Important Transportation Update

Families may now submit transportation applications for the 2022-2023 school year!

Our hope for the 22-23 school year is that transportation will return to its normal capacity and be able to transport all eligible students. In partnership with our vendor, we will keep all families updated if any changes to eligibility and/or capacity should arise. 

Yellow Bus

You must meet the following requirements in order to be eligible:

  • Must be in Kindergarten through 6th grade for the 22-23 School Year - (7th and 8th-grade siblings will be routed subject to availability. If at any point in the year a bus reaches capacity, 7th and 8th-grade siblings will be removed from the bus).
  • Reside in the city of Cleveland (Proof of Residency may be requested)
  • Lives 1-5 miles from the school

If you meet the above requirements, please complete the following:

  1. Fill out the Yellow Bus Interest Survey below for each scholar. You can call your school’s Front Office if you are interested in receiving the survey. Completion of the survey does NOT guarantee your child(ren) will be routed.
  2. Once CBS (the busing company) determines eligibility, a member of the Breakthrough Operations Team will send a DocuSign packet to your provided email. You will need to fill out the forms in their entirety.
  3. Upon completion and receipt of your DocuSign Packet, a member of the Breakthrough Operations Team will email you your route information and start date.

RTA

You must meet the following requirements in order to be eligible:

  • Must be in 7th or 8th grade for the 22-23 School Year
  • Reside in the city of Cleveland (Proof of Residency may be requested)
  • Lives 1-5 miles from the school

If you meet the above requirements, please complete the following:

  1. Fill out the RTA Interest Survey below for each scholar. You can call your school’s Front Office if you are interested in receiving the survey. Completion of the survey does NOT guarantee your child(ren) will receive a swipe card.
  2. Once CMSD determines eligibility, a member of the Breakthrough Operations Team will send a DocuSign Packet to your provided email. You will need to fill out the forms in their entirety.
  3. Upon completion and receipt of your DocuSign Packet, a member of the Breakthrough Operations Team will give your child(ren) the bus swipe card (it could take a few weeks for the card to be made.

What is the deadline to apply for yellow bus transportation?  When will route information be available?

Starting May 11th, 2022 we will accept bus applications throughout the spring/summer and at any point during the 2022-2023 school year.  However, the proximity of your child’s bus stop to home and when they can start riding the bus depends on when your completed application is received.  

PLEASE NOTE: All requests must be received by 10:00am on the last day of the request window.  

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