Bus Routes for 2023-24 School Year

Please fill out the bus request for your child/children

This year, we will be emailing out a letter indicating your route assignment and approximate pick up and drop off times by August 18th. We will also include additional information pertinent to riding a bus.



  • Bear Bus – Bob Cahill, driver

This route begins southeast of Rochester then proceeds to west Rochester, north of 290th St. and Springdale.

  • Frog Bus – Deb Lund (AM) & Jennifer Long (PM), drivers

This route includes Hoover Blvd., Marshall, Patton, & Powell in the West Branch Mobile Village; northeast of West Branch, and proceeds to Cedar Valley south to 280th St.

  • Giraffe Bus – Dave Rozinek, driver

This route operates in the northwest area of the district and includes Rapid Creek Rd.  This route will also include Bickford Dr. (the bus will stop at 109 Bickford Dr., 133 Bickford Dr., and 166 Bickford Dr.) and Greenview.

  • Shark Bus – Bob Hoffmann, driver

This route includes the southwest section of the district that includes Downey, Herbert Hoover Hwy., Lower West Branch Rd. and 420th St.

  • Elephant Bus – Jeff Arp, driver

This route covers the area south of I-80, Centerdale, Scattergood, West Liberty truck stop, KOA, Atalissa truck stop area, and Lincoln & Washington St. in the West Branch Mobile Village.

  • Rabbit Bus – Bambi Simpson, driver

This route covers Pheasant Run, and Eisenhower & Bradley St. in the West Branch Mobile Village.



Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the West Branch Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have any questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the Dave Hlas, Elementary Principal, 148 North Oliphant St., West Branch, IA 52358, 319-643-7211, dhlas@west-branch.k12.ia.us

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