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    Opt-In Snow Route Request Form for Recipients of Door-to-Door Transportation
    Posted on 02/12/2019
    Dear Families,

    Seattle Public Schools is aware that student transportation has been impacted by adverse weather. Student safety is our primary concern. We recognize and acknowledge the disruption the weather has caused our students and families. Though we know that some roads are safe to drive, many around the district remain unsafe and door-to-door services would require buses or cabs to risk the safety of their passengers. Seattle Public Schools’ official policy when schools are open on time, but buses are operating on snow routes is:

    No door-to-door service. No Preschool or Head Start. No Out of District Service. No Taxi Cab, Therapy, Partial Day or Shuttle Transportation. No Before or After School Activities. Check with your school regarding athletic events.

    Opt-In Snow Route Request 

    While the District arranges for alternative snow routes consistent with safety guidelines for all students, it cannot provide door-to-door transportation during certain weather conditions. Families of students with special education transportation in their IEP were invited to request a snow route in October 2018 and may do so again now. Parents/Guardians requesting a snow route are responsible for taking their student to the pre-determined pick-up location in the morning and receiving their student at the same location in the afternoon.

    Upon receipt of the Opt-In request included below, the Transportation Office will contact you within five business days.

    Snow Route Request Form

    Download this form

    Please Note: THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO ½ DAY, PARTIAL DAY, EEU, HEADSTART, or PRESCHOOL STUDENTS.

    Student’s Name: _______________________________________________________________________

    ID#: _________________________________________________________________________________

    Home Address: ________________________________________________________________________

    ____________________________________________________________________________________

    School: ______________________________________________________________________________



    I understand I will be responsible for getting my child to the pick-up location in the morning and meeting the bus at the same location in the afternoon.


    Parent/Guardian Signature: ______________________________________________________________


    Return by email, fax, OR mail.

    E-mail: transdept@seattleschools.org
    Fax: 206-252-0931 
    Mail to:
    Transportation
    Seattle Public Schools
    MS 23-169
    PO Box 34165
    Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    We appreciate your continued partnership and shared value of student safety,

    Transportation Department