Transportation Overview

Free bus transportation services are provided by your child’s School District of Residence based on the address on file with our school that matches your Proof of Residency documentation (provided each year during re-enrollment). Per district policy, eligibility for transportation services may be limited to a specific radius surrounding the location of the school.

Scroll down to read specific information for your District of Residence. If your District of Residence is different than what is listed below, please contact the ACCEL Schools Transportation Department to inquire if your student is eligible to receive another form of transportation service:

 

Columbus City School District

Students who reside within the boundaries of the Columbus City School District can request transportation to school by completing an online Transportation Request. All transportation requests for our students must be made by the students’ families using the Columbus City Schools Infinite Campus/Parent Portal Online Registration. Requests to ensure transportation services for the first day of school must be received by June 30, 2022.

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For bus routes or questions regarding completing the online application. contact the Columbus City Schools Transportation Department by calling (614) 365-5074.

Please allow 14 business days for the processing of all requests and change of address submissions once school begins.

 

Westerville City School District

As we prepare for non-public, private, and charter school transportation requests for the upcoming 2022/2023 school year, the registration process will remain the same as we did for the current school year. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to request transportation services from the district in which they reside – please find Westerville City Schools’ process outlined below:

As it has been during the past school year, the Enrollment & Family Resource Center’s (EC) physical office, inside the OhioHealth Medical Building, remains CLOSED to the public. We are pleased to share that the entire registration process can again be completed online and there will not be a need for any in-person visit to the either the Enrollment Center or the Transportation Office.

The point of registration will begin online via the Enrollment Center:  www.wcsoh.org/administration/152

 

Please follow the directions below for your current situation:

 

1st TIME STUDENTS: Those students who are requesting private school transportation services for the first time.

  1. Visit the district’s Enrollment Center website at www.wcsoh.org/administration/152 to obtain and complete the Private/Parochial/Charter/Community School Student Transportation Information Form for the 2022-23 School Year
  2. The student’s parent/guardian will need to DOWNLOAD the online form and complete the form electronically (being sure to indicate your transportation request for AM busing, PM busing, or BOTH AM and PM)
  3. Once the fillable form has been completed, SAVE the form to your computer. At this point, the parent/guardian will submit the form, their photo ID, along with two (2) current proofs of residency (current active lease or current mortgage statement PLUS a current utility bill, all dated within the past 30 days of the date of your request) to the following email address for processing: NPSTransportation@wcsoh.org

IMPORTANT: Please submit one (1) email per student request. In the ‘SUBJECT’ line of the email, you must include your student’s name and the school they are attending. Failure to do so may result in a delay of your transportation services’ request.

 

RETURNING STUDENTS WHO HAVE MOVED AND/OR CHANGING SCHOOLS: Those students who have moved or will be moving over the summer months and/or will be changing private schools for Fall 2022.

  1. Visit the district’s Enrollment Center website at www.wcsoh.org/administration/152 to obtain and complete the Private/Parochial/Charter/Community School Student Transportation Information Form for the 2022-23 School Year
  2. The student’s parent/guardian will need to DOWNLOAD the online form and complete the form electronically (being sure to indicate your transportation request for AM busing, PM busing, or BOTH AM and PM)
  3. Once the fillable form has been completed, SAVE the form to your computer. At this point, the parent/guardian will submit the form, their photo ID, along with two (2) current proofs of residency (current active lease or current mortgage statement PLUS a current utility bill, all dated within the past 30 days of the date of your request) to the following email address for processing: NPSTransportation@wcsoh.org

IMPORTANT: Please submit one (1) email per student request. In the ‘SUBJECT’ line of the email, you must include your student’s name and the school they are attending. Failure to do so may result in a delay of your transportation services’ request.

 

RETURNING STUDENTS: Those students who still live at the same address as last year and will be returning to the same private school for the 2022/2023 school year.

  1. Visit the district’s Enrollment Center website at www.wcsoh.org/administration/152 to obtain and complete the Private/Parochial/Charter/Community School Student Transportation Information Form for the 2022-23 School Year
  2. The student’s parent/guardian will need to DOWNLOAD the online form and complete the form electronically (being sure to indicate your transportation request for AM busing, PM busing, or BOTH AM and PM)
  3. Once the fillable form has been completed, SAVE the form to your computer. At this point, the parent/guardian will submit the form, their photo ID, along with two (2) current proofs of residency (current active lease or current mortgage statement PLUS a current utility bill, all dated within the past 30 days of the date of your request) to the following email address for processing: NPSTransportation@wcsoh.org

IMPORTANT: Please submit one (1) email per student request. In the ‘SUBJECT’ line of the email, you must include your student’s name and the school they are attending. Failure to do so may result in a delay of your transportation services’ request.

 

REMEMBER: It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian of private school students to initiate the process of requesting transportation services. The NPS Transportation registration/request processing team will begin accepting and processing requests on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2022.

To allow for proper processing, it is strongly recommended that your requests are completed and submitted by FRIDAY, June 17, 2022. Transportation requests submitted after this date may result in the delay of your transportation services for the new school year.