• Root Before School Program

    The Early Arrival Program is administered by Lisa Hodnett and Shontell Horton, both Teacher Assistants who have years of experience in childcare at Root. Students must be five years old on or before August 31 of the current school year to enroll in the program.Transportation and breakfast are NOT provided, however students are dismissed when breakfast is available in our cafeteria (8:45). Childcare is not available on Teacher Workdays, School Closings or School Holidays.

    • In case of inclement weather,tThe Before School Program will be delayed by the same amount of time that the opening of school is delayed. If school is delayed one hour, the Before School Program will open an hour late as well.
    • If WCPSS cancels school due to inclement weather, the Before and After School Programs will not operate. The programs will operate on the make-up day(s) designated by the Board of Education.

    Hours of Operation:

    • Monday-Friday: 7:00 AM - 8:45 AM (first bell)

    Program Information and Forms:

    There is a separate $15, non-refundable registration fee for the Before Care program.

    Please contact if you have questions or need more information.