Please be informed that the Transportation/Bus user fee for students in grades K through 12 for the 2018-2019 school year has been reduced to $75.00 for the rest of the school year. There is a family cap of $600.00.
Please be aware that there are walk zones established for Greenmont Avenue Elementary, Richardson Middle School, and Dracut High School. Students living within a walk zone may not utilize a school bus. For specific information, please see the street lists at https://www.dracutps.org/parent-resources/transportation.
For students in Kindergarten through Grade 6 who live two (2) miles or more from their school, there is no user fee needed to ride a school bus. A list of those streets is also available on the site listed above.
Students who are eligible for free and reduced lunch are eligible for a 100% waiver. If you qualified for Free and Reduced Lunch previously, it is necessary for you to present a new copy of your acceptance letter from the Food Service Department in order to secure a bus pass. Please be reminded you need to complete a new application each school year to continue to receive Free or Reduced Lunch.
Upon receipt of payment each student will receive a bus pass. Bus passes must be purchased prior to the beginning of school. Students will not be allowed to ride a school bus without a pass. A service fee will be assessed for each lost or stolen bus pass.
Bus Pass registration and payment is an on-line process only through www.familyid.com. Note, that you will need your child’s Student ID# to register. Each child needs to be registered separately in FamilyID. Payments must occur through Pay Pal.
Beginning on July 9, 2018 you may pick-up bus passes in the Business Office (Eldridge Administration Building, 2063 Lakeview Ave.) on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays between 9AM to 3PM. After August 24th, purchased passes must be picked up at your child’s school. Please call the Business Office at 978-957-5583 prior to pick-up to make certain it has been processed.
Once you have completed the registration online, please print a copy of the registration for your records.If you wish to have your child ride a school bus, please complete the registration process as soon as possible.
Please contact the Business Office at 978-957-5583 should you have any questions.