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Transportation Fees & Payments

​​If the student has been assigned a seat on the school bus route for the 2022-23 school year, the Transportation Fee will be applied to the parents School Cash Online account. 

Payment of the Transportation Fee can be made by credit or debit card through the parents School Cash Online account.

Fees may also be paid by cash or cheque in person at our School Board Office located at 1040 Hollywood Road South, Kelowna.  

There are two payment options:

  1. Full payment by October 1st or
  2. Pro-rated equal monthly installments. 

Conditions for Transportation:

  1. Fees for the previous year must be paid in full before the student can be assigned to a bus route.
  2. Non-payment or breach of payment arrangements may result in your child being removed from the bus route.​

 As per Policy 470R;

Article 22) Failure to pay the transportation charge or follow payment arrangements may result in the removal of service.

Family Ridership
Annual cost per student based on the number of children assigned to a bus route ​
​ ​
First Child $400.00
Second Child $400.00
Third Child $200.00
​​​ Forth Child $200.00
  • ​The annual family rate for 4 or more children would be $1200.00. 
  • There is no additional cost for families with five (5) or more children assigned to a bus route. 
  • ​Fees are pro-rated based​ on the number of months transportation is required.​​

Any board that charges fees must have a financial hardship policy in place to help families who are in financial need. Parents may apply for a fee subsidy for school fees and/or transportation fees in two ways;

1. Exceptional Circumstances (Section B on the Subsidy Form)

Families that are experiencing exceptional circumstances may contact their school principal for approval of the application. Once the form is signed by the school principal, it is mailed or emailed by the school to Subsidy Processing at the Board Education Centre or​

2. Income Based (Section C on the Subsidy Form)

Families that are under the income thresholds listed under Section C of the subsidy form may provide their households proof of income statement from the Canadian Revenue Agency. The form and proof of income statement can be sent by email to or mailed directly to:

Central Okanagan Public Schools

Subsidy Processing

1040 Hollywood Road South

Kelowna, B.C. V1X 4N2


  1. To apply for a subsidy, please complete the following form.
  2. To review the Board's policy 425R - Student Fees and Financial Hardship Click Here
  3. For more information regarding District Fees or Financial Hardship please visit our website here.​