grimes area bus routes for students attending the North Ridge & Heritage Elementary.  Currently there are no school bus routes supporting South Prairie Elementary since all students live within 2 miles of the school.


School to School Shuttle Schedule
DCG offers shuttle service between school buildings for open-enrolled students and as a convenience for families with students at multiple buildings.


Rural & Special Routes:
Call the transporation office for specific questions about about our country and special school bus routes.

Students & Parents are encouraged to provide feed back about how DCG school transportation. Praise your school bus driver; report an ongoing concern on the bus.

Student Feedback:  Student Feedback.jpg  

Coordinating Instructions:

  • Bus schedules may change.  Check this site a couple days before the start of school to get the most up to date schedules.
  • All routes listed run Monday through Friday.All routes published are morning regular education routes.  For special routes, please call the transportation office for current information.
  • School bus numbers and bus drivers are subject to change.
  • Unused bus stops are canceled after 6 days of no students. Parents need to call to resume service.
  • Route times and buses often change during the school year. If your student does not ride on a regular basis, please call the Transportation Office for current information.
  • Students should be at their assigned bus stop, ready to board the bus 5 minutes before the schedule stop time.  Buses cannot wait for tardy students.
  • Most bus routes are at or near capacity so "bus passes" are only approved when space is available.  
  • Parent cooperation is required to make sure students ride the buses to which they are assigned.
  • Thank you in advance for your support and cooperation!

Our Bus Drivers

Jeff Wolfe, Transportation Director
Transportation Office - 255 SW Jazzwood Drive - Grimes
Office:  (515) 986-5173   Cell:  (515) 681-6462