Extended Care

Extended Care Hours

Morning care begins at 7:00 a.m. and ends at 8:30 a.m. Children not contracted for morning care and arrive before 8:30 a.m. will be charged the drop-in rate.

Aftercare begins at 3:15 p.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m. A snack is served at 3:15 p.m. The menu is posted on the extended care board. Children who are not enrolled in the extended care program who are picked up from school after 3:30 p.m. will be charged the drop-in rate.

Contracts

Families needing extended care on a regular basis should indicate the hours needed by filling out the contract form. Sign it and return it to school by September 1st. Opportunity to sign up for contracted rates ends March 1st. Drop-in fees apply after March 1st. The contracts follow this general information.

Payments

Payments are due by the 15th of each month beginning in September and continuing for nine months. Checks should be made payable to NCCL and placed in the Tuition Payment box in the hallway.

A late fee of $15.00 will be charged for payments received after the 20th of each month. If an account is overdue by the 1st working day of the following month, and no other arrangements have been made, your child may be asked to withdraw from the program. If you have difficulty with making payments, notify the school treasurer (nccltreasurer@gmail.com) to work out a payment schedule. Rates are calculated based on an annual contract. There is no refund, prorated fees, or make-up day for holidays, snow days, in-service days, or days missed due to illness or family vacations. If you pick up your child late, there will be an additional charge at the drop-in rate of $5.00 per 30 minutes or portion of. There is a further charge of $25.00 for pick up after 6:00 p.m.

Half-Days

Scheduled half-days are indicated on the school calendar. Half-day care begins at 12:00 p.m. and ends at 3:15 p.m. at which time the regular extended day program begins. If you pick up after 3:15 p.m. you will be charged the drop-in rate. Students who are contracted for five afternoons a week receive care on half-days at no additional cost. Children contracted for fewer than five afternoons and children not contracted at all must pay a fee. You may contract for the half-days only. The entire annual fee for half-days is due with the contract at the start of the school year.

Drop-In Care

Drop-in care is available for either morning or after school hours. We ask that you notify the school when you need to use this service. You can do so by calling the school at 302-368-7772 and leave a message on the Extended Care voicemail (after 3:00 p.m. call 302-368-5775), writing down your child’s name on the list by the Group 4 library door, or by contacting the extended care director.

Drop-In Rates

Morning Care:

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. $10.00

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. $5.00

Aftercare:

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. $5.00

3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. $10.00

Each additional half hour or portion of $5.00

Half-day Friday:

12:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. $25.00

If you have any questions please contact the Extended Care Director: Claire Marshall (Claire@nccslchool.org)