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Apply for Transportation

Apply for Transportation

Application

  1. Download and complete the Transportation Services Request Form
  2. Fax completed form to: 403-652-1102 or email: Transportation@fsd38.ab.ca


Bus Passes  

In-Town Residents:

Eligible students who reside in High River or Okotoks MUST obtain a bus pass prior to the first day of school. Students who do not have a bus pass will not be granted permission to board the bus.

Bus passes for eligible students will be available for pick up at your child’s school beginning in late August through the second week of September. After the second week of September please email the transportation department and the the pass will be sent to the driver. 

Ineligible students applying to ride the bus on a user pay basis are required to submit a Bus Request Form and will be contacted around mid-October regarding space availability. If space is available, a parent or guardian will be contacted and the fees will be added to the student's school  account, for easy payment online or at the school. Fees must be paid in full and a bus pass obtained before transportation service will start. 


Rural Residents:

Eligible students who are transported between Turner Valley and Black Diamond must have a bus pass prior to the first day of school. Students who do not have a bus pass will not be granted permission to board the bus. 

Bus passes for eligible students will be available for pick up at your child’s school beginning in late August through the second week of September. After the second week of September please email the transportation department and the the pass will be sent to the driver. 

Rural students (eligible and user pay) do NOT require a bus pass.

Ineligible students applying to ride the bus on a user pay basis are required to submit a Bus Request Form and will be contacted around mid-October regarding space availability. If space is available, a parent or guardian will be contacted and the fees will be added to the student's school account, for easy payment online or at the school. Fees must be paid in full before transportation service will start. 


Fees

Fee schedule for Eligible students (starting February 2022 for a half year)

  • Kindergarten - $75/year
  • Grade 1 to 12 - $150/year 
  • Family Rate - family maximum fee $375/year  

Fee Schedule for User Pay Busing 

  • Kindergarten – less than 2.4 km $200/year
  • Kindergarten – school of choice (must meet the bus in-bound) $200/year
  • Grades 1 to 12 – designated school, less than 2.4 km $400/year
  • Grades 1 to 12 – school of choice $400/year
  • Family Rate – family maximum fee $1,000/year
  • Non-FSD students attending an FSD school where there is no Letter of Understanding or Education Services Agreement in place with the resident board (Students must meet bus in-bound) $900/year
  • International students $900/year

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