Towns with Free Bus Transportation
Students from the following areas are provided free bus service from their city or town to and from Bishop Hendricken each day: Coventry, East Greenwich, Foster, Glocester, Scituate, Warwick and West Warwick.
Students from East Greenwich, Foster/Glocester, Scituate and West Warwick need to request transportation through the statewide website, here. Requests should be made after June 1 for the following school year. Parents can register for transportation directly through this website, or by calling the statewide office at 401.222.5024.
Warwick students who live 2.25 miles or greater away from campus must complete the Non-Public Opt-In form, here. Bus routes will be posted to the Warwick Schools website at the beginning of the school year.
Students from Coventry need to call the Coventry School Department to register for the bus. The bus picks up at Coventry High School. When you call to register you will be provided with more information.
Contracted Bus Transportation
Based on demand, Bishop Hendricken High School contracts with Ocean State Transit Bus Co. for transportation to and from the towns listed below. If you live outside of these towns but wish to utilize this bus service, you may contract for service as long as you are willing to drive to a designated stop on one of the routes listed below. All contracted bus service is reviewed annually for modifications based on where students live, as well as for safety and convenience. Hendricken subsidizes the per-student cost of transportation to keep it affordable. The cost to students is $800 per year for most towns, and $900 for students coming from Newport, Portsmouth or Middletown.
Contracted bus service is available from the following cities and towns:
Barrington, Bristol, Cranston, Cumberland, East Providence, Jamestown, Johnston, Lincoln, Middletown, Narragansett, Newport, North Kingstown, North Providence, Portsmouth, Providence, Riverside, Smithfield, South Kingstown, Wakefield and Westerly.
Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority (RIPTA) leaves Weybosset and Eddy Streets in Providence and arrives at Bishop Hendricken via the Allens Ave-Ernest-Eddy-Broad-Wawrick-Post-Atlantic-Warwick Avenue route. The bus stops right at our main entrance on Oakland Beach Avenue. For more information, please call RIPTA at 401.781.9400, and ask about monthly rates.