First Student Transportation is the District's largest school bus contractor. First Student, the second largest school bus contractor in the United States, is part of the First Group, the largest bus operator in the United Kingdom.
First Student traces it's lineage in the Twin Cities through a succession
of ownership to Columbia-Capitol Transit Corporation and Saint Paul and Suburban Bus Company, the two original transportation providers to the District. First Student operates nine terminals in the Twin City area The Snelling and Oakdale Terminals provide transportation service to Saint Paul students.
First Student Snelling Terminal
the 2008-2009 school year, the First Student Snelling Terminal operates 145 school buses on Saint Paul route service that perform 676 school trips. The Oakdale Terminal operates 70 school buses on Saint Paul route service that perform 229 school trips.
First Student Oakdale Terminal
First Student also provides
transportation for the District's Learning Readiness and Early Childhood Family Education programs, as well as providing transportation for field, athletic, and Community Education trips.
Click on the map for detailed directions to the First Student Snelling Terminal.
The First Student Snelling Terminal is located near the Minnesota State Fair Grounds at 1102 North Snelling Avenue,
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108.
Clicl on map for detailed directions to the First Student Oakdale Terminal.
The main terminal telephone number is 651-645-3959.
The First Student Oakdale Terminal is located at 6349 Stillwater Boulevard North in Oakdale, The main terminal telephone number is 651-777-2319.