McKinney ISD


4/8 Update - All Grab & Go meal program locations (Vega, Malvern, Webb, Finch, McNeil and Slaughter) will be open on April 10th and 27th. Learn more

School Closure to Extend Through May 1 - In light of Governor Abbott’s March 31 executive order extending closure of Texas schools, I want to inform you that MISD schools will remain closed through Friday, May 1. Learn more

McKinney ISD Digital Teaching and Learning Starts Monday, March 30! Please click the following link for important components of our digital teaching and learning plan. Learn more

For digital learning, students will access the Seesaw and Canvas platforms through the McKinney ISD SSO link

A parent support site, MISD Parent e-Learning Resources, has been created to assist families during digital learning with helpful information related to Seesaw, Canvas and other resources.

Click here to view information from the Special Populations department about the school closure.



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McKinney ISD's bus stop arms installed on 10 school buses extend about four and a half feet beyond the traditional bus stop sign.

McKinney ISD's bus stop arms installed on 10 school buses extend about four and a half feet beyond the traditional bus stop sign.

McKinney ISD teams with Durham School Services to transport students to school safe, on time, and ready to learn each day. Using 155 buses, Durham manages 80 regular routes, plus an additional 40 special education routes (Routes include combinations of Elementary, Middle School, and High School runs). Each day, approximately 10,600 students are scheduled for transportation in McKinney ISD through Durham School Services.

Durham School Services has a strong record of success and decades of experience in school transportation. Today, the company operates more than 16,300 school buses and serves more than 400 school districts in 32 states across the country. Durham has received over 25 awards and recognitions through the National School Transportation Association and School Bus Fleet magazine over the last seven years.

Durham School Services Employment

At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line and our behind the scenes support. We heavily invest resources in employee recruitment and training because good employees can be hard to find.

We expect all employees to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process.

We are always looking for qualified drivers and quality employees. If you are at least 21 years of age (or 18 years of age for monitors), think you’ve got what it takes and are interested in the benefits listed below, apply or contact us today!

  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Competitive wage package
  • Part-time morning and afternoon hours (drivers and monitors)
  • Paid Training
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Community involvement
  • Safety for children

Bus Evacuation

Each school district is required to conduct a training session for students and teachers concerning procedures for evacuation a school bus during an emergency. The training will be conducted twice each school year, with one training session occurring in the fall and one training session occurring in the spring.

Driver Safety Training and Programs

Durham School Services maintains an outstanding safety record among public and private transportation providers. Durham’s innovative safety program includes:

  • Hiring for Safety: Candidates must pass a motor vehicle check, criminal background check, reference check, employee safety inventory, drug and alcohol screen, and a structured interview before even being considered for training;
  • Training for Safety: By exceeding both state and Federal mandates for school bus driver training in every state in which they operate, Durham ensures that each driver is the best trained and qualified they can be;
  • Annual Driving Evaluations for all drivers;
  • A Commitment to Safety which each employee personally signs, signifying his or her personal commitment to putting safety first;
  • Reward and recognition programs for accident- and injury-free performance; and
  • Comprehensive safety training for K-3 students.

For questions or concerns concerning Durham School Services, please contact: Pete Chancellor, General Manager at 972-542-8316 or