2008 – 2011 (Buses 498-540) – The District continues purchasing IC CE conventional school buses. The third generation IC CE 300 buses have a Maxxforce DT diesel engine. The upholstery is blue on all buses.
2004 – 2007 (Buses 449-491) – The District continued purchasing IC CE school buses. The second generation IC CE 200 buses had a VT365 engine. The upholstery is brown on buses 449-470 and blue on buses 474-491.
2002 – 2003 (Buses 423-445) – The District has decided to switch back to Type-C Conventional School Buses again and began purchasing IC CE school buses. The first generation IC CE buses had a T444E engine. The upholstery is brown on all of these buses.
1996 – 2001 (Buses 364-422) – This was the debut year of the AmTran Type-D Transit Style Rear Engine School bus, and North Syracuse decided to switch from Bluebirds to the AmTran RE (International RE in 2001). These buses were built on an International Chassis with a T444E engine. The upholstery was brown in all AmTran/ International RE school buses. These buses are currently in the middle of retirement.
1988-1995 (Buses 293-360) – North