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For further details, please contact Rose Wick, Transportation Coordinator, at 651-748-5505 or

To sign-up for transportation, please contact Janet Vue, Student Billing Coordinator, at 651-748-5502 or

Parents with students of all ages (PreK-12) take advantage of the bus services. Bus transportation is a safe and reliable way for students to get to and from school. MPA provides extra care, especially for younger students, to ensure that every student boards the correct bus safely. In addition, bus drivers do not leave a bus stop until all children are picked up by parents in the afternoon.

Minneapolis Bus Route
Mounds Park Academy offers transportation to and from the South Minneapolis area. This is in addition to the regular routes detailed below.

  • To allow for participation in athletics, after school activities, and enrichment classes, this route will leave campus at 4:30 PM.
  • Unlike our other bus routes, the Minneapolis route will include before and after school care for Lower and Middle School children.

Minneapolis Route

Minneapolis Bus Route 2020-21 Pricing

Division First Child Second Child Three+ Children
Lower School $1,950 annually $1,750 annually $1,550 annually
Middle School $1,625 annually $1,425 annually $1,225 annually
Upper School $1,300 annually $1,100 annually $900 annually

Other MPA Bus Routes
Three additional bus routes are provided by MPA under a group stop model. The following routes will be offered for the 2020-21 school year. Unlike the Minneapolis route, these routes do not include before and after school care and leave campus at 3:10 PM.

Highland/Saint Paul Route

North Oaks/Roseville Route

Woodbury Route

Other MPA Bus Route 2020-21 Pricing (Non-Minneapolis)

First Child $1,325 annually ($147 per month)
Second Child $1,125 annually ($125 per month)
Three + Children $925 annually ($103 per month)

District 622 Bus Routes
School District 622 residents are eligible for free bus service, as Mounds Park Academy is located within this district. Due to COVID-19 and District 622's significantly revised hybrid schedule, several important changes have been made to this service for the 2020-21 school year. District 622 bus service will begin Monday September 14. Only morning bus service will be available. The bus is scheduled to arrive at MPA at 7:35 AM, 10 minutes earlier than last year’s schedule. Your pick up time will likely be earlier than it has been in the past. MPA parents will need to arrange for after school pick up. No 622 bus service is available on Wednesdays. MPA parents will have to arrange for transportation to and from school on Wednesdays. On behalf of District 622, we apologize for this inconvenience and hope that this service will resume soon. Updated routes are coming soon!

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District 622 Bus Route Pricing

In District 622 (North St. Paul/Maplewood/Oakdale) No cost

Transportation Reimbursement for Families
Many public school districts offer some travel reimbursement to families who live in their district but who are not attending local public schools. The amount and terms of the reimbursement vary from district to district. Each family should contact the local school district for further information about these reimbursements.

MPA Transportation Map
Represented on the map below you will find the grey dots as MPA families and the gold dots as MPA bus stops. In addition, District 622 offers extensive service to families within the district that is detailed above.