In accordance with New York State Education Law, free transportation for the 2019–20 school year will be available to children attending non-public schools who meet the following walking distance-from-school requirements.
To be eligible for free transportation, the walking distance from a pupil’s home to a non-public school must exceed 0.5 mile for students in grades K–5; 0.75 mile for students in grades 6–8; and 1 mile for students in grades 9–12. Transportation is limited to a maximum distance of 15 miles. Other rules may apply for children with disabilities; please consult with the Office of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services at (516) 441-4970.
Residents of the Great Neck school district who seek free transportation for their children to non-public schools in September 2019, and who meet the walking-distance requirements above, must submit an application, hand-delivered or postmarked, by April 1, to the Transportation Office, Great Neck Public Schools, 345 Lakeville Road, Great Neck, NY 11020. The April 1 deadline is determined by state law. The Non-Public School Transportation Request Form is available on the district website at www.greatneck.k12.ny.us/transportation under “Important Documents.”
For more information, please call the Transportation Office, Great Neck Public Schools, at (516) 441-4060, on school days between the hours of 9 a.m.–4 p.m.