Transportation

Committed to safety.

Kennewick School District's Transportation Department is committed to the safety of our students and staff. We strive to provide safe, reliable and efficient transportation services for our students while maintaining the highest possible operating standards and providing competent and well-trained staff.

Transportation facts:

  • 60 regular and 30 special education routes
  • 95 bus drivers and 23 bus attendants
  • 116 Buses (All Diesel)
  • More than 1.1 million miles driven each year
  • More than 1,100 extra-curricular trips made each year (sporting events, etc.)

Kennewick School District's Maintenance Department has received numerous safety awards from the Washington State Patrol, having passed their twice yearly inspection for the past 15 years. Twice per year, drivers perform emergency evacuation drills with students. Drivers are required to inspect their bus prior to the start of every shift. Bus Rule cards are sent home during the first week of school to be signed by all student riders' parents or guardians. 

MAIN PHONE NUMBER

(509) 222-5075

Department Contacts

Ethan Schwebke
Transportation Manager
(509) 222-6427
Email
Kathy Phenneger
Assistant Transportation Manager
(509) 222-6420
Email
Denise Miller
Secretary
(509) 222-6595
Email
Monique Bettinson
Lead Dispatcher
(509) 222-6911
Email
Denise Maurer
Lead Driver Trainer
(509) 222-6429
Email
Lon Raney
Shop Supervisor
(509) 222-6417
Email