Transportation - Bus Pass Request Form
Bus Pass Request Form
The Ripon Unified School District provides home-to-school bus service to rural (country) residents. Bus service is also available to and/or from several bus stops in town for Elementary age students. There is a fee for these services.
If you would like your student to ride the bus, please follow these instructions to obtain a pass:
NEW BUS PASSES:
The cost to ride the bus when paying for the year is $150.00 per student, which is $1.00 per day. This is the same whether morning, afternoon, or both. You may pay for one semester at a time and the cost per student is $100.00. The year maximum is $450.00 per family. The semester maximum is $300.00 per family. Please note that the first semester is until winter break. And the second semester is after winter break until the last day of the current school year.
Click on the link to the Bus Pass Request Form (located under related documents). Parent/Guardian should complete the form online. Please print form promptly after all information is completed (information typed on form can not be saved) The parent/guardian must sign and date the form once printed. Please return completed form to your student's school site along with the appropriate fees. For a convenience fee, you may pay for bus service through If you choose to do this, please print your receipt and bring it along with the form to your student's school site. Upon confirmation from the Transportation Department, your student will be issued a bus pass from their school site.
RENEWING BUS PASSES:
Students renewing bus passes with NO CHANGES who rode the bus previously with a bus pass DO NOT need to complete another bus pass request form. Please pay online at or contact the office at your student's school.
Please note that ALL students must pay a $5.00 fee to have their bus pass re-issued.
SPECIAL RIDER PASS:
If a student who is not a regular bus rider and does not have a bus pass needs to ride a route bus to and/or from school temporarily and/or due to urgent family needs, their parent/guardian must contact the student's school site. The cost is $1.00 a day for a special rider pass. To ensure student is able to ride, their parent/guardian should contact the school and pay the appropriate fee 2 days prior to when student needs to ride the bus.
If you have any questions, please contact your student's school or the Transportation Department directly at (209) 599-2131.