Overview

East Hartford Public Schools Department of Student Transportation Services will provide student transportation, under provisions of state law and regulation, under contract, for all students who qualify for such service. The walking distance for the student is not in excess of the guidelines established from time-to-time by the Board and which shall not exceed the following maximum distances or whatever other maximum distance limits are set by the State Board of Education. In general, students will be eligible for school transportation if one or more of the following criteria is present and remains uncorrected by the Board:

  1. Elementary School students (K-5) walk one (1) mile or less
  2. Middle School students walk one and one-half (1 1/2) miles or less
  3. High School students walk two (2) miles or less
  4. Special Education and medically fragile students who qualify for bus transportation.

If you have moved and have not changed your address with the Central Registration Department, the bus will not be able to transport your child to school.

For all changes, please call the Transportation Coordinator, at 860.622.5139.

Your child must be at the bus stop ten (10) minutes before the scheduled pick-up time.

Parents of East Hartford students attending A. I. Prince and Howell Cheney Technical High Schools:

In order for your child to be included on an EHPS bus route to school, you must register your child with EHPS or update your child’s current record at Central Registration, 734 Tolland Street, East Hartford, to reflect attendance at Prince or Cheney.  You must present documentation of your child’s placement at either Prince or Cheney. 

Transportation:

Daycare Transportation