School transportation funding, known as the transportation allotment, is part of overall Foundation School Program (FSP) funding. It is included as a separate line item on a school district's state aid report, known as the Summary of Finances report. Districts report transportation data to the agency through the web-based FSP System.
Background Information on Transportation Funding (Word 43 KB)
Bus Accident Reporting System (BARS)
School Transportation Allotment Handbook
Templates and Examples for Route Descriptions, Eligible Rider Rosters, and Official Counts of Eligible Riders
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|Turn-by-Turn Route Description Template (Use Not Mandatory)
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||Excel 60 KB
|Turn-by Turn Route Description Examples
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|Eligible Rider Roster/Official Headcount Sheet Template for Regular Program Home-to-School (Use Not Mandatory)
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||Word 189 KB
|Eligible Rider Roster/Official Headcount Sheet Template for Regular Program Home-to-School Example
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|Eligible Rider Roster Template for Regular Program Curriculum/Academic, Special Program, and Private Program
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||Word 102 KB
|Eligible Rider Roster/Official Headcount Sheet Template (Charter Version)
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|Eligible Rider Roster/Official Headcount Sheet - Information Sheet/Example (Charter Version)
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Bus Pass or Card Program Application and Forms
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|| MS Word Link
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|Template Letter for Requesting Program Approval
|Bus Pass Issuance Log
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|Bus Card Issuance Log
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|Monthly Bus Pass or Card Summary Form
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Application for School Transportation Allotment
- Application for School Transportation Allotment (PDF 617 KB)
- Application for School Transportation Allotment (Word 49 KB)
For more information, contact:
School Transportation Unit
State Funding Division
October 20, 2014
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) at Texas State University are working closely to ensure that students and staff enjoy the benefits of a safe and orderly learning environment and are reminding all Texans of the need to work together to keep our schools safe and secure.
October 17, 2014
Committees of the State Board of Education will meet on Monday, Oct. 20.
The Ad Hoc Committee on the Long-Range for Public Education will meet
at 8 a.m. and the Committee of the Full Board will convene at 10 a.m.
Both meetings are in room 1-104 of the Travis Building at 1701 N.
Congress Ave. in Austin. The agenda is online and the meeting will be webcast.
October 17, 2014
The State Board of Education today named 10 Texas businesses as the 2014 Employers for Education Excellence (EEE). From the U.S. Army to a grocery store, these employers and their staffs are recognized for their ongoing support and commitment to Texas public schools.
October 16, 2014
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC)
today renewed their annual partnership for the 2014 Texas Safe Schools Week,
Oct. 19 - 25. TEA and TxSSC share a mutual goal of assuring all public schools
are places where students, parents, teachers and administrators feel secure
during the course of every school day.