Transportation Registration For Non-Public Schools Due

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In accordance with New York State Education Law, free transportation for the 2017–18 school year will be available to children attending non-public schools
who meet the following walking distance-from-school requirements. To be eligible for free transportation, the walking distance from a pupil’s home to a non-public school must exceed .5 mile for students in grades K to 5, .75 mile for students in grades 6 to 8 and 1 mile for students in grades 9 to 12. Transportation is limited to a maximum distance of 15 miles. Other rules may apply for children with disabilities; consult with the Office of Pupil Personnel & Psychological Services at 516-441-4970.

Residents of the Great Neck school district who seek free transportation for their children to non-public schools in September 2017 and meet the walking-distance requirements must submit an application, hand-delivered or postmarked by April 1, to the Transportation Office at Great Neck Public Schools, 345 Lakeville Rd., Great Neck, NY 11020. The April 1 deadline is determined by state law. The Non-Public School Transportation Request Form is available at www.greatneck.k12.ny.us. Click on Forms in the blue left-hand column, then on Transportation.

For more information, call the Transportation Office at 516-441-4060 on school days.

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