Registration and 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. 

Families of students attending Elk Island Catholic Schools (EICS) in Camrose (St. Patrick Catholic School or Our Lady of Mount Pleasant School), this information is for you!

Rural Students:

New EICS students should apply for bus service starting at the beginning of June (for the following school year) through EICS Transportation by filling out the appropriate forms on EICS’s website https://www.eics.ab.ca/transportation/camrose 

Students who are currently transported to OLMP and/or St. Patrick from a rural address will be included in our plans for the next school year.  

 

City of Camrose Students:

EICS students should apply each school year for bus service through EICS Transportation, starting at the beginning of June, by filling out the appropriate forms on EICS’s website https://www.eics.ab.ca/transportation/camrose 

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

Eligible students (those who live further than 2.4 kilometres from their designated school) will be served first at no cost. 

Non-eligible students (those who live closer than 2.4 kilometres from their designated school) will be served next, on a first come-first served basis, for an annual fee. Please be advised that your seat could be revoked if an eligible student requires it.

Registration for busing of non-eligible students will be confirmed upon receipt of the applicable fee.​ 

EICS students who ride a Battle River School Division bus will pay BRSD’s Transportation fees (not the EICS fees charged in other communities).

The 2020-2021 bus fees are $355.50/school year (Kindergarten) and $400.00/school year (Gr. 1 -12).

 

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 kilometres from their designated school) will be served first at no cost. 

  • Non-eligible students (those who live closer than 2.4 kilometres from their designated school) will be served next, on a first come-first served basis, for an annual fee.  Registration for busing of non-eligible students will be confirmed upon receipt of the applicable fee.​ Please be advised that your seat could be revoked if an eligible student requires it.

The 2020-2021 bus fees are $355.50/school year (Kindergarten) and $400.00/school year (Gr. 1 -12). 

In extenuating circumstances, application for waiver of fees can be submitted to the Director of Transportation. Download the Bus Pass Fee Waiver Application Form

Students in the City of Camrose should apply for bus service starting at the beginni​ng of June, for the following school year.  Check back to our website then for the new application form.

Students residing in the Counties of Beaver, Camrose and Flagstaff who were transported to a Division-operated school by bus during the last school year will be included in our plans for the next school year.

Students who are new to schools in the Counties of Beaver, Camrose and Flagstaff should apply for bus service starting at the beginning of June for the following school year. Check back to our website then for the new application form.

School of Choice

​​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.