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Thank you to all of our families that chose to Opt-out of transportation to support our school start-up needs. We greatly appreciate your support.
Now that school has started we have been keeping daily rosters and doing what we can to quickly assess actual ridership. In doing so, we have determined that there are many buses with space for students to ride.
Due to the space that has already been identified, we have reinstated the Space Available Application and you will find the link at the bottom of this page. If you live outside of the school's transportation boundary please fill out the "Space Available" application. We will be reviewing those as they come in and will add students as we are able. Please understand that students within the school's boundaries receive first priority, therefore we are allowing a small window of time for those parents to Opt-in if they would like to do so.
We have added over 350 students over the last week onto our buses. Our goal is to fill our buses to the maximum limited capacity and offer this service to as many of our students as we can safely accommodate under the current restrictions.
For us to provide a safe bus ride for ALL students the following standards must be adhered to:
Littleton Public Schools Transportation is proud to be part of the largest and safest form of mass transit in the United States. Over half of the 50 million students who attend school in the United States get to and from school in one of almost half a million yellow school buses. According to the American School Bus Council, "Students are about 70 times more likely to get to school safely if they take the school bus instead of traveling by car."
The District operates over 85 buses to transport over 5,500 students and traveling more than 4,000 miles each day. District buses transport students to and from school, extracurricular events, and sporting events, including after hours and on weekends.
Transporting our students each and every day safely and on time so they are ready to learn is our absolute priority. We want every students' bus ride to be a positive and memorable experience.
School of Choice Enrollment - Space Available Application Process
There are a limited number of seats available on existing buses/routes for open-enrolled students. There is NO GUARANTEE that an open-enrolled student will be approved for a seat assignment. LPS Transportation uses a "Space Available" application process to fill those existing open seats on a first come, first served basis. Should assigned ridership increase during the school year, "space available" rider parents will be given notice of the change and will be given five school days to find an alternative way to get to school.
"Space Available" applications can be submitted for the 2020–2021 school year beginning on July 1, 2020. "Space available" seat assignments may be made prior to the start of the school year, but typically, most assignments will happen after the actual ridership counts have been collected over the first three to four weeks of school. To apply for an available seat, you must complete a "Space Available" application form (submit online or print it and return it to Transportation Services). Applications will be processed on a first-received basis.