Alert: All Ware County Schools will dismiss early on August 21, 2017 due to the solar eclipse. Students will be served breakfast and a brown bag lunch prior to early dismissal. DAFFODIL Pre-K will release at 10:30am, followed by Center Elementary at 10:40am. All other elementary schools and the Ware County Learning Center will dismiss at 11:00am. Both middle schools will dismiss at 11:45am, and the high school will release at 12:15pm. Staff Members will be released once all students have vacated the building. We anticipate that students, drivers, and staff members will be home no later than 2:00pm. The peak of the eclipse is anticipated to occur at 2:44 PM. Afternoon practices such as band, volleyball, softball, football, etc. at all schools will meet inside until 3:20 PM, after which practice may be moved outside. If you have any questions, please call your child's principal.
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Joe Meadows
Transportation Department
Joe W Meadows III, Director of Transportation 
Harvey Musgrove, Director of Pupil Transportation
John Proctor, Pupil Transportation Routes Supervisor
David Oglesby, Pupil Transportation Shop Service Manager
Tatum Sikes, Secretary
"The Goal of the Ware County Transportation Department is to Transport Students Safely!"
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Interesting Facts about our Transportation Department


  • The Ware County School System Transportation Department transports approximately 6,000 students daily.
  • Buses travel approximately 6000 miles each day.
  • On the average, there are five field trips daily.
  • All school bus drivers must hold a Commercial Driver's License which requires a physical exam and a minimum of 18 hours of training prior to employment.
  • School buses are inspected annually by the Georgia State Patrol and are spot checked monthly.
  • All buses are equipped with three cameras and two-way radios.
  • Bus monitors are available if needed.
  • There are 5 specially-equipped buses in use for Special Education.