Eligibility

Children must reside in the Bethlehem Central School District to participate in our School Age Programs. Our Summer Program is open to all students in the Capital District. Before and After School Programs can accommodate children on a full-time (3-5 days) or part-time basis (1-2 days) per week. School’s Out, Inc. cares for children in grades kindergarten through fifth.

School’s Out, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability. If a child requires or has daily assess to an aide in the classroom, parents must provide an aide for safe participation in the Before/After School and Vacation Care Programs. The child must be able to independently care for themselves (i.e. feed themselves, toilet themselves, independently communicate).

Enrollment

Only enrollments of 3-5 days will be allowed in the elementary schools. If you choose to change from a 3-5 day enrollment to a 1-2 day enrollment, your child must be transferred to the overflow site or pay the 5-day rate. There is one free schedule change per school year. Any additional changes will be assessed a $10 processing fee.

Application

Required at the time of application for children entering grades K through fifth is a non-refundable, annual $50 family registration fee.

The registration packet includes forms required under the NYS Department of Child and Family Services regulations.

Tuition Fees 2017-2018

Registration Fee a non-refundable annual fee per family $50
Veteran and sibling discount For school-age programs (K-5) 10% per month
Before School Fees 1-2 Days* 3-5 Days
$104 $133
With 10% discount $94 $119
After School Fees 1-2 Days* 3-5 Days
$167 $216
With 10% discount $150 $195
Before and After School Fees 1-2 Days* 3-5 Days
$270 $335
With 10% discount $243 $300

*1-2 day registration is at the Enrichment Center site only

Miscellaneous Fees Late Fee on 11th calendar day of month 5%
Late Fee on 11th calendar day of month 5%
Returned Check Fee per check $35
Auto Pay Decline per transaction $35
Two Accounts for One Child monthly fee $10
Child Search Fee after two searches $15
Schedule Change Fee after one change $10
Late Parent Pickup after 6:00 p.m. $1 per minute
Late Parent Pickup 5:45 p.m. summer months $1 per minute

Payment Guidelines

Tuition is due monthly on the first day of each month.

A late charge of 5% will be applied to late accounts on the 11th calendar day and another 5% after the 30th calendar day. A $35 fee will be assessed for all declined payments.

Master Card, Visa and Discover are accepted at the main office and Electronic Funds Transfer is also available.

Tuition Express is also available to deduct your monthly tuition from your checking or savings accounts. Forms are available on our website and at the School’s Out, Inc. main office. Parents who request two accounts for their child will incur a $10 monthly fee for this service. ($5 per month per account)

Withdrawals or Changes

Two weeks’ written notice to the School’s Out, Inc. office is required should parents decide to withdraw their child from the Before and/or After School Program or change their schedule for any reason. Approval for requested schedule changes will depend upon space availability. Only one (1) change per school year is free. Each additional change will be charged a $10 processing fee.

No withdrawals will be accepted after May 15th for the school year program.

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Register online for the Before and After School Programs or you may also download the registration forms.

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