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Before Care/After Care
Before-School Care


West's Before-School Care Program is a school-sponsored offering available to 75 scholars on a first-come, first-served basis. The fee is $50 per month (single student) or $75 per month for families with siblings. However, we do offer a limited number of spots free of charge, as a courtesy to our families. Complete our online registration form >>


Arrival for Before-School Care begins at 8 AM. If your child is not on our roster, then we are not able to accept your scholar at school before 8:30 AM. Safety always comes first, and we must maintain a safe and reasonable adult-to-student ratio. Enrolled scholars must adhere to schoolwide expectations and the behavior policy; any scholar not adhering to our behavior expectations will be uninvited from the program, and other accommodations will need to be secured. 


Questions? Please contact Principal Vroman or Ms. Louis.

After-School Care


Through the DCPS Out of School Time Program, West offers After-School Care from 3:30 PM to 6 PM on school days, unless notified otherwise. Enrollment is limited, and space fills up quickly. Parents/Guardians first must submit their school-year enrollment forms for students before enrolling in After-School Care. (Please allow two business days for our school registrar to complete your child’s paperwork.) Register for After-School Care here >>

Your child’s student ID is helpful in accessing the online system; West’s school registrar can tell you your child’s student ID if you do not know it. You also can look up your child’s record using his/her name, date of birth and school name. For the 2017-2018 school year, co-payment fees will be billed through 10 monthly invoices (September 2017 through June 2018) of $82.50 for a total annual co-payment of $825 per student.

For assistance, contact Mr. Pinkard, our school registrar.

Additional Activities for Students

In addition to DCPS Afterschool Programming, West is pleased to offer school-organized activities open to students in various age groups. Following are our current offerings:


After-School Soccer Program: Round 2

West is pleased to partner with DC Way to bring after-school soccer to students in Pre-K3 through Eighth Grade. This six-week program will meet Wednesday afternoons (Third Grade through Fifth Grade at 3:30 PM, Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade at 4:15 PM) and Thursday afternoons (Pre-K at 3:30 PM, Kindergarten at 4 PM, First Grade and Second Grade at 4:30 PM) from April 18 through May 23. Registration is open on a first-come, first-served basis through April 13 and may be completed here (scroll to the bottom of the page).

The charge is $74 per student. One scholarship will be available per session.

Please contact TJ Sullivan in the front office if you are in need of financial assistance.

  • Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade group sessions are 30 minutes long,
    with a maximum of 8 players per session.


  • Third Grade through Eighth Grade sessions are 45 minutes long,
    with a maximum of 12 players per session

QUESTIONS? Contact Alana Lerner, our PSCO community representative.

Click here to register >

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