SCHOOL BUS PER-MILE OPERATING COST ANALYSIS

September 18, 2017

 

Average annual miles driven per bus

13,642

 

Depreciation schedule (life expectancy) in years

12

Average fuel efficiency (miles per gallon)

6

Most recent diesel fuel price per gallon (09/01/2016)

$1.7976

Most recent individual school bus purchase (06/16)

$171,730

Average annual per-bus maintenance cost including labor

$2,315

Per-mile depreciation cost

$.53

 

 

Per-mile fuel cost

$.21

 

Per-mile maintenance cost

$.19

                       Total per-mile operating cost

$.93