Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1. The contractor shall provide transportation for all children residing in Scituate, to and from the
Scituate High School
Clayville Elementary School
Hope Elementary School
North Scituate Elementary School
Scituate Middle School
2. Bus Drivers shall not be permitted to carry any persons other than school employees or agent
while carrying pupils without the express permission of the Superintendent or his designee.
3. The bus company may be responsible for providing transportation for students residing outside
of the district and outside of the state’s region 2. Currently, there are approximately 10
students being transported from Johnston, Cranston, and Providence. The Department would
be responsible for the additional cost at an hourly rate as specified in appendix 2.
4. The number of days for which transportation will be required should not exceed one hundred
eighty-one (181) days and will be governed by the actual school calendar adopted by the
Scituate School Committee. Should transportation services be required for more than one
hundred eighty-one (181) days, a per diem rate shall be paid to the Contractor based upon
the appropriate rate as submitted on the Bid Proposal. Summer School Transportation and
Special Needs Extended School year program shall be paid at the daily per diem rate.
5. Pick-ups and drop-offs will be made at reasonable designated intervals along the various
routes on all school days, such pick-up points to be subject to the approval and the review of
the Superintendent of Schools or Transportation Coordinator. Schedules must be arranged
so that students will arrive at the high school not more than thirty (30) minutes before the
opening, except when authorized by the Superintendent of Schools and depart fifteen (15)
minutes after closing. Elementary students shall arrive not more than fifteen (15) minutes
before school and depart no more than fifteen (15) minutes after closing.