BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE

BEFORE SCHOOL CARE (Available school days for GCS students, grades Preschool – 5)

Preschool: 7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Kindergarten: 7:15 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.

Grades 1-5: 7:15 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.

Students in before school care are supervised by a teacher from the time they are dropped off until they are allowed to enter their classroom. They may enter their classrooms thirty minutes before class begins. Before school care is charged for the actual time used based on $6.00 per hour.

AFTER SCHOOL CARE

After School Care is billed for the actual time used at a rate of $6.00 per hour. The total billed per month for Before School Care and After School Care combined will not exceed the maximum rates listed below.

Preschool and Kindergarten students picked up by 6:00 p.m. each day – not to exceed $250 per month.

Elementary students picked up by 6:00 p.m. each day – not to exceed $200 per month

Grades 6-8 students picked up by 6:00 p.m. each day – not to exceed $145 per month

No after school care is provided for High School students.

After school care charges apply to full-day preschool students who are not picked up by 2:15, Kindergarten students who are not picked up by 2:30, Elementary students who are not picked up by 3:15, and Middle School students who are not picked up by 3:30.

If your family includes students in preschool and/or elementary as well as middle and/or high school, please see the After School Director for information on adjusted pick-up times.

When a student is not picked up by 6:00 p.m., a late fee of $10 will be assessed for any portion of each 10-minute segment that follows.

After school care is not available when school is closed, operates on a half-day schedule, or dismisses early due to weather.

Participation in the After School Care Program is a privilege and will be extended only to those students who establish patterns of acceptable behavior during this time.