First Student is one of the leading providers of transportation services in the United States. The company offers services to more than 1,500 school districts. It is a part of FirstGroup, which has a staff of more than 135,000 trained and certified employees. First Student s areas of specialization include leasing, maintenance and general contracting services. The company offers buses on rent for field trips, family reunions, senior trips, sporting events, church trips and day outings. It also provides pre-owned buses for sale to residential and commercial customers. First Student offers cost-effective management contracting solutions. The company provides school transportation services with a fleet of over 62,000 buses in the U. S., and Canada. It designs and conducts preventive maintenance programs.