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2015-2016 Transportation Information Form- Please complete the form to notify CMS Transportation Department of a change to your child's AM or PM ride status for the 2015-2016 school year.

 

2015-2016 Alternate Stop Request Form - Please fill out this form to notify the CMS Transportation Department that your child (or children) will need transportation to a daycare center or facility for the 2015-2016 school year.  Please refer to the 2014-2015 daycare center or facility list provided below to see if your school is elgible for daycare service.  Please note that transportation to alternative stops (e.g. daycare centers, etc.) do not automatically carry over from one school year to the next.  These stops must be requested each year. 

 

2015-2016 Unsafe Stop Request Form- Please fill out this form to notify the CMS Transportation Department of an unsafe stop.

 

The 2015-2016 Daycare List is not a complete listing of daycare centers within a school-attendance boundary.  If the daycare center is located within your school-attendance boundary, you can request an alternate stop at that location. Please select this form and scroll down to your child's school for more information.  Please call 980-343-6715 if you have questions about alternate-stop locations.

For further information about Consolidated Stops for the 2015-2016 school year, please click here.

Important Opening of Schools Information - Key Dates in Relation to Bus Schedules. Select this link to see the key dates for transportation services.

 

Our Mission Statement and Vision

Our vision:

"To continuously enhance the CMS learning environment by providing leading edge services that support academic achievement."

Our Mission:

“To relentlessly provide services and facilities where students and staff can be safe and successful.”

Transportation Services

CMS transportation department employs over 1,450 staff members to support transportation of CMS students.  Our transportation services consists of an operations division which supports 14 transportation areas, a full turn key maintenance division, a safety and training operation, a routing and scheduling division and central office support staff. 

Did You Know...

  • Nationally school buses travel approximately 4.3 billion miles per year. With a fatality rate of 0.02 per 100,000,000 passenger miles, school buses are the safest form of ground transportation in the U.S.
  • For the beginning of the 2014-15 school year, CMS Transportation has distributed bus schedules for an estimated 125,800 students to and from school daily, on 1,020 school buses. CMS buses will stop at approximately 24,000 bus stops. CMS Transportation will travel approximately 105,000 miles each day within 546 square miles in Mecklenburg County.
  • CMS has the largest public school transportation operation in the North Carolina.
  • CMS Transportation is ranked the 10th largest student transportation operations in the nation.
  • School buses must stop at all railroad crossings.
  • School buses can not turn right on red.
  • The maximum speed limit for yellow school buses is 45 mph, or in accordance with the posted speed limit.

 Schools Information

Albemarle Road Elementary
7800 Riding Trail Road
Charlotte, NC 28212

Phone: 980-343-6414
Fax: 980-343-6503

Zone: East Learning Community

School Courier Number: 300

Principal: Tyler Ream

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 8:00 AM
Closing: 3:00 PM

Email: albemarlerdelem

Website: Albemarle Road Elementary

Albemarle Road Middle School
6900 Democracy Drive
Charlotte, NC 28212

Phone: 980-343-6420
Fax: 980-343-6501

Zone: East Learning Community

School Courier Number: 301

Principal: Toni Perry

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 8:30 AM
Closing: 3:30 PM

Email: albemarlerdmiddle

Website: Albemarle Road Middle School

Alexander Graham Middle School
1800 Runnymede Lane
Charlotte, NC 28211

Phone: 980-343-5810
Fax: 980-343-5868

Zone: Central Learning Community

School Courier Number: 399

Principal: Robert G. Folk

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 8:30 AM
Closing: 3:30 PM

Email: alexandergrahammiddle

Website: Alexander Graham Middle School

Allenbrook Elementary School
1430 Allenbrook Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208

Phone: 980-343-6004
Fax: 980-343-6115

Zone: Project L.I.F.T.

