Richmond County schools announce mobile Wi-Fi schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Fourteen Richmond County School System buses will operate as mobile Wi-Fi hotspots for students starting Monday.
These buses will be parked in neighborhoods Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. to support student internet access. Students can connect to the internet using a personal or district-issued laptop computer, smartphone, or tablet device within 500 feet of the bus.
Optimal internet performance and speed is within 400 feet.
The school system has also created drive-up Wi-Fi hotspots in every school parking lot for families to be able to access the internet at their neighborhood school.
The bus locations are:
- Cedar Grove, 526 Richmond Hill Road West, Augusta
- Dogwood Terrace, Bolt Drive, Augusta
- Regency Village, 2810 Thomas Lane, Augusta
- The Creeks, 1815 Belmont Avenue, Augusta
- *Magnolia Park, 2133 Vandivere Road, Augusta
- Carr Street, near First Free Will Baptist Church, Augusta
- Irwin Court, Oak Street (Everfaithful Baptist Church), Augusta,
- Travis Road and James Drive Intersection, Augusta,
- Augusta Manor, 3551 Mike Padgett Highway, Augusta
- Butler Creek, 1850 Phinizy Road, Augusta
- Castle Pines (4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.), 3866 Mike Padgett Highway, Augusta
- Highview Manor, 3500 block of Highview Court, Augusta
- Villa Marie Apartments, 3200 Deans Bridge Road, Augusta
- Salem Arms, 2243 Rosier Road, Augusta
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