Children in the East Moline School District #37 are eligible for transportation if their home or babysitter’s residence is 1.5 miles or greater from their assigned school, or either residence is in a designated hazard area.
In accordance with 105 ILCS 45/1-1, East Moline School District #37 does provide paid busing for students that live within 1.5 miles of their assigned school. Distance is measured in accordance with 105 ILCS 5/29-3. State statute defines the measurement as the distance from the exit of the property where the pupil resides to the point where pupils are normally unloaded at the school attended; such distance shall be measured by determining the shortest distance on normally traveled roads or streets.
Hazard Areas are neighborhoods in East Moline School District #37 that have qualities that make them hazardous for students of certain ages to walk through or across. Examples are: railroad tracks, highways with no sidewalks, uncontrolled intersections, or bridges and underpasses. These are deemed Hazards by the State of Illinois.
Crossing Guard Information
The East Moline School District #37 has crossing guards at the following intersections to assist students who walk to school and not eligible to ride the bus.
Glenview & Ridgewood:
7th Street & 30th Avenue
7th Street & 34th Avenue (not available for Ridgewood)
9th Street & 30th Avenue
Oaklawn & 5th Street
Oaklawn & 7th Street
Kennedy Drive & 16th Avenue
Kennedy Drive & 17th Avenue
Kennedy Drive & 22nd Avenue
4th Street & 22nd Avenue
6th Street & 16th/17th Avenue
Our Lady of Grace:
6th Street-In front of school
Our buses can transport students to/from day care facilities within the student’s school attendance boundary. Day care facilities we accommodate are listed below. Home based daycares MUST be in the student’s school attendance boundary.
Glenview: It’s A Child’s World
Ridgewood: It’s A Child’s World, Luv-N-Care and Aldridge Center (PM drop off only)
Bowlesburg: It’s A Child’s World, Learning Tree, APK Academy, Luv-N-Care and Aldridge Center
Wells: Best Beginnings, Luv-N-Care and Aldridge Center
Hillcrest: No daycare transportation available