After Care & Enrichment

Lower School Girls afternoon of service
Students color water in SCH's enrichment course
After Care at McCausland with elementary students
Lower School girls read in Library during aftercare
Enrichment Course for outdoor education
After care enrichment course for lower school chess

After Care & Enrichment (ACE) is a coed program for SCH students (Pre-K to 5th grade) located in the McCausland Lower School building, which sits adjacent to the Wissahickon Woods and is surrounded by three natural playscapes and a turf field.

After Care Programming

All ACE offerings are supported by SCH best practices and executed with alignment to our core values: Integrity, Courage, Diversity, Thoughtfulness & Resilience.

ACE is a coed program and students will participate in outdoor activities this academic year utilizing SCH’s many, unique open-air spaces (weather dependent). SCH's after care provides a safe place for students in grades Pre-K to 5 to play with friends, recess games, craft, or get a head start on their homework.  

  • ACE runs from 3:30-6:00 PM in the Lower School building from the first day of school through the last day of classes (September to June).
  • The below rates are for the full 2023-2024 academic year. 
2023-2024 After care rates
5 days a week $3,780/year
4 days a week $3,250/year
3 days a week $2,680/year
2 days a week $1,955/year
1 day a week $1,025/year
1 day drop-in  $40/day

ACE offers "Drop-ins" for families requiring occasional after care for their student(s). Drop-in enrollment is subject to availability based on current student/staff ratios. 

An ACE charge will be extended to families for unanticipated, late pick-up as follows:

  • Picking up by 4 pm: $10

  • Picking up after 4 pm: $40

Enrichment Courses

Our enrichment courses for Pre-K to grade 5 students offer various engaging and academically stimulating activities that promote positive student development. These activities cover a range of subjects for different grade levels including STEM (i.e. FIRST LEGO® League, gardening, chess), arts & crafts (i.e. sewing, song-writing, cooking), recreational fun (i.e. yoga, squash, big shots) and more. Enrichments are offered seasonally, three times a year—fall, winter, and spring. Enrichments are scheduled extracurriculars where students can receive advanced academic instruction, enhance a passion, or discover new hobbies, interests, and activities outside the classroom setting.

  • Rates vary depending on the number of weeks (see a sampling of rates below).
  • Most enrichment courses run from 3:45-4:45 PM. There is no charge for after care before your student's program starts.

Enrichment classes are offered, but not guaranteed depending on enrollment/popularity/space.

Enrichments (sample week) rates
FIRST Lego League (Monday) $240 for 8 sessions
The Ultimate Book Club (Tuesday) $300 for 10 sessions
Let It Grow (Wednesday) $300 for 10 sessions
Weird Science (Thursday) $270 for 9 sessions
Little Picassos (Friday) $270 for 9 sessions

The above is just an example of Enrichment Courses offered Winter 2023-24. Current SCH families, please check mySCH to register and see which courses are SOLD OUT.

2024-2025 After Care and Enrichment Rates

Lower School Girls at playground in after care
Students color water in SCH's enrichment course
After care enrichment course for lower school chess
Lego League After Care Class
students doing yoga in after care enrichment
Reading during ACE activities
Lower School Boys at Playground in Aftercare

questions?

Please contact our ACE (After Care and Enrichment) Department, 215-247-7272 or email ace@sch.org. Enrichment classes are offered, but not guaranteed depending on enrollment numbers.