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Extended Care (Star Care)

Extended Day Care for Students Kindergarten – 8th Grade.

Extended Care direct phone: 760-828-8982
2:45-6:00 p.m. on regular school days
12:00-6:00 p.m. on minimum days
All other times, please call the school office (760-722-7259) to leave a message.

Extended care provides on-site before and after-school childcare for our students. Extended care is available at an extra cost.

General Information

Extended Care provides a supervised, structured environment for students who arrive before and/or stay after the regular school day–even for occasional drop-ins and unexpected emergencies.

Parents complete and sign a contract at the beginning of each year. Even if you never actually use the program, it’s always there for drop-ins and for emergencies, provided a contract is on file with the school.

Pick Up from Extended Care

Parents must enter the Front Office to check their students our by entering your personal PIN. Star Care staff will call your students to come meet you in the front office to be released.

Drop In Rate 

Each Child $6.50 per hour


Monthly Contract Rate

1 Child $225.00/month
2 Children $300.00/month
3 Children $350.00/month
4 Children $425.00/month


Extended Care Hours

Open only on school days.

Morning Care*
7:00 a.m. – 7:45: a.m.
*Students dropped off before 7:45 am must be in Morning Care.

Extended Day
Regular school days
2:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
2:45 – 3:00 Check-in
3:00 -3:30 Recreation
3:30 – 4:30 Homework
4:30 – 4:45 Snack
4:45 – 5:45 Activities
5:45 – 6:00 Clean up
6:00 Close
ALL children MUST be picked up no later than 6:00 p.m. Parents will be charged $1.00 per minute per child after 6:00 p.m. Habitual lateness may result in loss of Extended Care privileges.

Extended Care on Minimum days
12 noon – 6:00 p.m.