Transportation to Baxter

2019-20


Baxter students travel from over sixty towns daily to get to downtown Portland. We are proud and grateful for the families that demonstrate creative problem solving to bring all of us together each day. Please see below for transportation options offered by Baxter, as well as schedules for local services in and out of greater Portland.

ALL FAMILIES: Please complete this transportation survey required by the City of Portland.

Student Parking Lot - Somerset Street

Students driving to school are required to park in the student lot as mandated by the City of Portland.  This parking lot is located on Somerset Street next to Verizon Wireless. Parking passes are $50 per month.

If you will be driving to school for the 2019-20 school year, please fill out THIS e-form and submit it online.  Students who had passes last year will need to re-apply. Once you complete the form, you will be emailed instructions for obtaining and paying for your pass. Upon receipt of the contract and payment for September, Baxter will have your pass available for pick up before school starts.

Parent Carpool

Completion of this form indicates that you would like to share your contact information with other families who are interested in carpooling to and from Baxter. Your contact information will not be shared for any other purpose.

School Bus Transportation 

School buses chartered by Baxter serve families in the following areas: (click town names for schedules)

Greater Portland Metro Service - Metro Local and Metro Breez

The following towns are served by Greater Portland Metro: Brunswick, Falmouth, Freeport, Gorham, Portland, Westbrook, and Yarmouth. Students using any of these stops to get to and from school are eligible for a Greater Portland metro pass.

Note: You must reapply for your bus pass each year. To obtain a Metro pass for the 2019-20 school year, please fill out THIS form. Once you complete the form, instructions on how to obtain a pass will be emailed directly to you.  

Greater Portland Metro Service website

South Portland Bus Service

If you are in need of a bus pass for South Portland Bus Service to and from school for the year 2019-20, please fill out THIS form. Note: You must reapply each year. Once you complete the form, instructions on how to obtain a pass will be emailed directly to you.  

City of South Portland Bus Service

Shuttlebus Zoom Turnpike Express

The Shuttlebus Zoom Turnpike Express makes stops between Biddeford Exit 32 and Portland on I-95. Students using the Shuttlebus Zoom Turnpike Express for transportation to and from school are eligible for a pass. Please fill out this form. Students must reapply each year for a pass.

Shuttle Bus Turnpike Express Service website

Lakes Region Explorer

The Lakes Region Explorer is available to students traveling between Bridgton and Portland for school. To obtain a Lakes Region Explorer pass, please fill out this form. Students must reapply for a pass each year.

Lakes Region Explorer website

Questions about transportation should be directed to our Operations Manager, blair.clancy@baxter-academy.org.