School leaders are keeping an eye on rising gas prices

The Rockwood School District purchased its own fleet of about 150 buses back in 2016.

“We transport 12,000 students every day back and forth to school,” Rockwood Communications Director Mary LaPak said.

With diesel gas prices reaching $5 a gallon, LaPak said they’ve only had to make one adjustment so far.

“We’re fortunate to have both unleaded and diesel buses and we are using those unleaded buses for longer field trips and activities to save on those costs,” LaPak said.

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