• Thank you for checking the Grafton Public Schools Transportation Page.   Bus routes on the right side of the page are as of August 22nd.  We are unable to post any updates to routes as they will be changing every day over the next month.  The routes and the stop times posted are only estimates and are subject to change.  Please allow at least 10 minutes variance on these estimated times.  As these times adjust throughout the first month of school, please adjust your bus stop arrival time to the time that the driver is arriving.  Please rely on the bus driver for updates or you can always email businfo@grafton.k12.ma.us for more information.

    Bus Stop Request Timeline for 2017-2018 School Year

    ·         From the Start of school until Friday, September 15th

    o    Two full weeks are given for parents and drivers to adjust to the new school year, bus stops and times.

    ·         Monday, September 18th – Friday, September 22nd

    o   One week is given for the school system and the bus company to evaluate and discuss requests and concerns for changes.

    ·         Monday, September 25th – Friday, September 29th

    o    One week is given for the school system and the bus company to notify anyone effected by the changes that will be implemented.

    ·         Monday, October 2nd changes are implemented

     

Department Overview

  • The Transportation Services for the schools is handled through the Finance Department at this time with the help of the bus company and school staff. 

    Bus questions and concerns can be emailed to businfo@grafton.k12.ma.us .   When sending an email, please include parent name, student name, school, grade, phone number, bus# if known, and current bus stop if known.

Bus Safety Video

Contacts

  •  
    Lynn Leofanti
    Finance Office Secretary
    508.839.5421, ext.1023
    leofantil@grafton.k12.ma.us 
     
    Daniel Gale
    Director of Finance
    508.839.5421, ext.1020
    galed@grafton.k12.ma.us 
     
     
     
     
     

Bus Stop Concern and Change Request Form

  • Click here or use the form below to document a bus stop concern or change request. *Please note bus stop concerns/changes will not be reviewed until mid September to allow bus routes to settle into a routine.  Any changes are planned to go into effect on or before Oct 2.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much is the bus fee?

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    The bus fee for 1 student is $200 annually.  The bus fee for 2 or more students is $400.  After the deadline, the fees are $225 and $425.

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  • Does everyone have to pay a bus fee?

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    Bus fees are only required for students in grades 7-12.  Students on free and reduced lunch do have to fill out the bus application but do not have to pay the fee.

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  • When is the deadline for bus pass applications?

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    Bus Pass Applications are due by July 21, 2017.  Applications submitted after this date will be subject to a $25 late fee.  

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  • Where can I get the bus application and how can I pay and submit the application?

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    The bus fee is available online at the Transportation Dept section of www.graftonps.org.  You or your student can also get an application at their school or at the School Finance Office at the Town Municipal Center at 30 Providence Rd.  You can submit the form and payment at the school or at the School Finance Office.  You can also pay online and if you do that, you do not need to also fill out the paper application.

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  • When and where can bus passes be picked up?

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    Bus passes can be picked up at the school main office's on the two weeks before school starts.  

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  • What should I do if I can't afford to pay the full bus fee?

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    Please always fill out the bus pass application and submit the application by the deadline.  If you can only partially pay, you can go to the School Finance Office at 30 Providence Rd and ask to be set up on a payment plan.  Student who will be on free and reduced lunch this school year do need to fill out the bus application but do not need to pay the fee.

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  • If my child is on free/reduced lunch, do I need to fill out an application?

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    Students on free/reduced lunch get the bus fee waived but we still need you to fill out the applicatoin so that we know your student wants to take the bus.  Please check the box at the bottom that your student is eligible for free/reduced lunch.

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  • If I am not sure if my child with qualify for free/reduced lunch, what should i do?

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    You should fill out the application by the deadline and check of the box at the bottom saying your child is eligible for free lunch.  If your child ends up not qualifying for free/reduced lunch, we will send you a bill for the bus fee after school starts.  If you would like to pay now, and then you find that your student does qualify, we can refund the bus fee.

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