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Extended Care

Morning and Afternoon Care Options

NGFS offers Extended Care on the Guilford Campus for all K–8th grade students, and at A Child's Garden for our Preschool, Pre-K, and TK students. Morning care is offered from 7:30 a.m., and afternoon care is offered starting after school dismissal until  6 p.m. each school day. Full-day care is offered on teacher workdays from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m.

The goal of the Extended Care program is to create a nurturing atmosphere for students in the transition time between school and home. Opportunity and direction are provided for a variety of individual/group, self-directed/structured, quiet/active, spontaneous/planned, and indoor/outdoor activities. Students are given guidance and support as needed for completing homework, exploring creatively, and playing cooperatively. A snack is served midway through the afternoon.

The Extended Care program is planned and structured to be consistent with the educational goals and philosophy of the school. Extended Care staff regularly communicates with parents about the child's experience. We offer full-time and part-time morning and after care.

Extended Care Rates

Extended Care Rate
Full time Extended Care (a.m. and p.m.) $315/month
Full time Extended Care (p.m. only) $290/month
Part time Extended Care (hourly) $8.00/hour

$1/minute after 6 p.m.

Extended Care Calendar for 2020-21

  • Extended Care is open during all staff work days.
  • Extended Care is closed when the school is closed for holidays. 
  • Extended Care is typically offered for evening classroom meetings and special events at the School. Details will be communicated closer to those dates.

See the 20-21 Extended Care calendar here.

Important Notice