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    2021-2022 School Year Transportation Information

     

    Elementary School

    All qualifying EPS elementary students will be transported by Erie School District yellow bus. To qualify for district provided transportation, elementary pupils must reside in the City of Erie and live one and a half (1.5) miles or more from the school in which the pupils are enrolled. The district will utilize Google Maps, using the walking distance from home to school, to determine mileage eligibility.

    • Please be advised that a new transportation request must be completed by all students, even if your child(ren) rode the bus in previous years.
    • If eligible, stop information will be communicated to the family via the on-line registration system school office.
    • Students must wear a mask on the bus.
    • Social distancing will be in effect on the buses.Students will not be permitted to stand and must be seated.  Students that are the first to board the bus will be seated at the rear of the bus, as additional students board the bus, they should fill in available seats working from the rear of the bus to the front of the bus.  
    • Siblings or students residing in the same home should sit together when possible.
    • Please contact your home school's office or our district's Transportation Department at (814) 874-6900 if more information is needed.

     

    Middle School

    • All qualifying EPS middle school students will be transported to and from school via Erie School District yellow bus. To qualify for a district bus pass, middle school pupils must reside in the City of Erie and live one and a half (1.5) miles or more from the school in which the pupils are enrolled. The district will utilize Google Maps, using the walking distance from home to school, to determine mileage eligibility.

      • Please be advised that a new transportation request must be completed by all students, even if your child(ren) rode the bus in previous years.
      • If eligible, stop information will be communicated to the family via the on-line registration system school office.
      • Students must wear a mask on the bus.
      • Social distancing will be in effect on the buses.Students will not be permitted to stand and must be seated.  Students that are the first to board the bus will be seated at the rear of the bus, as additional students board the bus, they should fill in available seats working from the rear of the bus to the front of the bus.  
      • Siblings or students residing in the same home should sit together when possible.
      • Please contact your home school's office or our district's Transportation Department at (814) 874-6900 if more information is needed.

     

    High School

    • All qualifying EPS high school students will be transported to and from school via EMTA buses. To qualify for a district bus pass, high school pupils must reside in the City of Erie and live two miles (2.0) or more from the school in which the pupils are enrolled. The district will utilize Google Maps, using the walking distance from home to school, to determine mileage eligibility.

      • All high school students must have a district-issued bus pass to ride an EMTA bus to and from school. Students can register through the district website: https://eriepac.scriborder.com/All high school students must have a bus pass by Friday, September 10, 2021 in order to ride an EMTA bus to and from school.
      • Please be advised that a new transportation request must be completed by all students, even if your child(ren) rode the bus in previous years.
      • High school students will utilize fixed routes available through the EMTA website. Students are encouraged to download the myStop Mobile app to plan routes and access schedule information.  
      • Students must wear a mask on the bus.
      • Due to lowered capacity levels, buses may leave a stop without all students being loaded or may bypass a stop, however, additional supply buses will be dispatched to handle the additional students.
      • Students that are the first to board the bus will be seated at the rear of the bus, as additional students board the bus, they should fill in available seats working from the rear of the bus to the front of the bus.  
      • Siblings or students residing in the same home should sit together when possible.
      • Please contact your home school's office or our district's Transportation Department at (814) 874-6900 if more information is needed.

     

    Non-Public/Private School

    All qualifying Non-Public/Private school students will be transported to and from school via Erie School District yellow bus or EMTA.  Please consult with your school for more information.  To qualify for a district bus pass, students in grades K-8 must reside in the City of Erie and live one and a half (1.5) miles or more from the school in which the pupil(s) are enrolled. Students in grades 9-12 must reside in the City of Erie and live two (2.0) miles or more from the school in which the pupil(s) are enrolled.  The district will utilize Google Maps, using the walking distance from home to school, to determine mileage eligibility.

    • Please be advised that a new transportation request must be completed by all students, even if your child(ren) rode the bus in previous years.
    • If eligible, stop information will be communicated to the family via the on-line registration system and a final roster will be sent to the school upon completion.
    • Students must wear a mask on the bus.
    • Social distancing will be in effect on the buses. Students that are the first to board the bus will be seated at the rear of the bus, as additional students board the bus, they should fill in available seats working from the rear of the bus to the front of the bus.  
    • Siblings or students residing in the same home should sit together when possible.
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    For additional information, please contact our district's Transportation department at 874-6900.