There are two options for busing transportation to Union Catholic:
Option 1: Transportation is provided by the student's local board of education.
For the 2020-2021 school year, the following towns provide busing transportation to Union Catholic students:
Clark (over 2.5 miles), Cranford, Linden, Rahway
Option 2: The Union Catholic Private Transportation Program
Recognizing our families' need for accessible and efficient transportation, Union Catholic offers a robust private transportation program for families. For the 2020-2021 school year, Union Catholic has bus stops in the following towns:
Basking Ridge, Berkeley Heights, Bloomfield, Carteret, Chatham, Clark, East Orange, Edison, Elizabeth, Fanwood, Franklin Park, Garwood, Gillette, Hillside, Irvington, Kenilworth, Madison, Maplewood, Metuchen, Millington, Montclair, Mountainside, New Providence, Newark, North Plainfield, Orange, Perth Amboy, Piscataway, Roselle, Roselle Park, Scotch Plains, Short Hills, Somerset, South Orange, South Plainfield, Springfield, Stirling, Union, Warren, Watchung, West Orange, Westfield, Winfield Park, Woodbridge Township
The cost of enrollment in Union Catholic's Private Transportation Program is $1,525. Enrollment in this program is a full-year financial commitment. This non-refundable enrollment fee will be made in three installments. The first payment of $525 will be due in June 2021. The second payment of $500 will be due in November, 2021. The third payment of $500 will be due in January 2022.
Some aforementioned school districts provide aid-in-lieu payments to families for transportation related expenses. Please contact your local board of education to see if you qualify.
If you have any questions or would like additional information, please email Dr. Edward Sagendorf, Director of Transportation at firstname.lastname@example.org.