After Care

After Care for EC - 3rd Grade

After Care is offered for EC students only with approval from the Lower School Head.

Shelton offers After School Care to working parents who cannot pick their student up by 3:40 p.m., Monday through Thursday, or by 2:40 p.m. on Fridays. Shelton staff members will alternate days to cover AfterCare. Students will be divided by age and grade levels.

The hours are 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM (Monday through Thursday), 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM (Friday). Please be respectful of our staff and plan to arrive by 6:00 pm. If you arrive after 6:00, a $1.00 per minute late charge will apply, paid directly to the staff member staying with your child.

The cost is $250 per month. There is no charge for August but full payment is required for December. You must register by the month. There is an hourly option for students needing aftercare on a periodic basis, billed at $10 per hour.

A snack should be sent each day for your child. Although After Care is not a formal tutoring program, the teacher on duty will be available to help students with homework as time permits.

Pick-up for After Care will be in the After Care classroom. The security guard will be on duty until the end of After Care each day. The number to reach the guard is 972-774-1772, extension 2287.

Please register to reserve a spot for your student.

Fees:
$250 per month (no charge in August)
- OR -
$10 per hour, rounded up to the nearest hour every week (for less than 25 hours per month). There is a $50 per month minimum for hourly students.

Things to Remember:

  • Begins on the first day of school.
  • It is available on every regular school day.
  • On early release days and during parent conferences, AfterCare will NOT be available.

For additional information, please contact Liz Barnett.

After Care for 4th - 8th Grade

Shelton offers After School Care to those parents who cannot pick their student up by 3:45 PM (2:45 PM on Fridays). Shelton Staff members will alternate days to cover After School Care.

Shelton After School Care is offered for Shelton students grades 4 through 8. (After Care is also offered for younger students. Call the Lower School office for more information.) Aftercare is available until 6pm each day. If you arrive after 6:00, a $1.00 per minute late charge will apply, paid directly to the staff member staying with your child.

The cost is $250 per month. (There is no charge for August if you are on the monthly plan.) Also, when space is available, there is an hourly option at $10 per hour for students needing aftercare for less than 25 hours per month. There is a $50 per month minimum for hourly students.

Students will go down to carpool with their class and remain there until the carpool staff releases them at 3:45 (2:45 on Fridays). This allows you to pick up your student at carpool without making special arrangements.

Although After School Care is not a formal tutoring forum, the teacher on duty will be available to help students with homework as time permits.

Pick-up for After School Care will be at the security desk. The security guard will be on duty until the end of After School Care each day. When you come to pick up your student, come to the security desk and they will call to have them come down to meet you.

You must register to reserve a spot for your student. Spots will be granted first for full time care and then for part time care on a first come, first served basis.

Fees:
$250 per month (no charge in August)
- OR -
$10 per hour, rounded up to the nearest hour every week (for less than 25 hours per month). There is a $50 per month minimum for hourly students.

Schedule:
3:45 - 4:00 Relax and snack time (please send a snack)
4:00 - 5:00 Quiet time for homework and other quiet activities
5:00 - 6:00 "Play" time
$1.00 per minute charge starting at 6:01pm

Things to Remember:
  • Begins on the first day of school.
  • It is available on every regular school day.
    (This includes Friday, even though the day is shorter)
  • On early release days and during parent conferences, after care will not be available.
After School Care Behavior Policies:
  • The same general behavior policies in force during the regular school day will be in effect during After School Care. RESPECT FOR YOURSELF AND OTHERS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.
  • Your student is responsible for any items they may bring to After School Care.
  • A student must do homework during after school hours if there is homework to complete with the exception of reading minutes, which may be completed at home. Contact the After School Care staff if you need to make special arrangements regarding homework.

For additional information, please contact Karen Shaw.


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