Holy Names Academy draws students from 86 ZIP codes and 114 middle schools throughout the Greater Seattle area. Students use a variety of transportation methods, including carpool, bike, bus, ferry, and light rail.

Carpool Network

Holy Names Academy facilitates a robust carpool network for families. New families will have the opportunity to join the Carpool Directory at 9th Grade Registration in early March.

If you are  a current school family and would like to receive a copy of the Carpool Directory, please e-mail admissions@holynames-sea.org.

Join our Morning Shuttle Program

Holy Names Academy offers morning shuttles serving five regions of Seattle and beyond.

Each route will have capacity for 14 students. We accept registrations for each route on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is still available on the Northwest and East shuttle routes; click here for more information. Student shuttles run each morning, including late-starts, half-days, and testing days. The HNA Morning Shuttle will not run in the event of inclement weather that affects the school day schedule.

Please e-mail the Business Office to register for Morning Shuttle service and for all the specifics regarding routes, pick-up locations, and times. Please note: families who have not registered and paid for morning shuttle services will not be permitted to ride the shuttle. 

Questions on registration and payment should be directed to the Holy Names Academy Business Office at: businessoffice@holynames-sea.org

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Public Transportation Options

Metro Transit Bus Routes

There are several bus stops near Holy Names Academy:

  • Stop #29279: 23rd Ave E & E Roy St (Northbound)
  • Stop #29255: 23rd Ave E & E Roy St (Southbound)
  • Stop #29254: 23rd Ave E & E Aloha St (Southbound)
  • Stop #29278: 23rd Ave E & E Aloha St (Northbound)
  • Stop #13360: 19th Ave E & E Roy St (Northbound)
Sound Transit: Sounder Train, Express Buses, Link Light Rail

Some Holy Names Academy students use Sound Transit for part of their commute. Please use the link below if you would like to plan your commute to HNA via Sound Transit. 

Washington State Ferry Routes

We have students who commute using the WSDOT Ferry system from Kitsap County and Vashon Island. Please use the link below if you would like to plan your commute to HNA via Washington State Ferries. 

Parking Permits:

The school issues its own HNA parking permits prior to the start of each school year.  Applications for parking permits will be available from this page as of the beginning of August 2020.  All cars—whether parked on school property or anywhere in the school neighborhood—must have permits by the first day of school. Permits must be displayed in the lower-left corner of the rear window of any car driven to HNA by a student, parent, or faculty/staff member.  Additional permits, or changes in permit information (such as a new license plate number) may be arranged through the Executive Assistant to the Principal at other times of the year.

Parking and Driving Guidelines:

All guidelines will be strictly enforced.  A Parking Map of the school neighborhood, laminated and suitable for keeping in a visor or glove compartment, is available in the Receptionist's Office.  A PDF of the Parking Map is available here. The map provides only a limited sample of streets; the following parking restrictions apply to all streets not specifically listed as exceptions:

  1. HNA's two parking lots at the back of the school are restricted to faculty/staff, parents, or guests.
  2. Street parking for all HNA school days and events—at any hour, whether by students, parents, or faculty/staff— is restricted to:
    • Any legal parking spot on E. Aloha Street.
    • Both sides of the streets around the immediate four sides of the HNA building—but only in a legal space. The entire west side of 22nd Avenue in the block adjacent to the school building is a no-parking zone, but can be used for waiting during the 15-minute after-school pickup.
    • The NORTH side only of other streets running east/west (Roy, Prospect, Mercer, etc.), but only in a legal space.  You may park on either side of the blocks immediately adjacent to the HNA building, as noted above.
    • The WEST SIDE ONLY of streets running north/south (20th, 21st, 22nd, etc.), but only in a legal space.  You may park in any legal space on either side of the blocks immediately adjacent to the HNA building, as noted above.
  3. City parking regulations and common courtesy must be observed.

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