About Transportation Services

  • School buses

    Your child is entitled to bus transportation at no charge if you are a resident of School District 15 and live 1-1/2 miles or more from the District-assigned school he or she will attend, or who live in an area declared to be hazardous as determined by the Illinois Department of Transportation. The Board of Education makes transportation available to other areas on a paid basis and accepts riders to the extent that transportation services are available and are approved on a case-by-case basis by transportation. No stops will be made less than one-half mile from the school building.

    The staff members of School District 15’s Transportation Department are the first and last people children see every school day. We want that meeting to be positive.

    District 15 operates its own bus fleet, which is one of the largest district-owned bus fleets in Illinois. A total of 162 buses safely transport 10,500 parochial and public school children each day.

    Approximately 1.5 million miles are logged annually on district buses. To maintain the highest safety levels possible approximately 250 tires are replaced on district buses and two state inspections are performed on each bus every year. The district uses approximately 220,000 gallons of fuel yearly.

Bus Safety Week October 2018

  • In honor of bus safety week, the Transportation Department held a breakfast for its drivers today. Thanks for all you do for the students and families of D15!

    Superintendent Dr. Scott Thompson gives a thumbs up to bus drivers enjoying a warm meal. Thanks to all of their hard work transporting our students each day!

Contact Us

  • Transportation Services
    1100 N. Smith Street
    Palatine, IL 60067-2606

    Tom Bramley

    Director of Transportation
    Tom Bramley
    Phone: 847-963-3905
    E-mail: bramleyt@ccsd15.net

    Assistant Director of Transportation
    Judith Bramer 
    Phone: 847-963-3904
    E-mail: bramerj@ccsd15.net

    Transportation Assistant
    Roberto Stempniewicz
    Phone: 847-963-____
    E-mail: @ccsd15.net

    Routing Coordinator
    Phone: 847-963-3918
    E-mail: @ccsd15.net

    Routing Coordinator
    James Allen
    Phone: 847-963-3901
    E-mail: allenj@ccsd15.net

    Kay Brooks
    Phone: 847-963-3902
    E-mail: brooksk@ccsd15.net

    Sue Mayer
    Phone: 847-963-3912
    E-mail: mayers@ccsd15.net

    Kathy Pope
    Phone: 847-963-3909
    E-mail: popek@ccsd15.net 

    Shop Foreman
    John Peterson
    Phone: 847-963-3910
    E-mail: petersoj@ccsd15.net

    Absence Recorder
    Phone: 847-963-3801

  • School Bus Drivers Wanter