Elm Bus Routes for 2021-22


Bus service is provided for Elm Middle School students who live north of the railroad tracks — i.e., north of Grand Avenue. If your child is eligible and you would like to use District-provided bus transportation, please fill out and submit this bus request form.

To see the 2021-22 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 during the 2021-22 school year. This rule is in place for safety and security reasons. 


Pick-Up & Departure Times


Pick-up times may be adjusted at the beginning of this process, so students should be at their corner at 7:20 a.m. The exact arrival time of the bus may vary due to traffic or weather conditions, but it will never arrive earlier than 7:20 a.m.

Starting on Wednesday, Aug. 18, buses will pick up students between 7:20 and 7:40 a.m. at the bus stops listed below. Please have your student wait at the bus stop that is closest to your home. Students should dress appropriately for the outside weather.

Students will depart from school at 3:15 p.m.


2021-22 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.”

To ride the bus after school, students must have an ID. This includes the 4:05 p.m. activity bus.


For More Information


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