MECS has 4 separate private bus routes travelling through the Croydon/East Ringwood, Croydon/Mooroolbark, Boronia and Healesville areas. The exact route of each bus is set at the start of each year depending on where the students live, however, the general routes are: Croydon routes: Mt Evelyn, Mooroolbark, Chirnside Park, Croydon, Croydon North and Kilsyth, East Ringwood Boronia route: Montrose, Kilsyth South, Boronia, Bayswater, Ferntree Gully and Knoxfield Healesville route: travels along Maroondah Highway through Lilydale, Coldstream, Yarra Glen and on to Healesville. Further route details are available from the office.
The 2020 annual cost of the bus service is $528.00 per student (charged with the school fees), plus the Conveyance Allowance that you receive for your child/ren if eligible.
The Conveyance Allowance is a Government rebate available to some families who live a minimum of 4.8km from the school, by the most direct route. A separate Conveyance Allowance form, available from the MECS School Office, will need to be completed early in the new year. Information relating to availability of seats on each bus is available from the Bus Coordinator, via the office.
This is a free bus service provided by the State Government for students living in areas between Warburton and Wandin. There are limited seats available on this bus service; application forms are available from the office.