Bus Transportation

Depending on the town in which you reside, Prout students can access town-provided bus service or private bus service. A late bus is available to students who contract for private bus service.

Towns that provide free transportation to Prout are:

  • South Kingstown
  • Narragansett
  • North Kingstown
  • Exeter/West Greenwich
  • Jamestown
  • Chariho
  • Westerly

All buses leave the school at 2:35 pm. Please contact your town for pickup times and locations.

The statewide transportation system is now open to receive student transportation requests for these towns for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. To ensure a bus stop for the first day of the school next year, both current and new riders must register by July 31, 2020.** But please note that new transportation requests are available throughout the entire school year. The July 31st deadline is only enforced if you require service on the first day of school. 

Click here for the link to request bus service in these towns. If you have any questions, contact Maria Bisono at (401) 222-5030 or at maria.bisono@ride.ri.gov.

** EXCEPTIONS TO JULY 31 DEADLINE:

  •  Residents of South Kingstown are required to register by filling out a form and mailing it to the SK School Department. This form is available by clicking here. Deadline is July 13, 2020.
  •  Residents of North Kingstown are required to register by filling out a form and mailing it to the North Kingstown School Department, Transportation Office. This form is available by clicking here. Registration requests must be completed by August 10, 2020.
  • Residents of Westerly are required to complete this form and submit it to the Westerly School Department Office of Transportation by July 16, 2020.  If no form is received by this deadline, they will not transport your student.

If you require busing service, and your town is not listed above please complete the Private Bus Transportation Agreement. Please call the Main Office at (401) 789-9262 if you have any questions.

Private Bus Transportation

Private bus transportation is available for an annual fee of $1,280 (payable in the same number of installments as your FACTS tuition) and is available for the following towns:

  • Coventry
  • Cranston
  • East Greenwich
  • Middletown
  • Newport
  • Portsmouth
  • Warwick

Late Bus

Access to a late bus is included in the annual private bus fee. There is a late bus that serves the Aquidneck Island (St. Lucy's Church) and the Warwick/Cranston/EG area (Showcase Cinema on Division Road). Both buses depart Prout at approximately 5:15 pm.