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Late Bus Registration is Currently Open

To Register to Ride for the 2022-2023 School Year, please come to the School Dept Administrative Offices to sign-up and pay (check or money order only) and be prepared to pay the $25 Late Fee. The Late Fee applies to all applications even if the fee is waived or there is no fee. The Bus Registration Deadline was August 2.

Northampton School Dept- Bus Office
212 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 587-1037 or email us at Bus@northampton-k12.us

Late Registrations:  Please be advised as a result of registering after the deadline, there is no guarantee of available seating and your child may be placed on a wait-list pending availability. 

BlackOut Dates:

Please note that we will not accept new bus registrants during the following dates: Monday, August 19th through Friday, September 6th.  Any student requiring transportation that has not registered prior to the first week of school will not be added to the program until Monday, September 12th.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  AUGUST 2, 2022   

EARLY DISCOUNT: SUBMIT FORM/FEE BEFORE JULY 15TH

LATE FEE $25 FOR ALL APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER DEADLINE

BUS RIDERSHIP ELIGIBILITY AND FEE SCHEDULE

  • GRADES K-6 OVER 2 MILES (FROM HOME TO SCHOOL USING GOOGLE MAPS)
  • GRADES K-5 RESIDING 1.5 -1.99 MILES FROM SCHOOL:  ANNUAL FEE $230 OR PER TRIMESTER $77 OR EARLY DISCOUNT PAID IN FULL BY JULY 15TH: $207
  • GRADES 6-12 RESIDING 1.5+ MILES FROM SCHOOL:  ANNUAL FEE $309 OR PER TRIMESTER $103 OR EARLY DISCOUNT PAID IN FULL BY JULY 15TH $278
  • ALL STUDENTS RESIDING UNDER 1.5 miles NOT ELIGIBLE (UNLESS STREET HAS BEEN DESIGNATED “HAZARDOUS” BY NORTHAMPTON POLICE DEPT)
  • DUAL PASSES (WHEN BOTH PARENTS LIVE WITHIN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT) MUST FILL OUT A PAPER FORM AND SUBMIT VIA MAIL (DOWNLOAD BELOW)
  • BUS PICK-UP TIME AND LOCATION – WILL BE EMAILED (SEE DETAILS BELOW)
Submit a PAPER FORM only if you are applying for DUAL PASSES
This form needs to be printed and then filled out and mailed to us along with payment (if required)

 

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Bus Stop Pick-Up Times and Location

  • Approximately 5 days PRIOR TO THE START OF SCHOOL, you will receive the Bus Stop information using the email YOU PROVIDED when you submitted the online form

  • The details about the approx. pick-up time and location and the Bus Number will be provided

  • Students are expected to be at their designated stop at least 10 minutes prior to pick-up time

  • Parents of young children should wait at the stop with their children

  • Bus Passes will be distributed to students on their first day of attendance.  After distribution, ALL Students must have their bus pass available

 

School Bus Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility!

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