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Before and Afterschool Programs

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The hours in between school ending and parents returning home from work are crucial hours in the life of a child.  Afterschool programs provide students the opportunity to engage in hands-on learning, interact with their peers, work under the care and supervision of supportive mentors, build on lessons learned during the school day and more. According to National research, there are 7.8 million students enrolled in afterschool programs across the US. In 2020, 90% of parents reported that afterschool programs provide students with peer interaction and aid in building social skills, 85% felt they were able to take part in physical activities, and 73% felt they were getting homework assistance and engaging in STEM learning opportunities. (American After 3 PM Report, DEC. 2020). OCPS offers a variety of programs.

Types of afterschool programs on OCPS campuses

  • OCPS OperatedElementary Afterschool Programs 
  • Outsourced Operated - Elementary Afterschool Programs
  • Grant Funded - 21st Century Community Learning Centers
  • City and County Funded - Middle School Afterschool Programs

Afterschool program expectations

  • Meet the highest quality standards
  • Promote student achievement
  • Provide physical, intellectual, emotional and social development
  • Charge a uniform range of fees for program services
  • Help keep students safe
  • Support the school day 


Please click on the link below to access the corresponding list of programs

OCPS Elementary Afterschool Programs 2021-2022

Outsourced Elementary Afterschool Programs 2021-2022

21st Century Afterschool Programs 2021-2022

Middle School Programs 2021-2022

 

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