Bus Transportation

Holy Cross School is pleased to offer bus service for students in grades 5-12 commuting from areas outside of New Orleans. 

Buses leave campus in the afternoon 15 minutes after dismissal. Dismissal is at 2:45 p.m., so buses leave at 3:00 p.m.

Holy Cross offers five bus routes. Below are the locations and approximate times:

Route Stops AM Departure PM Arrival
(Belle Chasse)

Balestra's/Breaux Mart

6:50 a.m.
3:40 p.m.
Academy Sports
6:55 a.m.
3:30 p.m.
Westbank (Harvey)
Manhattan Center South
7:00 a.m.
3:40 p.m.
AM Pickup: Esplanade Mall (Target Store) (1)
AM Pickup: Metairie Library (W. Napoleon near Clearview) (2)
PM Dropoff: Piccadilly (Clearview) (1)
PM Dropoff: Esplanade Mall (Target Store) (2)
6:45 a.m. (1)
7:00 a.m. (2)
3:25 p.m. (1)
3:35 p.m. (2)
Winn Dixie Paris Road 
7:00 a.m.
3:25 p.m.

Parents are expected to arrive on time each morning and afternoon. Bus drivers are not able to wait for students who are late in the morning, and students who are not picked up in a timely manner in the afternoon will be brought back to Holy Cross School for After Care and will be charged the daily rate.

Bus Service Pricing:

$150 Registration Fee per student
$950 per year per student (AM and PM)

Register online for bus service.

If you have any questions regarding bus service, please contact the director of transportation, Kesha Thornabar at [email protected]


To register for bus service, please visit http://www.blackbaud.school/ and follow these steps:
1. Click on Purchase Optional Items
2. Click on Select a Student
3. Select Bus Registration for the route you wish to use
4. Your $150 registration fee will appear when you select your option
5. Click on Save to proceed.
6. Click on the box to Agree to terms, then click on both check boxes indicating agreement and click AGREE.