Transportation

SHUTTLE BUSES

Barrie offers free morning and afternoon shuttles for students age 12 and up to Poplar Run and the Glenmont Metro station. Please complete and return the Shuttle Bus Permission Form to sign up.

Morning

8:00am From Glenmont Metro to Poplar Run
8:05am Poplar Run pick up at the intersection of Moonlight Trail Dr. and Hideaway Pl.
8:07am Poplar Run pick up at the gazebo across from the intersection of Poplar Run Dr. and Soaring Wing La.
8:10am Arrive at Barrie

 

Afternoon

3:45pm From Barrie to Poplar Run; drop off at intersection of Moonlight Trail Dr. & Hideaway Pl.
3:47pm Poplar Run drop off at gazebo across from intersection of Poplar Run Dr. and Soaring Wing La.
3:55pm From Poplar Run to Glenmont Metro
4:30pm From Barrie to Glenmont Metro

BUS ROUTES

Barrie offers three affordable daily bus transportation routes for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. The cost is $1,050 per year, per family (no cost for additional children). Please note that the same rate applies even if you choose to only take advantage of morning or afternoon service.

To enroll in the Transportation Program, please contact Beryl Chafin.

For more information about Barrie’s transportation program, please contact Hanh Nguyen at 301-576-2872.

Bus Route 1: NW DC/Friendship Heights, Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Kensington

Morning

 
7:15am Friendship Heights (Jennifer Ave./Mazza Gallerie side)
7:25am Bethesda Library
7:30am United Methodist Church (8300 Old Georgetown Road and Huntington Pkwy)
7:40am Intersection of Tuckerman Lane and Sugarbush
7:55am Kensington Safeway (10530 Connecticut Ave)
8:20am Arrive Barrie School

 

Afternoon

3:45pm Depart Barrie School
4:00pm Kensington Safeway (10530 Connecticut Ave)
4:02pm Intersection of Tuckerman Lane and Sugarbush
4:17pm Bethesda Library
4:12pm United Methodist Church (8300 Old Georgetown Road and Huntington Pkwy)
4:30pm Friendship Heights (Jennifer Ave./Mazza Gallerie Side)

Times may vary by 5 minutes due to traffic.

Bus Route 2: Takoma Park, Silver Spring, Wheaton

Morning

7:30am Takoma Park (7611 Piney Branch Road)
7:50am Due to construction, please do not go to Einstein Bagels, but instead go to Giant Food at 1280 East West Highway
8:10am St. John the Evangelist parking lot (10103 Georgia Ave)
8:20am Arrive Barrie School

 

Afternoon

3:45pm Depart Barrie School
3:50pm St. John the Evangelist parking lot (10103 Georgia Ave)
4:05pm Due to construction, please do not go to Einstein Bagels, but instead go to Giant Food at 1280 East West Highway
4:20pm Takoma Park Middle School (7611 Piney Branch Road)

Times may vary by 5 minutes due to traffic.

Bus Route 3: Bowie

Morning

7:20am Bowie: Corner of 450 and 197 (at the McDonalds)
8:10am Arrive Barrie School

 

Afternoon

3:45pm Depart Barrie School
4:30pm Bowie: Corner of 450 and 197 (at the McDonalds)

Times may vary by 5 minutes due to traffic.

SPECIAL BUS SCHEDULES

If only Montessori or Prep are closed, the buses will run as normal. If Montessori OR Prep have a half day, there will be two departure times. One following the half day dismissal routes and times with buses departing Barrie at 12:30 pm and one at the normal dismissal of 3:45 pm.

Please note that if there are no classes due to an all day professional development or all day conference day, there is no bus transportation. Half day professional or conference days will have normal morning and half day bus times.

Half-Day (Noon Dismissal) Bus Schedules

On half days, students will be dismissed at Noon, and buses will depart Barrie at 12:30 pm.

Times may fluctuate 5 to 10 minutes depending on traffic and road conditions. Please be at your respective stop 5-15 minutes before the scheduled time to greet your child(ren).

