Many school districts provide bus transportation to Oakland Catholic High School for students in their school district. These school districts are listed below, along with options for paid private busing when other transportation is not offered.
If you have questions regarding transportation, please contact Laura Robinson at the Oakland Catholic School Office at (412) 682-6633 extension 1224.
West Jefferson Hills
City of Pittsburgh
Students who live two miles or more away from the school and who are residents of the City are eligible for a ConnectCard. They are distributed to students the first week of school and reloaded every month by Port Authority's Business Web Portal. If the card is lost or stolen, the student must report it to the School Office at Oakland Catholic. Replacement cost is $5.00 and takes up to two weeks to be replaced by the Port Authority.
- City of Pittsburgh
- Woodland Hills (certain areas, contact your district)
Central Catholic High School coordinates private paid buses for both Oakland Catholic and Central Catholic students. To register for private paid busing please contact Mr. Steven Bezila, Dean of Students at Central Catholic High School at email@example.com or at 412-208-3400 x 3414.
North Hills Areas
- Moon Area
- Quaker Valley
- Seneca Valley
South Hills Areas
- Mt. Lebanon
- Peters Township
- South Fayette
- Upper St. Clair
Alle-Kiski Valley Area
- Freeport Area
- Highlands Area
- New Kensington-Arnold
- Franklin Regional
The school parking lot is used primarily for the faculty and staff of OCHS. There are a limited number of parking spots available to the students and parking cannot be guaranteed. Any student who will possess a valid driver’s license before August 1, 2023 may be eligible for an Oakland Catholic parking permit.
Permits will be awarded in the following order:
- Seniors living more than 10 miles from OCHS in a Public School District that does not provide transportation.
- Juniors living more than 10 miles from OCHS in a Public School District that does not provide transportation.
- Seniors living between 2 and 10 miles from OCHS in a Public School District that does not provide transportation.
- Juniors living between 2 and 10 miles from OCHS in a Public School District that does not provide transportation.
- Public transportation is not timely.
- The intent of the above criteria is to allow those students who have no transportation provided by their public school district to attend Oakland Catholic. Transportation is defined as a district school bus or monthly bus pass.
Students are expected to abide by the following parking policies:
- Permits properly displayed (mounted on driver’s side upper corner of windshield).
- Permits never given or shared with another student without permission from the office.
- Park in designated spaces.
- Verbally communicate with attendants upon entering lot when students have a planned early dismissal.
- Do not go to vehicles during the school day, unless permitted by the School Office.
- Follow the directives of the parking lot attendants upon entering and exiting.
- For safety purposes, students are not permitted to use their cell phones or have radio on upon entering or exiting the parking lot.
- At dismissal, buses will leave the parking lot first. Student drivers will be directed in order to leave their parking spaces.
- Parking in the lot is a privilege and may be denied if school policies are not followed.
The following are causes for revocation of the parking permit:
- Failure to abide by school policies (see Student/Parent Handbook).
- Violations of the above parking policies.
- Leaving school campus without permission.
- Habitual late arrival and absences. (We want the students to be safe therefore we make some allowances for weather and traffic conditions).
- Seven unexcused tardies during a semester.
- Being placed on Disciplinary Probation.