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Extended Care

Extended Care Program


The Extended Care program at Rockford Christian Bell School Campus is an additional program made available for those students who need care before school and/or after the school day ends.  

The goal is to serve families by providing a safe, fun and enjoyable place for Middle School students.  Children to play, study, and grow in their relationships with each other!  Students will participate in fun activities such as gym time, homework time, arts and crafts, playground and games. 

Program Hours

Mornings - 7:00 - 7:50 a.m.
Afternoons - 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.


Program Charges

Before care begins at 7:00 am ends at 7:50 am. 

• Before care will be billed at $1.50 every 15 minutes
• Children arriving after 7:35 am will not be charged.

After care begins at 3:00 pm and ends at 5:30 pm.  

• Charges begin at 3:15 pm
• For the first hour, every 15 minutes increment will be $2.00
      o $8 / hour
• All subsequent 15 minute increment will be at $1.50
      o $6.00/hour
• After 5:30 pm, 15 minutes increments will be at $5
      o $20.00/hour

You are only billed for the time you use! 

Program Guidelines

• No students may be dropped off before 7:00 a.m.
• School Dismissal time is 2:45 p.m.
• Parents/guardians must sign students out upon pick-up
• All students must be picked up by 5:30 p.m.
• All extended care supervisors are instructed to enforce the program rules.
• Extended care students are expected to be:
 Trustworthy, helpful, friendly, kind, obedient, cheerful, and courteous.
• If a child chooses to disregard or step outside of these expectations, consequences will be assigned.
• At the supervisor’s discretion, demerits may be issued after verbal warnings.
• If poor behavior continues, the student may be sent to administration. Parents/guardians will be informed of behavior issues.
• Any student wanting to watch a home game must report to extended care until the game starts. He/she must have written permission to leave extended care at that time.
• The program concludes at 5:30 p.m. sharp. Pick-ups after this time will be charged a higher rate
• Parents/guardians need to sign out their students every day.
• In the event of an emergency, program supervisors are authorized to act on your behalf should you be unavailable and/or cannot be located.
• Student Athletes: If a student is an athlete waiting for the start of a home sporting event, he/she is to report to extended care until the coach arrives on campus. Typically, this is ½ hour before the start of the game. Athletes who finish practice and are still on campus after 15 minutes will be sent to extended care.