Extended Care

Ventana School offers early care and after care from 8 AM to 6 PM on the days when school is in session.  Care is available for children ages 3 and up. The hourly rate for extended care is $10 an hour. Students, who are in extended care for more than 40 hours a month, get a discounted rate of $8 an hour. Enrichment classes are offered to both preschool and elementary students for an additional fee.

Details of our program are as follows:

Early Care:  Care is available for all preschool and elementary students starting at 8 AM. This care is provided free of charge. 

Preschool:  Children 3 and up are picked up from their respective classrooms at 12:30 PM and are escorted to the rest area for either a nap or quiet time until 1.45 PM (sleeping children may continue to sleep). The children who are enrolled in Enrichment Classes are accompanied to their respective classes after rest time. The remaining children participate in activities with the Extended Care staff. Snack is provided at 3:00. Those children who stay after 3:00 p.m. will participate in various activities including bike day, science day, art day, game day and cooking day.

Elementary:  Students either go or are dropped off at Extended Care at 3 PM. They are provided with a school snack. Those who are enrolled in Enrichment Programs, are accompanied to their respective classes at 3.30 PM. The remaining students participate in various activities including bike day, science day, art day, cooking day and game day with the Extended Care staff. 

Enrichment Classes:  Ventana offers Enrichment Classes where students have an opportunity to explore things that interest them. The classes last for 10 to 12 weeks per session. Each class meets once a week and the duration of the class is between 45 minutes and an hour. These classes are available for an additional fee that ranges between $300 - $360 per session. Pick up for preschoolers is at 3 PM.  Pick up for elementary students is at 4:30 PM. The children who are staying head back to Extended Care. The Enrichment Classes are either taught by Ventana teachers or by thoroughly vetted outside vendors. Examples of classes are: Choir, Ballet, Cooking, Robotics, Chess, and Hip Hop.