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Transportation

  

Gina Gandolfo
Transportation Coordinator
Phone: (516) 390-3112
Fax: (516) 489-1776

Dear Parents / Guardians:

Pursuant to further Executive Orders from the Governor, the deadline to apply for transportation to non-public schools has been extended to September 4, 2020

In an effort to streamline the process, we will no longer be mailing paper applications to each household.

Parents/Guardians are urged to follow this link; this will take you to our online registration form:

ONLINE TRANSPORTATION FORM
Keep in mind that an individual form needs to be completed for each child attending private school.
If you are a new resident, or this is your first time registering for transportation, proof of residency is required.
Utilize the links on the left margin of this page to access residency requirements and a printable transportation form.

If you should you have any issues, please contact our Transportation Coordinator, Mrs. Gina Gandolfo, at ggandolfo@whufsd.com or 516-390-3112.

Bus transportation is provided for public, private and parochial schools within the District; present policy for distance requirements is as follows:

  • For pupils in Kindergarten and grades 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 where the school is located at least 3/4 mile from the pupil’s home.
  • For pupils in grade 6 where the school is located at least one mile from the pupil’s home.
  • Pupils in grades 7-12 where the school is located at least 11/2 miles from the pupil’s home. Bus transportation may be provided to pupils attending a private or parochial school outside the district according to the formula listed above, as long as the school is located no more than 15 miles from the pupil’s home. Transportation will be provided to physically or mentally handicapped children attending special classes or school as recommended by the Committee on Special Education.


Distances from a given home to a given school will be measured with a specially calibrated odometer and/or satellite mapping. Measurement shall be made from the curb nearest the front door of each home to the curb of the officially designated entrance of the school attended, and shall be the shortest possible walking route between the home and the school using public streets or roads.

Bus passes may be obtained from Gina Gandolfo, Transportation Clerk, in the Administration Office, 252 Chestnut Street, 390-3112. Pupils who lose bus passes may have them replaced for $5 the first time and $5 for each subsequent loss.


BUS INFORMATION
(Before and after School Hours)

Acme Bus Co.

631-471-4600

Dell

516-883-6711

Independent

516-569-5364

First Student (Laidlaw)

516-433-7600

Rivlab

718-318-1440

Suburban Bus Co.

516-781-5484

Veteran’s Transportation

516-561-7070

WE Transport, Inc

516-349-8200