NEW 2024–2025 Transportation Opt-In Required

NEW 2024–2025 Transportation Opt-In Required

NEW FOR THE 2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR, ISD 47 will be requiring all families to opt-in for school bus transportation.  ISD 47 Transportation is continually working to create more efficient bus routes and we need your help to ensure the bus is ready for your student in the fall by completing a 2024–2025 Transportation Form.

 2024-2025 STUDENT TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION FORM.

Letting us know the plan for your student before the school year starts, will help the district address the ongoing bus driver shortage and continue to create more efficient and sustainable bus routes.

Completing a request is important for students who will:

  • Ride the bus in the 2024-2025 school year,
  • New riders/students for the 2024-2025 school year,
  • Change schools (moving from elementary to middle school or middle school to high school),

  • Move over the summer months, or 

  • Have a daycare location that is changing.

A 2024-2025 STUDENT TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION FORM MUST BE RECEIVED BY AUGUST 5, 2024 TO ENSURE THAT BUS ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE READY TO START THE SCHOOL YEAR

Request forms received on August 5, 2024, and after may not receive a bus assignment to start the 2024-2025 school year. Transportation route information for next school year will be available in mid-August 2024.

  • This opt-in pertains to regular transportation to and from school. A distinct process, managed by case managers, is in place for students receiving special education services.
  • Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools exclusively offer transportation services within the school district boundaries. Moreover, transportation for elementary students is limited to their respective school boundaries.
  • Families are encouraged to opt-in for transportation, even if their student(s) will only require it during certain times of the year.
  • Opt-in forms must be submitted by August 5, 2024.
  • If families do not intend to utilize the bus service, please complete the form indicating "No Bus Needed" for both morning and afternoon transportation.