In accordance with guidelines established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, transportation eligibility is determined by a student's grade level, the distance between a students' home and his/her assigned school building, and his/her home's relativity to an eligible walk zone.
School bus transportation is provided to students living outside of established eligible walk zones; this means that a student's home exceeds the maximum allowable walking distance, or there is no accessible walking route from a student's home to their school building. The distance is measured from property line to property line.
Mileage entitlement for Elementary age students begins over 1 mile. Middle school age students, 1.5 miles. High school age students, 2 miles. These qualifications apply for walking distance to the bus stop as well. Hazardous walking routes and distances have been measured and determined by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
See Safe Routes to School Map for your school to see if your residence is eligible for Transportation Services.
If you are unsure as to whether or not your child is eligible for the school bus, please contact Transportation.
See Pupil Transportation FAQ from the PA Department of Education.See below for Selected Pupil Transportation Sections PA Public School Code of 1949: