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Lamars Bus Line (www.golamers.com) is the service provider for students that reside in the Houghton-Portage Township District. If you have questions regarding bussing, please contact the principal’s office for your child and they can assist you.

Houghton-Portage Township School District

1 - Elementary Office
2 - Middle School Office
3 – High School Office


Michigan Department of Education - Pupil Transportation Information

  • Michigan State Law does not require that pupil transportation be provided to regular education children.

  • There are no special laws or regulations for transporting kindergarten students.

  • No law specifies the maximum distance a student may walk to a school bus stop.

  • State law requires that bus stops be at least 200 feet from one another. State law does not specify the maximum distance between school bus stops.

  • State law requires 400 feet of clear and continuous visibility in each direction at a designated bus stop.

  • There is no maximum riding time for children in kindergarten through grade twelve.
    It is the parents' responsibility to see that their children get to and from the school bus stop.

  • Parents are responsible for the conduct of their children until the school bus arrives at the bus stop.

  • State law authorizes local boards of education to designate school bus stops.

  • Click here for more information on Pupil Transportation from the Michigan Department of Education.