For students who attend neighborhood or citywide non-charter schools, City Schools provides transportation based on the distance from home to school:

  • Elementary school students who live more than 1 mile from their neighborhood school receive yellow bus service.
  • Middle school students who live more than 1.5 miles from their neighborhood or citywide school selected through middle school choice receive a monthly S-Pass for use on the MTA.
  • High school students who live more than 1.5 miles from their citywide school selected through high school choice receive a monthly S-Pass for use on the MTA.
In addition, students who live closer to their schools than the distances noted above may be eligible for transportation services if they

School bus service may also transport students and staff to and from extracurricular activities. Transportation is not provided by the district for students who attend charter schools. If your child attends a charter school, check with the school to find out if any transportation services are available.

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For more information, download the Transportation Handbook for Parents and Guardians PDF, contact the transportation coordinator at your school or call City Schools' Transportation department at 410-396-7440.