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Transportation Information

Please be advised that the Transportation Department

will be closed from June 19 -June 30

and will reopen on July 1, 2020.


Maureen Ciaci - Transportation Coordinator

McKenna Administration Building
350 Daniel St. Room 101
Lindenhurst, NY 11757

Telephone: 631-867-3050 
Fax:            631-867-3059 


Minimum Distances For Bus Eligibility

New York State school districts are required by the Education Law to provide transportation for all elementary pupils residing more than two miles from school, and for secondary pupils residing more than three miles from school.


The Lindenhurst Board of Education has lowered these minimum distances from the New York State requirements to as follows:

Grade     Distance
 K-5        3/4 mile 

 6-8           1 mile

9-12   1 1/2 miles

 CLICK HERE to read Board Policy 8410 - Student Transportation.


Emergency School Closure & Inclement Weather Protocol


In the event of a districtwide emergency school closings, transportation will not be provided to any schools.

In the event the district puts into place an alternate bus stop schedule due to flooding, please CLICK HERE to view the alternate emergency bus stop schedule for affected bus routes.


Non-public and Childcare Transportation Applications - School Year 2020-21*

For new non-public student transportation requests: New enrollees must set up an appointment to establish residency in the district by contacting the registration office at (631) 867- 3055. The following forms should be completed prior to the scheduled appointment:

 Non-public New Enrollment Transportation/Textbook Application

 Affidavit to Substantiate Residency

  Landlord Affidavit

For returning non-public student transportation requests**: Please submit a transportation/textbook application online via the Non-public Returning Student Transportation/Textbook Application form.

For childcare transportation requests**: Please submit a transportation application online via the 

Childcare Transportation Application form. Applications will not be approved unless they adhere to the district’s Childcare Guidelines.

All applications are due by April 1st of the year prior to the school year transportation is being requested for. 


* Please note: Transportation is not provided for a school over 15 miles from the residence.

** If there has been a change of address for returning non-public student enrollees please contact the registration office at (631) 867-3055 in addition to completing the online application.   


District Bus Stop Pick Up/Dismissal Information***

Public School

                                       AM PICK UP                        PM DISMISSAL               LATE RUNS

Senior High School          6:50 AM                                2:19 PM                         3:10 PM; 3:50 PM; 5:30 PM

Middle School                  7:30 AM                                2:55 PM                         3:50 PM; 5:30 PM     

MS-Zero Period               6:30 AM          

Elementary                      8:30 AM                                 3:30 PM


*** All Non-public school routes will be communicated by the bus company with approximate times.


Bus Stop Change Requests


The district uses routing software and our knowledge of the area to place all bus stops at the safest location possible. If you feel that there is a safety issue that must be addressed regarding your child’s bus stop, please complete the

BUS STOP CHANGE FORM and return it to the district Transportation Coordinator for review.

Bus Contractor Contact Information

Suffolk Transportation Service: (631) 231-9940  Ext 4321; Ext 4311

CLICK HERE to visit the Suffolk Transportation Services website.




August 13, 2020