Student Transportation

Student Transportation

 

Welcome to the Wayland Public School transportation page! The Transportation Department provides safe and punctual transport for all students in grades K-12. 

2021-2022 Bus Fees, 4-1-21

The 2020-2021 School Year - This year upon commencement of the Hybrid Model of instruction, the Wayland Public Schools will provide transportation to students who have registered for transportation, are enrolled in Kindergarten through Grade 6 and live more than two miles from school. 
Parents, guardians and students who will be transported this year to and from school are asked to read the 2020-2021 TRANSPORTATION HANDBOOK to learn more about health and safety protocols established for transporting students for the 2020-2021 school year.


 

The 2021-2022 School Year - School bus registration is now open and will close on April 30, 2021. All families who choose school bus transportation, regardless of Town-paid (enrolled in grades K to 6 and live more than 2 miles from school) or fee-based (enrolled in grades K to 6 and live closer than 2 miles from school or enrolled in grades 7 to 12) must register on or before April 30, 2021. The transportation fee is $400 per student and capped at $1,150.00 for a family with three or more student riders if registration is postmarked or submitted on-line on or before April 30, 2021.

TRANSPORTATION - FAQs

Who is eligible for transportation? - Students in Kindergarten through grade 6 living more than two miles from their districted schools are eligible to receive town-paid transportation.  Students in Kindergarten through grade 6 living less than two miles from their districted schools and all students in grades 7 to 12 are eligible for fee-based transportation, based on space availability.

 

What is the bus fee? - The transportation fee is $400 per student and capped at $1,150.00 for a family with three or more student riders if registration is postmarked or submitted on-line on or before April 30, 2021.

How do we register and pay for transportation? - There are two ways to register and pay for transportation:

On-line Registration and On-line Payment-   Register on-line and pay the transportation fee via UniPayGold   on or before April 30, 2021.  There is a charge for payment by electronic check and an additional fee for payment by credit or debit card. For more information, the fee schedule is posted on the WPS website.

School Bus Registration Site

UniPayGold ONLINE PAYMENT WEBSITE.

 On-line Registration and Mail-in Payment - Complete and submit on-line the 2021-2022 School Bus Registration Form A new form has been created which you can complete on-line and click “Submit” located at the bottom of the form. A confirmation will be sent to your email address from “notification@sharpschool.com”. If you do not receive a notification, please check your spam folder. If payment is required, mail a check made out to “Wayland Public Schools”, Wayland Public Schools Transportation Office, 41 Cochituate Rd, Wayland, MA 01778, on or before April 30, 2021.  

3. Is there financial assistance available? - Financial assistance is available for eligible families. The application form and information about financial assistance is available on the Student Transportation Page on the school district’s website.  Please submit your application for financial assistance on or before June 30, 2021.

4. When will bus routes be available? - Bus routes will be posted on the Wayland Public Schools Website in August, 2021.

5. Will my child need a bus pass to ride the bus? Every student registered for transportation will need to present a bus pass before boarding. Bus passes will be issued in August, 2021. For the safety of all, student riders will be asked to present bus passes to drivers before boarding.

 

6. Who can I contact for more information? - Contact information about bus transportation, routes and passes before and during school hours is provided below:

 

For information about registration, payment, refunds, and routes during school hours: 

Melissa Ricci, Transportation Coordinator (part-time)

Phone: 508.358. 3766,  Email:Melissa_Ricci@waylandps.org

 


For information about routes and buses before school hours:

Janet Delano, Dispatcher

Phone: 978.493.1329, Email: Janet.Delano@firstgroup.com

Linda Quinn, Manager

Phone: 508.481.5346, Email:Linda.Quinn@firstgroup.com



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