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Parked School Buses

Transportation Services

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Join Our Team

THE FSDB Transportation Department has full-time job openings for experienced School Bus Drivers with a Class A or B CDL with the Passenger and, School Bus Endorsement.

Take this opportunity to make a difference in a student’s life and become part of a great school. Apply today!

Starting Pay


Per Hour


BUS Drivers & Chaperones

  • Guaranteed 40 hours per week

  • 195 workdays (26 pay periods; paid year-round)

  • The average ridership is 24 students per route

  • All buses are airconditioned

  • Paid holidays and one personal day

  • Automatic enrollment into the Florida Retirement System

  • Earn up to 4 hours of annual leave and up to 4 hours of sick leave biweekly during the school year

  • Medical insurance coverage is $90 per pay period for family coverage; $25 per pay period for employee only

  • Low-cost supplemental benefits packages that include dental, vision, and much more

  • Summer camp driving opportunities

  • Professional development opportunities and the ability to learn American Sign Language on campus at no cost

  • Tuition waiver program – earn up to 6 credit hours per semester at state universities

Blind student getting on to a charter bus.
FSDB students getting on school bus


FSDB provides transportation services free of charge for day and boarding students. Local students who live in St. Augustine and surrounding areas are transported daily. Students who live throughout the state go home every Friday and return to school on Sunday.


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Daily Yellow
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Part-time Staff


Miles Traveled
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Deaf/HH & Blind/VI Children

Served Campus & Statewide

  • How many students attend FSDB?
    FSDB serves 975+ students each year through statewide parent-infant/family programs, a Montessori-based Pre-K early learning center and K-12 elementary, middle, and high schools on its campus.
  • What kind of transportation is available for students?
    Students in the Boarding Program receive bus service to and from their hometown on weekends and holidays. Students living in the local area are transported to and from home on a daily basis. Local families also have the option of transporting their children between school and home.
  • What kind of after school activities are available at FSDB?
    FSDB provides diverse extracurricular opportunities for student participation in athletics, clubs and activities, performing arts programs, and recreational activities that take place in state-of-the-art facilities. Students also take part in athletic and academic competitions with public and private schools in Florida and at other deaf and blind schools across the country. Academic and athletic teams at FSDB hold national championship titles and regional awards.
  • What is the average class size at FSDB?
    FSDB maintains small class sizes to allow teachers to meet each student’s specific needs. At the elementary level, the classes average between six to eight students. At the middle school level, the average class size is eight students. At the high school level, the average class size is 10 students.
  • My child has cochlear implants. Can s/he attend FSDB?
    Many students who attend FSDB use hearing aids and cochlear implants to maximize use of residual hearing.
  • What services are available for children from birth to age six?
    Learn more about Parent Services programs, including our Early Learning Center and statewideParent Infant Programs.


Day and Weekend Operations

PH: 800-992-8747

Dispatch Office (Daily Yellow Bus Operations)

PH: 904-827-2822 (Morning)

PH: 904-827-2434 (Afternoon)

Student Home on Weekend (SHOW) Program

PH: 904-827-2992

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