Grades Before and Aftercare

On-site Grades Before and Aftercare program

Mountain Phoenix Before and Aftercare is available for Elementary and Middle grades on all regular scheduled school days. Check our school calendar in advanced to see if these services will available on specific early release days or closed days: School Calendar

Beforecare Times and Days

Our Before Care is available from 7:30-8:30 am Monday through Friday. Children will be escorted from before care to their classrooms, then signed in by their teachers.

Aftercare Times and Days

Our Aftercare is available from 3:20-6:00 pm Monday through Thursday.

Our Aftercare is available from 1:20-6:00 pm on Fridays.

Aftercare ends promptly at 6:00 p.m. every school day Mon-Fri. There is a late pick-up fee of $1 per minute for any pickup after 6:00 p.m.

Aftercare Rhythm of the Day

1st & 2nd Grades – Aftercare:

  • 3:25 – 3:35 pm: Dismissal & Attendance
  • 3:35 – 3:45 pm: Centers & Table-Top Activities
  • 3:45 – 4:00 pm: Snack
  • 4:00 – 4:30 pm: Outdoor Recess
  • 4:30 – 5:00 pm: Daily Enrichment Program (see below)
  • 5:00 – 5:30 pm: Structured Play & Quiet Time Reading
  • 5:30 – 6:00 pm: Free Choice and Pickup

3rd – 8th Grades – Aftercare:

  • 3:25 – 3:35 pm: Dismissal & Attendance
  • 3:35 – 3:45 pm: Centers & Table-Top Activities
  • 3:45 – 4:00 pm: Snack
  • 4:00 – 4:30 pm: Homework
  • 4:30 – 5:00 pm: Outdoor Recess
  • 5:00 – 5:30 pm: Daily Enrichment Program (see below)
  • 5:30 – 6:00 pm: Free Choice and Pickup

FRIDAY (extended) 1st & 2nd Grades – Aftercare:

  • 1:25 – 1:35 pm: Dismissal & Attendance
  • 1:35 – 2:00 pm: Centers & Table-Top Activities
  • 2:00 – 2:30 pm: Outdoor Recess
  • 2:30 – 2:45 pm: Snack
  • 2:45 – 3:30 pm: Daily Enrichment Program (see below)
  • 3:30 – 4:30 pm: Outdoor Recess
  • 4:30 – 5:00 pm: Structured Play & Quiet Time Reading
  • 5:00 – 5:30 pm: Free Choice
  • 5:30 – 6:00 pm: Table-Top Activities & Pick-up

FRIDAY (extended) 3rd – 8th Grades – Aftercare:

  • 1:25 – 1:35 pm: Dismissal & Attendance
  • 1:35 – 2:00 pm: Centers & Table-Top Activities
  • 2:00 – 2:30 pm: Outdoor Recess
  • 2:30 – 2:45 pm: Snack
  • 2:45 – 3:30 pm: Daily Enrichment Program (see below)
  • 3:30 – 4:00 pm: Homework/Reading
  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Outdoor Recess
  • 5:00 – 5:30 pm: Free Choice
  • 5:30 – 6:00 pm: Table-Top Activities & Pick-up

Aftercare Daily Enrichment Programs – Grades 1-8

5- Daily Programs

  • Arts & Crafts (Mondays): Students work independently, or with the assistance of teaching staff, to create art projects, decorations, crafts, and gifts.
  • Math (Tuesdays): Mathematics is the foundation of many faculties of learning including music, art and science. Students will practice logic and reasoning skills, strategy, probability, and mathematical equations.
  • Chefs (Wednesdays): The Chefs program is a great way for students to learn life skills. Children gain experience with kitchen and equipment safety, as well as learn about health and hygiene in food handling.
  • Explorers (Thursdays): Students will learn about the topography of the Earth and many other wonders our planet has to offer. This program highlights various cultures of the world, languages and philosophies.
  • Storytelling (Fridays): Storytelling is a powerful communicative tool and a vital component of a child’s educational development. Storytelling and imaginative play allow students to practice and enhance critical reasoning skills as well as skills in strategy.

Fees and Payment Policy

Each family will be billed through their JEFFCO account monthly. Payments for these fees are due by the 1st day of each month.

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The flat fee rates are summarized below:

Before Care:  Mornings start at 7:30 a.m. in the homeschool room in Faddick Hall, then transition to the Early Childhood playground at 7:45 (depending on weather) following classroom drop-off at 8:00 for grades children.

  • $10.00/day

Aftercare:  Aftercare is offered from 3:35 pm to 6:00 pm in the Great Hall. (Charges will start at 3:40, giving a 5 minute grace period.)

  • Drop-in Fee (Monday-Thursday)-$20
  • 5 Day Monthly Flat Rate- $275

Aftercare Friday:  Friday aftercare is offered from 1:35 pm to 6:00 pm in the Great Hall. (Charges will start at 1:40 giving a five minute grace period)                                                                                                                         

  • Drop-in Fee (Friday’s) – $24
  • Friday’s Only Monthly Flat Rate- $80

~ A wholesome organic snack will be provided daily in Aftercare.~

Payment Policy:

In addition, there will be a $50 daily late fee until payment is made. Any failed ACH and Returned Checks will be charged a fee of $30. If any of these services provided are failed to be paid by the 1st of each month, you will be notified by phone to pick up your child before aftercare starts that day.

For any questions you may email the before/aftercare coordinator at: Ashley.Mendoza@jeffco.k12.co.us