Elm Bus Routes for 2022-23

Bus service is provided for Elm Middle School students who live north of the railroad tracks — i.e., north of Grand Avenue.

To see the 2022-23 Elm bus routes, scroll down or use these links for quick access:

Students will be required to wear a mask at all times while riding the bus. This rule is in place for health and safety reasons.

Pick-Up & Departure Times

The exact arrival time of the bus may vary due to traffic or weather conditions, but it will never arrive earlier than 7:15 a.m. Students should dress appropriately for the outside weather.

Starting on Wednesday, Aug. 31, buses will pick up students between 7:15 and 7:30 a.m. at the bus stops listed below. Please have your student wait at the bus stop that is closest to your home.

Students will be transported home at 3:45 p.m. For early release days (Mondays) anticipate the same morning process, but one hour earlier in the afternoon at dismissal.

Elm Bus Stops

BUS #1

  • George Street & 76th
  • George Street & 77th
  • Wellington & 79th Avenues
  • Barry & 79th Avenues
  • Barry & 78th Avenues
  • Barry & 77th Avenues
  • Barry & 76th Avenues

BUS #2

  • George Street & 75th Avenue
  • George Street & 74th Avenue
  • George Street & 73rd Avenue

BUS #3

  • Schubert & 73rd Avenues
  • Schubert & 74th Avenues
  • Schubert & 75th Avenues
  • Schubert & 76th Avenues

BUS #4

  • Altgeld Street & 73rd Court
  • Altgeld Street & 72nd Court
  • Wrightwood & 73rd Avenues
  • Wrightwood & 74th Avenues
  • Wrightwood & 75th Avenues
  • Wrightwood & 76th Avenues

BUS #5

  • Schubert Avenue & Sunset Drive
  • Schubert & 78th Avenues
  • Birchdale & Diversey Avenues
  • Birchdale & 80th Avenues
  • Sunset Drive & 80th Avenue
  • George Street/Elmgrove Drive & 78th Avenue

Student IDs Required

All students must have an ID to ride the bus during the school year. This rule is in place for safely and security reasons. 

Students will always be allowed to ride the bus to school if they have lost or misplaced their ID. There are no "bus passes.”

For More Information

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact Principal Ashley Groeneveld directly at groenevelda@epcusd401.org.