****During Phase 2 of COVID-19, All students will have a temperature and wellness check upon arrival in the carpool line as well as before getting on the school bus. All students will wear masks while on the bus. Masks will be available for riders if they do not have one themselves.****
Students with bus option will be assigned to the appropriate bus and depot location upon enrollment.
Bus routes consist of depot stops strategically placed at safe locations where students enrolled at the school are concentrated and will serve students from our three county region.
Bus Depot Locations
Plymouth 7:00 a.m. 3:45 p.m.
Roses Parking Lot
Town Center 368, US-64
Plymouth, NC 27962
Roper 7:15 a.m. 3:30 p.m.
Parking lot Behind Dollar General
Roper, NC 27970
Skinnersville 6:55 a.m. 3:55 p.m.
Skinnersville Community Building
Roper NC 27970
Columbia 7:25 a.m. 3:25 p.m.
301 Scuppernong Drive
Columbia, NC 27925
Rest Stop Parking lot
EARLY RELEASE 12:00pm
Bus Arrives at:
Roper - 12:30pm
Plymouth - 12:45pm
Columbia - 12:25pm
Skinnersville - 12:55pm
Drop-off for students is from 7:45 a.m. - 7:55 a.m.
Car riders will enter the parking lot on the western side (left side facing the school) of the parking lot, circle in front of the building to the entrance, then exit on the east beside Veterans Fields.
Pick-up is from 3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Buses will also utilize the same entrance and exit points, however only the buses are allowed to circle behind the building to the eastern side of the building to the side entrance.
It is the goal of Pocosin Innovative Charter to ensure that all students arrive safely to and from school. If you plan to drop off and pick up your child from school, please be mindful of the following protocol so our staff can ensure a swift and safe carpool line.
Enter the carpool line from entrance closest to East Main Street.
Exit the carpool line from exit closest to Saint David Road.
The carpool line will run parallel to the front of the school building.
Display carpool tag (with student grade level and name) on driver side sun visor using binder clips provided. You may also place carpool tag in windshield, if necessary.
If you have multiple students, please display the carpool tag for each student.
You must have your carpool tag in the vehicle to pick up your child. If the carpool tag is not available, you will need to park, enter the building, and check your child out in the office.