Please read this notification carefully as it contains important information regarding transportation for the 2022-2023 school year. If you have any questions, please contact our Transportation Department at Transportation@RCSCSD.org or at (518) 756-5241.
This information can also be found on our website here: https://www.rcscsd.org/page/transportation
Additional details regarding transportation will be shared as we get closer to the beginning of school.
Guidelines for transportation this year will be as follows:
Buses will return to regular seating capacity for the 22-23 school year.
We are encouraging all students to return to the bus transportation provided by RCS.
Windows will continue to be open to increase air circulation (weather permitting).
Bus Routes: Families will be receiving their student’s pick-up location and estimated time via email and mail, please note that this time may change as we continue to evaluate and determine our required resources for a successful year. Please have your student ready to board the bus 10 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time. If changes are made, families will be notified. Bus route information will also be available on our website here: https://www.rcscsd.org/page/bus-routes
Students attending out-of-district programs will receive a call from The Office for Student Support & Special Education regarding pick-up and drop-off times in early August.
In-District Dismissal Times & Bus Options for the 2022-2023 School Year:
Dismissal for students begins at 3:20 p.m., Mon. - Thur., and at 2:50 p.m. on Fridays and any day before an official school recess day.
Note: Parents will need to come into the main office to sign their child out for afternoon pick-up.
Middle & High School:
Regular Dismissal begins at 2:02 p.m.
Enrichment (10th Period) Dismissal: 2:40 p.m. - does not run on Friday
5:00 p.m. buses - do not run on Friday
Bus Passes: Students may occasionally ride a bus other than their own. Parents must provide a written note or confirm the request by phone call to the school’s main office no later than one (1) hour prior to dismissal. The main office will provide the student with a pass, and students are required to give the driver a pass to board the bus.
Childcare Form: Families who need bus transportation to or from a childcare or alternate location for the 2022-23 school year are asked to complete a Transportation to Childcare Location Request Form (click here to access) at the beginning of each school year, by August 1, or as soon as the change is known (see below for more details). The form is also available on our website here: https://www.rcscsd.org/page/transportation
Transportation will be provided to childcare locations for Grades Pre-K through 8, subject to these guidelines:
Written requests for service must be submitted on Transportation Request for Childcare Location Form by August 1st each year. Late forms cannot be guaranteed transportation for the beginning of the school year.
Requests for transportation to childcare locations for elementary students must be within the child’s school catchment area. For example, students from A.W. Becker can only be transported to a childcare location within A.W. Becker’s catchment area.
Multiple childcare locations over the course of each week will not be accepted. The pick-up location and drop-off location may be different addresses but cannot differ from day to day.
Changes of childcare locations will not be accepted from August 15 through to the third Monday of September.
Requests must be renewed each school year and for summer school/programs.
Any permanent change during the school year, should be submitted at least five days in advance and be made on the request form.
Once the change is processed you will receive an email of acknowledgement.
If you have any questions regarding childcare transportation, please contact the transportation department at (518) 756-5241 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please mail, fax or email the required form to the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Transportation Department by August 1, 2022:
Address: 2025 US Route 9W, Ravena, NY 12143 Attn: Transportation
Telephone: (518) 756-5241
Fax: (518) 756-5221
If you have any questions, please contact our Transportation Department at Transportation@RCSCSD.org or at (518) 756-5241.