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Supplementary Service to Schools

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Supplementary Service to Schools

Welcome to our home for everything about our Supplementary Service to Schools. In addition to our regular local lines, AC Transit provides supplemental service to schools in 17 cities throughout the East Bay. This page will provide you with the latest service information and ways to pay.

Supplementary Service to schools resumed for the fall 2023 semester on August 6. The following are highlights of the changes for December 3:

LineDescription of Changes
604Friday trip leaving OHDS shifted earlier to depart at 2:10 pm.
623Additional trip leaving Irvington High School at 3:22 pm.
624641Trips starting at Hopkins Middle School will leave five minutes later. Line 624 trips from Hopkins Middle School will end at Paseo Padre Parkway and Mission Blvd.
651Morning trip to Oakland Technical High School will leave five minutes earlier at 8:01 am. One Wednesday afternoon trip from Oakland Technical High School will leave two minutes earlier at 3:03 pm.
657The Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday trips starting from Eastmont Transit Center will leave one minute earlier at 7:41 am. The Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday trips starting from 42nd St. & Broadway will leave three minutes earlier at 3:50 pm.
669Early Wednesday schedule from De Anza High School changed to an early Friday trip. New Monday through Thursday schedule will leave De Anza High School ten minutes earlier than the current Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday schedule.
671Early Wednesday schedule from De Anza High School changed to two early Friday trips. Current Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday trip changed to two Monday through Thursday trips.
675The Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday trips starting from El Cerrito High School at 2:17 pm will leave 16 minutes earlier at 2:01 pm.
676Line extended to Richmond BART from Contra Costa College. Schedule changes to match bell schedules.
684Afternoon trips starting from Scott St. & Donal Ave. will now start on Donal Ave. and Norvell St. Schedule changes on those two trips.
687Wednesday afternoon trips will leave seven minutes earlier at 2:05 pm. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday schedule adjusted to match current operating schedule.

Pay Your Way

Riders have many choices when paying their fare on AC Transit. Next time you ride, consider contactless payment! It’s more efficient and reduces bus boarding time—getting riders to their destinations faster.

Dust off your Clipper Card to take advantage of Youth fares (50% off regular AC Transit Adult fare)

Add your Clipper Card to your Apple or Google Wallet to pay with your phone and manage your account with the Clipper app. Don’t have a Clipper Card? It’s not too late to apply.

Ditch cash and pay bus fare with your phone

AC Transit accepts mobile fare payment on several apps—Youth discounts included. Download the AC Transit Official app, Transit app, Moovit, or Google Maps to try it.

Supplementary Service to Schools Lines & Schedules

Alameda

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
The Academy of Alameda Middle School63166396
Alameda High School631663202151A, O
Encinal Jr./Sr. High School63166396
Island High School66396
Lincoln Middle School68721O
St. Joseph Notre Dame High School51AO
Will C. Wood Middle School20

Albany

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
Albany High School187272M72R79
Albany Middle School187272M72R79

Berkeley

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Areas
Berkeley High School6712183651B5265,
677988F
Crowden School6881252
Longfellow Middle School88
Martin Luther King Middle School (Berkeley)1279
St. Mary’s College High School68812
Willard Middle School6

Castro Valley

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
Canyon Middle School28
Castro Valley High School28
Creekside Middle School28

El Cerrito

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
El Cerrito High School66767568479
Korematsu Middle School667675684

El Sobrante

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
Betty Reid Soskin Middle School66967167267670

Emeryville

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
Emery Secondary School7272M72R

Fremont

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
American High School62199210
Centerville Middle School62599210
Hopkins Middle School624, 641217
Horner Middle School623212239
Irvington High School623239
Kennedy High (Fremont)216
Mission San Jose High624, 641217
Robertson High School239
Thornton Middle School621251
Walters Middle School216
Washington High School62599210

