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Student Transportation Services 

East Hartford Public Schools will provide student transportation, under provisions of state law and regulation, under contract, for all students who qualify for such service.  The walking distance for the student is in excess of the guidelines established from time-to-time by the Board which shall not exceed the following maximum distances or whatever other maximum distance limits are set by the State Board of Education.  In general, students will be eligible for school transportation if one or more of the following criteria is present and remains uncorrected by the Board:
  1. Elementary School students (K-6) walk up to one (1) mile
  2. Middle School students walk up to one and one-half (1 1/2) miles
  3. High School students walk up to two (2) miles
  4. Special Education and medically fragile students who qualify for bus transportation.

If you have moved and have not changed your address with Central Registration, the bus will not be able to transport your child to school.

For all changes, please call the Transportation Coordinator, at 860-622-5139.

Contact Information:

Bus Companies:

  • Dattco (860) 904-9783
  • Access Transportation (out-of-district only) (860) 652-8610

Bus Routes - Look them up on-line

Click the link and follow the four simple steps listed to obtain your child’s bus route information.  Please keep in mind that bus route information may be updated frequently, especially in the first few weeks of school, so keep checking in! 

Bus Routes: 
   Below is the link to Dattco's Bus Stops for East Hartford Public Schools

   1. Enter House Number
   2. Enter Street Address followed by a space and zip code,        
       Please note that you will need to abbreviate street, avenue, etc., for example main "st" 06108          
          * Street - st          
          * Avenue - ave          
           * Drive - dr          
           * Lane - ln          
           * Court - ct         
           * Terrace - ter
   3. Select your child's school  
   4. Click on the Submit button

Please make sure that your child is at the bus stop ten minutes before the scheduled pick-up time.

Instructions in Spanish

Transportation Information:

Daycare Information:

Transportation for Elementary Day Care Students

Please be aware that daycare address requests do not carry over from year to year; a new request must be submitted by August 1st for daycare transportation to be in place for the start of each school year. 

Daycare/Alternate Transportation Request Form:
Each request for daycare transportation must be sent in writing to:

Pamela Renaud, Transportation Coordinator
East Hartford Public Schools
1110 Main Street
East Hartford CT 06108

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