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Transportation

Paramount Charter Academy offers bus transportation within the greater Kalamazoo area. Otherwise, parents are expected to provide the means for their children to get to and from school. To apply for busing, please log in to the Parent Portal and fill out the bus form. Please note that busing is on a first-come first-served basis and there may be a waiting list.

Entrance to School with Sign for Busing

Busing

All Paramount scholars are eligible to receive bus services if they live within a defined area in the Kalamazoo community.

Current Families

Current families, please log in to your Parent Portal account and complete the bus application located in the Forms section of the Parent Portal. If you do not have a Parent Portal account, one can be created here.

Interested Families

Families interested in applying, please fill out a student application to secure your child’s seat, and to ensure you receive the most up-to-date information regarding busing. 

Once your child is accepted, please log in to your Parent Portal account and complete the bus application located in the Forms section of the Parent Portal. If you do not have a Parent Portal account, one can be created here. Please note, busing is on a first-come, first-service basis and their may be a waiting list.


Bus Information Flyer

Drop-Off and Pick-Up

If you choose to provide transportation:

Drop-off and pick-up times can be hectic. But if we all work together, it can be a quick and efficient experience. If you would like to speak with one of the teachers, please pull into a parking space, stop into the office, and wait until after dismissal. Also, please remember to:

  • Drive slowly and be aware -- precious children are everywhere.
  • Doors open at 8 a.m. - Scholars must be in their classrooms/seats no later than 8:30 to avoid being marked tardy.
  • Enter from the Westnedge Ave. entrance only. Exit via Lynn Ave.
  • Be patient with fellow drivers.
  • Stay off your cell phone.
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