School Courier Number: 308

Principal: Katharine Bonasera

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 7:45 AM
Closing: 2:45 PM

Email: allenbrookelem

Website: Allenbrook Elementary School

Ardrey Kell High School
10220 Ardrey Kell Road
Charlotte, NC 28277

Phone: 980-343-0860
Fax: 980-343-0862

Zone: South Learning Community

School Courier Number: 302

Principal: David Switzer

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 7:15 AM
Closing: 2:15 PM

Email: ardreykellhigh

Website: Ardrey Kell High School

Ashley Park Pre K-8 School
2401 Belfast Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208

Phone: 980-343-6018
Fax: 980-343-6120

Zone: Project L.I.F.T.

School Courier Number: 311

Principal:

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 8:15 AM
Closing: 3:15 PM

Email: ashleyparkelem

Website: Ashley Park Pre K-8 School

Bailey Middle School
11900 Bailey Road
Cornelius, NC 28031

Phone: 980-343-1068
Fax: 980-343-1069

Zone: North Learning Community

School Courier Number: 313

Principal: Chad O. Thomas

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 9:15 AM
Closing: 4:15 PM

Email: baileymiddle

Website: Bailey Middle School

Bain Elementary School
11540 Bain School Road
Charlotte, NC 28227

Phone: 980-343-6915
Fax: 980-343-6150

Zone: East Learning Community

School Courier Number: 314

Principal: Tracey Hayes

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 8:15 AM
Closing: 3:15 PM

Email: bainelem

Website: Bain Elementary School

Ballantyne Elementary School
15425 Scholastic Drive
Charlotte, NC 28277

Phone: 980-343-0413
Fax: 980-343-1828

Zone: South Learning Community

School Courier Number: 437

Principal: Dr. Sharon A. Mazurek

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 8:45 AM
Closing: 3:45 PM

Email: ballantyneelem

Website: Ballantyne Elementary

Barnette Elementary School
13659 Beatties Ford Road
Huntersville, NC 28078

Phone: 980-343-0372
Fax: 980-343-1711

Zone: North Learning Community

School Courier Number: 328

Principal: Lynanne Missy Gabriel

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 7:45 AM
Closing: 2:45 PM

Email: barnetteelem

Website: Barnette Elementary School

Barringer Academic Center
1546 Walton Road
Charlotte, NC 28208

Phone: 980-343-5533
Fax: 980-343-5603

Zone: West-Harding/Phillip O. Berry Learning Community

School Courier Number: 316

Principal: Stephanie Range

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 9:15 AM
Closing: 4:15 PM

Email: barringerelem

Website: Barringer Academic Center

Berewick Elementary School
5910 Dixie River Road
Charlotte, NC 28278

Phone: 980-344-1010
Fax: 980-343-1837

Zone: South Learning Community

School Courier Number: 369

Principal: Mojdeh Henderson

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 8:00 AM
Closing: 3:00 PM

Email: berewickelem

Website: Berewick Elementary

Berryhill School
10501 Windy Grove Road
Charlotte, NC 28278

Phone: 980-343-6100
Fax: 980-343-6146

Zone: West-West Mecklenburg Learning Community

School Courier Number: 319

Principal: Cara Heath

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 8:15 AM
Closing: 3:15 PM

Email: berryhillelem

Website: Berryhill School

Beverly Woods Elementary School
6001 Quail Hollow Road
Charlotte, NC 28210

Phone: 980-343-3627
Fax: 980-343-3733

Zone: South Learning Community

School Courier Number: 322

Principal: Caroline Horne

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 7:45 AM
Closing: 2:45 PM

Email: beverlywoodselem

Website: Beverly Woods Elementary

Billingsville Elementary School
124 Skyland Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28205

Phone: 980-343-5520
Fax: 980-343-5583

Zone: Central Learning Community

School Courier Number: 335

Principal: Michelle Givens Johnson

School Bell Schedule:
Opening: 8:15 AM
Closing: 3:15 PM

Email: billingsvilleelem

Website: Billingsville Elementary