The Minisink Valley Central School District spans 115 square miles, and its buses travel over one  million miles per year.

The department has a fleet of 90 buses and two bus runs: One for students in grades 6-12 and one for students in grades K-5. In addition, it provides bus service for various athletic and extracurricular events.

bus fleet

Deadline for non-public transportation requests is April 1

PLEASE NOTE: Non- public transportation deadline has been extended to April 15 due to the extended school closure, per the State Education Department.

If you’re a resident of the Minisink Valley Central School District and are seeking transportation for a student attending a non-public school next year, please submit the 2020-21 Non-public School Transportation Request Form

The form is due April. 1  Applications are also available through the non-public school your student will attend.  Important: There is a change in the district’s non-public school transportation policy effective with the 2020-21 school year. Please be sure to read the request form in its entirety.

Completed applications must be returned by mail or by fax:
Minisink Valley Central School District, Attn: Transportation Department, P.O. Box 217, 2320 Route 6, Slate Hill, N.Y., 10973.  Fax: 845-355-2813.

Questions should be directed to the Transportation Department at 845-355-5140.

students arriving to school on buses

Transportation requests for childcare locations

Transportation will be provided to and/or from childcare locations for students in Grades K-5 subject to these guidelines:

  • Requests for transportation for childcare purposes must be within the child’s school attendance zone
  • Requests for transportation services must be in writing and submitted on the Transportation Request to and/or from Childcare Location form by April 1, prior to the school year in which the service is needed
  • Requests made after the April 1 deadline may be honored only if it can be added on an established route for that school at no additional cost to the district
  • Any permanent change should be submitted at least five days in advance.