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Transporting Bulk Items to/from School on Bus

As per the National School Transportation Specifications and Procedures, please be advised that for the safety of our students, bus drivers and aides, the Greenwich Township Board of Education will not allow students to transport hazardous materials, nuisance items (such as large school projects), or animals on district buses.

Items cannot be placed in the stair well, the aisle, or in front of the emergency door exit.

The pupil is permitted to carry only objects that can be held in his/her lap. If you have any questions, please contact the business office.

Transportation FAQ

The Transportation Department receives requests for information regarding the transportation of their child (ren). The Transportation Department has compiled the most frequently asked questions.

  1. What should I do if my child does not get off of the bus?
  2. Can my child ride a different bus?

  3. Can my child get on or off at another bus stop?
  4. Can my child change his/her seat on the bus?
  5. Why does my child have to be at the bus stop ten (10) minutes before the designated time as indicated on the bus pass?

  6. Does my child need a bus pass to get on the bus?

  7. I will be picking my child up after school instead of taking the bus home.  Do I have to notify the school?

 

What should I do if my child does not get off of the bus?

Answer:  Contact your child’s school immediately.

 

2. Can my child ride a different bus?

Answer:  No.  Your child is assigned one bus, one seat, and one bus stop for the school year.

If an emergency arises, please contact the Transportation Department at 224-4920 x 2120.

 

3. Can my child get on or off at another bus stop?

Answer:  No.  Your child was assigned a designated bus stop as per their bus pass. If an emergency arises, please contact the Transportation Department at 224-4920 x 2120.

 

4. Can my child change his/her seat on the bus?

No. The bus driver assigns the seats.  If a problem arises requiring a seating change, please contact your child’s school office.

 

5. Why does my child have to be at the bus stop ten (10) minutes before the designated time as indicated on the bus pass?

Answer:  With each new school year, there are changes made in transportation such as new drivers, routes, bus stops, students, etc.  Everyone is trying to get acclimated to the changes. It  is indicated on the student’s bus pass that they be at their designated bus stop ten (10) minutes before their estimated pickup time.  Due to a variety of reasons, the bus could be early or late.  An approximate time usually develops within a few weeks of school.

 

6. Does my child need a bus pass to get on the bus?

Answer:  No. The bus pass is for informational purposes only.  If your child does not receive a bus pass, contact the Transportation Department at 224-4920 x 2120.

 

7. I will be picking my child up after school instead of taking the bus home.  Do I have to notify the school?

Answer:  Yes.  Please send in a note to your child’s school office so that the Transportation Department can inform the bus driver.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Transportation Department at 224-4920 x 2120 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2016-2017 Transportation Guidelines (2)

2017-2018 Transportation Guidelines were approved at the May 8, 2017 Board of Education Meeting. 

 

pdf17-18 Transportation Guidelines

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Greenwich Township Board of Education

415 Swedesboro Road

Gibbstown, NJ 08027

Phone: (856) 224 - 4920 ext. 2120

Broad Street

Greenwich Township Broad Street Elementary School

255 West Broad Street

Gibbstown, NJ 08027

Phone: (856) 224-4900

Nehaunsey

Nehaunsey Middle School

415 Swedesboro Road

Gibbstown, NJ 08027

Phone: (856) 224-4920

About GTSD

The Greenwich Township School District is a preK-8 school district located in beautiful Gibbstown, NJ. Students in grades prek-4th grade attend Greenwich Township Elementary School aka Broad Street School. Students in grades 5 - 8 attend Nehaunsey Middle School.