Notice to Nonpublic Parents
Iowa Code Section 285.1 requires public school districts to provide transportation services to resident nonpublic students that are entitled as per that section. How the transportation service will be provided is to be determined by the public school district. When funds are appropriated by the Iowa General Assembly and if your public school district has selected “Parent Reimbursement” as their transportation service type of choice and you meet the transportation entitlement policy provisions of the public school district in which you live and the nonpublic school being attended has been accredited by the Iowa Department of Education, you are entitled to parent reimbursement as per Iowa Code Sections 285.1, subparagraph 3 and 285.3.
(Iowa Code Section 285.3) If your public school district selects the “Parent Reimbursement” option, it is your responsibility as the nonpublic parent or guardian to notify your resident public school district that you have children attending an accredited nonpublic school and its location. In addition, specific information, as requested on this form, must be submitted by the nonpublic parent or guardian not later than December 1 (for the first semester) and May 1 (for second semester), each year. Failure to submit this request by the above deadline each semester will result in the denial of the reimbursement request for the claim period.
Application must be made by the deadline for each semester and checks will be processed annually.
Iowa Department of Education – Nonpublic Reimbursement
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Non Public Transportation Aid Request Form