The After-School Program, (formerly known as the B.E.S.T. program) involves collaboration among parents, youth, representatives from schools and government agencies, and individuals from community-based organizations and the private sector. The program is offered at 14 of our school sites. Programs provide literacy, academic enrichment, and safe, constructive alternatives for students in TK through sixth grades beginning at the time of dismissal from the regular school day and ending at 5:30pm at Lincoln, Boronda DIAS and Mission Park schools, and ending at 6pm at the remaining schools.
Applications are being accepted at the 11 sites with extended learnign, the District Office and online. Some sites fill up quickly and it is first come first served everywhere except for priority enrollment given to students currently enrolled in the after-school program ( and their younger siblings entering school) if they apply during the priority enrollment period of March 1-April 1. After April 1, it is first come first served even for students currently enrolled in after-school program. Foster and Homeless Youth are eligible for priority enrollment year round on a space available basis.