Duneland School Corporation
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601 West Morgan Ave.

Chesterton, IN 46304

Phone: 219-983-3600

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The Duneland School Corporation Department of Transportation has now made My Stop available to our families. 

My Stop
 is a web-based application which will allow parents to access live bus GPS information using a smartphone, tablet, or computer and securely view the current location of your child’s bus on routes. The system also provides the bus’s estimated time of arrival at your child’s bus stop.
Please read the attached letter to parents for more information on how to use My Stop to track your child's bus. 


Office Location:
Special Services Center
1012 North Old State Road 49
Chesterton, Indiana 46304 

Tel: (219) 983-3615
Duneland School's Transportation Department is responsible for the day to day transportation of students within the 92 square miles of the District servicing 10 schools as well as St. Patrick's Catholic School. Nine buses are specifically designed to handle the requirements of students with special needs. With a fleet of eighty seven buses and a large geographic area to cover, the Transportation Department utilizes a computerized bus routing system to optimize bus routes.

In addition to day to day operations, the Transportation Department provides buses for field trips and co and extra curricular trips The department also maintains several "Special Purpose Vehicles" for the purpose of transporting smaller groups to various events. Staff members are trained in the use of the "SPV's" to provide the safest possible transportation of students.

All bus drivers are local community members and must meet strict federal and state requirements before being licensed to transport children. Buses are inspected annually by the Indiana State Police to ensure the safest fleet possible for the transportation of students.

Mrs. Cathy Forszt, Transportation Manager
Tel: (219) 983-3615 Ext. 1207
Fax: (219) 983-3624

Mrs. Kim Balas, Operations Coordinator
Tel: (219) 983-3615 Ext. 1201
Fax: (219) 983-3624
Email: kim.balas@duneland.k12.in.us

Mrs. Shelley Blanche, Route Coordinator
Tel: (219) 983-3615 Ext. 1202
Fax: (219) 983-3624