​​​​Getting Students to School

You can register your child for yellow school bus transportation online using your MyCBE/PowerSchool or by completing a transportation registration form. Register every school year.

Please visit the CBE website to find more information on fees and service levels for the 2021-22 school year.​​

To be included in the yellow school bus route planning for September, parents must register by the June 6, 2021 deadline. The more registrations we receive by the deadline, the more efficient route planning will be for September. Transportation continues to accept registrations after the deadline, and students are added to the closest existing stop with space, within the distance guideline. Processing times could be up to 6 weeks at the beginning of the school year due to volume.

Yellow school bus registrations can be cancelled by Sept. 30 with no financial penalty. Cancellation forms must be completed before a pro-rated refund can be considered. No refunds will be processed for service cancelled after April​ 30 or for individual trip delays.

Parents/guardians whose children access yellow bus service can view the status of their bus using the MyBusStop App or on My School Bus Monitor.

Visit CBE Transportation​ for forms and more information.

Conditional Riders

Students who are not attending the designated school for their program, or who are not within the transportation service area, may be able to access existing service if there is a suitable stop on the existing bus route. Fees will not be waived for conditional riders.

Criteria for conditional riders:

  • Must access an existing stop

  • Must be room on the bus

  • Must pay the transportation fee

  • No additional bus routes will be implemented to accommodate conditional riders

  • Must wait for written approval from Transportation Services before starting to ride the bus

Conditional riders are not permitted to ride the bus until it is determined there is space on the bus and riders have been approved by Transportation Services.

Visit CBE Transportation for forms and more information.​​​​​​​​​​​​

Busing

Bus Information

As mentioned, Royal Oak School is a bus receiver for the community of Rocky Ridge and for students living outside of the walk zone in the community of Royal Oak. Parents of bus eligible students will not pay a fee for transportation, but parents will need to pay a fee for lunchroom supervision. Application forms, busing maps and waiver forms are all available at the office or from the CBE transportation website at the end of August. It is important that families inform themselves of the busing guidelines and parent/guardian responsibilities.

Royal Oak School’s bus zone is designated on the west side of the school parallel to the staff parking lot.

Please do not park your vehicle or drop off/pick up students in our designated busing zone.

The police do monitor and will ticket drivers who are in violation of this order. Each morning students are greeted by a school staff member as they disembark from the bus. They are then directed around to the compound where they are supervised by teachers until the beginning of the instructional day. See more on Supervision.

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