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The Early Bird Program
Monday - Friday, 7:00am

The Early Bird Program serves those parents/guardians who must drop off their child before school begins. The students are supervised in a designated area. The Early Bird Program monitors the safety of the students; however, no organized program of instruction is presented. Students are required to follow all school disciplinary rules during this time. The school reserves the right to exclude students from the Early Bird Program for disruptive behavior or other misconduct. There is no fee for Early Bird and students can be dropped off as early as 7:00 AM.

Late Bird Program
Monday - Friday, 4-5:30pm on regular school days

Late Bird Program is available to all students and is scheduled Monday through Friday, 4-5:30pm (regular school days) and until 3:30pm on early release days. Late Bird is a supervised program for students to use after regular school hours. It is a service the school provides as a convenience to parents. Late Bird is a quiet, study-time atmosphere where students can get a head start on their homework.The program is monitored by a supervisor and any designated assistants. After 4:00 p.m., Late Bird becomes a free period and remaining students can work and socialize within the designated area with the supervisor present. Late Bird will begin the second day of school. All students attending the Late Bird Program are required to sign in using the Sign-In/Sign-Out Log kept by the Late Bird Program supervisor.

At 4:00 PM, ALL students still waiting for pick-up will be escorted to the Late Bird Program. If a parent is not present to sign the student out, the Late Bird staff will document the student's departure time. Parents will be billed for any time that a student spends in Late Bird.

Late Bird Registration Form- Link

Program Rules

  • Please send your student to Late Bird with a snack. Please keep in mind that there is no refrigerator or microwave available.
  • Students are not permitted to leave campus and return to Late Bird at any time.
  • During Late Bird, students must behave in accordance with the Code of Conduct. This means all school disciplinary policies have to be followed. The school reserves the right to exclude students from the Late Bird Program for disruptive behavior or any other misconduct.
  • Cell phones and other electronic devices are not permitted at any time during Late Bird. If a student needs to contact his/her guardian to be picked up, the student may go the front office and request to use the phone or ask permission to use a cell phone in the observed foyer area.

Late Bird Fee Structure

  • There is no fee for students waiting for extracurricular activities to begin
  • There is no fee for students waiting for an sibling in a PM elective.
  • There is no fee for students attending student hours. Student must sign in to Student Hour Attendance Log.
  • Parents have until 4 PM to pick up their child with no charge.
  • All students attending the Late Bird Program between 4-5:30 PM are charged regardless of the amount of time spent there
  • At 4:15 PM all students remaining on school grounds will be escorted to the designated Late Bird area.

Late Bird Payment Options

Late Bird Payment Options

Students in Grade Levels K-4

Dismissal to 6:00PM
$25 per day


$200 per month


$1100 per semester


$2,000 per year

Students in Grade Levels 5-12



$15 per day




$150 per semester


$200 per year

Dismissal to 6:00PM


$15 per day

Monthly   $200 per month

$1000 per semester

 Annual  $1600 per year

Policy & Payment Portal

  • Payments are made through SMART for Charters- School Link
  • Families will be billed on the 1st of each month.
  • Payment is due, in full, by the end of the month.
  • Once a family commits to a payment plan, they are responsible for abiding by that plan and may ONLY change at the end of the first semester.
  • Late Bird payments cannot be refunded.
  • There will be a fee of $5 applied to late payments.
  • Overdue accounts of 60 days or more the students will be excluded from any extracurricular or other fee paying activities.
  • Any outstanding debt at the time of the student's withdrawal from the school will be recovered by the school from the student's Security Deposit
If a family is experiencing financial difficulty, they are encouraged to contact the Head of Operations to discuss possible payment options.


After Hours Contact

Late Bird Coordinator-Art Fernwell
Late Bird phone number: 000-000-0000

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