In compliance with Section 3635 of the New York State Education Law, a parent, or guardian, of children residing in the Carmel Central School District who attend a non-public school, or who are requesting transportation to or from childcare, must request transportation services each year prior to the first day of April preceeding the next school year. Therefore, anyone desiring transportation for the 2019-2020 school year must apply no later than April 1, 2019.
Private or Parochial School Transportation --Children attending a private or parochial school will be provided transportation services in accordance with Education Law, and Board of Education policy. Current Board of Education policy stipulates transportation from 0.7 of a mile up to a maximum of 15 miles (the application can be found here).
Childcare Transportation--The request must be for transportation from the same location each day in the morning and to the same location each day in the afternoon. Transportation to and from different locations depending on the day of the week cannot be permitted. The residence of a babysitter must be within the attendance area of the school the child will attend (the application can be found here).
Requests for transportation for the 2019-2020 school year must be in writing. Applications for parochial and private school transportation and for childcare transportation are available from the Transportation Office. Complete, then mail or bring your application by April 1, 2019 to: Mr. Pat Payne, Supervisor of Transportation, Carmel Central School District, Transportation Depot, 1099 Route 52, Carmel, New York 10512
If you have questions concerning non-public or day care transportation for your child for the 2019-2020 school year, please contact the Transportation Office at 845-225-3200.