Transportation

The Lower School & Early Childhood Center work cooperatively with parents in arranging for the transportation of children to and from school.

Transportation Sheets are mailed to families in the spring and must be submitted to the school office promptly in order to compile bus lists and issue MetroCards.

BOARD OF EDUCATION BUS SERVICE

  • Available to students who live in Manhattan within a five mile radius of the school and:
    1. at least a half mile away from the school - for students in Grades 1-2
    2. at least one mile away from the school - for students in Grades 3-4
  • Free bus service between the Lower School and the bus stops listed on the Transportation Sheet.
  • Pick Up Times are set by the Office of Pupil Transportation and can be obtained in the Lower School office.
  • Rules:
    • Every student must be accompanied at the bus stop by an adult until the arrival of the bus.
    • Parents and students are not permitted to make any private pick up arrangements with the bus drivers.
    • Students using Board of Education bus service are not permitted to bring other children onto the bus.
    • Call the Ramaz Lower School office at 212-774-8010 for information at in the event of a bus delay.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

  • Full-fare MetroCards are available to students who do not live near a Board of Education bus stop and:
    1. a half mile or more from school - for students in Grades 1-2
    2. one mile or more from school - for students in Grades 3-4
  • Half-fare MetroCards are available to students who do not live near a Board of Education bus stop and:
    1. less than a half mile from school - for students in Grades 1-2
    2. less than one mile from school - for students in Grades 3-4
  • MetroCards are issued in September based on information provided in the Transportation Sheets.
  • Students should report lost or defective MetroCards to the fifth floor school office for replacement.
 

 

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