Van R. Butler Elementary School serves over 1000 students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.  Arrival and departure can be quite a challenge. Please consider this when determining the best transportation for your child to and from school. 

Bus Transportation

To find the most current bus route information serving Van R. Butler Elementary School, visit Infofinder I or contact the Transportation Department at 850-892-1100 ext 1642.   

The WCSD Transportation Department is using Bus Bulletin notification system to notify parents and students when there are bus delays and scheduled changes.  Bus Bulletin is a website that allows personnel in the school district transportation department to notify you with information regarding your child’s bus. You have the choice to receive text messages, e-mails, or voice notifications on your cell or home phone. Typically, text messages are received within 30 seconds from the time they are sent. This means you know when it still matters, not after the fact.

If you would like to receive instant notifications, please register with Bus Bulletin.  To register, visit

Please visit the WCSD Bus Safety Rules and the WCSD Code of Conduct for bus safety and discipline guidelines.  


Want to know where your child's bus is?

Mornings can be a hectic time. Getting ready for work. Getting the kids prepped for school. So, what if – at least when it came to making sure your kids make it to the bus on time – you could remove some of that stress?

Here Comes The Bus is an easy-to-use website and app* that enables you to see the location of your child’s school bus on a smartphone, tablet, or personal computer.

You know when the bus is near your stop, so you can send your child out at just the right time. 

 You can download the App or go to Here Comes The Bus to sign up.