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Transportation Department

Donna Cabral
Coordinator of Student Transportation Services
Fall River School Department
290 Rock Street
Fall River, MA 02720
508-675-8330 ext 55237
508-675-8333 fax

Christy Pelletier
Fall River School Department
290 Rock Street
Fall River, MA 02720
508-675-8330  ext 55235
508-675-8333 fax

FY 16-17 Bus Routes


Student Transportation Services

Students in grades K-5 - qualify for transportation if the student
lives 1 or more miles from their neighborhood school.

Students in grades 6-8–qualify for transportation if the student
lives 1.5 or more miles from their neighborhood school.

Students in Special Programs – qualify if the student is
attending a program outside their residential school area.

Information regarding transportation services to all students who qualify will be mailed to the families of these students in mid-August. This information will include bus stop assignments and time-lines.

Students on IEPs may have different transportation requirements which are not addressed by this transportation information.

The accommodations made for transportation for a student on an IEP will take precedence.

School Start and End Times click here

Bus Company Information

Amaral Bus Company (508) 324-0551
Braga/Cozy  Transportation (508) 673-6779
Fisher Bus Inc. (508) 673-0685
Tremblay Bus Co., Inc (508) 675-0551
Whaling City Transit (508) 679-0100
VETS Safe-T- Cab Co. (508) 672-4213
Town Taxi (508) 673-9999
Greater Fall River SRTA (508) 672-6071

News and Notices

Click backpack to view community announcements

Please note, community-based flyers must first be approved by the Superintendent of Schools.  In an effort to reduce paper and other resources, flyers are no longer sent home in backpacks but are e-mailed home to families and placed into our online backpacks which can be accessed at anytime. If your organization wishes to have their flyer added to our digital backpack, please e-mail a copy to rcaron@fallriverschools.orgfor Superintendent's approval. 

School Opening Info.
Start/End Times

Closing Day(s) of School

The last day of school for students is Monday, June 26 with the last two days - Friday, June 23 and Monday, June 26 - being half days of school.  

Exception: The Henry Lord Community School had an extra day to makeup due to the failure of a heating unit on December 12.  Therefore, the last day for HLCS students will be Tuesday, June 27Friday, June 23 will be a full day for HLCS students only with Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27 being the school's two half days.

Public Records Requests

Please submit all requests to
Tonya Casey, Admin. Assistant
417 Rock Street
Fall River, MA 02720
508-675-8420, ext. 53701

Parent/Student Portal Info

Intent To Submit Application For Funding

Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)


Massachusetts required Fingerprinting

Multilingual Literacy Resources for Parents

Special Education Parent Advisory Council  &  Fall River Autism Community Group

Durfee Athletics Store

School Committee Survey

FRPS Home School Application

Fonseca Turnaround Plan

Greater Fall River Resource Guide

Superintendent's Proposed FY2018 Budget