The incident took place along Mineral Springs Road near Highway 70.
According to the Highway Patrol, the bus was headed south when the driver swerved to avoid a Jeep which had crossed the center line.
The bus, carrying students to Bethesda Elementary, ran off the road and into a pile of brush.
"Instead of going off the road and flipping the bus in a deep ditch, the bus driver pulled the bus back across the roadway and took the option of running up into the bushes -- the less serious option that she had," said Trooper Tony Gibson.
The students and the bus driver were transported to Duke as a precaution.
The Highway Patrol said the driver of the Jeep did not stop after the bus ran off the road.
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