Fewer cars make campuses feel welcoming, safe and easy to approach on foot. When choosing how students commute to and from school, families should determine the best options in light of their children's age and experience.
*Registration for elementary school bus service for the 2017-18 school year is closed.
Registration information for the 2018-19 school year will be posted in late July.
Information and updates will be posted here as they are available.
MPCSD YELLOW BUS
Menlo Park City School District provides resident transportation to students at Encinal School, Laurel School (Upper and Lower Campus') and Oak Knoll (morning). Samtrans service is also available to Encinal, Hillview, and Oak Knoll (afternoon). View the yellow bus schedules and route maps by choosing the appropriate links below.The schedules listed below are from the 2017-18 School Year. There may be changes prior to the 2018-19 School Year. These changes will be finalized by August 1st, 2018.
CLICK HERE to find SamTrans routes for Encinal, Oak Knoll and Hillview Schools.
Families can select different options for riding the MPCSD yellow school bus. Fees apply for riding to both Encinal and Laurel. Any changes in these fees for the 2018-19 school year will be posted by August 1, 2018.
Route Fees (2017-18)
- AM $265
- PM $265
- AM & PM $525
Once your student's seat has been confirmed, we will send you a link for payment.
SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL
Riding bikes or walking together is fun for students and the exercise can make concentrating in class easier. Click here for additional Bike and Walk information. Visit your school's transportation page for recommended routes and bike/walk campus rules: Encinal Hillview Laurel Oak Knoll
Student safety, traffic flow and parking are critical issues for the District, and MPCSD is committed to Safe Routes projects in partnership with Menlo Park, Atherton, San Mateo County and local police departments.
Funding for Safe Routes to School programs is made possible by the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County. Click here to learn more.