Transportation

Transportation

Busing

Busing for St. Barnabas
The Nordonia School District provides transportation for District residents in grades K-8 living at least one mile from St. Barnabas. Busing is not provided for students in Preschool or Pre-Kindergarten.  

Parents are responsible to request busing from Nordonia.  Busing forms will be included with each year's registration/re-registration packet and must be returned upon registration.  Bus routes and times are announced in August before school starts and are available online at http://www.nordoniaschools.org/Transportation.aspx.

Car Riders

Drop Off:  If you drive your child to school, the drop off area is located in the South Parking Lot. Please be cognizant that all car riders are to be at school between 7:45 and 8:05 a.m. 
 
  • Follow the single file drive up/drop off lane.
  • Pull as far up as possible in the unloading zone.  The unloading zone is the area between the crosswalk and the teacher with the yellow flag posted close to the flagpole.  
  • Unload in the unloading zone only so that teachers can see the children and assist if necessary.
  • All children need to unload on the curbside ONLY.  
  • Put your car in park while unloading.
  • Only cross at the designated crosswalk. DO NOT walk between cars.
  • If you choose to park, please walk your child to the curb through the designated crossing area defined by cone placement/crossing guard.
Pick Up: If your pick up your child from school at dismissal, please be extra careful when exiting the parking lot as students are often walking to cars as others are leaving.  
  • Classroom teachers walk the car rider students to the South Parking Lot at 2:50 p.m.
  • Those who are authorized to pick up should park in the south lot and walk over to the crosswalk/cone placement area to pick up the student(s).
  • Drivers are to observe the 5 M.P.H. speed limit in the parking lot at all times. 
  • Animals are not permitted in the pick-up/drop-off area.

If you are late arriving to picking-up your child, please report to the School Office to sign your child out. Depending on how late you are after school, your child may be at Extended Day.

Parking

If you come to the school anytime during the school day, please park in the South Parking Lot. If your student is late arriving to school, returning from an appointment, or being picked up early from an appointment, the authorized person dropping off must park and come into the school office to sign the child in/out.
  • South Lot (Church Lot) – Parent parking in designated areas.
  • North Lot (Learning Center Lot) - Student crossovers, teacher parking & buses only – No parking between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • Villa Parking (East end of South Lot) – Is for Villa staff only. The North door of the Breezeway is not an entrance door for parents. Please enter through the Southern entrance of the Breezeway, from the large church lot, using the sidewalk between the Parish Center and the Church.
  • Handicap Parking – by permit only.  Also, do not park in the handicap loading areas as indicated by the painted diagonal lines.  

Before/After School Care

Before and after school care is available for grades PreK – 8 with our Extended Day program. Visit the Extended Day page for more information.  

Bike Riders

Bike riders must observe all safety rules regarding bikes. Bikes are to be walked at all times on school property and crossing streets. Bike riders will be dismissed with walkers and riders. All bikes are to be parked in the North Parking Lot. Written permission from a parent stating that the child is allowed to ride a bike to school must be sent to the student’s teacher and the School Office. Students riding a bike to school must secure the bike with a bike lock.

Walkers

Unless accompanied by a crossing guard, students are not permitted to cross the street. Students walking home must use crosswalks. Written permission from a parent stating that the child is allowed to walk to school must be sent to the student’s teacher and the School Office.

For questions about transportation contact the School Office or (330) 467-7921.
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