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Regional Busing UPDATE

Dear Parents of Educational Program Opportunity (EPO) students,

 

Please see below for additional information regarding Regional Hub/Depot stops:

 

*Please be advised that this communication applies ONLY to students who are participating in the Educational Program Opportunity (EPO). The hub/depot sites are not responsible for regional busing students nor are they able to assist with questions, although Friday, August 10 there will be a BPS staff member available at each bus stop to assist.

 

If you have any questions, please contact the area transportation office below that serves your child’s school.

 

  • Central Area Transportation        (321) 633-3680
  • North Area Transportation           (321) 269-2055
  • Mid-South Area Transportation    (321) 242-6497
  • South Area Transportation           (321) 727-2070

 

Please also be advised that the hub/depot bus stops are not supervised. Please time your drop off and pick up based on the arrival time of the bus. Students should be present at the bus stop five minutes prior to the time the bus departs.

 

Astronaut High School Depot Bus Stop:  Student drop off/pickup location is at the northwest end of the parking lot. Enter from the south from Eloise Ave and Jack Schnell Street. Parents may park in the same lot.

 

Atlantis Elementary School Depot Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is in the bus loop at the north side of the school from Flood Street. Enter from the west and exit to the east. Very limited parking available.

 

Bayside High School Hub Bus Stop:  Student drop off/pickup is in the bus loop is at the north side of the school entering at the first entrance from Bayside Lakes Blvd Southeast and exiting the second entrance. Limited parking is available.

 

Clearlake Educational Center Hub Bus Stop:  Student drop off/pickup is in the small bus loop at the campus library. Please use the southernmost entrance to the Center from Clearlake Road.

 

Columbia Elementary School Depot Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is the bus loop from Waco Boulevard Southeast entering from the south and exiting to the north. There may be limited parking at this location.

 

Coquina Elementary School Depot Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is at the bus loop from Jupiter Avenue entering from the west and exiting to the east.

 

Discovery Elementary School Depot Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is in front of the south side of the school by the small bus loop at the southern entrance to the school on Glendale Ave Northwest. There may be limited parking.

 

Freedom 7 Elementary School Depot Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is at the small bus loop at the northeast corner of the school from South 4th Street entering from the west and exiting to the east. There is limited parking.

 

Gardendale Facilities Hub Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is at the picnic pavilion to the east of the school from Grove Boulevard. The bus will pull up to the walkway in front of the pavilion. Parents may park in that lot.

 

Heritage High School Depot Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is at the Bus loop on the south side of the school. Enter on the west from Malabar Road.  Limited parking available.

 

Hoover Middle School Athletic Center Depot Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is in front of the tennis courts from Ramona Ave North. Buses will enter on the north from Washington Ave. There is limited parking along Ramona Avenue.

 

Kennedy Middle School Hub Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is in the small bus loop at the north side of campus from South Fiske Boulevard.  Parents may park in the lot next to the loop.

 

Lockmar Elementary School Depot Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is in front of the school from Peach Avenue Northeast.  Enter on the south from Pepper Street Northeast and exit onto Emerson Dr. Northeast. Very limited parking available.

 

Manatee Elementary School Depot Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is at Tavistock Drive and Viera Boulevard on the southwest corner. Parents may park on Viera Boulevard southwest of Tavistock Drive.

UPDATE: Due to traffic issues, the Manatee ES Depot will change from the corner of Tavistock Drive & Viera Boulevard to the ESF facility in the back, northeast, overflow parking lot behind the Viera HS stadium. Parents should enter and exit from Judge Fran Jamieson Way.

 

Maxwell King Center Hub Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is at the northwest corner of the parking lot on the north side of the King Center from Post Road. Parents may park in that lot.

 

Mims Elementary School Depot Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is in the bus loop to the north of the school from US1. There is very limited parking.

 

Palm Bay Elementary School Depot Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is in the bus loop on the east side of the school from School Drive.

 

Sabal Elementary School Depot Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is at the small bus loop in front of the north side of the school from Wickham Boulevard. There is limited parking.

 

Satellite Teen Center Hub Bus Stop:  Student drop off/pickup is in the parking lot in front of the David R. Schechter Community Center at the corner of South Patrick Drive and Jackson Avenue.  Parents may park in that lot.

 

Southlake Elementary School Hub Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is at the bus loop in front of the school entering from the west and exiting to the east on Garden Street. There is very limited parking.

 

Suntree Library Depot Bus Stop:  Student drop off/pickup is in front of the north side of the library in the main parking lot. Parents may park in this lot.

 

Turner Elementary School Depot Stop:  Student drop off/pickup is at the bus loop at the south side of the school. Parents should enter at the east entrance from Jupiter Boulevard Southeast.  There is limited parking.

 

Viera High School Depot Stop:   Student drop off/pickup is at the Viera High School bus loop at the south side of the school. Parents may park in the overflow parking lot of the Educational Services Facility building from Judge Fran Jamieson Way. Students can walk to the bus loop from there.

 

West Melbourne Elementary School Hub Bus Stop: Student drop off/pickup is in the bus loop on the west side of the school from Meadowlane Avenue. Buses enter from Henry Avenue to the south and exit onto Meadowlane Avenue north toward Helen Street.  Parent parking is limited and may only be possible along Meadowlane Avenue.

UPDATE: Due to traffic issues, the regional-bus hub in West Melbourne will move starting Wednesday Aug. 15 from West Melbourne School of Science to Space Coast Field of Dreams Park, just south of the school. Address: 3053 Fell Road, West Melbourne (across Minton Road from Calvary Chapel).