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Transportation Overview

Free bus transportation services are provided by your child’s School District of Residence based on the address on file with our school that matches your Proof of Residency documentation (provided each year during re-enrollment). Per district policy, eligibility for transportation services may be limited to a specific radius surrounding the location of the school.



If your child resides within the Lorain City School District, transportation eligibility is based on the distance from your child’s home residence to the school.

  • EK-8 Grade students must live over 2 miles from campus to receive yellow bus service.
  • EK-8 Grade students with a home residence calculated by Lorain City School District as 30+ minutes from campus are ineligible for yellow bus service and payment options.

How to Apply for Lorain City School District Transportation Services:

  •  Register your student or re-enroll your student with the school office. At time of registration, complete a 2023-24 Request for Transportation Form. The address on the form must match the address on file with the school and be verified by a Proof of Residence (POR) document that is less than 60 days old.
  • The school office will submit your request to Lorain City School District for processing. The district will verify residence before routing the student, and the student will receive a letter with routing information and service start date.