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Transportation

School Bus Transportation
2017-2018 Academic Year

Bishop McLaughlin Catholic School will be providing bus transportation serving two separate routes for the 2017-2018 school year. This service is offered as a convenience for our parents and students and attempts to serve a large geographic area.

A.M. Schedule

Blue RouteGold Route
6:35 a.m. Trinity Starkey Ranch Welcome Center6:45 a.m. State Road 52 & Interstate 75
7:00 a.m. Citrus Park Mall (near Sears Automotive)7:05 a.m. Sam’s Club at SR 56
7:15 a.m. St. Timothy’s Church7:20 a.m. Our Lady of the Rosary Church
7:45 a.m. Arrival at School7:45 a.m. Arrival at School

 

P.M. Schedule

Blue RouteGold Route
3:30 p.m. Depart School3:30 Depart School
3:50 p.m. Suncoast Pkwy and SR 54 (in front of Bike shop in old Target Shopping Center)4:00 p.m. State Road 52 & Interstate 75
4:10 p.m. Citrus Park Mall (near Sears Automotive)4:35 p.m. Sam’s Club
4:30 p.m. St. Timothy’s Church4:45 p.m. Our Lady of the Rosary Church

The above locations and times are approximate and subject to change.

 

Fees for Bus Transportation

Monthly Payment Option:

  • Round Trip: $210 / month
  • One-Way:  $135 / month

There are 5 payments per semester.  Payment must be made the 1st of each month.

Semester Payment Option:

  • Round Trip:  $950 / semester
  • One-Way: $575 / semester

One-time payment due at the beginning of each semester.

Bus service semester payments is an annual savings of $200

Other Bus Transportation Options:

  • Afternoon only bus service on Early Dismissal Wednesdays: $30 per month
  • Drop-In Bus Rate (up to 20 uses in a school year): $135 one-time payment

 

Rules for Students utilizing the Bus Service

  • Students must be present at the scheduled pick-up time or they will be left behind. (Bus drivers are instructed to depart on schedule and are not allowed to stop the vehicle anywhere other than the designated stops.)
  • Students should be on the bus for departure from school at least 5 minutes before scheduled departure time.
  • While the bus is in transit, all students must be seated.
  • Any loud noise or disruptive behavior while on the bus will not be tolerated.
  • The BMCHS school buses are an extension of the school day and students should act accordingly.
  • The school dress policy is in effect while traveling on the bus.

Please note the following:

  • Private School buses are not permitted to stop at individual homes or along streets
  • Bishop McLaughlin reserves the right to cancel a bus route if minimum ridership is not met
  • Service is limited to the safety capacity of the bus.

PLEASE NOTE:  All bus fees are due the 1st of every month or at the start of each semester.  Payments after the due date are subject to a $25 late fee.

Please note the following:

  • Private School buses are not permitted to stop at individual homes or along streets.
  • Bishop McLaughlin reserves the right to cancel a bus route if minimum ridership is not met.
  • Bus fees are based on one-way or round-trip ridership.

Service is limited to the safe capacity of the bus.

If you have any questions regarding fees, please e-mail Brandy Connors.

Bus Transportation Form