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Before & After School Care

A.C.E. Academy will provide before and after school program for A.C.E. Academy students Monday - Friday for kindergarten through 7th grade students.

Please address all questions for the Before and After School Program with the Director, Dawn Hammond by e-mail (slconsultants.dawn@yahoo.com) or phone (704-968-5230).

Enrollment/Registration Process

Parents may complete the form online (located in the right sidebar of this page), email (slconsultants.dawn@yahoo.com), or drop the form off at A.C.E. Academy ( 7807 Caldwell Road Harrisburg, NC 28075) between July 1, 2016 and August 21, 2016. Parents/guardians may also pick a form up for the school location Monday - Thursday between 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. All enrollment forms and registration fees must be submitted by August 21, 2016, for the 2016-2017 school year. Mid-year registration process will begin on December 1, 2016, and end on January 1, 2017. Students that sign up mid-year will start February 1, 2017. Parents can sign their child up for before and after school combined or utilize each program independently.

Fee Payments

All rates are prorated based on the 2016-2017 school calendar. Holidays, teachers workdays, and half days are built into the prorated cost.

First payment is due on September 1, 2016, and each payment after is due on the 10th of each month. If the 10th falls on a holiday or weekend payment must be made on the next business day. 

Last payment for the school year is due on May 30, 2017. Parents that do not pay on May 30 will not receive students final report card for the year until payment is made. 

Payments can be made by check, money order, cashier’s check, debit card, credit card, and cash. All checks must be made payable to Academic Achievers, and all payments should be delivered or processed with the Program Director, Dawn Hammond. Ms. Hammond can be reached at (704) 968-5230.
 
Full time, part time, and single day participants all have different rates. Please contact the Program Director, Dawn Hammond, for more information.

Program Offerings

A.C.E. Academy mission is to ensure all students are safe and secure while receiving a high quality education. A.C.E. Academy before and after school programs will provide enrichment activities that focus on enhancing academic skills and reinforce character education. Students will participate in activities that include but are not limited to the following:
  • Homework Help
  • Tutoring
  • Athletic Activities
  • Music
  • Art
  • Creative Writing
  • Film Making
  • Culinary Arts

Before and After School Weekly Schedule
  • Before School Hours: 6:45 am - 8:15 am
  • After School Hours: 3:30 pm - 6:45pm
  • Full-Time participants attend Monday - Friday
  • Part-Time participants attend three (3) days a week (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday ONLY)
  • Single Day participants attend individual days (as needed by parent/guardian) and must complete a registration form at least 48 hours in advance before student attends. 
 
(Full time, part time, and single day participants all have different rates. Please contact the Program Director, Dawn Hammond, for more information.)


Before School Schedule - Monday - Friday
6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.
  • Light breakfast
  • Educational activities and morning meetings to prepare students for the day.

After School Schedule Monday - Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
  • Snack and Recap of the day
  • Students will have an opportunity to express their feelings, discuss their school day, and interact with their peers.

4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Study and homework time
  • Students will complete, review and work on homework, school projects, and or study for test/quizzes.

5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
  • Free Time
  • Students play games, collaborate on projects, read, and work on fine arts productions.

After School Schedule - Friday only
4:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
  • Fun Friday
  • Children are allowed to bring electronics at parents expense. Students participate in music, games, arts and crafts, and movie making.

Before and After school will not operate on holidays, school closing, or teacher work days.

Meals

A.C.E. Academy will provide a light breakfast for before school and snacks for students that attend after school. All meals will be healthy and nutritious as part of the USDA meal standards.
 
Teacher Credentials

A.C.E. Academy will employ certified teachers and experienced tutors to administer support for students as part of the before and after school program. A.C.E. Academy will hire additional instructional staff to assist teachers if necessary to meet student teacher ratio. All A.C.E. Academy staff are CPR and First Aid trained and have received education on after school activity planning, behavior and conduct strategies, health and safety procedures. A site coordinator will monitor and supervise both before and after school programs.
 
Transportation

Parents and or guardians will be responsible for dropping students off to before school and picking students up for after school. A.C.E. Academy will not be providing transportation for before or after school participants
 
Dismissal Procedures

Parents/Guardians must pick up their child by 6:45 p.m. from after school program. Parents that pick their child up after 6:45 p.m. during after school program will be charged $1 per minute. Parents that pick their child up after 6:45 p.m. three times or more during a one month period will forfeit their child’s opportunity to participate in the after school program.
 
Attendance Process

Children report to after school classroom immediately at the end of the school day. Attendance will be taken immediately and will be verified against the school day attendance by the site coordinator. Parents will be contacted immediately if any student cannot be located. Parents/Guardians are required to contact the school if their child will not be attending before or after school.
 
Policy & Procedures

A.C.E. will provide all parents with a detailed policy and procedure manual that will include all guidelines and protocol for before and after school.
Forms

Due to space limitations, we fill all program slots on a first-come-first-served basis. To sign up for our extended care program, please register online or download our registration form.

Register Online
 
Download Forms
Program Information

Our extended care program is fee-based to cover the cost of instructors, supplies, snacks, and added insurance.

Program Hours
Before School: 6:45 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
After School: 3:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Fees
Non-refundable Registration Fee
$40 for first child
$25 for additional siblings

Before School
Full Time (five days per week)
$140 per child per month
$125 per child per month if multiple siblings
Part Time (three days per week)
$115 per child per month
$105 per child per month if multiple siblings
Single Day (one day)
Payment for single days must be paid when child is picked up, on the day of participation.
$25.00 per child
$20.00 per child plus sibling

After School
Full Time
$270 per child per month
$250 per child per month if multiple siblings
Part Time
$220 per child per month
$200 per child per month if multiple siblings
Single Day (one day)
Payment for single days must be paid when child is picked up, on the day of participation.
$25.00 per child
$20.00 per child plus sibling

Before and After School
Full Time
$340 per child per month
$320 per child per month if multiple siblings
Part Time
$270 per child per month
$250 per child per month if multiple siblings
Single Day (one day)
Payment for single days must be paid when child is picked up, on the day of participation
$50.00 per child
$80.00 per child plus sibling