Transportation

Transportation

Norwalk City School District
Hours: 7:30am – 4:00pm
134 Benedict Ave.
Norwalk, OH 44857

BUS LETTERS 2020-2021

LETTERS HAVE BEEN MAILED TO EACH STUDENT WITH HIS/HER BUS STOP INFORMATION.  IF THERE IS AN ERROR OR IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION, PLEASE CONTACT US RIGHT AWAY AT 419-660-1822. 


Each school day, the Norwalk City School District's bus fleet of 22 buses serves almost 1,300 eligible (see below) public and parochial students in 15 bus routes, traveling 1,081 miles.  Additionally, the Transportation Department provides busing for athletic contests and educational field trips.
 

ELIGIBILITY ZONES FOR PUPIL TRANSPORTATION

The NCSD Board of Education provides transportation for resident elementary students in grades kindergarten through eight, who live more than one mile from school, and for all students with physical or mental disabilities that make walking impossible or unsafe. Transportation is provided for high school students who reside two miles from the school. 
 
The administration designates and the Board approves areas of residence from which students are provided transportation to schools. The Board may create exceptions to the established eligibility zones.
 
Resident students attending a joint vocational school are provided with transportation to the program from the high school they are assigned to.
 
The Board authorizes the staff responsible for administering the student transportation program to require student identification as a prerequisite to riding a school bus when this is deemed necessary.
 
[Adoption date: October 8, 1996] [Re-adoption date: August 15, 2006] [Re-adoption date: February 9, 2016] LEGAL REFS.: ORC 3327.01; 3327.011 OAC 3301-51-10
 
CROSS REF.: EEA, Student Transportation Services 

CONTACT US

 419-660-1822
Kelly Ross, Director
Tim Scheel, Associate Director
Heidi Heitsche, Secretary 


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Transportation Info

School Bus Bid

Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Education of Norwalk City School District, Norwalk, Ohio, at the Administrative Office, located at 134 Benedict Avenue, for one (1) new 2021 model year,  83/84 passenger school buses.  The district may have trade in busses but they will be considered separate from the bid.   Bids will be received until 12:00 noon on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read aloud by the Treasurer of said Board.
 
Bids will state that the bus when assembled, and prior to delivery, will comply with all school district specifications, all safety regulations and current Ohio Minimum Standards, State Department of Education for school bus construction pursuant to Section 4511.76 of the Ohio Revised Code and all other pertinent provisions of the law.
 
84 Passenger Transit Specs.pdf for bidders and are also on file in the office of the Director of Support Services.
 
Norwalk City School Board of Education reserves the right to reject any and all bids, in whole or in part, and to waive any informality therein.
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