Based on the success of the transportation service in southern
Johnson County and interest among parents in the Northland, Pembroke
Hill is expanding its van service to north of the river in 2014-15. The
current van service for families in southern Johnson County and south
Kansas City will continue.
Like the current service, the
Northland van will make one run in the morning and two in the afternoon
to accommodate students with after-school commitments, as well as
parents who are not home until later in the afternoon.
The new route will include three stops north of the river: Briarcliff; I-29 and 64th Street; and I-35 and Highway 152 (see map).
for this service are based on designated zones, which are determined by
travel time and distance from Pembroke Hill. The service will cost
$1,750 per year from Briarcliff, $2,000 from 64th Street and $2,500 from
I-35 and Highway 152. One-way service is also available.
route for southern Johnson County and south Kansas City stops at four
locations: 151st and Metcalf; 143rd and Metcalf; 119th and Nall; and
103rd and State Line Road.
Families using the service for more
than one child receive a 50 percent discount for siblings. The fee may
be included in a family’s PHS Monthly Pay plan.
Parents will be asked
to sign a semester-long contract with PHS, and both parents and
students will sign an agreement concerning rules and procedures.
15-seat van is equipped with seat belts and is clearly marked with the
school’s name and logo. Booster and child seats are available upon
Pembroke Hill partners with Roundabout Transportation, a
locally owned and operated business with more than 12 years experience
in transporting children, to provide the service. They are fully
licensed and insured, and their drivers undergo extensive screening and
For more information about either service or to
reserve a seat, contact Rayma Seeley, in the business office,
816-936-1211, or email@example.com.