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TRANSPORTATION IS PROVIDED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA

THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE MADE BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA, NOT CAP

 

 

A student must be a resident of the City of Philadelphia and…..

A. Yellow Bus Service:  Be designated by the Office of Specialized Services as a participant in a Special Education class and whose participation requires that transportation is needed to enable the student to get to school, [this requirement MUST BE a part of the student's current CAPCS written and approved Individual Educational Program (IEP)],  

OR

B. Yellow Bus Service: Be in grades 1 through 6* and live 1.5 miles or farther from Community Academy,

OR

C. Yellow Bus Service: Be in grades 1 through 8 and whose route to school is determined to be hazardous* by the Pennsylvania Department of  Transportation,

OR

D. Be in grades 7 through 12 and live 1.5 miles or farther from school to be eligible for Student Transpasses.

AND

E. Hours of use: 5:30 AM to 7:00 PM. No evening or weekend use is permitted for Student Transpasses.

F. Days of use:  When school is in session. Adults may not use SEPTA Student Transpasses.

Other Issues:

  • Lost Transpasses:  Each student is expected to maintain the safety and security of the free Transpass that was issued.
  • Transpasses are to be used for to/from school transportation only.  They cannot be used for trips, athletics, or any other purpose.

 

* The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the School District of Philadelphia do NOT consider the route to Community Academy of Philadelphia, CS to be hazardous.*