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How is the pro rata cost calculated?


There is a statutory formula based on the actual cost for all children transported in all school buses, including 1/7 of the original net cost of the bus. See Iowa Code -- 285.1(12) for the full formula. The actual cost varies from district to district; each district's cost is available at this agency's web site (Annual Transportation Data document).

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on March 20, 2018 at 2:25pm.