Schedules

Route 1 – Northwest DC, Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Kensington

12:30pm Depart Barrie School
12:45pm Kensington Safeway (10530 Connecticut Ave)
12:50pm Intersection of Tuckerman Lane and Sugarbush
1:00pm Bethesda Library
1:10pm United Methodist Church (8300 Old Georgetown Road and Huntington Pkwy)
1:35pm Friendship Heights (Jennifer Ave./Mazza Gallerie Side)

Route 2 – Takoma Park, Silver Spring, Wheaton

12:30pm Depart Barrie School
12:40pm        St. John the Evangelist parking lot (10103 Georgia Ave)
12:55pm Due to construction, please do not go to Einstein Bagels, but instead go to Giant Food at 1280 East West Highway
1:10pm Takoma Park (7611 Piney Branch)

Route 3 – Bowie

12:30pm Depart Barrie School
1:15pm Bowie: Corner of 450 and 197 (at the McDonalds)

Shuttle Route

12:30pm Depart Barrie School
12:35pm Poplar Run: Drop off at intersection of Moonlight Trail Dr. & Hideaway Pl.
12:40pm                  Poplar Run: Drop off at gazebo across from intersection of Poplar Run Dr. and Soaring Wing La.
12:45pm From Poplar Run to Glenmont Metro

Delayed Opening Bus Schedules

In the event that Barrie School opens late due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, buses will arrive at Barrie by approximately 10:00am. Download PDF

Times may fluctuate 5 to 10 minutes depending on traffic and road conditions.

Route 1: Northwest DC, Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Kensington

8:50am Friendship Heights/Jennifer Ave
9:00am Bethesda Library
9:10am United Methodist Church
9:25am Intersection of Tuckerman Lane and Sugarbush
9:35am Kensington Safeway
10:00am Arrive at Barrie

Route 2: Takoma Park, Silver Spring

9:20am Takoma Park (7611 Piney Branch)
9:35am                       Due to construction, please do not go to Einstein Bagels, but instead go to Giant Food at 1280 East West Highway
9:55am St John the Evangelist Parking Lot
10:00am Arrive at Barrie

Route 3: Bowie

9:00am Corner of 450 and 107 at the McDonalds
10:00am Arrive at Barrie

Shuttle Route

9:45am From Glenmont Metro to Poplar Run
9:50am Poplar Run: Drop off at gazebo across from intersection of Poplar Run Dr. and Soaring Wing La.
9:55am                          From Poplar Run: Drop off at intersection of Moonlight Trail Dr. & Hideaway Pl. to Barrie

Early Closing Bus Schedules

In the event that Barrie School closes early due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, the school will communicate bus departure times to parents once a decision is made.

Time may fluctuate 5 to 10 minutes depending on traffic and road conditions. Please be at your respective stop 5-15 minutes before the scheduled time to greet your child(ren).

Route 1 – Northwest DC, Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Kensington

  Depart Barrie School
  Kensington Safeway (10530 Connecticut Ave)
  Intersection of Tuckerman Lane and Sugarbush
  Bethesda Library
  United Methodist Church (8300 Old Georgetown Road and Huntington Pkwy)
  Friendship Heights (Jennifer Ave./Mazza Gallerie Side)

Route 2 – Takoma Park, Silver Spring, Wheaton

  Depart Barrie School
  St. John the Evangelist parking lot (10103 Georgia Ave)
  Due to construction, please do not go to Einstein Bagels, but instead go to Giant Food at 1280 East West Highway
  Takoma Park (7611 Piney Branch)

Route 3 – Bowie

Depart Barrie School
Bowie: Corner of 450 and 197 (at the McDonalds)

Shuttle Route

  From Barrie to Poplar Run: Drop off at intersection of Moonlight Trail Dr. & Hideaway Pl.
  Poplar Run: Drop off at gazebo across from intersection of Poplar Run Dr. and Soaring Wing La.
  From Poplar Run to Glenmont Metro