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Summer is here! The transportation department is in full swing updating and planning for the upcoming school year. In an effort to plan for the 2017-2018 school year, and be fiscally responsible with your tax dollars, the Transportation Department is requesting parents/guardians/foster parents and caregivers to complete a Student Transportation Request form.  Please have completed Student Transportation Request forms turned into the Administration Office by June 30, 2017.  You can mail them to: 1001 Park Avenue, Fostoria, OH 44830 C/O Transportation or hand deliver them there between the hours of 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday – Thursday.  Requests for transportation from new addresses will be required to show proof of residency.  Thank you for your assistance in planning for the upcoming school year.

Please note that all current Alternate Transportation Requests expired on the last day of school of the 2016-2017 school year.  The Alternate Transportation Request information is located on the Student Transportation Request form or can be found in the right margin of this web page.  If at some point during the school year your family/individual circumstances change, you can complete an address change at your child’s school or complete an Alternate Transportation Request form, and return it to your school office, they will forward it to the transportation office for review.  No alternate requests will be accepted after August 4th until September 4th.  Requests will be processed in the order in which they are received.

Wishing all our students and their families a safe and fun-filled summer! 


Fostoria City Schools (FCS) operates 4 public schools and 3 other school facilities. The Office of Operations is charged with the management of the departments and functions responsible for the activities associated with the delivery of the following services to students, employees and the general public:

  • Facilities operations and maintenance
  • Capital planning
  • Student transportation
  • Community use of school facilities
  • School and outside organization sponsored projects
  • Property Management
  • Environmental services
  • Ground and building maintenance
  • Heating, ventilating and air conditioning maintenance
  • Building automation systems maintenance
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems maintenance

Use of School Facilities:

Application for use of an FCS facility must be submitted through the Rental/Use of Facilities Form (7510-B).  The Rental/Use of Facilities Form can be accessed by clicking here.

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An essential component of the education process is the safe and efficient transportation of students to and from school. The successful completion of this task relies on the shared responsibility of drivers, students, parents, schools, and Transportation.

Fostoria City School buses transport approximately 900 children, 14 routes, every day to and from school. To ensure safe and reliable service, Fostoria City Schools Transportation takes great pride in our driver professional development and fleet maintenance.

Transportation rules apply to all students riding school buses to and from Fostoria City Schools. In addition, all other policies adopted by the Board of Education regarding student behavior on school property will be enforced on Fostoria City Schools' buses. Please refer to the current Student/Parent Handbook.


The Fostoria City Schools offers an integrated preschool program for children with and without disabilities as well as preschool classes for typically developing children. The policy guidelines will be based on the Core Values revised by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in April 2005.

The purpose of the Fostoria Preschool Program is to provide an enriched environment that will foster learning, exploration, and peer involvement.  The child- centered curriculum, focused on growth, addresses not only cognitive areas but also recognize the physical, social, emotional, and communication needs of the preschoolers enabling them to reach their full potential.

For policy and additional information click here

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auditsearch/results.aspx - Audit Search - Search Keyword: Fostoria City Schools District or by visting the Treasurer's Office at 1001 Park Avenue, Fostoria, OH 44830 (Please call in advance @ 419-436-4162).