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Transportation

Please be advised of the RIDE Statewide Transportation Inclement Weather Policy/Emergency Closing/Delay Policy.

 

There are many transportation options available to students attending Saint Raphael Academy. 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. Families who qualify need to register for bus service every summer for the upcoming academic year through the RI Department of Education. Contact the statewide system manager’s office at 401-222-5024; Email: transportationinfo@ride.ri.gov; Fax: 401-222-5025.

These towns have special transportation requirements:

  • East ProvidenceEast Providence School District transportation request forms must be submitted in early July.
  • 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 – Residents should have two options for transportation and are encouraged to research their eligibility, as you only apply for one. Students may qualify for Statewide Transportation or may obtain free bus passes through RIPTA by submitting this form to the Providence Public School District by June 8, 2018. Contact the PPDS Transportation Office at 401-456-9269 for more information. The District of Providence has the final say on statewide service to any private, Catholic, charter or vo-tech school. 
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.

Carpooling

If you are interested in carpooling, please contact the Admissions Office (via phone: 401-723-8100, extension 116, or via email: mcarrara@saintrays.org).