The Transportation Department of Morton District 709 is an extension of the quality education programs offered in our schools.  Our mission is to transport your student safely and smoothly to school.  We are available to answer questions, concerns and to provide reassurance to parents.  Our ultimate goal is the safe transportation of your children.  The Transportation Department is located at 250 W. Courtland Ave.


Julie Tharp
Director of Transportation
(309) 284-5092


Morton 709 Transportation Facts

25 buses, 3 vans, 6 trucks
23 bus drivers, 5 aides
259,194 miles - the approximate miles traveled each school year
1,258 - the approximate number of students on regular routes every day