We Are Closer Than You Think.


With students from over 35 communities in Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut, you’d probably be surprised to know how many Cardinals are in your neighborhood! To support our families, we offer free and convenient bus transportation to and from school in the following Western Massachusetts cities and towns: Agawam/Feeding Hills, Chicopee, East Longmeadow, Hampden, Holyoke, Longmeadow, Ludlow, Monson, Northampton, Palmer, South Hadley, Southampton, Springfield, West Springfield, Westfield, and Wilbraham.


Springfield Students


Springfield busing is only available to students living 2 miles or more away from PFPS. Busing for Springfield students is automatically assigned, you do not need to complete a transportation registration form. A schedule of all 2022-2023 Springfield bus stops will be shared as soon as it is available.

Springfield Transportation Schedule

All Other Towns


Students from other surrounding communities will be bused to Pope Francis Preparatory School using Five Star Transportation and must complete the Five Star Transportation Form and return to the attention of Lori Fenton at Pope Francis Preparatory School. 



Times and stops may vary due to number of students assigned to a stop, traffic, weather, and other unforeseen factors. A complete listing of bus stop locations is available on the student portal and is updated at the beginning of each academic year.

Five Star Transportation Schedule



Student Parking

Students wishing to park on campus must submit a complete application including the following:

  • Completed Parking Application form

  • Parent Signature

  • Student Signature

  • Copy of Permanent Driver’s License (both sides of license)

  • Copy of Registration (per vehicle for which you are requesting)

  • $100.00 Parking Fee payable to Pope Francis Preparatory School

If a student will be driving more than one vehicle, please provide registration information for each vehicle. Students are responsible for providing the school any vehicle information that might change throughout the course of the school year.  All vehicles must have a parking tag that is hung on the rear view mirror with the number side facing out and are required to park only in the assigned Student Parking Lot Area. The $100.00 parking fee is payable to Pope Francis Preparatory School and is non-refundable.  Any student losing their parking privilege for any reason, at any time, will not be issued a refund. Should you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Lori Fenton at 833-999-7673 ext. 4138.

Cardinal Carpool

If you are interested in carpooling this fall, please click here to complete a quick form. We will share the carpool directory ONLY with those families that complete the form.