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 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, 2021.
Bus fee: $250 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.
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 30, a seat on a bus is NOT GUARANTEED. Spots will be given based on availability.
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**