• School Zone Search

     
    Many bus stops will be changing this year due to the change in bell schedules. For immediate response during business hours, call the Transportation Department Call Center at 352-536-8070 or email bus@lake.k12.fl.us. Please see the bus route search below to look up bus stop and route information.
     
     
     

    TRANSPORTATION ELIGIBILITY CARD


                

    Student transportation eligibility cards are available for download. 

    Please fill out the card and return to your child’s bus driver. All eligible bus riders are required to have a completed transportation card.

     

    DOWNLOAD TRANSPORTATION ELIGIBILITY CARD

     

    FEE-BASED TRANSPORTATION


     (FOR STUDENTS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR TRANSPORTATION)

    School/Parent completes student information portion and faxes to Transportation (352‐536‐8099)
    Transportation verifies seat availability and faxes back to school contact person.
    School obtains parent’s signature and collects payment.

    DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FOR FEE-BASED TRANSPORTATION

     
     
    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
     
    Q: Who is eligible to receive school bus transportation to and from school?
    A: The eligibility of students to receive school transportation services has been defined in Florida Statutes Section 1006.21, to include the following:

    Pre-kindergarten disability programs and kindergarten through grade 12 students whose homes are
    more than a reasonable walking distance, from the nearest appropriate school. A reasonable walking
    distance for a student is defined by the Florida Department of Education Administrative Code as; “any
    distance not more than two (2) miles between the home and the school or one and one half (1-1/2)
    miles between the home and the assigned bus stop”.

    Pre-kindergarten through grade 12 students with special needs or disabilities, regardless of the distance
    from home to school.

    All students enrolled in a Teenage Parent Program and the registered children of such students.
    Elementary age children who live within two miles of their assigned elementary school and who are
    subject to hazardous walking conditions as defined in Section 1006.23.
     
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