Important Transportation Notice

9.10.21

Important Update on St. Paul District Operations

September 10, 2021


Dear St. Paul Community,


As a result of a workforce shortage in our transportation department, the following temporary changes have been made to our school bus routing and schedule and will be effective starting September 13, 2021. These changes will remain in effect until further notice.

Students who reside within the city limits of St. Paul will be required to find alternative transportation to and from school. The district will contact all of the families who are impacted by this change. We apologize for any inconvenience and will return this service to our community as soon as we are able to do so. Please contact me with any questions you may have.


ORS 327.043


(1) A school district is required to provide transportation for elementary students who reside more than one mile from school and for secondary school students who reside more than 1.5 miles from school. A district is also required to provide transportation for any student identified in a supplemental plan approved by the State Board of Education.


(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the State Board of Education may waive the requirement to provide transportation for secondary school students who reside more than 1.5 miles from school. A district must present to the board a plan providing or identifying suitable and sufficient alternate modes of transporting secondary school students. [1991 c.780 §7]



Sincerely,

Joseph M. Wehrli

School District Superintendent

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