To request transportation for your student, contact your student’s campus. The transportation request is submitted by the campus, once the Routing & Scheduling Department receives that request, it will be processed within 10 business days. Only students eligible for transportation based on HISD’s Transportation eligibility requirements will be approved for transportation. A request for transportation must be submitted first, then eligibility will be determined based on the following requirements.
Students eligible for transportation to standard education programs are resident District students who are attending their zoned schools of attendance and who reside two or more miles from their assigned campuses. Students eligible for standard education transportation may be provided round-trip transportation between District designated stops and their assigned campuses. b. Students eligible for transportation to magnet and majority-to-minority programs are resident District students who are attending such programs on approved transfers and who reside two or more miles from their assigned campuses. Students eligible for magnet and majority-to minority program transportation may be provided roundtrip transportation between District-designated stops and their assigned campuses. c. Students eligible for transportation to special education programs are resident District students with disabilities, impairments, or both who are eligible for special education services and who would be unable to attend school and benefit from their special education programs of instruction without the availability of specialized transportation. To be eligible for special education transportation, a student must attend the closest appropriate program to his or her zoned school of attendance and have: A written Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committee recommendation requesting specialized transportation services and stating the specific type of transportation services necessary to reasonably accommodate the student’s disability or impairment; and An individualized education program or individualized family service plan that includes the written recommendation of the ARD committee requesting specialized transportation services. Students eligible for special education transportation will be provided round-trip transportation between District designated stops and their assigned campuses.