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Located in the heart of Queens, The Mary Louis Academy is accessible by all forms of transportation—car, LIRR, MTA bus and subway, NICE Bus, LI District busing and private transportation.
From the Grand Central Parkway Eastbound
Exit at Utopia Parkway. Pass first light and stay to the right to Edgerton Blvd. Go down 4 blocks and the school will be down the hill on the right.
From the Grand Central Parkway Westbound
Exit at 188th Street. Make a left at the light and a quick right onto Grand Central Parkway Service Road. Go to first light and make a left onto Midland Parkway. Make a right at the third block Henley Road. Go to the stop sign and make a left onto Edgerton Blvd. The school will be down the hill on the right.
From the Long Island Expressway
Exit at Utopia Parkway, South (past St. John's University), go under bridge of the Grand Central Parkway and turn left. Bear right to Edgerton Blvd and TMLA will on the right side corner of Edgerton Blvd. and Wexford Terrace.
From the Belt Parkway/Van Wyck Expressway
Take the Belt Parkway to the Van Wyck Expressway North. Take to Hillside Avenue. Follow Hillside Ave. to Edgerton Blvd. and make a left. TMLA will be one block up on the left side.
TMLA is one block north of Hillside Avenue
F Train to 179th Street
MTA Bus Q 1,2,3,17, 36, 43, 56, 75, 76, 77
NICE Bus N 1, 2, 3, 6, 22, 22A, 24, 26B, 54
LIRR Jamaica then F Train two stops to 179th Street
Current pickup points include:
  • Southern Queens: Breezy Point, Roxbury, The Rockaways, Broad Channel, Howard Beach—in collaboration with Parents' Choice Transportation Co.
  • Western Queens: Maspeth, Glendale, Middle Village
  • Northern Queens: College Point, Whitestone, Bayside, Flushing
For more information regarding private transportation please email Mrs. Ellen Ferguson at [email protected] or call (718) 297-2120 ext 233.
All non-city public school district are required by law to provide transportation to students in grades K-12. Below are some important details regarding this law:
Students in grades 9-12 must live more than three (3) miles and less than fifteen (15) miles from the school they will attend.
IMPORTANT: The deadline for parents to submit requests for transportation to the Public School district is APRIL 1, 2023. Districts may deny (and, in fact have denied) requests for transportation that arrive in the school district offices after April 1. This request must be in writing. Many districts have their own special form for this purpose. It is strongly encouraged that you obtain the proper form from your local school district Office of Transportation; fill out the form and return the form to your district as soon as possible.
Late Bus—School districts are not required by law to provide late bus transportation. However, many districts do provide late bus transportation.
It is the student and parent's/guardian's responsibility to return the completed application to their respective school district.
If you have any questions on where to locate your public school district transportation request form, please call our Main Office at (718) 297-2120.