Hayward

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
Bret Harte Middle School (Hayward)6095
Cesar Chavez Middle School (Hayward)416086
Hayward High School6095
Martin Luther King Middle School (Hayward)608697
Moreau Catholic High School99
Mt. Eden High School608697
Ochoa Middle School6097
Royal Sunset High School9397
Tennyson High School4186, 99
Winton Middle School566086

Newark

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
New Beginnings Academy232
Newark Middle School620200
Newark Memorial High626628629200212216232
Progressive Academy232

Oakland

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
American Indian Public Charter School (K-8)1T293340628896
American Indian Public High School
(9-12)
653657658, 680688122957NL
Arise High School1T141920213951A,
5462339O
Bay Area Technology64646L
Bentley School604
Berkley Maynard Academy7272M72R
Bishop O’Dowd High School680682, 6835798
Bret Harte Middle School (Oakland)65757, NL
Bunche Academy1436
Carter Middle School612
Castlemont High School5790, 98
Civicorps Middle School7272M72R88
Claremont Middle School51A51B79
College Preparatory School605
Conservatory of Vocal/Instrumental Arts School54
Dewey Academy High1T142933406296
East Oakland Leadership Academy (5-8)4045
East Oakland Leadership Academy High (9)4045
EC Reems Academy of Technology and Arts57
Edna Brewer Middle School6576586806883357NL
Elmhurst Middle School1T4098
Envision Arts and Technology High School1T612141819202933,
4051A7272M72R8896
ERES Academy6481440
Explore Preparatory Middle School57NL
Far West School68268851A
Fremont High School40
Frick Middle School40
Head Royce School60460560665339
Holy Names High School682
Kipp Bridge College Prep1488
Life Academy4054
Lighthouse Community Charter School7398
LPS College Park5798
Madison Middle School45
McClymonds High School367272M72R88
MetWest High School1T142933406296
Millsmont Academy (6-10)40
Montera Middle School 642646649650653655660677
Oakland Charter Academy (6-8)1T2021
OHDS60439
Oakland High School6536573357, NL
Oakland International High School612
Oakland Military Institute5788
Oakland School for the Arts1T612141819202933,
4051A7272M72R8896NL
Oakland Technical High School651, 6576606626961251A
Oakland Unity High School4045NL
Roosevelt Middle School1440
Roots International Academy1T45
Skyline High School61763864664864965265465866239
Cristo Rey De La Salle East Bay High School1T, 20, 21, 54
United For Success4054
West Oakland Middle School1488
Westlake Middle School33

Piedmont

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
Piedmont High School33
Piedmont Middle School33

Richmond

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
De Anza High School66967167674
Kennedy High School (Richmond)6757176
Lovonya DeJean Middle School68172M
Richmond High School6077074

San Leandro

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
Bancroft Middle School343540
John Muir Middle School3435
San Leandro High School1040

San Lorenzo

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
Arroyo High School93
Bohannon Middle School93
Edendale Middle School102893
San Lorenzo High School3493
Washington Manor Middle School34

San Pablo

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
Helms Middle School727476

Union City

SchoolSupplementary Service to Schools LinesLocal Lines Serving Area
Alvarado Middle School97210
Cesar Chavez Middle School (Union City)97
James Logan High97

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get updates about Service to Schools?

For the latest updates on bus service, please:

  • Sign up for line-specific eNews here for timely notification about changes that could impact you and your student(s)
  • Follow AC Transit on social media for live service updates
  • Check the AC Transit website frequently for planned service updates

What happens when a bus is at capacity?

Riders can check crowding information via the rider capacity feature. When the onboard count reaches these thresholds, the operator will change the external head-sign to “Drop-Off Only,” alerting awaiting riders that the bus will likely bypass the stop. The operator will continue to recognize requests, by onboard riders, to exit.

What are my options if my bus did not stop?

If your stop is bypassed, please consider the following options:

Where can I find specific information about local lines, schedules, and maps?

Please use the following resources for travel planning, maps and schedules: