Knox County Schools contracts with independent service providers operating more than 350 buses on all instructional days and traveling in excess of 3,000,000 miles each school year.
Students in grades K-5
residing greater than one mile from their zoned school, by the shortest route, are eligible.
Students in grades 6-12
residing greater than one and one-half miles from their zoned school, by shortest route, are eligible.
Approximately 36,000 students reside outside the Parent Responsibility Zone (PRZ)
and are eligible for transportation services.