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About Transportation



Recognizing the safe transportation of students as this department’s primary responsibility, it is, therefore, our mission to provide safe, dependable, and efficient transportation as a support service, designated to enhance the educational opportunities of all students.

Dear Families:

I’d like to personally welcome back on board all our returning students and new students to our school buses.

This past year with all the COVID-19 regulations and restrictions, virtual learning, and finally the reopening of our schools’ life as we knew it has changed.

What hasn’t changed is our commitment to the students we transport and, providing a safe and reliable school transportation service you can count on.

We will continue to maintain all COVID-19 cleaning protocols on the buses and when possible space students within 4 ft from each other. Wear face masks are mandatory on school buses and all-district properties unless otherwise specified by an exemption due to student disabilities.

I’d like to also introduce a new feature we have called Parent Portal lite is a self-service app that allows you to track your student’s assigned transportation from their school. This app is designed to signal you when the bus is arriving for pick up and drop off. 

  • How to get started with Edulog’s Parent Portal Lite – YouTube


I’m looking forward to finishing the 2020/21 school year with your students “In-person”, and riding our buses.

Respectfully Submitted,

Karen Ballard-Sohayda

Director of Transportation

Oceanside Unified School District



office info

2070 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92058

Phone: 760-966-4445 

Due to COVID restrictions, our offices will remain closed. 

Karen Ballard-Sohayda
Director of Transportation

Kathleen McPerry
Administrative Secretary II

Dominic Gonzales
Lead Dispatcher

LeeAnn Conger