Extended Care

Available to HVWS Students

We are happy to announce the return of a 4:30 pm pickup option for the 2021-22 school year for all students. Enrolled families will receive an email during the summer to confirm contracted extended care needs for the following school year. Please check the calendar for holidays and scheduled early dismissals.

What does a typical day of extended care entail?

Extended care is offered on regular school days from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm for early childhood students, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm for grade school students, and 12:30 pm 4:30 pm for students in 1st and 2nd grade on Thursdays. Each afternoon will consist of free play, lunchtime, rest time, and additional free play, with time set aside for grade school students to complete homework. Parents must pack a healthy lunch.

What is the cost and how am I billed?

Your contracted rate will vary based on the number of days per week you require. Please see the attachment below for a breakdown of rates. All Extended Care is billed through FACTS.

2021-22 Extended Care Rates

Do I get refunds for days missed due to sickness, quarantine, vacation, or weather-related school closures?

While there are no refunds for absences or unplanned campus closures, we do factor “free” days into the contract rates.

Early Care

7:30 – 8:10 am

Parents can avoid the morning rush to work and school. Early care drop-off is at the Rose Garden building. During the 2021-22 school year Early Care may be available for PreK and Kindergarten students, TBD. Not available on delayed start days.

Late Care

12:30 – 2:55 pm

Continue your child’s day in their home away from home; a relaxed atmosphere prevails with plenty of play time both indoors and out, story time and rest. Pack a nutritious lunch. Available to PreK and Kindergarten students Monday-Friday and 1st and 2nd grade students on Thursdays. Not available on school-wide early dismissal days.

Late Care

2:55 – 4:30 pm

Parents can have peace of mind knowing their child’s Waldorf experience will extend throughout the day. A gentle rhythm guides the afternoon with more time outside and time set aside for older children to complete homework. Available to PreK-8th grade HVWS students Monday-Friday. Not available on school-wide early dismissal days.