Transportation Registration & Documents

All busing arrangements are subject to change at any time, depending on the status of public health restrictions. 

Any questions regarding busing attendance areas and/or eligibility can be directed to the Transportation Department office staff at 780-672-6131, Extension 5279. 

Transportation registration will begin in June.  Click on the accordion headings below to read more information on the registration process, etc.  Any applications received after August 13th, 2021 may not be processed until after September 1st.   Thank you.

BRSD & EICS students in the City of Camrose are required to apply each new school year for bus service.  A new online form will be posted June 1. 

*NEW THIS YEAR* Applications received after August 13, 2021 may not be processed until after September 1, 2021.     

Transportation will be provided for students residing within the City of Camrose on the following basis:

Eligible students (those who live further than 2.4 kms from their designated school):

- Eligible students will be assigned to the bus before ineligible students.
- Eligible students must apply using the online form; registration begins June 1. Link
- Eligible students requiring a second bus pass, on a different bus, will be charged the ineligible busing fee, regardless of eligibility, and will be assigned on a first come, first served basis, based on seat availability.
- Bus passes will be delivered to your child’s school on the first day.  You will receive an email verifying ridership, along with busing details in mid-late August.

 

Ineligible students (those who live closer than 2.4 kms from their designated school):

- Ineligible students will be served on a first come-first served basis, for an annual fee, after eligible students have been served.
- Ineligible students must apply using the online form; registration begins June 1.  Link
- Ineligible passes could be revoked if an eligible student requires the seat.
- Ineligible students will only be added to the bus if space permits and if all fees for transportation from previous years have been paid in full.
- Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of the applicable fee.
- EICS students will pay BRSD’s Transportation fees (not the EICS fees charged in other communities).
- Ineligible students who require a second bus pass, on a different bus, will be charged an second ineligible busing fee, regardless of eligibility, and will be assigned on a first come, first served basis, based on seat availability. 
- Bus passes will be delivered to your child’s school on the first day.  You will receive an email verifying ridership, along with busing details in mid-late August.

2021-2022: $400/school year (Grades 1 to 12); $200/school year (Kindergarten/ECS)


In extenuating circumstances, an application for waiver of fees for BRSD families can be discussed with your child's Principal. Link - Bus Pass Fee Waiver Application Form

Students residing in the Counties of Beaver, Camrose and Flagstaff for both BRSD and EICS (OLMP & St. Patrick's):

Rural students currently transported by BRSD:

will be included in our plans for the next school year IF rural address AND your school remains the same
- you must re-apply if student moves (address and/or attending schoolLink to form
- applications received after August 13th may not be processed until after Sep 1, 2021

 

New rural busing students:

- you must apply using our online form; registration begins June 1  Link to form
- applications received after August 13th may not be processed until after Sep 1, 2021

 

​​Students may attend a school of their own choice outside their attendance area provided:

  • The receiving school accepts the student’s registration;
  • The school bus does not go off route to transport the student (the student must meet the bus at a safe location); and
  • There is room available on the bus.

Cross boundary transportation needs to be reapplied for each new school year and cannot be guaranteed.

Transportation - Cross Boundary Application
Email transportation@brsd.ab.ca to apply.

Transportation will notify families as soon as route capacities have been determined (mid to late August).

 

Keep it safe!
We ask the following to ensure ALL students have a safe and enjoyable ride:

Respect Your Driver
- Listen to your bus driver
- Consider the important role of your driver
- Stay in your assigned seat for the entire ride

Respect BRSD Property
- Care for the bus by keeping it clean & free of damage
- No food or drinks can be consumed on the bus

Respect Each Other

- Model safety rules
- Encourage others to follow safety rules​​

Administrative Procedures
AP 551 - Transportation - Student Conduct
AP 552 - Transportation - Student Winter Apparel