• transportation routes

With 21 zip codes represented in our student body, our students make their way to Harding by car, bus, bike, and on their feet!

List of 6 frequently asked questions.

  • Morning Drop Off by Car

    Students can be dropped off by car between 7:28 and 7:58 AM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. On Wednesday morning, car drop off takes place between 8:28 and 8:58 AM. (Note that early care is available starting at 7:00 AM each morning.)
  • Morning Walkers and Bikers

    Students who walk or bike to school may arrive between 7:28 and 7:58 AM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. On Wednesday morning, arrival can take place between 8:28 and 8:58 AM.
  • Morning Bus Routes

    Our buses pick up at six different locations each morning. Parents are asked to sign up for one trimester at a time. 

    Bellevue - Harpeth Village Shopping Center (8028 Hwy 100 at the intersection of Temple Road) in Publix parking lot - departs 7:15 A.M.

    Brentwood/Oak Hill - Judson Baptist Church (4900 Franklin Pk)-(Next to John Overton H.S.) - departs 7:15 A.M.

    Elmington Park - (3531 West End) -Right in front of West End Middle School- departs  7:25 A.M.

    East Nashville - Shelby Avenue Baptist Church (1012 Shelby Ave) - departs 7:10 A.M.

    Franklin/Brentwood - Warner Park Vaughn Road at Old Hickory (50 Vaughn Rd.)-(across from the dog park in the ball field parking lot) - departs 7:25 A.M.

    12th South - Midtown Fellowship Church (2415 12th Avenue South) - departs 7:15 A.M. Space is limited to the first 14 students on this route due to seating spacing.

    For the 2022-2023 school year, the cost is $3.00 per day for your first child and $2.00 per day for each additional sibling. Sign ups and payment occur on a trimester basis. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify through our Financial Aid program.

    Note: Additional bus routes are always being considered. If you are a prospective family, please mention your interest to an admissions team member.


  • Afternoon Pick Up by Car

    Afternoon pick up takes place at 2 PM for PreK, 3:05 PM for Lower School (K-5th Grade), and 3:20 PM for Middle School (6th - 8th Grade). Please note that pick up times vary from the times listed above depending on after school activities such as Pursuit, After School Programs, Athletics, Theater, and more.
  • Afternoon Walkers and Bikers

    Students who walk and bike to school are able to return home in the same way. Parents should confirm this plan with the school well in advance to ensure student safety.
  • Afternoon Bus Routes

    Bus transportation in the afternoon is not offered. Please note that our aftercare program, called “Pursuit,” along with our robust after school program offerings are options for your child until as late as 6 PM each day.
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