• Q: Will transportation be provided? 
    A: Yes, transportation will be provided to students who meet the following eligibility requirements: 

    • Grades K-5: students must live more than ½ mile from school of attendance. 
    • Grades 6-12: students must live more than 1 mile from school of attendance. 
       

    Q: Will students be required to wear a mask/face covering? 
    A: Yes, students will be required to wear a mask/face covering regardless of vaccination status. 
      
    Q: Will there be temperature screenings prior to boarding the school bus? 
    A: Yes, parents are required to take the temperature of their child(ren) prior to loading the school bus and answer the daily health questionnaire via K-12 Alerts.  Staff will be required to complete a temperature check before boarding the bus.  
     
    Q: Will drivers, monitors and attendants wear a mask/face covering? 
    A: Yes, all staff members will be required to wear a mask/face covering regardless of vaccination status. 
     
    Q: Will transportation be denied to students not wearing a mask/face covering? 
    A: Mask/face coverings will be provided at the bus stop and the respective school building will be notified.  
     
    Q: Will there be social distancing on school busses? 
    A: No, all students are required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status.   
     
    Q: If I do not require transportation services, should I notify the school district? 
    A: Yes, the school district should be notified.  
     
    Q: If I do not initially require transportation services, can I still be provided transportation later in the school year? 
    A: Yes, provided eligibility requirements are met, please contact the transportation office, and allow for 48 hours for arrangements to be made. 
     
    Q: Will transportation be provided to childcare centers? 
    A: Yes, provided the institutions are in operation.  
     
    Q: Does childcare arrangements need to be consistent? 
    A: Yes, transportation arrangements to childcare locations must be consistent (for example, every Monday/Wednesday/Friday.) 
     
    Q. Will students be assigned seats? 
    A: Yes. 
     
    Q: Will seats be marked? 
    A: Yes, seats will have markings to indicate where students may sit. 
     
    Q: Will students who are not assigned to a route be permitted on a bus? 
    A: No, students who are not assigned to a bus route will not be permitted on the bus. 
     
    Q: Will transportation be provided to in district non-public schools? 
    A: Yes, transportation will be provided to non-public schools within the city school district boundaries provided eligibility requirements are met.  
     
    Q: Will buses be disinfected?  
    A: Yes, buses will be cleaned and disinfected daily, and drivers will clean high use areas as part of the pre/post inspection.  
     
    Q: Will buses be ventilated? 
    A: Yes, weather permitting, windows and roof hatches will be open to increase ventilation.  
     
    Q: Is hand sanitizer permitted on the school bus? 
    A: Yes, hand sanitizer will be permitted on the school bus.