American Academy highly encourages our families to ride-share! You can do this easily by joining American Academy’s Schoolpool program to connect with other families to drive, walk or bike to school together! Each year, our school participates in the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) Way to Go carpool coordination service to help carpooling families connect with each other at school and share driving responsibilities.
Way to Go Schoolpool Registration: This is now an OPT-IN program.
How does Schoolpool work?
1. Using a computer (not a smart phone), create an account and register your household address or intersection here:
(To maintain the highest level of privacy and security, this link is the only way for American Academy’s participants to register).
2. Add comments to indicate special requests or preferences, such as “can provide morning rides in exchange for afternoon rides,” “student is in after-school actives,” or “looking for a walk buddy in the mornings.”
3. Find and contact interested American Academy families in your neighborhood or along your drive to/from school.
American Academy has partnered with Way to Go to offer this program to our parents as a free service with the goal of reducing traffic congestion and minimizing the stress of getting children to and from school. Rest assured, your information will only be shared with participating American Academy families. No one else will ever see your information, unless you elect to share your information with families at other schools.
The Schoolpool secure mapping service can be used for trip planning, or emergency trips and is a great resource to meet nearby families for other reasons such as play-dates and baby sitters. The more families that register, the more likely you are to find good matches. Contact Way to Go at 303-458-7665 or [email protected] for assistance.