Transportation

We are EXTREMELY excited that you have chosen to attend

Valley Springs Middle School!

Students who rode a bus at Valley Springs Middle School or

C.T. Koontz Intermediate School* during the 2016-17 school year will remain on the same bus for 2017-18 unless a change in residency has occurred.
*See note.

Provisions will be made for students who need to ride a bus to/from an alternate location (e.g. parent work location) permitting space is available. We reserve the right to deny any requests for transportation changes that are not due to a change in residency.  

*PLEASE NOTE:

·    Transportation is not provided for students who reside in the district for Cane Creek Middle School even if they attended CTKIS and/or they currently have siblings who attend CTKIS.

·    VSMS students who rode buses 251, 280, or 344, while students at CTKIS, are not allowed to ride to/from stops in the district for Cane Creek.

A Quick Explanation –

·    C.T. Koontz Intermediate School is a combination of 5th & 6th grade students from (2) districts –

o  Valley Springs Middle School:

§  W.W. Estes Elementary School;

§  Avery's Creek Elementary School;

o  Cane Creek Middle School:

§  Glen Arden Elementary School.

·    7th & 8th grade students who attend VSMS must reside in local areas for which the aligning elementary schools are:

o  W.W. Estes Elementary School;

o  Avery’s Creek Elementary School.

In Summary –

·    We are unable to provide transportation for any student who resides outside of the district for Valley Springs.

o   This includes any student who has a Discretionary Admission Release (DAR) on file with VSMS.

o   This includes any student who has a sibling that attends CTKIS.

·    As it pertains to enrollment & transportation, students who attend CTKIS may reside in areas for which the aligning elementary schools are:

o   W.W. Estes Elementary;

o   Avery's Creek Elementary;

o   Glen Arden Elementary.

·    As it pertains to enrollment & transportation, students who attend VSMS may reside in areas for which the aligning elementary schools are:

o   W.W. Estes Elementary;

o   Avery’s Creek Elementary.


 

We understand that transportation rules can be difficult to understand & it can be just as difficult to know if you reside in the district for Valley Springs.

If you are uncertain if you reside in the district for VSMS or if you are eligible to receive transportation to/from VSMS, please contact the school.


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