When a student has been assigned a seat, a Payment Instruction Notice, similar to the following will be sent to the parents of the student that has requested transportation.
NOTE: This information is ONLY for students that have been assigned a seat by the Transportation Department. Payment will NOT be accepted for anyone without a seat assigned by the Transportation Department.
Sample Payment Instruction email
We have processed your request for School Bus Transportation service and a seat is available to transport your child to your school for the 2018/2019 school year subject to the payment of the Student Transportation Charge.
Payment of the $200 yearly charge can be done by credit card online at
or by cheque at your local school until June 30th, or by cash or cheque at the School Board Office at 1040 Hollywood Road South. If paying in person, please show this letter as proof of seat assignment. There are two payment options:
- Full payment by June 30th; or
- Two equal installments by June 30th and second by October 15th.
A family plan is available for families who have 3 or more children riding the bus:
|Family Ridership||Registration and full
or 50% Payment by
|Registration and / or Payment after
|Four or more Children||$525||$600|
Early registration and payment of at least the 1st installment of the Student Transportation charge by June 30th will result in a discount of at least $25 per child.
Alternate Payment plans and Subsidies are available - Please contact the school principal or the Secretary-Treasurer's Office.
The maximum payment for a family is the equivalent of paying for four children ($600). For those accessing the family plan, you will be required to fill out the Family Plan online identifying children with different last names to ensure all students in your care are properly linked to our records and your payment plan. Payment can be made online, at your local school by cheque only, or by cash or cheque at the school board office. Please keep your receipt as proof of payment. In cases of financial hardship, application for subsidy may be made through your school Principal.
Bus passes are sent electronically once payment has been made.
If you have not made payment nor made arrangements through your school Principal, your reserved seat will be assigned to a student on the waiting list. Should you change your mind subsequent to the June 30 deadline, you will be required to complete a new
Transportation Request Form online or at your school and your child will be placed on the waiting list.