Transportation

Carmel Catholic High School is proud to educate residents of four counties and two states, and operates a comprehensive transportation program for families who require pick-up and drop-off services. In addition, on and off-campus parking permits are available for student drivers, as well as opportunities to carpool with Carmel Catholic classmates. For more information, please review the dropdown menus below.
 
Please note: all bus riders will be required to wear masks (as per the CDC guidelines for public transportation) while riding both the PACE and school buses.
Bus Program Information for 2021-2022
Carmel Catholic High School offers several bus routes, which operate daily and service our local communities. Pick-up and drop-off times are listed below, along with a map link (m) for each location. The round trip, year-long bus registration fee is $775.
 
  A & C Days B6 Days (Late Start 9:15 am) B5 (Early Release 1:50 pm)
Route 1 Pick-Up Drop-Off Pick-Up Drop-Off Pick-Up Drop-Off
St. Bede 6:20 AM 4:50 PM 7:30 AM 4:50 PM 6:20 AM 3:35 PM
Prince of Peace 6:35 AM 4:35 PM 7:45 AM 4:35 PM 6:35 AM 3:15 PM
St. Patrick - Wadsworth 7:05 AM 4:00 PM 8:10 AM 4:00 PM 7:05 AM 2:45 PM
St. Paul the Apostle - Gurnee 7:20 AM 3:45 PM 8:50 AM 3:45 PM 7:20 AM 2:30 PM
  A & C Days B6 Days (Late Start 9:15 am) B5 (Early Release 1:50 pm)
Route 2 Pick-Up Drop-Off Pick-Up Drop-Off Pick-Up Drop-Off
St. Mary of the Annunciation 6:25 AM 3:15 PM 7:25 AM 3:15 PM 6:25 AM 1:50 PM
Frassati Academy 6:50 AM 3:40 PM 7:50 AM 3:40 PM 6:50 AM 2:15 PM
Barrington Metra 7:10 AM 4:00 PM 8:10 AM 4:00 PM 7:10 AM 2:35 PM
St. Francis de Sales 7:25 AM 4:15 PM 8:25 AM 4:15 PM 7:25 AM 2:50 PM
  A & C Days B6 Days (Late Start 9:15 am) B5 (Early Release 1:50 pm)
Route 3 Pick-Up Drop-Off Pick-Up Drop-Off Pick-Up Drop-Off
Our Lady of Humility - Beach Park 6:50 AM 4:00 PM 8:00 AM 4:00 PM 6:50 AM 2:50 PM
St. Anastasia 7:05 AM 3:40 PM 8:15 AM 3:40 PM 7:05 AM 2:30 PM
Learn 10 Charter School 7:20 AM 3:20 PM 8:30 AM 3:20 PM  7:20 AM 2:10 PM
  A & C Days B6 Days (Late Start 9:15 am) B5 (Early Release 1:50 pm)
Route 4 Pick-Up Drop-Off Pick-Up Drop-Off Pick-Up Drop-Off
West Lake Forest Metra 7:10 AM 4:15 PM 8:20 AM 4:15 PM 7:10 AM 3:00 PM
The Mil’Ton Apartments 7:30 AM 3:45 PM 8:40 AM 3:45 PM 7:30 AM 2:30 PM
 
Additional Notes
  • All times are approximations and are subject to weather and traffic conditions
  • All fees are non-refundable
  • In the event of a pandemic-related shutdown, a 50% ridership cost refund will be issued
  • Routes are subject to cancellation. Should a route be canceled, a refund will be issued
Carmel students who reside within the boundaries of Mundelein High School are eligible for transportation using the public District 120 bus system. Students are picked up at their neighborhood bus stop and dropped off at Mundelein High School, where a Carmel Catholic High School bus will shuttle them to CCHS at 7:30am. Immediately after school, the Carmel shuttle bus will return students to Mundelein High School, where they will utilize the District 120 bus system to return home.
 
Carmel students who live along the Metra North Central Service line may utilize the CCHS shuttle service from the Mundelein Metra station to commute to and from school each day. The Carmel shuttle bus will pick-up students from the Mundelein Metra station at 7:45 a.m., and return to the Mundelein Metra station at 3:40 p.m. The cost for this round trip, year-long program is $360.
 
Metra Station Shuttle Information
  • Metra North Central Service Line Info
  • Mundelein Metra Station Map
Carmel Catholic students who live along the Metra Milwaukee District North line may utilize the CCHS shuttle service from the Libertyville Metra station to commute to and from school each day. The PACE 574 bus will pick students up from the Libertyville Metra station at 7:35 a.m. and return to the Libertyville Metra station at 3:15 p.m. The cost for this round trip, year-long program is $360.
 
Metra Station Shuttle Information
  • Metra Milwaukee District North Line Info
  • Libertyville Metra Station Map
Carmel Catholic students may utilize two different PACE bus routes to commute to and from school each day. The PACE 572 bus travels between the Waukegan Metra station and the College of Lake County, while the PACE 574 bus travels between the Hawthorn Shopping Center and the College of Lake County. More information for each route, including arrival and departure times at CCHS, can be found below.
 
PACE Bus Information
  • PACE Route 572 Info
  • PACE Route 574 Info
 
Student Ventra Card
Families should use this form to order a Student Ventra Card. When filling out the form, please enter the school as Carmel Catholic High School, 1 Carmel Parkway, Mundelein, IL 60060 and the Homeroom Teacher as Jeff Ptacek, Room 601.
Carmel Catholic High School offers on and off-campus parking options for students who possess a valid driver's license. Parking permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis, and more information regarding each program can be found below.
 
On-Campus Parking Permit
  • Available to Juniors and Seniors only
  • Cost is $250 for the 2021-22 school year
Off-Campus Parking Permit
  • Available to all eligible drivers
  • Location: Santa Maria del Popolo Map
  • Cost is $100 per semester, $200 per year
  • Includes Carmel shuttle bus transportation
  • Shuttle pick-up at Santa Maria: 7:40 a.m.
  • Shuttle drop-off at Santa Maria: 3:45 p.m.