Transportation

  • 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

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    MPCSD is happy to announce that neighborhood bus services will be returning for the 2021-22 school year with modifications. School bus drivers will follow all safety protocols including the use of facial coverings and hand hygiene. 

    In addition, bus drivers will do temperature checks of all students and will have hand sanitizer available for all students boarding the bus. Face coverings will be required to be worn by all bus riders. Weather permitting, bus windows will remain open for ventilation purposes. Each bus will be sanitized after each use. 


    All parents or guardians must complete the daily student health screening form on the ParentSquare app at home and answer “NO” to all health screening questions before leaving home to board their bus. If you answer “YES” to any of the questions, your child  must remain at home and will not be allowed to board the bus until they are cleared by the school nurse. In addition, bus drivers will do temperature checks of all students. Parents must wait until their child passes the temperature check process. If your child has a high temperature they will be asked to return to their parent/guardian and will not be able to board the bus. Hand sanitizer will be available for all students boarding the bus. Face coverings will be required to be worn by all bus riders. Weather permitting, bus windows will remain open for ventilation purposes. Each bus will be sanitized after each use.  

     

    Please click your child's school link below to register for neighborhood bus services

     

    Encinal Bus Registration Form

    Laurel Upper Campus Bus Registration Form

    Laurel Lower Campus Bus Registration Form

    Oak Knoll Bus Registration Form

    Laurel/Encinal Connector Route Registration Form

     

MPCSD YELLOW BUS

BUS FEES

  • Families can select different options for riding the MPCSD yellow school bus. Fees apply for riding to Encinal and Laurel School (Lower and Upper Campus) and Oak Knoll. Below are the current fees for bus ridership. 

     

    Fee Options

     

    Round Trip 

    $600 per year per student 

     

    One Way (AM or PM)

    $300 per year per student 

     

    Connector Bus (PM) EN > LLC > LUC 

    Connector Bus (PM) LUC > LLC

    $180 per yer per student

     

    Priority will be given to those who register for BOTH AM & PM and siblings.

     

    Once registration is received you will receive an email with an active link to pay for your child’s bus fee. Fees must be paid before your child may ride the bus.  If payment is not received, your child’s registration will not be confirmed. Please note, space is limited. 

     

EXPECTATIONS

  • Click here for the list of MPCSD transportation expectations.

CONTACT

  • Please contact us for questions or concerns regarding transportation: commutes@mpcsd.org

SAMTRANS

  • SamTrans provides dedicated public transportation to Encinal, Oak Knoll and Hillview Schools. To learn more about these routes please go to: https://district.mpcsd.org/Page/124

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.