Our Transportation Brochure has general information about our busing service. Please view the brochure to answer these questions: Birthday parties and sleepovers, channels of communication, in town busing information, school of choice information, and inclement weather information. Ensure that you read through the brochure carefully and contact us if you have any questions.
In order to get free bus services you must meet certain eligibility requirements. Please view our Transportation Policy for eligibility information, as well as information on bus routes and all of our transportation and safety policies.
School buses will not run when A) the wind chill exceeds -45 degrees Celsius at 4 Wing Cold Lake or at the Lac La Biche Airport; or B) the outside air temperature, as measured at 4 Wing Cold Lake or at Lac La Biche Airport, equals or exceeds -40 degrees Celsius.
To find out what the wind chill factor is and what it means, please see our Windchill Factor chart. It also outlines the frostbite risks at certain temperatures.
If you are unsure weather or not buses are running in your area, click on the Bus Status icon on the left hand side of this page. To receive real time notifications of bus cancellations and delays, please download our NLSD-2-Go app for Apple or Android mobile devices. Bus cancellations and delays may also be shared with local news media or posted on NLSD social media accounts.
If you are inquiring about attendance areas and boundaries, please see the boundary maps.