Extended Care

St. Catherine School Extended Care – K-8
General Information


The St. Catherine Extended Care program provides child care services before and after school. It is available to all students enrolled at our school. Our program is well organized by a loving and dedicated staff that fosters a family atmosphere in a positive environment. There is time for homework, playing indoor and outdoor games, arts and crafts, spending time in our garden, making friends, and sometimes just talking or thinking.

Extended Care Hours:

7:00 am to 8:00 am  (all students)
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm (for kindergarten students)
3:00 pm  to 6:00 pm (1-8th grades)

This service is available on days that school is in session only.  Before and after school general supervision is provided beginning at 7:45 am and 15 minutes after afternoon dismissal (2:15 pm, 3:15 pm and 12:45 pm).  Any child on campus before 7:45 am or 15 minutes after dismissal will be escorted into Extended Care. Children may not remain on campus unsupervised.

Extended Care will typically close at 5:00 pm on the day before a school vacation.  Early closure announcements will be posted on the door. These announcements can also be accessed on the school website.  On all other days, Extended Care closes at 6:00 pm. There is no grace period.

There is a $5.00 per minute charge for every minute after 6:00 pm. After the third late pick-up, a meeting with Ms. Esparza must be scheduled with the parents. Your child will not be allowed to return to Extended Care until you have spoken/met with Ms. Esparza. Parents, please pick your child up on time.

Snacks: Extended Care provides a snack and drink each day for each child signed into Extended Care. If your child is a picky eater, please send an extra snack in his/her lunch. Wednesdays are a 12:30 pm dismissal. Hot lunch is not available on early dismissal days. On Wednesday, always send a lunch.

Homework Club:  A supervised study/homework time with a qualified adult tutor is available for students wishing to work in a quiet supported environment from 3:15-4:15 on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

Fees: The annual registration fee is $25.00.  This fee is charged only to those families who use Extended Care. Parents need to choose the plan that they will use.  Once a plan is chosen, any changes must be made on or before the 1st of the month.  Any changes made after the 1st will result in a $15.00 fee. There can only be one change per year. Families choosing the monthly plans ($350.00, $285.00) must remain on these plans for an entire year to receive August and June free.  If a change is made from monthly to hourly, you will be billed for the previous August and upcoming June.

  • Kindergarten Care between 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm only*- 4 days per week is $72.00.
  • Kindergarten Care before and after school- 5 days per week is $350.00.
  • Grades 1-8 Care before and after school – 5 days per week is $285.00.
  • Homework Club – 3 days per week is $72.00,  drop-ins $6/session.
  • Drop-in Care for all grades is a per hour rate of $6.00.

*Hours used in excess of this plan will be charged $6.00 per hour.

A late fee of 10% will charged to the total amount in arrears if payment is not received by the due dates.