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Extended Care

The Extended Care Program is a service of The Colorado Springs School, Children’s School Division.  This service is offered to the parents of students in PreKindergarten through grade 5. All Children’s School students who are on campus before 7:50 a.m. or after 3:30 p.m. are required to be in the Extended Care Program.

Drop-Off / Pick-Up Procedures

All children attending Extended Care in the morning must be escorted into the classroom and signed in by a parent/guardian.  All children attending Extended Care in the afternoon must be signed out by a parent/guardian and escorted from the classroom. Older siblings are allowed to sign a student out of Extended Care if he/she is in grade 6 or above, responsible for the child and a letter from the parent is on file with the Extended Care Program.


7:30 - 7:50 a.m. and 3:15 - 5:30 p.m.

Morning Extended Care is in the Early Childhood Center (PreK room):

  • 7:30 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. for PreKindergarten - Grade 5

Afterschool Extended Care is in the Early Childhood Center

  • 3:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. for PreKindergarten (PreK room)
  • 3:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. for Kindergarten - Grade 5 (Extended Care Room)

* Due to licensing, PreK students are supervised and monitored in a different room from Kindergarten - Grade 5 students.


For more information and enrollment in Extended Care, please email Ms. Twyla Surritte, the Extended Care Coordinator or call (719) 434-3540.  


The fee for a standing reservation or drop-in care is $8.00 per hour. There is a minimum charge of one hour for afternoon extended care; however, beyond one hour, fees are billed in half - hour increments. Morning care is a charge of $4.00.          

Drop-in Reservations

Due to the number of standing reservations in the Extended Care Program, drop-in spaces are limited.  To find out if drop-in space is available, contact Ms. Surritte in the Early Childhood Center at (719) 434-3540.  Drop-in spaces are not guaranteed.          


Children are to bring a snack from home.

School ends at 3:15 p.m. Please make arrangements to pick up your child at this time. Parents will be charged $6.50 if a child is not picked up by 3:30 p.m.

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