St. Rita High School is committed to providing your son with the most efficient and safest transportation possible. Please contact Mrs. Sharon Smolik (ssmolik@stritahs.com or 773-925-6600) for more information or to register your son for the St. Rita Bus Service. Space is limited, early registration is suggested.

St. Rita Private Bus Service

Space is Limited

St. Rita owns (7) 14-passenger buses and a multi-purpose cargo van. These allow students to have a shorter commute at a lower cost. St. Rita buses operate in areas such as Beverly, Bridgeport, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Western Suburbs, Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park, Garfield Ridge, Midway, southeast suburbs, south suburbs, Indiana, and other areas.  Our Indiana route and north side Chicago route allow us to pick up students at a far distance. Routes are redrawn each year after ridership is determined for the upcoming school year.

Students are picked up in the morning (approx. 7:00 a.m.) and have two options for the afternoon.  A 2:45 p.m. route for after-school or a 5:45 p.m. route for after sports/activities.  

Students will follow a regular schedule throughout the year on Mondays – Fridays: 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Bridgeport/Lincoln Park Route
Providing round-trip bus service to students beginning at Fullerton and Lake Shore Drive, travelling south with stops throughout the Bridgeport and Canaryville areas, continuing south on Western Avenue to St. Rita.

Beverly/Mt. Greenwood/Morgan Park Route (2 routes)
Providing round-trip bus service to students beginning in Mt. Greenwood with stops through Morgan Park and Beverly, continuing up Western Aveune to St. Rita.

Garfield Ridge Route (2 routes)
Providing round-trip bus service to students beginning in LaGrange with stops throughout Garfield Ridge, Midway, Burbank, and Hickory Hills to St. Rita.

Southwest Suburban Route
Providing round-trip bus service to students beginning in Alsip and Palos with stops along 103rd street through Oak Lawn, Mt. Greenwood, Evergreen Park, and Beverly to St. Rita.

Northwest Indiana and Southeast Illinois Suburban Route
Providing round-trip bus service to students in Lansing, Homewood, Flossmoor, Steger, Chicago Heights, Dolton, and Northwest Indiana.


Metra Rail System

St. Rita offers the Metra Rail, Southwest Service (SWS) as an option for students. Students are picked up and dropped off at the Wrightwood Station (79th & Kedzie) before school (7:25 a.m.), after school (2:45 p.m.)  and after activities (5:45 p.m.) by a St. Rita shuttle bus.

The Southwest Metra Line provides round-trip Metra service to students in areas such as Chicago Ridge, Homer Glen, Lockport, Manhattan, New Lenox, Mokena, Oak Lawn, Orland, Palos, and Worth.

Students who live in downtown Chicago may also use the Metra Southwest Line into the Wrightwood Station from Union Station.

Visit www.metrarail.com for complete schedule and fare information.

Students will follow a regular schedule throughout the year on Mondays – Fridays: 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


CTA Bus Service

St. Rita High School is accessible via public transportation. Go to www.transitchicago.com for schedules and fares.