Transportation Information and Forms

Busing Eligibility

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.

Paid busing

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 Area

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.

Transportation Information Form

This form allows a parent/guardian to provide details about pick up and drop locations as well as how they would like transportation to work for early dismissal days. This form must be turned into the Transportation Office at the Administration building.

Application for Paid Busing

This form allows a parent/guardian to apply for paid busing (Please see above for requirements). This form must be turned into the Transportation Office at the Administration building.

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


  • Parking lot
  • 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

Daycare Information

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)
  • Bowleburg: 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