Yellow Bus Applications SY 24-25

Yellow Bus Applications for SY 24-25 will open May 6.
You need to reapply for SY 24-25, even if you were routed for SY 23-24

 

Yellow Bus Eligibility Requirements

You must meet the following requirements (set by Cleveland Metropolitan School District) in order to be eligible:

  • Fully enrolled as a K- 8th-grade scholar for the 24-25 School Year at one of our five campuses
  • Reside in the city of Cleveland (Proof of Residence may be requested if the address indicated on the application is different than what we have on file)
  • Live more than 1 mile from the school in which your child is enrolled.

Click Below To Apply For School Year 2024-2025:

What is the deadline to apply for yellow bus transportation? When will route information be available? When can my child(ren) begin riding?

Starting May 6, 2024 we will accept Yellow Bus Applications throughout the Spring/Summer and at any point during the 2024-2025 school year up until 4/28/25 @ 3:00 PM.

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Information for Eligible Riders

Rightway Transportation Dispatch

Families should call 440-494-7030 to check on the status of their child(rens)’ bus or inquire about route information. Rightway dispatch is open from 6:00 AM - 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM on school days. It is closed 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM daily. The best time to reach dispatch for non-urgent matters is between 8:00 AM- 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM. These are non-peak hours, as buses are not running during this time. You can also email rightwaytransportation17@gmail.com if you have not been able to contact dispatch via phone.

Daily Ridership

Your child will be placed on the bus each afternoon beginning the first day of ridership. If you would like your child(ren) to remain off the bus on any given day, you will need to call the Front Office of the school in which your child is enrolled by 1:30 PM to make a transportation change.

Yellow Bus Removal

Please call the front office of the school in which your child is enrolled if you would like your child(ren) to be removed from the bus.

Bus Stop Change Requests

If your child(ren) are routed to a yellow school bus and you have safety concerns about the provided stop, you can fill out the Yellow Bus Stop Change Request Form to see if your child(rens)’ but stop can be changed. Rightway Transportation will review the request, and reach out to you with a final decision within 5 business days.

Family Concerns Reporting Form

If your child(ren) are routed to a yellow school bus and you have a concern you would like to report, you can fill out the Transportation Family Concerns Reporting Form. Rightway Transportation will review the concern, and will follow up with you within 24 hours.

Information for Ineligible Riders

If you do not meet the eligibility requirements, you may qualify for Payment in Lieu.

Information regarding payment in lieu for School Year 2024-2025 will be updated in August 2024.