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If you are interested in bus service for the 2019-2020 school year it is time to pre-register. Registration for students who live in Franklin is through the Franklin Transportation Department and registration for students who live outside of Franklin, but within the BFCCPS Region are eligible to use the BFCCPS Regional Bus. Please see details on the two services listed just below.
Arrival Times
 The school day begins at 8:15 for students in Grades 6-8 . Parents who drop their children at school may do so beginning at 8:00 am unless their child is participating in before school Chorus, Band or Morning Care in which case they may arrive as early as 7:30 am. Please note that students in Grades 6-8 who are not in their classroom by 8:20 am will be marked tardy. 

The school day begins at 9:00 for students in Grades K-5 . Parents who drop their children off at school may do so beginning at 8:45 am. Please note that students who are not in their classroom by 9:00 am will be marked tardy. If you need childcare coverage before 8:45 am, morning care is available beginning at 7:30 am. Please click here for more information and registration .
Franklin Transportation Registration
 Residents of Franklin should have been contacted by the Franklin Transportation Department by email. These notices were sent on May 3. It is important to note that they will not send additional reminders regarding this service. You will need the ID number provided in the email to register your child for the bus via the Franklin Transportation Department, registration will be completed online via UniBank .

Once logged in, you will see your student’s information. Scroll to the bottom to see the amount due, if any.  If there is no amount due, you will automatically be issued a bus pass and you may exit the screen. No payment is required.
If your amount due is $360, you must make a minimum payment of $180 by June 17, 2019 in order to be guaranteed a seat on the bus for the upcoming 2020 school year.  Final payment must be made by July 19, 2019. If you believe you might qualify for free or reduced payment, please use the application link below to complete the enrollment form and be sure to check the box on the bottom right.
The cost per child is $360.00 with a cap of $1,080.00 per family.  Parents who do not meet the June 17 th  initial payment deadline will not have another opportunity until after September 27, 2019.
Credit card payments will only be accepted online and a convenience fee is charged at the time.  Online payment by electronic check is subject to a $0.25 fee.
Pay-to-Ride applications  with payment can also be mailed to:
Pay-to-Ride Program
Attention: Denise Johnson
Franklin Public Schools                          
355 East Central Street, Suite 212
Franklin, MA 02038
Make checks payable to Town of Franklin
Franklin Middle School Bus: BFCCPS Middle School Students who reside in Franklin that ride the bus can catch the Franklin High School bus in their neighborhood in the morning and get off at the High School. They will transfer to another bus which transports them to BFCCPS for arrival by 7:30am. (Mrs. Schwab will be there to greet all students to assist them in the transfer process the first few days.) 

Students will attend Before School Care until 8 am. BFCCPS does not charge a morning care fee for Grades 6-8 students that take the bus. When registering for Morning Care , please sign up your students and indicate that they are Middle School bus riders.

If you have any questions about Franklin Transportation, please contact Denise Johnson, Coordinator of Transportation at 508-553-4815.

Bus routes will be posted on the  FPS Transportation Website  in mid August. Bus passes may be picked late August at BFCCPS. Please stay tuned for further details.

Regional Transportation
Registration for the Regional Bus Program is now open to regional students of the Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School. Registration details have been sent directly to parents of regional students enrolled for the 2019-2020 school year. If you are a regional family, and did not receive this letter, please contact Mrs. Schwab at dschwab@bfccps.org . Please note that these bus stops are subject to change based on the results of the registration. Registration is open through June 7th .

Non-regional students will be eligible to enroll in the event that spaces are still available following the June 7th regional student registration deadline. Regional Bus Routes can be viewed   here .

If you have any questions about BFCCPS regional transportation offerings, please contact our Transportation Coordinator, Mrs. Schwab ( dschwab@bfccps.org ).

Bus passes will be required for all students and will be available for pickup in late August.

If you have any questions about the BFCCPS Regional Transportation Offering, please contact Mrs. Schwab .
The Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School
201 Main Street, Franklin