The El Dorado Union High School District charges a fee for students to ride the bus. For your convenience, bus passes may be purchased online at myschoolbucks.com, by mail, or in person in the Transportation Department.
Pay Online Avoid long lines by purchasing your bus pass online by using My School Bucks. If applying for Free or Reduced, please complete the Free and Reduced application below. All others, no application is needed. Passes will be mailed after payment is received.
Pay In Person Applications are no longer required for regular priced bus passes if you stop by the Transportation Department and purchase in person. You may experience long wait times if purchasing during peak sales months of July, August, December, and January.
Pay By Mail If you are purchasing by mail, please complete Parts 1 and 2 only of the Bus Fee Application below. Checks payable to EDUHSD and write your students name and school site on the check. EDUHSD Attn: Bus Fees; 4675 Missouri Flat Rd. Placerville CA 95667
Free Or Reduced Price Bus Passes Pay Online is not available with the Free or Reduced option. To apply for a Free or Reduced bus pass, you must submit a completed application (Parts 1, 2, and 3) along with appropriate income verifying documents.
Bus Transportation Application For a printable bus transportation application, click: 2020-2021 Bus Application or 2020-2021 Bus Application (Spanish).Bus Fee Applications can also be obtained at the District Office or at the Administration Office of your student's school. You will need to complete the application and include the appropriate payment or income verification documents and return it to the District Office either by U.S. mail or in person to EDUHSD Attn: Bus Fees, 4675 Missouri Flat Road, Placerville, CA 95667
Parents/Guardians: For incoming freshman or any new student to our District, as soon as we have a copy of your student(s) photo we will send the Bus Pass to you via US Mail. Students already enrolled in our District purchasing the Pass online will receive their Bus Pass via the US Mail as soon as the purchase process is completed. A copy of the online purchase receipt can be used by the student as a temporary Bus Pass until the new Bus Pass is received.
This year, due to uncertainty, the prices may be prorated. Bus pass sales will start later to accommodate the changes needed in these uncertain days. August 1, 2020 for myschoolbucks and August 3, 2020 for in office purchases. "Early bird" will be extended until August 10, 2020. Please print your myschoolbucks receipt for your Bus Pass until the Bus Pass is generated. Students are required to show their bus driver their Bus Pass in the morning and afternoon.
The full fee of $210.00 is due in full in the District Office on or before August 10, 2020. An early discount is given only on round trip Bus Passes when purchased by 4:30 pm by the semester deadlines stated under 'Round Trip Pass' above. Mail-in payments must be postmarked by these deadlines.
A one way pass (a.m. or p.m.) is available for $160.00 for a full year. At the time of purchase you need to indicate if the pass is an a.m. or p.m. pass. The first installment of $80.00 is due by July 31, 2020. The second installment of $80.00 is due by December 18, 2020.
$55.00 Semester Round Trip $40.00 Semester One Way
For families eligible under Federal Income regulations, there is a reduced fee pass available for round trip or one way. Families must complete the application for Free or Reduced Transportation included in the bus fee packet or by clicking on the 2020-21 Bus Fee Application link. Supporting documentation of income must be provided. The first installment of $55.00/round trip or $40.00/one-way is due by July 31, 2020. The second installment of $55.00/round trip or $40.00/one-way is due by December 18, 2020.
The student must be eligible under the Federal income regulations (see application for free or reduced transportation eligibility criteria). Supporting documents showing income must be submitted at time of application. The application must be submitted by July 31, 2020.
The following is a list of documents that will be considered as proof of income for Free or Reduced Transportation:
Earnings/Wages/Salary: Current paycheck stub or letter from employer stating gross wages paid and how often paid.
Social Security/Pension/Retirement: Social security benefit letter or pension reward letter.
Unemployment Compensation/Disability or Workers Compensation: Copy of award letter or check stub.
Welfare Payments: Benefit letter from Welfare Department stating current eligibility and amount of award.
Child Support/Alimony: Court decree or agreement.
All Other Income: If you have any other type of income, provide documents showing amount of income and how often it is received.
Self Employment Income: Copies of bank statements for last 12 months and the last year's federal tax return.
No Income: If you have no income, provide a brief note explaining how you provide food, clothing, and housing and when you expect an income. Include last year's federal tax return.
$20.00 per sheet of ten (10) tickets or $2.00 per single ticket
Sheets of 10 Tickets are available either at the District Office at 4675 Missouri Flat Road, Placerville, or at your respective school site. Tickets are not available online. Each ticket is a one-way only ticket. A single ticket is required for each ride morning and afternoon. Tickets are valid only for the school year in which they are purchased, are non-refundable, and are subject to seat availability.
Refunds are considered only for (1) overpayment of fees, (2) a change in the students schedule, or (3) a student leaves the District due to Board Action (Administrative Regulation 3250). Refunds will only be considered for current semesters and will not be considered for past semesters. To request a refund, put your request in writing and send the request with any necessary documentation to: EDUHSD Bus Fees, 4675 Missouri Flat Road, Placerville, CA 95667
The following discounts are offered to families purchasing more than one Bus Pass for EDUHSD schools and/or any of its feeder schools in El Dorado County. Multiple Students Discounts apply only to full year round trip purchases. Not available online. 5% discount for two students. 10% discount for 3 or more students. Verification of a full-year payment must be on file before the discount will be given.