Transportation – 2017-2018

Whitefield Academy location: Whitefield Academy is located at 1 Whitefield Drive SE, two miles from the intersection of I-285 and South Cobb Drive, in the Smyrna/Vinings area of northwest Atlanta. For driving directions, please click here.

Morning Buckhead bus service:

Beginning August 2017, Whitefield Academy will offer morning bus service from Trinity Presbyterian Church (3003 Howell Mill Road) to the Whitefield campus. The bus service will be offered on all school days. Buses will depart Trinity at 7:20 a.m. (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) and 8:20 a.m. on Wednesdays. The anticipated arrival time at Whitefield is 7:40 and 8:40 a.m. The cost for each student for bus service is $500 per semester.

Click here for additional information or to sign up for the Buckhead bus service.

Afternoon Buckhead shuttle:

The Buckhead Shuttle, is a well-organized parent-run carpool for students who live in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. Please email for more information. The Buckhead Shuttle lists the following highlights:
  • Provides afternoon carpool at no cost to families (families share driving duties)
  • Accommodates a variety of different departure times from Whitefield in the afternoons with multiple shuttle times
  • Creates a sense of community among families with several social events planned throughout the year
  • Serves students in grades K-12
Parent cars drop students off at Trinity Presbyterian Church at the corner of Howell Mill and Moores Mill Roads.

Individual Carpools:

In addition to the Buckhead bus and shuttle service, many families choose to carpool to Whitefield. There is a carpool within the Parent Portal dedicated to helping families find each other to arrange rides.