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Transportation

Phone: (631) 791-4261

Christine Pierre, Senior Office Assistant for Transportation

 

Resident pupils of the Port Jefferson Union Free School District #6 scheduled to attend or continue to attend or anticipate attending private or parochial schools are entitled to bus transportation in accordance with distance limitations provided for public school students and if the distance from the home to the private or parochial school is not greater than 15 miles.

Port Jefferson UFSD encourages the appropriate use of seat belts.

 

General Information

Specific questions regarding bus decorum, lost items, schedules, etc. should be referred to the appropriate building principal. Discipline problems are handled by the principals and parents are notified in cases of disciplinary action. Excessive violation of the rules of conduct may lead to a student's loss of bus privileges.

 

Elementary

Bus transportation has been authorized for all elementary pupils who live in the district. Information about a child's route and stop will be mailed prior to the beginning of the school year.

 

Secondary Schools

Bus transportation has been authorized for middle school and high school students who live in Belle Terre, on or east of Belle Terre Road, on or west of Beach Street, Brook Road, Dark Hollow Road and Sheep Pasture Road.

 

Late Buses

Buses leave the middle school/high school at approximately 4:05 pm and 5:15 pm. Buses leave the elementary school at 4:30 pm. Please note, late buses do not follow the regular dismissal routes. They make perimeter stops at corner intersections off a main road and children must walk to their home from there.

 

Temporarily Handicapped Students

Contact the Transportation Office at 791-4261 to arrange for transportation of a temporarily handicapped pupil. The school nurse must also be notified.