Nonpublic Transportation

  • Non-public School Busing Deadline
    April 1

    Request for transportation to private or parochial schools outside of the North Merrick School District must be received by April 1.  Children must be registered in the North Merrick District first before submitting an application.

    Families moving into the district after April 1 are given 30 days after moving in to submit such a request.

    Transportation is not provided by the district for children who have completed sixth grade, or for children who will not be five years old by December 1, to schools more than 15 miles from the child's home, or to schools less than two miles from the child's home.

    All requests for transportation should be addressed to: North Merrick School District, Dr. Irene H. Lenhart Administrative Center, Business Office, 1057 Merrick Avenue, North Merrick, NY 11566.

    Applications may be picked up at the business office at the Harold D. Fayette School (1057 Merrick Avenue) between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    Students entering middle school or high school should contact the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, 1260 Meadowbrook Road.

    Only corner bus stops will be provided for the school year.  No house stops will be made.  All students must be officially registered with the district.

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