The transportation allotment is part of overall Foundation School Program (FSP) funding and is included as a separate line item on the Summary of Finances. Districts report transportation data through the web-based FSP System.

 Background Information on Transportation Funding (Word 43 KB)

 Bus Accident Reporting System (BARS)

School Transportation Allotment Handbook 

Route Services Report Information 

Document Name PDF Link MS Word or
Excel Link
Instructions for Completing the School Transportation Route Services Report (June 2012)
Effective With School Year 2011–2012
PDF 574 KB N/A
Turn-by-Turn Route Description Template
(Use Not Mandatory)
PDF 49 KB Excel 60 KB
Turn-by Turn Route Description Examples PDF 269 KB   N/A
Eligible Rider Roster/Official Headcount Sheet Template
for Regular Program Home-to-School (Use Not Mandatory)
PDF 48 KB Word 189 KB
Eligible Rider Roster/Official Headcount Sheet Template for Regular Program Home-to-School Example PDF 69 KB N/A
Eligible Rider Roster Template for Regular Program Curriculum/Academic, Special and Private Programs PDF 32 KB Word 102 KB

Operations Report Information

Bus Pass/Bus Card Information 

 Documents and Forms for Charter Schools Only 

Position Statements Related to Transportation Funding  

 For additional information, contact:



      Office of School Finance
 Danny Sanchez
 (512) 463-9266

April 17, 2014

Two Texas students selected for National Youth Science Camp

The Texas Education Agency today announced that two students have been selected to represent Texas as delegates to the 2014 National Youth Science Camp. The National Youth Science Camp, one of the nation’s premier programs in secondary science education, is an annual summer forum where two delegates representing each state exchange ideas with leading scientists and other professionals from academic and corporate worlds.

April 14, 2014

Commissioner Williams to appoint Beaumont ISD Board of Managers

  Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams today announced his decision to appoint a board of managers to oversee the management of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD). The Commissioner also announced his intent to name a new superintendent for the district.

April 11, 2014

Proclamation 2016 to include ethnic studies materials

 The State Board of Education Friday broadened its call for new textbooks for Special Topics in Social Studies to include but not be limited to, Mexican American Studies, African American Studies, Native American Studies and Asian American Studies.

April 10, 2014

2013 Snapshot: School District Profiles now available on TEA website

 Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced that the 2013 Snapshot: School District Profiles is available on the Texas Education Agency website.