Fewer cars make campuses feel welcoming, safe and easy to approach on foot. When choosing how students commute to and from school, families should determine the best options in light of their children's age and experience.
CLICK HERE to find SamTrans routes for Encinal, Oak Knoll and Hillview Schools.
Please note, for the first six weeks of the 2016-17 school year MPCSD has created temporary bus routes. These routes will be in effect until October 14, 2016 due to the NEW Laurel Upper Campus opening on October 17, 2016. Reserve a space on one of our MPCSD bus routes by clicking the appropriate link below.
Families can select different options for riding the MPCSD yellow school bus. Fees apply for riding to both Encinal and Laurel.
Temporary Route Fees (applies to Laurel School parents only for the 2016-17 school year)
Once your student's seat has been confirmed, we will send you a link for payment.
Riding bikes or walking together is fun for students and the exercise can make concentrating in class easier. Click here for additional Bike and Walk information. Visit your school's transportation page for recommended routes and bike/walk campus rules: Encinal Hillview Laurel Oak Knoll
Student safety, traffic flow and parking are critical issues for the District, and MPCSD is committed to Safe Routes projects in partnership with Menlo Park, Atherton, San Mateo County and local police departments.
Funding for Safe Routes to School programs is made possible by the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County. Click here to learn more.