HCPS Transportation Request
This a request for a permanent change to a bus stop assignment. Please contact your school for a bus pass if you are requesting a temporary change in bus stop assignment. Changes will only apply school bus services within your child's school attendance zone. All requests for morning or evening changes must be for five days per week. We can accommodate a request if there is space available on an existing bus route.
Routes and bus stops are determined prior to the beginning of each new school year by the Department of Transportation. School bus stops are generally assigned to locations central to where students are coming from. The Department of Transportation attempts to minimize student walk distances from bus stops while maximizing bus use. Some bus stop locations will require students to walk in residential areas along and across streets, with or without sidewalks. Elementary student’s distances to bus stops can extend up to .3 of a mile. Secondary student’s distances to bus stops can extend up to .5 of mile.
The department cannot consider factors that are associated with individual family and/or parental situations. Such concerns are expected to be resolved by the family, parent, or guardian. Examples:
¨ Parent not being able to see child walking to bus stop and/or waiting at bus stop.
¨ Neighborhood feuds or conflicts with nearby residents.
¨ Change in parent's work schedule.
¨ Parent not able to walk to bus stop with child because of other obligations
*Once your bus stop change request has been received it will be reviewed by the transportation department. You will be notified of the approval or non-approval of your request within two weeks of submission. YOU MAY NEED TO PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM SCHOOL UNTIL A NEW STOP HAS BEEN ADDED. Please note that at the beginning of the school year, the response time maybe greater due to the number of requests during start of the school year.
This form is to be completed and/or signed by a parent or guardian.
Type of Request
New Transportation Service Request
Bus Stop Change / Bus Stop Review
Cancellation of Service
Name of Student
Address of Student
Grade of Student
School of Attendance
BATTLEFIELD PARK ELEM
COLD HARBOR ELEM
COOL SPRING ELEM
HENRY CLAY ELEM
JOHN M. GANDY ELEM
KERSEY CREEK ELEM
LAUREL MEADOW ELEM
PEARSON'S CORNER ELEM
POLE GREEN ELEM
RURAL POINT ELEM
SOUTH ANNA ELEM
OAK KNOLL MIDDLE
STONEWALL JACKSON MIDDLE
LEE DAVIS HIGH
PATRICK HENRY HIGH
Current Bus Number
Current Bus Stop
Newly Requested Stop/Location
Time of Stop Change Request
AM - To school
PM - From school
Reason for Change
I am the parent or authorized guardian for the student noted in this request.
Send me a copy of my responses.
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