Transportation & Directions

Our students are transported to and from school in various ways according to the needs of the family. These include car pool, public school buses and Old Trail School vehicles (buses and vans.)

Parents who wish to drive their children to and from School will find our car pool lanes very convenient for morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up. Distinct areas are provided based on grade level with younger children receiving hands-on assistance both upon morning arrival and afternoon departure.

Many public school districts also provide free transportation to Old Trail School for families living in these districts. For the 2015-16 academic year, public school transportation is available for families residing these districts: These change from time to time and currently include the following: Akron, Brecksville-Broadview Heights, Copley-Fairlawn, Hudson, Revere and Woodridge.

Old Trail School maintains our own fleet of buses and vans to service families, at an additional transportation fee (and this is provided for an additional fee that is (set each year by the School and based upon method).
  • Door-to-Door: One of our buses or vans vehicle is driven to a home or other preferred location to pick-up and/or drop off child(ren). 

  • Central Location: A central geographical site established by the School’s Transportation Department, in which the student is brought to/picked up at the location to board a School bus or van that will take them to School.           
Please talk to the Admission Office staff if you are interested in learning more about transportation for your family.
Old Trail School is an independent day school (toddler through grade eight) located in the heart of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.