Students arriving by car can be dropped off after 8:15 at the Blue Canopy. Parents can drive up to the canopy and drop off or can park in the spaces parallel to the cafeteria; the same can be done at dismissal which begins at 3:15.
During the school day, please park behind the church or in front of the Old Rectory if you will be remaining at the school for the day especially during drop off or dismissal. The first seven rows parallel to the cafeteria are reserved during drop-off and dismissal for parents to park and walk in to drop-off or pickup. The spaces in front of the school may be used for school business during the day, but these spaces must be open during drop off and dismissal for bus loading. The spaces perpendicular to the front doors of the school (by the grass field) are reserved for school staff and the spaces in front of the cafeteria are reserved for the Religious Education Office.
When driving on parish property, please be cautious and watch for people and other cars.
CARES Before/After School Care
Pennsbury, Neshaminy, Bristol, Council Rock, New Hope-Solebury and Bensalem School Districts provide bus transportation to families who live in those districts for students in K-8 who are within ten miles of the school. You can sign up for bus transportation at registration; we encourage all families to register for bus transportation, even if you plan on driving your child to school, in case circumstances change or for occasional use. Bus routes and stops are determined by the districts; schedules are also published by the district and the way that families are notified depends on the individual districts.
District policy is that students can get off at another stop or ride another bus only within their home district; to get off at another stop or ride another bus within the district, students need a written note.
Students are expected to demonstrate appropriate behavior on the bus; misbehavior can result in disciplinary action by the school and serious misbehavior can result in the loss of bus privileges by the school district.
Dismissal begins at 3:15 and most buses leave the school by 3:25-3:30. Occasionally, buses will be late or substituted due to mechanical problems or other issues and a bus could potentially arrive later than normal; also, Pennsbury occasionally will combine two St. Ignatius buses temporarily instead of sending a substitute bus. If a bus is unusually late or your child has not arrived home, please call the school office as we can contact the district.
It is very important that you notify your child's teacher if there is a change in transportation; we want all of our students to get home safely.
Before school and after school care is available; please see the CARES page for more information. All students dropped off at school before 8:15 and who remain in school (unless supervised in a scheduled activity or tutoring with a teacher) after 3:30 must be in CARES.