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Extended Care

Extended Care

Early Care

The full-day toddler program (18 months - 3 years), primary (ages 3 - 6), and elementary (grades 1st - 6th) have the option of early care from 7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Toddler and Primary Late Day

The full-day toddler program has the option of late day care from 3:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. For primary students ages 3 and 4 (who dismiss at 11:45 a.m.), we offer two late day options. These students can stay until 3:00 p.m. (Late Day I) or until 5:45 p.m. (Late Day II) depending on which option best suits their family’s needs. Primary elders (kindergarten age) students normally dismiss at 3:00 p.m. Families may choose to enroll these students in Late Day II so they may join the other primary late day students with a 5:45 p.m. pick-up time.

All primary late day programs are staffed by Montessori-trained teachers and assistants. Students enjoy a variety of activities in a Montessori classroom and also spend time outside on the playground.

At this age, we believe that communication between the regular classroom teachers and the late day staff is particularly important. Teachers will communicate directly to the late day staff any specific information to assist each child’s transition.

Elementary Late Day

Elementary late day care is provided from 3:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. At the end of the regular school day, late day students are escorted from their classrooms to the late day class where they enjoy time outside or in the gymnasium as well as in class with a choice of games and indoor activities. Many of these students choose to enroll in additional after school activities. More information on our after school activities can be found here.

Adolescent

We do not offer early care for our adolescent students, however we do offer an after school study hall for students who need a quiet place to study after school or who are in need of extra academic help from a teacher.

Enrolling

All extended hours care programs (except the adolescent study hall) accept enrollment by semester. The fall semester begins each school year and runs through winter break. The spring semester runs from winter break until the end of the school year. If you know you need care for both semesters, you may enroll for the entire year by paying the non-refundable deposit up front. 

Additionally, students enrolled in Late Day Care II for elementary receive discounts for after school activities such as chess, jazz, and art. If enrolled in after school activities, students attend the activities directly after school and are then escorted to late day care.

For a listing of extended care fees, see Tuition and Fees.