STUDENT SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION ELIGIBILITY
Indianola Community School District Map
Red – Emerson
Blue – Whittier
Purple – Laura Ingalls Wilder (Out of Indianola City limits)
Green – Laura Ingalls Wilder (Inside of Indianola City Limits)
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Iowa Code 285.1 WHEN ENTITLED TO STATE AID.
1. a. The board of directors in every school district shall provide transportation, either directly or by reimbursement for transportation, for all resident pupils attending public school, kindergarten through twelfth grade, except that:
(1) Elementary pupils shall be entitled to transportation only if they live more than two miles from the school designated for attendance.
(2) High school pupils shall be entitled to transportation only if they live more than three miles from the school designated for attendance.
Enrolled students requiring special education shall meet the distance requirements stated above for transportation to and from their designated attendance center at the expense of the school district. Costs associated with required specialized transportation or other required transportation in the student’s individual education plan, other than to and from the child’s home, and transportation to and from a special education instructional program shall be borne by the special education program. Required unique transportation according to the student’s individualized education plan to and from the student’s home to the special education program shall be the expense of the school district whether provided by the school district or by the parent.