Transportation to and from Saint Raphael Academy depends upon where the student resides. Families are encouraged to investigate the options listed below on their own or contact their city or town for additional information.
- The Rhode Island Department of Education provides statewide busing from some cities and towns to Saint Raphael Academy. Current and new families who qualify need to register for bus service every year for the upcoming academic year through the RI Department of Education. Bus registration for the 2020-2021 school year opens April 1, 2020. Please have your requests in by July 31 to ensure service on the first day of school. Contact the statewide system manager’s office at 401-304-9136; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Fax: 401-222-5025.
These towns have special transportation requirements:
- East Providence – East Providence School District transportation request forms must be submitted by July 17.
- Lincoln – Lincoln requires that residents submit a Lincoln Transportation Request Form directly to the town to register for transportation. Contact the Lincoln School Department for information.
- Providence – * Providence students must apply here through the Providence Transportation Office by submitting this form no later than June 15, 2020. They decide on the yellow or RIPTA bus. If they determine that you do not qualify for busing through Statewide Transportation, you may apply for free bus passes through RIPTA. Contact Sian Oumseng at Sian.Oumseng@ppsd.org or call the PPDS Transportation Office at 401-456-9269 for more information.
Private Bus Service Provided by Saint Raphael Academy from Kent County
Saint Raphael Academy has three stops conveniently located for families from the Kent County area. There are three stops in Kent County, which are determined once students have registered for bus transportation. The cost for transportation both to and from school for the full academic year will be $750. Please contact the Finance Office at 401-723-8100, extension 111, for details.