The Great Neck Public Schools offers free transportation for children attending non-public schools who meet walking distance-from-school requirements. The deadline to apply for non-public school transportation for the 2022–23 school year is April 1, as determined by New York State Education Law.
Residents of the Great Neck school district may submit applications for non-public school transportation using the FamilyID system, an easy-to-use and secure registration platform. Links to the online application and instructions are available on the Transportation Department web page.
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; and 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 at (516) 441-4970.
For more information, please call the Great Neck Public Schools Transportation Office at (516) 441-4060 on school days between the hours of 9 a.m.–4 p.m.