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The Rockdale ISD Transportation Department is responsible for setting bus routes and schedules, and offering transportation to and from school and to extra-curricular activities for all RISD students.


As part of our continuous efforts to enhance the safety and security of our students while they are on buses, we are continuing our use of the SMART tag system. SMART tag allows us to track your child's bus journey, ensuring their safe arrival to and from school.

We encourage all parents and guardians to access the SMART tag Parent Portal and verify that the information we have on file for your child is accurate. Additionally, you will need to add any authorized persons to the portal who are allowed to pick up your child from the bus stop. Please be advised that for the safety of our PreK and Kindergarten students, they will only be released to persons authorized in the SMART tag portal.

Bus Passes

Bus passes will not be available this year and parents may not call campuses to change the drop off location.  Parents are asked to indicate a regular drop off location and families need to make arrangements for children to be picked up from school or for someone to be at their assigned location to receive them.  

Bus Expectations

Transportation expectations can be found in the RISD Student Handbook (Spanish) beginning on Page 111. 

Video/Audio Monitoring

RISD Buses are equipped with video and audio monitoring systems, which will be used when students are transported. Recorded video and audio recordings will be used to enforce discipline.

Individuals are reminded that Section 37.126 of the Texas Education Code states it is an offense to intentionally disrupt, prevent, or interfere with the lawful transportation of children.

If you have any questions for transportation, you may contact Robert Hunter at or 512-430-6020, ext 1212.

Documents and Forms

Contact Us

Robert Hunter

Transportation Director

Shelbye Weise

Maintenance & Transportation Administrative Assistant

Physical Address

1002 Bushdale
Rockdale, TX 76567

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