Before School and After School Care

  • The Before and After School Program provides a safe, stimulating environment for students whose family situations require student supervision before school hours. Students who attend the regular day program are eligible for enrollment in the Before-School Program.
     
    Start hours for Before School Programs are determined by the school. The typical program ends 30 minutes before the beginning of the instructional day. Students must have turned 5 years of age on or before August 31 of the present school year to be served in the Before School Program. This program does not serve preschool children.
     
    Program Participation: All students (kindergarten and above) are eligible to be enrolled in the WCPSS Childcare program at the school in which they are currently enrolled. Parents/guardians must acquaint themselves with the program policies and procedures and determine if the program parameters meet the needs of their child and family schedule.
     
    Principals have the option to include other WCPSS students (kindergarten or above) enrolled at another school. Inclusion of students from another school must not interfere with:
    • Safe operation of the program
    • The ability of the program to provide required staffing levels for safe supervision of students
    • Waiting list slots for students enrolled at the school Staff Ratio: WCPSS Childcare programs are staffed at a minimum of 2 program staff members at all times, with a ratio of 1 program staff to 25 student participants.

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