Transportation Ridership Program

NEW FOR 2024/25
GLOBE's Transportation Ridership Program provides morning and afternoon bus transportation between a satellite hub and the Lower and Upper GLOBE campuses. The hub is located at the Exchange Recreation Center : 2771 Columbia Dr, Decatur, GA 30034.

Ridership Tiers

If a waitlist is necessary, each tier will hold its own waitlist.

1. Students receiving free or reduced lunch.
2. Students receiving sliding scale payment arrangement.
3. Full price paying students.



  • Students receiving free or reduced lunch will not be charged a ridership fee.
  • Sliding scale option is available for families that may not qualify for free or reduced lunch. Information is available here.
  • Full price ridership fee will be $75 per student per month.

Estimated Schedule (subject to change)

6:30am–6:45am: Load buses at hub
6:45am: Depart from hub
7:10am: Arrive at Lower Campus to drop off students (students supervised until school begins)
7:25am: Arrive at Upper Campus to drop off students (students supervised until school begins) 

2:40pm: Arrive at Lower Campus to pick up students
3:10pm : Arrive at Upper Campus to pick up students
3:50pm–4:15pm: Arrive at hub for parent pick-up



Conditions and Commitment

1. Must commit to at least one full semester.
2. Payments will be processed in My Payments Plus, with the option for monthly payments or full payment in advance for each semester.
3. No refunds will be issued for missed days/trips.
4. Withdrawal of transportation ridership must be submitted in writing, at least 14 days in advance.
5. Important: You are responsible for getting your child(ren) to the hub location on time for morning pick-up, and for collecting your child(ren) at the hub location when the bus arrives in the afternoon.
A late pick-up fee will apply at $1 per minute, past 4:15pm. If students are not picked up by 4:30pm they will be safely transported back to GLOBE and checked into the Extended Care Program. A late fee of $25 would then apply.


To confirm a seat for your child(ren) on the 2024/25 Transportation Ridership Program (a waitlist may apply), please click the link below. The closing date for registration is July 15, 2024.

Once the registration window closes, GLOBE will contact you to confirm your seat(s) and to make payment arrangements, or to notify you that you are on a waitlist. If you have any questions, please reach out to Jen Parker, GLOBE's Director of Operations, by email.

Third-party transportation options

Carpool Connector

The 2023-2024 Carpool Connector is now active. Please complete this form if you would like to advertise for a carpool buddy. You can also view results here to see if someone matches your needs. Please be aware that others will be able to view your information. This list will continue to grow over the summer.

Private Transportation Companies

The GLOBE Academy are pleased to provide a list of private transportation companies and after school programs that provide transportation services to/from The GLOBE Acacemy. GLOBE does not provide this information as an endorsement of these programs. They are only listed as vendors who have been used by members of our community in the past. Please reach out to a vendor directly for more information.

Rush Hour Kids

East DeKalb - Flat Shoals Rd. area
Brookhaven/Dunwoody area

School District Services, Inc.

Bus service around DeKalb
(404) 931-2293
(850) 264-0110 

Kids On The Go

LLC - 404-935-1414
or 678-249-5955
Ellenwood, Lithonia,
and Decatur area

Wheel Get You There Transportation 


Avondale Estates, Brookhaven, Chamblee, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody, Lithonia, Pine Lake, Stone Mountain, Stonecrest, Tucker 

Kiddy Carpool


Jams Childcare and Athletics

770-469-1677 ext 701

Afterschool Programs that pick up at GLOBE

Lewis Global Karate (Chamblee)

(770) 220-1876 

Children’s Academy of Northlake 

(404) 325-3683 

St. Andrew’s, 

 (770) 934-1461

Mason Mill/DeKalb County Parks & Recreation

(404) 679-1349 

Chamblee Boys and Girls Club 

(470) 795-7852

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