PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, capacity may be extremely limited pending any state mandates for social distancing. Payments of the transportation fee will begin August 1, 2020 to minimize any refunds due to the limited capacity.
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
Stuudents 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 $350 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 $350 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 or the pupil’s Individual Educational Plan (I.E.P.) specifies transportation to be provided by the School Committee. Students who qualify for a waiver for any reason still must register online by June 30, 2020
Bus fee: $350 per rider, no family cap
Registration: Online registration ONLY - Link above
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. PLEASE TAKE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, capacity may be extremely limited pending any state mandates for social distancing.
June 1: Email sent to all parents with links to registration and payment portal
June 3: Online registration open (online ONLY, no paper registration)
June 30: Registration is due to the district. If registered after June 30th, a seat on a bus is NOT GUARANTEED. Spots will be given based on availability.
August 1: Payment portal is available to make payments. PLEASE NOTE: Payments will not be accepted prior to August 1.
On or Before August 15: We expect Bus Passes mailed to students
**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**