Special Needs Transportation. Joe Lightsey Pupil Transportation Alabama Department of Education. Alabama Transportation Statistics. $231,532,213 Million Annually. 357,723 Students Daily. 8,390 School Buses. 58,242,412 Miles Annually. 332,168 Daily Miles . Special Needs Statistics
Alabama Department of Education
Number of SE Routes 951
Special Education Drivers 752
PV Routes 408
TW Routes 62
Number of Aides 650
State Law requires payment of 80% of SE Cost.
We pay 100%.
Buses Covered as part of Fleet Renewal
Special Education Bus Routes SN, PV, TW
Time on Route
360 Minutes of Instruction
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Special Education Supervisor
Letter – Office of Special Education Programs
(See SDE website under Pupil Transportation)
Topics Target Special Needs
14th Amendment, IDEA, 504, ADA, AL Code
decreased by 9% in the past six years.
Cathy Staggs or Joe Lightsey
Alabama State Department of Education