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Bus Transportation Information

Lake County School Bus Safety Video

Please see the Florida Department of Education Pamphlet for more information

http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/7585/urlt/0085474-brochure.pdf

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

Link for Parent Address Look-Up

 

Link for Fee-Based Transportation Application(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.  

 

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.