NCA School Bus

Northside Catholic Academy offers private bus service for all registered students. We provide bus service to and from most of our parishes and two campuses. The 2023-2024 school bus fee is $400 for first child and $200 for each additional child.


Families must complete both steps:
1. Complete GOOGLE FORM to register
2. Complete PAYMENT within 2 days to hold seat
This form must be completed for each bus rider by May 19, 2023. Payment due within 48 hours of completing form.
Pre-School students may only ride if accompanied by an older sibling
We will be unable to reserve spots on the bus. Your child's place on the bus can only be secured with full payment.

NCA 2023-2024 BUS SCHEDULE (Times & Locations are subject to change)


A.M. Schedule

6:30  Loyola Sports Lot – (pick up M.S. and P.C. students)

6:40  St. Gregory – (pick up M.S. and P.C. students)

6:50   St. Gertrude – (drop off P.C. students and pick up 1st group of M.S. students)

7:00   St. Jerome – (pick up M.S. and P.C. students)

7:10   Holy Child Jesus – (drop off M.S. students)

 7:25   St. Gertrude – (drop off P.C. students & pick up 2nd group of M.S. students)

7:40-7:45   Holy Child Jesus – (drop off M.S. students & pick up P.C. students)

8:00   St. Gertrude – (drop off P.C. students)


P.M. Schedule

2:45-2:50  Holy Child Jesus - (pick up 1st group M.S. students going to St. Gertrude)

3:05-3:10  St. Gertrude – (drop off M.S. students and pick up P.C. students to St. Ignatius, St. Jerome and Holy Child Jesus)

3:25-3:30  Holy Child Jesus - (drop off P.C. students for Holy Child Jesus and pick up M.S. students to St. Jerome,  St. Ignatius, St. Gregory & Loyola)

3:40  St. Jerome – (drop off M.S. & P.C. students)

3:45  St. Ignatius – (drop of M.S. & P.C. students)

3:50  St. Gertrude – (drop off M.S. students & pick up P.C. students for St. Gregory and Loyola if any)

3:55  St. Gregory – (drop off M.S. & P.C. students)

4:00  Loyola Sports Lot – (drop off M.S. & P.C. students)


IMPORTANT:  On Early Release days, the bus will run ONE HOUR EARLY AT ALL STOPS IN THE P.M.   Please see the NCA Calendar for those dates. 


The NCA school bus stops:

St. Gertrude - Northside Catholic Academy/Primary Campus - 6216 N Glenwood Ave.

St. Gregory - Southeast Corner of Bryn Mawr & Paulina (A.M.) - Northeast corner in P.M.

Holy Child Jesus - Northside Catholic Academy/Middle School - Corner of Chase (2300 West) and Oakley (7300 North)

St. Ignatius - Northwest Corner of Glenwood & Loyola (P.M. ONLY)

St. Jerome - Corner or Morse & Paulina - 1 block East of Clark St. (6950 North) - Northeast Corner A.M.- Southeast Corner P.M.

Loyola Sports Lot - Loyola Parking Lot - Corner of N Seeley and W Devon (Enter at 2100 W Devon Ave)