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BUS REGISTRATION FOR ACADEMIC  YEAR 2013-2014

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After you register online,  bus passes will be available for pickup at our Central Office, at 23 Depot Street.  Please visit our
Transportation page for more information.

OFFICE HOURS FOR PICKING UP BUS PASSES - 2013-2014

June 24-26
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday-Thursday
July 29 - Aug 29

10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Fridays
Aug 2,9,16,23

7:30 AM - 12:00 Noon

bus9.jpgThe Westford Public Schools will be charging a school transportation fee for certain students during the 2013-2014 school year.  Any child in grades K-6 whose residence is 2 miles or less from the attending school, and ALL children in grades 7-12, will have to pay a fee for transportation services.  In accordance with Massachusetts School Transportation Statute, any child in grades K-6 whose residence is greater than 2 miles from school will have transportation funded via the school department's budget.  All students must register to receive a bus pass.  Bus passes will be required to ride the bus.  The fee for one student is $225, two students is $450, and three or more students is $600.  PLEASE SEE OUR FAQ FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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These links will help you determine whether or not you are located 2 miles or less from your child's school.  For Blanchard and Stony Brook - this is only for grade 6 students.Email bus@westfordk12.us if you cannot see your street and we will get back to you.


pass.gifBUS PASS REQUIRED FOR ALL STUDENTS RIDING THE BUS
All students who plan to ride the bus will need to register for a bus pass.  Parents must register all children who plan to ride the bus, whether they qualify for fee-based transportation or not.  All registrations for bus transportation will require online registration, which will be available June 10th.  REGISTER HERE ONLINE

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Register online and print your registration receipt.  This will indicate that you have registered and your information is in our database.  You must bring the printed receipt to our Central Office, 23 Depot Street to receive your bus pass.  If paying by credit card, there will be an additional bank charge of $11 per child up to a maximum of three children, or $33.00.  If registering four children, the bank fee will remain $33.00.

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO A COMPUTER
There will be a computer available for you to use to complete your registration at our Administrative Office at 23 Depot Street (located behind the Abbot Elementary School).

PHOTOS FOR PASSES
Bus passes will be created using the photos from the 2012-2013 school year photos. Students who are new to Westford, who did not have a school photo taken here last year)  OR children who will be starting kindergarten in the Fall of 2013, have two options for pictures:

Option #1
Email a photo of your child with the following information: name of child, grade and school child will be attending in the fall, and parent contact phone number.  Send to bus@westfordk12.us. Please put in subject line: Bus Pass Photo FY2014.  We will email you when the pass is ready for pick up at our administrative office, 23 Depot Street.

Option #2:
Mail a photo of your child (it will not be returned to you) with the following information:  name of child, grade and school child will be attending in the fall, and parent contact phone number, and parent email address. Mail this to: Westford Public Schools, Attn: Transportation Dept., 23 Depot Street, Westford, MA 01886. We will email you when the bus pass is ready for pick up.


STARTING September 3rd
Starting September 4th if you have not yet purchased a bus pass, please call Dee Bus at 978-392-8639 to confirm that there is space available on the bus assigned to your child. You will need to provide your address, and the name of the child's school. If space is available on the appropriate bus, you will then be required to register online for a bus pass.  Call Central Office - 978-692-5560 x2100  to arrange bus pass pickup

IF YOUR BUS PASS IS LOST - Contact your school office for a short-term temporary pass.  A replacement bus pass will be issued for any lost passes.  A $5 fee will be charged for this service.  Please call Central Office at 978-692-5560 x2100 to get your replacement pass.  NO TEMPORARY PASS will be issued to meet short term requests due to family situations or to seek bus transportation during inclement weather.

Westford Public Schools • 23 Depot Street • Westford MA 01886 • Tel: (978) 692-5560 • Fax: (978) 392-4497
Westford Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.