Non-Public School Transportation Deadline Extended to May 9
Based on guidance from the State Education Department, the deadline to submit an application for non-public school transportation for the 2020-21 school year has been extended to May 9, 2020.
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;
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.
Residents of the Great Neck school district who seek free transportation for their children to non-public schools in September 2020, and who meet the walking-distance requirements above, must submit an application by May 9. The application may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to the Transportation Office, Great Neck Public Schools, 345 Lakeville Road, Great Neck, NY 11020, postmarked on or before May 9.