Hours

Morning Kidztime Latchkey is 6:30 am – 7:30 am (Upper); 7:00 am - 8:00 am (Lower – K/1); 7:00 am – 7:45 am (GSRP Preschool); 7:00 am - 8:15 am (Tuition Preschool)

Afternoon Kidztime Latchkey is 3:40 pm - 6:00 pm (Upper); 4:10 pm - 6:00 pm (Lower – K/1); 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm (GSRP and Tuition Preschool)

Kidztime Latchkey will be held on all days that school is in session, it will be offered on most of the half days in the afternoon with limited spots and pre-payment & pre-registration only.

Late charges will be incurred for every minute a child remains past 6:00 pm according to the clock in the Kidztime Latchkey room. The late charges are $1/minute. The late charges will be due immediately, exact cash or EZ Pay, when you arrive to pick up.

Your child may not return to Kidztime Latchkey until those charges are paid. Any child(ren) left past 6:00 p.m. more than two times will no longer be able to attend Kidztime Latchkey that school year.*Please be sure to have a backup plan in case of emergencies or if you are unable to pick up on time.

Daily Schedule

Morning: Arrival begins at 6:30 am (Upper), 7:00 am (Lower). Then a snack (not provided by school), stations, and then clean up followed by a group activity before students are dismissed to classrooms.

Afternoon: Arrival at 3:40 pm (Upper) and 4:10 pm (Lower), attendance, snack (not provided by school), reading time, play outside (weather permitting), or stations inside, group activity (game or craft), and then clean-up. All students must be pickup up by 6:00 pm.

Due to the current COVID pandemic, in an effort to keep everyone as safe as possible, social distancing and masks will be a requirement during Kidztime. The only exception is during snack time, in which the students will be socially distanced 6 feet apart.

Fees & Billing

A non-refundable registration fee of $20 per family is due at the time of registration to ensure that a spot is held for your child. Spots will not be held if the paperwork is not filled out in its entirety, or if the registration fee is not paid. Fees will be accepted by EZPay (at time of registration) or cash/Money Order.

Tuition is a flat rate of $5.00 per day for Morning Kidztime Latchkey and $10.00 per day for Afternoon Kidztime Latchkey. (There is a discounted rate for siblings, please speak with the coordinator for details.)

Tuition is billed one month in advanced according to the schedule on file. Please contact the Kidztime Latchkey Coordinator to change your child’s schedule in writing if needed. Any schedule changes, including withdrawal, requires notification to be given two weeks prior to the 1st of the new month to ensure that you will not be billed for your previous monthly schedule. Schedule changes are NOT guaranteed as they are based on schedule availability.

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All tuition is due on the 1st of each month. Any account not paid by the 2nd of each month at 12:00 AM, will receive a daily late fee of $5.00 added on their account until payment is received. After the 5th of each month, your child we not be permitted to attend Kidztime Latchkey until all payment is received.

Invoices will be emailed to the email on file the 3rd week of each month.

Withdrawal of Student

A written statement given to the Kidztime Latchkey Coordinator, giving at least two-week notice, by parent or legal guardian, is required to withdraw student(s) from the program. If notice is not given two weeks prior to the start of a new month, the parent will still be responsible to pay the current balance. Please note that once a student is withdrawn for a month of Kidztime, you must re-enroll your child for any future months, as well as pay an additional $20.00 registration fee. There is no guarantee that there will be availability the following month for the dates and times requested.

AMA reserves the right to exercise immediate withdrawal of any student or individual if it is deemed that such person(s) fails to abide by the rules established for the program. Written notice will be sent to parent or legal guardian explaining reasons for withdrawal.

Late Pickup Policy

We are NO LONGER allowing drop-ins of any kind due to the current COVID pandemic. It is imperative that we have an accurate schedule of students attending each day to ensure the utmost safety of all students.

All students remaining after the established dismissal times (listed below) will be sent to the main office. Parents will be contacted and IMMEDIATE pickup is required. There will also be a charge of $1.00 per minute that will be due immediately, exact cash or EZ Pay, when you arrive to pick up.

Please note that payment is still expected if someone other than the parent is picking up the child.

Upper Campus dismissal from 3:20 pm until 3:40 pm

Lower Campus (K-1) dismissal from 3:50 pm until 4:10 pm

Preschool dismissal (GSRP and Tuition) from 3:00 pm until 3:30 pm

Discipline

Kidztime Latchkey follows the same discipline and behavior policy as AMA. Please see the parent handbook for more information on the discipline policy. Students are expected to follow the expectations given by staff. If expectations are not followed, a consequence will be given. If a referral is made to the Dean or Principal, a student will risk suspension from Kidztime Latchkey.

After two suspensions, a student may not be allowed back into Kidztime Latchkey for the remainder of the school year.

Early Release Fridays

*Every Friday will be an early release day. Dismissal times are listed below: Upper Campus dismissal from 1:15pm until 1:40pm - charges begin at 1:45pm

  • Lower Campus (K-1) dismissal from 1:45pm until 2:10pm – charges begin at 2:15pm

Preschool dismissal (GSRP and Tuition) will remain the same, from 3:00pm until 3:30pm – charges begin at 3:35pm

If your selected monthly Kidztime schedule already reflects Friday afternoons, no further action is needed.

If a family would like to sign up for Early Release Kidztime only, there will be a registration form (Google Form) that will need to be completed, per trimester. There will be limited spots and pre-payment & pre-registration only. Payments must be made on EZ Pay.

Registration forms must include your EZ Pay confirmation number. If payment confirmation is not provided with the registration form, a student’s spot will not be held.

All registration forms and pre-payments must be made one week in advance, prior to the start of a new trimester. Forms will not be accepted after the due date. Once the deadline has passed for registration, additional students will NOT be able to be added until the following Trimester.

Any students remaining after the established dismissal times (listed above) who are not registered will be sent to the main office. Parents will be contacted and IMMEDIATE pickup is required. There will also be a charge of $1.00 per minute that will be due immediately, exact cash or EZ Pay, when you arrive to pick up.   Please note that payment is still expected if someone other than the parent is picking up the child.**