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No Bus Zone

Elementary School Students (including kindergartners) - less than .75 miles from home to school.

Middle School - less than 1.5 miles from home to school.

High School Students  - less than 2 miles from home to school.


Bus Passes

Second Semester Renewal begins 12/1/22

No need to reapply online.  Submit payment by check, money order or online utilizing MySchoolBucks no later than December 23, 2022.

Semester Roundtrip:  $190
Semester One Way:    $100

Please be sure to add the students name and ID# on the memo line of the check or money order for proper posting.

New bus passes will be sent to the school for distribution and are valid beginning January 9, 2023.  Students must present an official 2nd Semester bus pass to avoid transportation disruptions. 

2022-2023 Bus Pass Application

Bus seats are limited.  Applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis depending on bus capacity per school site. 

Must have student ID # and active email address to submit an application. 

After receiving an approval email from Transportation, an invoice will be submitted to MySchoolBucks for credit card payments.  Please allow 8 hours from the time email confirmation is received for the invoice to appear in your cart.

Please Note: An account with MySchoolBucks must be created and the student's ID # linked to your account in order to view our transportation invoice in your cart.

NMUSD Transportation
Include student's name and ID # on memo line
Mailing Address: 2985 Bear Street, #D, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

The official bus pass will be sent to the school site for distribution.

Students who do not present their official bus pass or temporary bus pass email to the bus driver will be denied transportation.

Free/Reduced Bus Pass Requirements for Students Attending their Home School

Required income documents for all working in the household: 

A household is any group of related OR non-related individuals (parents, children, grandparents, aunts, uncles, roommates, etc.), sharing living expenses including rent, clothing, food, utility bills, etc. 

  • Completed Supplemental Income Form (1 form per household)
  • Last year's Federal Income Tax with proof of submission and W-2 
  • 2 mos worth of paystubs, bank statements or pension (no more than 60 days old)
  • If self-employed, provide 2 mos worth of bank statements

 If applicable:

  • Notice of Action Letter (Welfare, Food Stamps or Medical) no more than 6 mos old
  • Unemployment Documentation
  • State Current Disability Documentation
  • Child support/alimony Documentation

Additional documents may be requested to determine eligibility. Mail-ins are not accepted.

Contact Us

NMUSD Transportation          2985 Bear Street, Building D
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Bus Pass Regular Office Hours:
By Appointment Only
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday - Friday

Dispatch - Bus Status/Lost & Found:

Field Trips:

Bus Pass Fees


  • Annual Round Trip      $360
  • Annual One Way          $190
  • Semester Round Trip   $190
  • Semester One Way       $100
  • Replacement Pass        $  10

Submit a check or money order or to pay using a credit or debit card, log into your account  24 hours after submitting the bus pass application.

Refunds are not issued.  If student has moved out of the district, contact this office.