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Transportation

Picture of NPS BusesWelcome to the Transportation Page for Norton Public Schools

Registration is for the next 2023-2024 school year.

**2024-25 Registration will open on June 1st**

Please note that at this time, the 24-25 transportation fee will be increased.

**VENDORS** we are not currently accepting additional vendors

 

BUS REGISTRATION    BUS FEE PAYMENT   

BUS STOP CHANGE REQUEST FORM

**ALL STUDENTS, NO MATTER THE GRADE OR DISTANCE OR IF QUALIFY FOR A WAVIER,
WHO INTEND TO RIDE THE BUS MUST REGISTER THROUGH THE LINK ABOVE**

General Information


In accordance with the policies of the Norton School Committee, transportation will be provided to students based on the following stipulations:

  • Students in grades K-6 that live 2.0 miles or more away from their assigned school will be provided transportation at no charge

  • Students in grades K-6 that live 1.99 miles or closer from their assigned school are eligible for transportation but must pay the fee of $250 per student with no family cap

  • All students in grades 7-12 no matter the distance from their assigned school are eligible for transportation but must pay the fee of $250 per student with no family cap

  • NO CHARGE FOR TRANSPORTATION (waiver): Transportation will be furnished without charge to any student regardless of grade level or distance if the pupil is on Free / Reduced Lunch Status.

  • THERE WILL BE A $50 LATE FEE CHARGED FOR ANY BUS REGISTRATIONS SUBMITTED AFTER JUNE 30th

 

Alexandria Sanborn                                                                         
Administrative Assistant to Director of PPS &                                      
Transportation Coordinator                                                                      
asanborn@norton.k12.ma.us                                                     
(508) 285-0100 Ext. 7               

ASanborn Picture

BUS ROUTES 2023-2024 

Note: Thumbs Up means students will get a Thumbs Up from the bus driver when it is safe to cross the street.

First page of the PDF file: JCS_Routes
First page of the PDF file: LGN_Routes
First page of the PDF file: NMS-HAY_Routes

First page of the PDF file: NHS_Routes

Norton High School

 

Bridget Ottone                                                                         
Bloom Bus Dispatch                                                                
bridget.ottone@bloombus.com                                          
(508) 285-0156

 

 

 

  • Bus fee: $250 per rider, no family cap ($50 surcharge for late registrations)

    Registration: Online registration ONLY

    2.0 mile calculation: All distances from assigned schools will be calculated by GOOGLE MAPS WALKING DISTANCE ONLY (enter school address and home address) - SEE MAPS BELOW FOR DISTANCE CALCULATION

    Seat Guarantee: Completion of registration does not guarantee a seat on the bus. Capacity determination will be made on a first come first serve basis. If you have completed the registration and there is no seat available, a refund will be issued for the transportation fee. 

  • Late bus schedue will be posted in the fall. 

  • EXPECTATIONS ON THE SCHOOL BUS

    • Classroom Conduct must be followed while riding the school bus. Inside voices and listening ears must always be used.

    • Students are to remain seated at all times/no switching of seats.

    • Students are not allowed to eat or drink on the school bus unless we have been notified of a medical condition.

    • All students must keep hands and feet to themselves. And hold on to their own belongings.

    • Students must use electronics on silent or with ear buds/headphones. No external speakers are allowed on the bus.

    • Aisles must stay clear of all belongings to help keep students safe.

    • Students KF-3 NEED to have a parent/guardian at the bus stop to receive the student unless a letter has been sent into the main office stating otherwise.

    • Students are not allowed to take a different bus home. A student can get off at another bus stop on their assigned bus as long as the driver is given a signed note by the school’s office at the beginning of the bus ride.

    • Students must be at their assigned bus stop 10 minutes prior to their bus pick up time.

    • Students are expected to follow all rules and if a student is not following the rules discipline slips will be written up and sent over to the students school.

    • The safety and transportation of all students is our main concern.

     
  • Are you School Choice?
    If Yes, you owe the  Bus Fee.*

    Do you live under 2 miles from your school?
    If Yes, you owe the Bus Fee.*

    *Unless you qualify for Free or Reduced Meals

    Is your student in Grade 7+?
    If Yes, you owe the  Bus Fee.*

    *Unless you qualify for Free or Reduced Meals

    Are you eligible for Free or Reduced meals?
    If Yes, you do not owe the Bus Fee.

    Who has to pay the $50 late fee?
    Everyone who missed the June 30th deadline to register must pay the late fee (with the exception of move ins). 

  • Do you live less than 2 miles from your school?

    • JCS
      • Click the "More Options" link and then type your address to calculate the distance your house is from the JC Solmonese Elementary. If you live under two miles from the school, you must pay the bus fee if you want your child to take the bus.

    • LGN

      • Click the "More Options" link and then type in your address to calculate the distance your house is from the LG Nourse Elementary. If you live under two miles from the school, you must pay the bus fee if you want your child to take the bus.

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    • HAY

      • Click the "More Options" link and then type in your address to calculate the distance your house is from the Henri A. Yelle Elementary. If you live under two miles from the school, you must pay the bus fee if you want your child to take the bus

         

         

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    • NMS

      • Click the "More Options" link and then type in your address to calculate the distance your house is from the Norton Middle School. If you live under two miles from the school, you must pay the bus fee if you want your 6th grade child to take the bus.