Bus & Carpool Information
Santa Margarita Catholic High School offers bus transportation during the regular school year. To best serve our families, our buses transport through South Orange County and North Orange County. SMCHS offers two South Orange County routes and one North Orange County route (please see details below). The buses pick up students before school and returns them on their original route to their pick up locations after school.
In addition to a yearly bus pass that is available through the school, SMCHS also offers pre-paid bus passes at the cost of $35.00. The pre-paid pass entitles the student, for whom the pass was purchased, five (5) one-way bus rides for the afternoon school to home route only. Pre-paid bus passes cannot be used for the morning home to school routes. The pass shall be presented to the bus driver and must be accompanied by a student ID for verification purposes upon boarding the bus. The pass will be honored only if a seat is available. Pre-paid passes may be purchased here throughout the school year. There are no refunds for unused, lost, or stolen bus passes. Please complete the Bus Pass Agreement and email to Bus@smhs.org
2023-24 Bus Transportation Cost:
The prices below reflect an annual cost for school bus transportation.
|South 2 Route||$1,265.00|
|South 1 Route Stops A through D||
|One way bus pass||$35 for five rides|
2023-24 BUS ROUTES
Eagle School Bus Registration for the 2023-2024 School Year is now openTo best serve our families, our buses transport through South Orange County and North Orange County. SMCHS offers two South Orange County routes and one North Orange County route.
South OC Route #1
Begins in Laguna Niguel and stops in Dana Point, San Clemente, and Ladera Ranch.
South OC Route #2
Begins in the Newport Coast area and stops in Aliso Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Nellie Gail, and Mission Viejo.
North Orange County route
Begins in Yorba Linda and stops in the Irvine and Foothill Ranch areas.
The buses pick up students before school and returns them on their original route to their pick up locations after school.
Check out the private Facebook group that was created to help SMCHS families connect with one another for carpooling opportunities. Feel free to post if you are looking for a family to carpool with in your area, or if you are able to provide transportation for a student in your area. We advise that once you find a family that is interested, private message them to keep details and addresses private.
Click here to check out the Facebook Carpool group.
For questions regarding our bus program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org