Students from Grade 1 onwards can use the bus.
At American Academy For Girls (AAG) and Taaleem have contracted Arab Falcon Bus Rental LLC, a highly experienced and established bus transportation company. All vehicles used by Arab Falcon follow the strictest Road & Transport Authority (RTA) safety standards and guidelines.
All bus drivers are highly experienced and authorized and trained by the RTA. A bus helper/'nanny’ will travel with each vehicle.
All buses feature CCTV cameras and a Tracking System for the purposes of our students’ safety and attendance.
If you wish to apply for the school transport service, please download the Transport Policy, sign and drop it in at the AAG Admissions Office.
While every effort will be made to accommodate all requests, the decision whether the student is being allocated a seat rests with the service provider Arab Falcon. This is dependent on:
- seat availability on existing buses
- the student's residency and established bus routes.
The Bus Fee will be paid in two (2) checks:
a) 1st check due on September 1st 2018 for September to January (5 months)
b) 2nd check due on February 1st 2019 for February to June (5 months)
STUDENTS WILL BE ALLOWED TO USE THE BUS SERVICE ONLY IF THEIR TERM FEE HAS BEEN CLEARED BEFORE THE START OF THE TERM.
School Transport FAQs
Only the school’s transport co-ordinator will be able to contact either or. Drivers are not available by phone while driving the scheduled routes, however, the bus nanny can be contacted in case of an emergency.
Yes, it is possible provided there are seats available on the required route and the pick up and drop off remain constant for the most part of the academic year. The stops need to be clearly mentioned on the school bus transportation form.
Students may be picked up early from school by parents provided the transport company is being informed by the school’s transport coordinator.
The school will liaise with the bus company to accommodate changes in timings as officially requested by the school, provided all buses leave at the same time.
Bus transport will not be available during all-school Professional Days, however if the Secondary school has a regular school day and the Primary school is closed for students due to Professional Days or Parent-Teacher Conference, the regular bus transport for Secondary students will be available.
Parents will be informed by the school if delayed, early release or cancelled school days apply.
The first payment is due by 1st September for the September to January term. The second payment will be due by 1 February for the February to June term. You will be billed directly by the school bus transport service provider.
There is no siblings discount for the school bus transport services.
Yes, if a child withdraws from the service during the period he/she will be eligible for a refund of the fees for any month, which have not been used, eg. if the child withdraws in mid-October, the refund will be for the months of November and December only.