Until further notice, facial coverings are mandatory on all buses (as well as within district buildings). Please board the bus with your facial covering on. If you do not have one, a disposable mask will be provided.

Decorah Community School District is committed to providing safe, reliable transportation to and from school for students living in the Decorah District.


District Busing: 

Bus transportation is provided for all students throughout the Decorah School District. According to state law, a school bus may proceed up to one-mile further than district boundary lines in order to pick up students.

The regular in-town route stops are for grades K-8 only.

Town Shuttle Bus:

The in-town shuttle bus is for grades K-8 only. If your child has special transportation needs, exceptions may be arranged with your child’s building principal. Refer to the link at right for more information on the shuttle bus stops.

Walking School Bus

Walking School Bus

Decorah’s Walking School Buses are a great way for students to get to and from school safely, to make new friends, and stay active. Complete and return the form or contact Safe Routes to School Coordinator April Bril at abril@uerpc.org or (563) 382-6171 for more information.


Bus Safety

Director of Transportation- Jim Samuelson

Assistant Director of Transportation- Jeff Austin


Decorah Community School District Bus Garage
802 Pole Line Road
Decorah Iowa 52101