Before & After Care

2021-22 Rates

Before School Care:
7-8 am - $10
7:30-8 am - $5
7:45-8 am - $2.50

After School Care:
3:15-6 pm - $27.50
half hour - $5


Before School Care

Childcare is provided from 7 to 8 am. However, students must be dropped off by 7:45 am. Children meet in the school library and will be provided with supervised games and books.

After School Care

Childcare is provided from 3:15 to 6 pm (and from noon to 6 pm on reading half days). Children are divided by grade level. Families who need child care on just an occasional basis, half days, or in the event of an emergency are welcome to participate in the program.
 
  • After School Care is available every day until 6 pm – except if circumstances prohibit providing care.
  • The primary supervisor is Nancy Isherwood.
  • Use the After Care Form by 2 pm to let us know your child will be attending.
  • If you are running late and will pick up your child past 6 pm, call Nancy at 440-670-3527 immediately (do not call the main office). You will be charged an additional $1 per minute for each child picked up after 6 pm.
  • Both Preschool and Upper (K-8th grade) After School Care is provided. 
  • We ask that parents provide a snack for their child labeled After Care.
  • In compliance with the Ohio Department of Education, our elementary and middle school After School Care is for students in K-8th grade. 
  • On reading half days students should bring their lunch and a snack to After School Care.
Reading Half Days:
After School Care will begin at noon and end at 6 pm. If your child will be using After School Care, please make sure to send them to school with lunch and a snack. 

Pick-up Instructions: 

For students in K-8th grade, park in the back lot and press the buzzer at the “Green Entrance.” For preschool students, park in the back lot and press the buzzer at the “Gray Entrance.” Be prepared to show ID and sign your child(ren) out each evening. 

Wednesday Pick-up ONLY:
all students will be picked up at the main door. 
 
Billing:
Families are billed around the 14th of each month.

More Information

For additional information, contact Nancy Isherwood at 440-670-3527 or nisherwood@birchwoodschool.org.


“I really enjoy having time with my friends after school, plus there is time for homework, reading, and getting outside to have some fun."
Birchwood Student