2012-13 school year
The Middleburgh Central School District operates under
transportation guidelines approved by the Board of Education.
The revised guidelines were developed by a committee comprised
of, administration, parents, staff and a Board of Education
The school district will continue to provide transportation
to and from a student’s legal residence (located outside of
designated walk zones) and/or alternate location along
regulary scheduled bus routes district-wide.
two pick-ups or drop-offs
The guidelines allow for two (2) pick-ups and/or
at the student’s legal residence and/or
Any subsequent changes to the approved location(s) will only
be considered for permanent changes only.
Students will not be transported to non-school activities
such as Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, bowling, birthday parties,
sleepovers, employment, or religious activities. Designated “walking”
students may not ride an alternate bus for the above activities,
but will be eligible for an approved alternate location.
Bus notes required for any changes
Bus notes will be required for all changes
to/from the student’s legal residence (transport to approved
alternate location, school sponsored event, parent transport).
Bus notes must be prepared and sent to school with the child
on the day the bus note needs to be implemented.
Bus notes sent in advance will not be honored.
The notes must include all information necessary for the bus
driver to safely drop a student off at the approved alternate
location, including physical
house address of alternate location, parent/guardian phone
number and signature. .
All bus notes must be turned in to the main office by 9 a.m.,
emails and phone calls will not be accepted.
Additional bus notes are available in the main offices.
In the event of an emergency dismissal, the school
district will follow the parent/guardian’s instructions on the
Alternate Transportation/Emergency Closing Form. Parent/guardians are responsible for
keeping the information up-to-date.
P.M. DROP OFF GUIDELINES FOR STUDENTS 3rd GRADE AND
The school district requires a parent/guardian, older sibling
or other responsible party to be at the bus
stop in the afternoon to receive students 3rd grade and under.
Due to safety concerns, no child 3rd grade and under will be
dropped off unless a responsible party is available. If there is
no responsible party at the bus stop the student will be taken
back to the elementary school where they will need to be picked
up by 4 o’clock.
Only when a student is being returned to the elementary school
will phone calls be made to the parent/guardian.
If you have any questions, please contact:
The MCS Transportation Department
164 Main Street, PO Box 606
Middleburgh, NY 12122