So much of a student’s learning happens outside of the classroom. Field trips, sports events, and offsite academic events are crucial and enriching parts of education. And ECHO loves to aid students’ educational journey. That’s why we’re so happy to have the opportunity to transport students and their teachers, mentors and coaches.
Our Fleet Goes the Extra Mile for Extra-Curricular Activities
These are just a few of the reasons that your school group might want to charter a premium ECHO school bus or motor coach:
- Your athletic team has an event at another school.
- A school band is performing an off-campus concert.
- A club or organization is attending a regional conference or competition.
- Faculty are having an offsite meeting, retreat or retirement party.
- A group of high schoolers want to tour prospective colleges together.
- Students and faculty are visiting the state capitol to rally for a cause.
- We serve college students, too. We provide safe transportation to and from Greek events for your sorority or fraternity.
Better than Carpool
Elementary and middle schools often rely on parents to volunteer as carpool drivers. While this is a well-meaning effort, it often results in stress and tardiness. It’s difficult for a large group of drivers to pick up students at the same time, let alone arrive simultaneously at the ultimate destination. Chartering a bus erases that stress. When you all travel together in a bus, you arrive at your destination together. And ECHO gets you there on time.
School District Contract Operations
ECHO also contracts with school districts that value reliable and safe transportation. Our managers and drivers are highly-trained and we offer programs designed to support your district’s routes and schedules throughout the school term. Our exclusive school bus fleet features new buses that are equipped with the latest standards in safety, comfort and technology and we closely monitor driver performance. For year-round contract transportation service in your school district, private charter uses, or extracurricular activities, ECHO can help you design an efficient, reliable program based on your specific needs.
Youth Groups & Educational Trips
Is your school planning a TEKS-based field trip? ECHO proudly partners with ECHO Education, which provides TEKS-based experiential learning programs for teachers and students throughout the state of Texas. From a simulated space-themed mission at The Challenger Learning Center in Waco to visiting an 1800s farm near Austin, students will appreciate history, science and ecology in whole new ways after these trips.
Sit Back and Relax
Whether going on a special trip or just riding to school, our passengers love the convenience of arriving at their destination hassle-free. We feature comfortable seats, big windows and clean onboard restrooms. Students especially appreciate our onboard WIFI and 110V outlets, which help them stay ahead of the game for homework and important projects, or just for posting pics of their trip.
Contact ECHO today and we’ll help you determine the right bus for your school’s needs.
Real Customers, Real Feedback
This is just a quick note to say thank you to our bus driver, Katherine, for taking such good care of us on the recent Bishop Dunne Orchestra trip to Lubbock. She was great at finding places for us to unload/load quickly, and providing the children a great and good experience visiting a university and professional musicians.String Orchestra Specialist at Bishop Dunne Catholic School in Dallas, TX
Leo was very professional, friendly and most importantly safe! We are very thankful for his service to our organization. Thank you!Chaperone at Chapel Hill High School in Tyler, TX
Mrs. Beth was great! She was very professional and timely. She genuinely cared about the kids and made everyone feel comfortable. Thank you for allowing her to drive Henderson Band around the winding roads of Colorado. We would love to have her again for future trips!Band Teacher at Henderson High School in Henderson, TX
I am writing in reference to the chartering of your bus line for a 4th grade field trip. We have used your company on prior years for our trip to Austin and the surrounding area with over 145 fourth grade students and teachers. We were very pleased with your service. We would like to book your company again. Last year we booked three, 56 passenger buses.4th Grade Math & Science Teacher at Sunnyvale Elementary