Bus Transportation

Miami Country Day School is excited to offer Spartan Bus Transportation service to all Miami Country Day families beginning in the 2019-2020 school year.

Students will cruise in style, to and from school, in our safe, convenient, and modern bus transportation fleet. Featured on every Miami Country Day bus is an On-Board Safety Coordinator, Camera Surveillance System, GPS Tracking, automatic notifications of boarding and drop off, and much more.

Please see below to learn more or email transportation@miamicountryday.org for more information!

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  • Contact Us

    For more information, please contact:

    Allen Tongue, Transportation Director
    (305)-505-5926
  • Features

    • State Certified Bus Driver (employed by MCDS)
    • On-Board Safety Coordinator (employed by MCDS)
    • New Buses and Vans
    • Camera Surveillance System (monitored by MCDS Security)
    • GPS Tracking provided by MCDS Security
    • Electronic student Check-in system
    • Automatic notification of boarding and drop off
  • Bus Routes

    • Aventura
    • Miami Beach (South)
    • Miami Beach (North)
    • Bal Harbour/Bay Harbor Islands/Keystone
    • Sunny Isles/Hallandale
    • Brickell
  • How to Register

    • Choose your bus route
    • Submit your online Bus Transportation Registration Form through My Country Day including a $500 deposit (or email transportation@miamicountryday.org)
    • Transportation will be added to your Smart Tuition account
  • Pricing

    $1730 per semester ($3460 per year)


FAQ

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  • How do I pay?

    The transportation fee will be billed to your Smart Tuition account via one of three options:
    • Semester 1
    • Semester 2
    • Both Semesters
    The transportation fee will be paid based on the remaining Tuition Payment Plan schedule selected on the student enrollment or re-enrollment contract. If the payment plan has ended the total balance will be made due with the next billing cycle,
  • What are the rules and regulations?

    The rules and regulations can be located on the MyCountryDay website.
  • Why choose the Spartan Bus?

    The Spartan Bus isn't like other transportation services available because it's run by MCDS employees exclusevly for our students. MCDS ensures that our students and parents have the best experience possible by providing the following features:
  • What is the Spartan Bus?

    Spartan Bus is a safe, reliable, and comfortable bus transportation service that will be offered by Miami Country Day School, which is scheduled to begin August 19, 2019.
  • How do I reserve a spot?

    Each student will have a spot reserved on the Spartan Bus after their parent or guardian completes the Transportation Enrollment Form and pays the non-refundable 500.00 deposit via Smart Tuition. Please note that a form and deposit are required for every student in order to reserve each student's spot on the Spartan Bus.
  • What are the pick-up & drop-off times?

    The estimated schedule as of 1/24/2019 is listed below. "∞" = To be determined.

    Bus RouteBus StopMorning3:45 PM4:30 PM6:15 PM
    Miami Beach (South)South Pointe Park6:40 - 6:50 AM4:10 - 4:20 PM
    Flamingo Park Baseball Field7:00 - 7:10 AM4:25 - 4:35 PM
    Maurice Gibb Memorial Park7:15 - 7:25 AM4:40 - 4:50 PM
    Miami Beach (North)Pine Tree Park6:45 - 6:55 AM4:50 - 5:00 PM
    North Shore Park7:15 - 7:25 AM4:35 - 4:45 PM
    Bal Harbour
    Bay Harbor Islands
    Keystone Point
    Bal Harbour6:45 - 6:55 AM4:15 - 4:25 PM
    Bay Harbor Islands7:05 - 7:15 AM4:00 - 4:10 PM
    Keystone Point Island7:20 - 7:30 AM3:50 - 4:00 PM
    Sunny Isles
    Hallandale Beach
    Hallandale Beach6:40 - 6:50 AM5:00 - 5:10 PM
    Sunny Isles7:10 - 7:20 AM4:25 - 4:35 PM
    AventuraAventura Mall7:05 - 7:15 AM4:40 - 4:50 PM
    Brickell Four Seasons Miami7:00 - 7:10 AM4:10 - 4:20 PM

  • What routes are offered?

    Pickup and drop off locations are offered in the following areas (routes).
    • Miami Beach (South)
    • Miami Beach (North)
    • Bal Harbour/Bay Harbor Islands/Keystone Point
    • Sunny Isles/Golden Beach/Hallandale
    • Aventura
    • Brickell
  • How much does the Spartan Bus Cost?

    $1,730 for round-trip service per semester, or $3,460 for both semesters.
    $1,140 for one-way service per semester, or $2,280 for both semesters,
  • If a child is enrolled in after school activities, will there be a bus route at that time?

    Yes, there will be a bus departing at 4:30pm.
  • If I sign up for the entire year, does that also include summer camps?

    The Spartan Bus service currently enrolls students for the academic school year only. We provide bus service on days when our academic classes are in session. This excludes teacher work days, holidays, and summer camps. 

    Information about the summer camp transportation options may be located online at the Summer Transportation page.
  • In addition to the driver is there any kind of monitor on board for the students?

    A Safety Coordinator is assigned to each bus and the younger children will sit more towards the front of the bus.
  • Is there supervision for younger children if they arrive to school before it begins?

    Yes, there is supervision at the school for younger children as early as 7:00am.
  • My child is 3 years old and requires a car seat. Are there car seats available or do I have to provide my own?

    All children riding buses who are in PK3 to 5th grade will be using seatbelts only.
  • What is the contact information for the transportation service?

    The transportation department can be contacted via phone and or email. Please see below.
    For More Information:
    Allen Tongue, Transportation Director
    Cell: (305) 505-5926
    Work: (305) 758-2218
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