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A school for boys in grades 7 - 12. Founded in 1867.
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Morning Bus Transportation

MBA provides morning bus transportation with three routes as a service and convenience for MBA, St. Cecilia/Overbrook, Akiva and Harpeth Hall families who live in Rutherford, Southern and Eastern Davidson County, and Williamson County.

The buses 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 buses will still run at the regular times shown below:

2018/2019 Bus Routes

List of 3 frequently asked questions.

  • Goodlettsville/East Nashville

    Goodlettsville/East Nashville and Shuttle to Akiva:
    1. Depart Rivergate Mall at Conference Drive at 6:10.
    2. Depart Home Depot on Gallatin Rd at 6:30.
    3. Depart Save-a-Lot next to Margaret Maddox Family YMCA at 6:40.
    4. Drop-off at MBA at 7:10. Akiva students remain on bus for shuttle service.
    5. Drop-off at Harpeth Hall at 7:25.
    6. Drop-off at Akiva at 7:40.
  • Hillsboro Road Route

    Hillsboro Road Route:
    1. Depart Franklin Kroger at Independence Square at 6:15 and proceed north on Hillsboro Rd.
    2. Depart Fieldstone Farms Publix at 6:20.
    3. Depart Grassland Shopping Center at 6:30.
    4. Depart LaurelBrooke Clubhouse at 6:40 and return to Hillsboro Rd.
    5. Depart Forest Hills Baptist Church at 6:50.
    6. Drop- off at Harpeth Hall at 7:15.
    7. Drop-off at MBA at 7:20. Akiva students transfer to shuttle to H.H. and Akiva
    8. Drop-off at St. Cecilia at 7:25.
  • LaVergne/Antioch/Brentwood Route

    LaVergne/Antioch/Brentwood Route:
    1. Arrive and depart Krystal parking lot at Waldron Road exit 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. Akiva students transfer to shuttle to H.H. and Akiva
    8. Drop-off at Harpeth Hall at 7:30.
    9. Drop-off at Akiva at 7:40.

Payment Options

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

  • Semester Payment

    $400.00 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

    Provided that there is space on the bus, individuals may ride for a cost of $7.00 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.

Important Dates

List of 1 frequently asked questions.

  • Important Bus Service Dates

    Important Bus Service Dates for 2018/19
     
    Bus Service will begin on Monday, August 20.
    No classes for MBA and no bus service on the following days during the first semester:
                September 3 for Labor Day
                October 11 and 12 for Fall Break
                November 21, 22, and 23 for Thanksgiving Break
    The last day of exams and bus service for the first semester is Wednesday, December 19.
     
    Bus service for the second semester will begin on Monday, January 7.
    No classes for MBA and no bus service on the following days during the second semester:
                   January 21 for MLK Holiday
                   February 15 and 18 for Winter Break
                Friday, March 15 through March 24 for Spring Break. Service resumes
    Monday, March 25.
    Friday, April 19 Spring Holiday
                  
    The last day of exams and bus service for the second semester is Friday, May 24.

Montgomery Bell Academy

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