The North Lamar Independent School District provides bus transportation to and from school as a courtesy service for students residing in the District. The state of Texas prescribes the conditions governing school bus operations and funds the service by allotting the District a given amount for eligible students and hazardous students transported. Eligible students are defined by the State statute as those residing in the District at least two miles from the school they should attend, as measured by the nearest practical route. The nearest practical route is the nearest traveled public road used by the school bus.
Hazardous students are defined by the State statute as those residing in the District under two miles from the school they should attend, as measured by the nearest practical route and who have to cross a major highway, bridge, railroad tracks or lack of sidewalks. In order to meet the conditions outlined by the State and provide safe, prompt movement of all students, the school district has adopted standard regulations and procedures, and has provided restrictive measures for violations of procedures and violations of rules. They are herein outlined for your information and for the guidance of your child.
The District is pleased to provide transportation for all of its students and solicits your assistance in helping create a safe, healthy option. The opportunity to ride a bus to and from school is a privilege which may be withdrawn for failure to follow a bus driver's direction or any of the bus rules.
All bus students will follow the North Lamar ISD Code of Conduct with the following additional rule to apply to bus rider.