Bus arrangements for the previous school year do NOT carry over to the new school year!
If your child will require a different pickup or drop-off stop, you MUST fill out a bus change form (located under the
Forms and Document page) Bus Change Request Form ALL SCHOOLS SY20-21.
Bus change forms MUST be received in the Transportation office no later than August 14, 2020.
You can email the form to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to
17 Main Road, Westport, MA 02790 Attn: Michelle Rapoza.
NO bus changes are allowed the first two weeks of school for the safety of the students and to assist the staff with a safe transition from school to home.
SY2020-2021 Transportation packets will not be mailed out until we receive further direction on the Transportation requirements for the Re-Entry of Massachusetts Schools.
We will continue to keep you informed.
Once we receive direction we will mail Transportation packets to our families. There will be NO late fees this year.
If you do not receive a packet, the forms are available on the transportation webpage under "forms and documents" or by calling the office at 508-636-1140, or my email email@example.com.
Transportation fees are due by Friday, August 14, 2020. If your child(ren) qualify for free or reduced meals, their is a lunch application in your packet to fill out. If you qualify, your child will receive free transportation as well. The transportation forms MUST still be filled out and returned to the office.
Library Services after school
Due to the construction of the new school,
Library services will NOT be available this school year.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
2020-2021 Bus Routes will be available August 28, 2020!
Please have children outside Tuesday morning 10 to 15 minutes prior to their pick up times. Please be patient as the pick up and drop-off times may vary 10 to 15 minutes before or after the scheduled times.
Thank you for your patience!
TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION SY2020-2021
Bus changes ARE NOT accepted during the first two weeks of school.
Bus change forms are available online under transportation > forms.
ALL BUS CHANGE FORMS MUST BE COMPLETED AND RETURNED NO LATER
THAN AUGUST 14, 2020. Bus change forms are for students being picked up or
dropped off at an address other than their home address. There is a 24 hour notice for any and all bus changes, unless it is an emergency.
Bus change form link:
Mail bus change forms to:
Westport Community Schools,
17 Main Road, Westport, MA 02790
Transportation Packet's & Fees SY2020-2021
Transportation packets will be mailed mid July 2020 to families for students in grades 7 - 12. There is a transportation fee for grades 7 - 12. The packets include a school lunch application, if your child(ren) qualify for free or reduced lunch, they will qualify for free transportation, BUT the applications must be filled out and mailed back to 17 Main Road, Westport, MA. 02790. Students are able to ride free for the first week of school, at which time, bus passes will be distributed to students and those without a pass will no longer be able to ride the school bus.
Any questions, please contact the office at 508-636-1140.
Cell phone usage & seating arrangements
for Macomber & Elementary School students
Cell phones will not be allowed to be used on school buses for Macomber & Elementary School students, they may have them in their backpacks. If students are caught with their cell phones out and using them, students will be written up.
Bus Drivers have also been instructed to separate all children by grade.If parent's or guardians wish to have their children sit together, a note must be sent in to their appropriate schools. Siblings that sit together must follow school bus rules, if not they will not be allowed to continue to sit together and will be ask to sit in their age appropriate seat assignments.
If you have any questions, please contact your school building principal.
Bus Stop Reminder
Students in grades 3 and above can be dropped off at their stops without an adult being present!
Students in grades Kindergarten to 2nd grade, MUST have an adult present in order for the student to be dropped off at their stop. If no adult is present the student will be returned back to their school.
-As the school year begins, please wait until the school bus comes to a complete stop before entering and exiting.
-Students are not allowed to be dropped off to friends houses after school. Alternate transportation is made available to students & families for daycare purposes only!
-If you should have any bus issues, please contact the your child's Principal. Bus drivers are not allowed to have conversations with parents/guardians regarding bus issues.
-Please DO NOT park, drop off or pick up students in the front of the school buildings. This area is for buses/vans and emergency vehicles only. If parked in that area, vehicles may be towed at the owners expense.
Thank you for working with us to provide a safe environment for our students/staff and visitors!
Have a safe school year!
Please do not hand bus notes or bus change forms to bus drivers!
All notes and bus change forms must be distributed directly to the appropriate schools for your child's safety!
2020-2021 Bus Routes will be posted August 28, 2020.
Bristol Aggie Morning Bus
Bristol Aggie students will be picked up at the Westport Elementary School @ 380 Old County Road behind the Westport Middle School for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Bus fee for Bristol Aggie students is $100.00.
1. Never cross close to the front of the bus – make sure the driver can see you.
2. Never pick up anything you drop close to or under the bus – ask the driver what to do.
3. Never run after a bus or bang on the side.
4. If you must cross the street in front of the bus, follow the driver’s directions, and stop and look before you cross.
5. Never run across a street, it’s better to miss the bus than rush and risk being hit by a car.
6. Stay away from the rear and sides of the bus – always be in a safe place where the driver can see you.