The Orange County School of the Arts currently serves 2,150 students in grades 7 to 12 from more than 120 cities throughout California.
The school provides a variety of transportation services to students and parents to assist in their daily commute to school.

On Campus Parking Permits

All students who drive a car to school must obtain a Parking Permit and register their car(s) with the school.  Parking permits are available for purchase through the school website.  Permit cost for the school year is $60.00.  For safety reasons, students may not go to their car during the school day.  If a student loses the parking permit, there is a $5.00 replacement fee.

Students may park as follows (please refer to map):

  • Lot H is for Senior parking ONLY (green permit)
  • Students may park in Lots A, B, C, E, F, G and H all day
  • Students may park in Lots D and I after noon, Monday-Friday
  • Lots D and I are for Staff parking ONLY from 7:00am until noon, Monday-Friday
  • Parents and Students must agree to all Parking Permit rules and regulations

Parents and visitors to OCSA may park in any spot labeled "Visitor" in Lots D and F. If visitors park in a lot without obtaining a “Visitors Parking Pass” from campus security personnel or the Reception Desk, they are subject to a parking ticket, or being towed at their own expense. Parents/Visitors may park in all designated OCSA parking lots after 5:00pm, Monday-Friday, and all hours on weekends.

  • The cost of an Annual Student Parking Permit is $60.00.
  • Student Parking Permits must be visible on the lower corner of the windshield on the driver's side.
  • Students must park all vehicles in designated locations only and must not block traffic/fire lanes.
  • Only Seniors may park in the Senior parking lot/spaces (please refer to map).
  • Students may not park in the Staff parking lot during the instructional day
  • Students must drive at a safe rate of speed and not drive in such a manner as to endanger themselves and others.
  • All accidents and/or damage to vehicles that occur on campus must be immediately reported to Room 100.
  • The School is not responsible for theft or vandalism to any vehicles parked on OCSA property.
  • Student Parking Permits must be turned in to Room 100 if student no longer attends OCSA.
  • Permits that are lost, stolen, or destroyed can be reissued for a replacement fee of $10.00
  • Any violation of OCSA's Parking Rules and Regulations may result in school disciplinary action, including the possible loss of parking privileges, referrals, law enforcement citation, and/or towing at the owner's expense
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OCSA Metrolink Shuttle

  • We have a school bus that picks up OCSA Metrolink riders in the morning at the Santa Ana Station and returns them to the station after school.
  • This parent-paid OCSA Metrolink Shuttle*, provides station-to-school-to-station bus service from the Santa Ana Train Station. This shuttle is used in conjunction with a parent-purchased Metrolink Train ticket.  Student Discounted (25%) Metrolink Train One-Way and Round-Trip, 7-Day, and monthly passes are available directly from Metrolink.
  • The OCSA school bus leaves the Santa Ana Train Station at 7:45 am and arrives at OCSA approximately 10 minutes later.
  • After School, the 7th and 8th grade school bus leaves at 3:35 pm, and the 9th - 12th grade bus leaves at 4:55 pm, arriving at the station about 10 minutes later.
  • An OCSA Shuttle Pass (issued by OCSA) is required to board the OCSA Metrolink Shuttle Bus and can be purchased during Online Registration or at any time throughout the school year.
  • Also, in an emergency, "one-way" OCSA School Bus Passes are available at the 1st floor reception desk. These passes are subject to availability due to limited seats on the School Bus.

    * Depending on your arrival schedule, Free Public OCTA Bus transportation from the Santa Ana Station to OCSA may be available to Mertolink riders.  See OCTA Route 83 (Anaheim-Laguna Hills)

Pricing for the 2017-2018 School Year
Annual Round-Trip $870
Annual One-Way $445
Semester Round-Trip $445
Semester One Way $235
One-Way Pass (To/From) $5 / Trip *

* Paid upon usage - Passes are available at the OCSA 1st floor reception desk on a space available basic only.

OCSA School Bus - Los Alamitos

A "traditional" parent-paid Yellow School Bus is available from/to the Los Alamitos/Rush Park area.

If your child has left something on the bus, please contact Durham directly at 714-542-8989 or after hours at 213-276-2227.

Pricing for the 2017-2018 School Year
Annual Round-Trip $2,240
Annual One-Way $1,120
Semester Round-Trip $1,120
Semester One Way $570
One-Way Pass (To/From) $10 / Trip *

* Paid upon usage - Passes are available at the OCSA 1st floor reception desk on a space available basic only.

OCSA's New Carpool App

~ IMPORTANT ~
The OCSA Rideshare Database was retired as of June 15, 2017.
Parents/students are encouraged to transition now to our new carpool app from Pogo for iPhone and Android.

New Partnership with Pogo for Carpool/Ridesharing Opportunities
At OCSA, creating a community is a priority. So is easing transportation barriers for our current and future families. That’s why we are excited to be partnering with an award-winning company, Pogo using the free iPhone and Android mobile apps to help you discover families that live near you and connect you to a carpool.

After you download the app and create your profile, you can then search OCSA groups and request to join any that are relevant to you. Can’t find the group you want? Start your own! We’ll approve you (only OCSA parents, guardians and caregivers can join, so you know it’s secure.) Then connect away! 

We hope if you decide to use the app that it helps make your family’s life easier--please feel free to share your feedback with us!

OCTA City/County Bus

Information regarding the Orange County Transportation Authority bus system and purchasing discounted City/County bus tickets and passes direct from OCTA can be found at www.octa.net. Parents may purchase discounted 30-day passes directly from OCTA for students ages 7-18.