About MBA


Morning Bus Transportation

General Information:
Montgomery Bell Academy will be providing morning bus transportation with two routes as a service and convenience for MBA, St. Cecilia/Overbrook, and Harpeth Hall families who live in southern Davidson County, and Williamson County. The buses will run each morning that MBA has school, including exam weeks at the end of each semester. In the event of inclement weather that would prevent safe bus transportation, families will be notified by phone alert system and on the MBA website. On Fridays and times that MBA has a scheduled 10:00 AM start time, the bus will continue to run at the regular times shown below:

2021/2022 Bus Routes

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • LaVergne/Antioch/Brentwood Route

    1. Arrive and depart Shell Gas Station at OHB exit #62 at 6:05.
    2. Depart Home Depot on Bell Rd. at 6:20.
    3. Depart Publix at Nippers Corner at 6:30.
    4. Depart Target at OHB and I-65 at 6:40.
    5. Depart Brentwood Library at 6:50.
    6. Drop-off at St. Cecilia at 7:15.
    7. Drop-off at MBA at 7:20.
    8. Drop-off at Harpeth Hall at 7:30.
  • Hillsboro Road Route and Akiva Shuttle

    1. Depart Fieldstone Farms Publix at 6:15.
    2. Depart Tractor Supply Company at 6:20.  Turn left on Sneed Rd.
    3. Depart LaurelBrooke Clubhouse at 6:30 and return to Hillsboro Rd.
    4. Depart Forest Hills Baptist Church at 6:40.  Proceed toward Nashville on Hillsboro Rd. then left on Harding and right on Estes.
    5. Stop at HH. Drop off HH students at 6:55.
    6. Proceed to MBA and drop off at 7:10 at garage on South Wilson Ave.   Akiva Shuttle Riders board bus at MBA Garage on S. Wilson Ave.
    7. Drop off at St. Cecilia at 7:15 and proceed to Akiva.
    8. Drop off at Akiva at 7:30
    9. JMS shuttle will leave Akiva and arrive at JMS by 7:50.

Payment Options

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • Semester Payment

    Semester Payment: $450.00 per semester. This lowest cost option will be billed on a semester basis soon after the opening of school and in mid-January.
  • Individual Rides

    Individual Rides: Provided that there is space on the bus, individuals may ride for a cost of $10.00 per day. The rider will fill in a ride sheet when they board the bus, and the family will be billed at the end of each month. To ascertain the availability of this option, please contact Greg Ferrell at 615-369-5311 or at greg.ferrell@montgomerybell.edu.

Important Dates

List of 1 frequently asked questions.

  • Important Bus Service Dates

    Bus Service will begin on Wednesday, August 18.
    No classes for MBA and no bus service on the following days during the first semester:
                September 6 for Labor Day
                October 14 and 15 for Fall Break
                November 24, 25, and 26 for Thanksgiving Break
    The last day of exams and bus service for the first semester is Friday, December 17.
    Bus service for the second semester will begin on Thursday, January 6
    No classes for MBA and no bus service on the following days during the second semester:
                   January 17 for MLK Holiday
                   February 18 and 21 for Presidents’ Day Weekend
                Friday, March 11 through March 20 for Spring Break. Service resumes
    Monday, March 21.
    Friday, April 15 Spring Holiday
    The last day of exams and bus service for the second semester is Friday, May 27.

Bus Transportation Info & Registration Form

Montgomery Bell Academy

4001 Harding Road
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 298-5514