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  • Cardinal Newman School Morning Bus Routes 
    • Columbia: St. Joseph Catholic Church, 3512 Devine St., Ministries and Administration Building parking lot, 7:45 am
    • Columbia: St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 1529 Assembly St., parking lot in rear of church; 7:15 am
    • Lexington/Irmo: Our Lady of the Hills Catholic Church, 120 Marydale Lane, parking lot, 7:20 am
    • Camden: Fatz Cafe 212 Wall St. (off exit 98 on I-20), 7:40 am
    • Dalzell: Dalzell Grocery 4101 Thomas Sumter Hwy; 7:20 am
    • Sumter: St. Anne Catholic Church 216 E Liberty St., church parking lot; 7:00 am
  • Cardinal Newman School Afternoon/Evening Return Routes
    • Sumter: St. Anne Catholic Church 216 E Liberty St., Church Parking Lot; 6:20pm 
      • Depending on the number of riders we might offer a 4:20pm drop off route as well.   
  • The buses will run starting the first day of classes and every school day until the last day of classes.  Your driver will alert you on days where the schedule is different than a normal day and what the plan for that day will be. 
  • All routes will be ONLY a morning pick-up except for the Sumter return route. 
  • The driver will be fully background-checked and authorized by the school.



  • The fees for the year are as follows:
    • St. Joseph: $475 per rider
    • St. Peter’s: $475 per rider
    • Our Lady of the Hills: $525 per rider
    • Camden: $525 per rider
    • Sumter: $1,650 per rider 
  • The fee will come out of your FACTS account. 
  • The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Once a student is registered, his/her seat is reserved for the entire school year.
  • Since registration reserves the seat, there will be no discount for non-use.



  • Buses will depart the designated pick-up areas at the times listed above. 
  • The first pick-up will be the first full day of school in August. 
  • The buses will be scheduled to operate on all normal school days for CN.



  • The buses will not run on days when a school closing is announced due to inclement weather.
  • If CN announces a “late start” for classes, the bus will pick up 30 minutes before the announced start time; the Sumter bus will pick up 1 hour before.


If you are going to have your child use this service, please complete the registration online no later than August 2, 2021.