Eligibility Criteria

In-Eligible Students

Students enrolled in:  

    • Grade K-3 residing less than 1.7 km or more from their designated school* or designated focus school**
    • Grades 4-12 residing less than 2.4 km or more from their designated school* or designated focus school**
    • Students that are out-of-boundary from their enrolled school where a connection can not be made.

 

Eligibile Students (includes French Immersion)

All students residing within the following distance criteria are considered a priority 1 (P1) eligibility:

 

    • Grade K-3 residing 1.7 km or more from their designated school* or designated focus school**
    • Grades 4-12 residing 2.4 km or more from their designated school* or designated focus school**
    • Any Grade that meets the major arterial roadway eligibility

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Major Arterial Roadways Eligibility

Students will not be charged a fee to be transported on a bus if the student crosses a major arterial road to get to their designated school. Major arterial roadways are defined as:

 

    • Wapiti Road (Hwy 40)
    • 68th Avenue
    • 84th Avenue,
    • 92nd Street south of 100th avenue only
    • 100th Street
    • 132 Avenue
    • Southview subdivision students attending St. Kateri
    • Students living in Chelsea Villas (those crossing 102 St)

 

Out-of-Boundary (School of Choice) Eligibility

The Board supports that parents can make a choice to attend a non-designated school, however the services may not guarantee transportation to the non-designated school or an out-of-boundary focus school (Celtic, Montessori).  Students are considered a priority 3 (P3) and are processed on a first-applied, first-served basis, if room is available.

 

Pre-Kindergarten Eligibility

Parents with children in Pre-Kindergarten are required to transport their child to a Pre-Kindergarten program unless alternate transportation is designated by the Supervisor of Early Learning and the child is eligible.

 

 

*Designated School - a student residing within the attendance area for that school 

**Designated Focus School - a student residing within the attendance area for that focus school 

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