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Before & After Care

St. Marcus offers Before & After Care services Monday - Friday at all three campuses.  Additional partnership options with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee, COA Youth & Family Centers and Jacarrie’s Kicks for Kids are also available.

Parents must have a zero balance at the start of the school year to be approved for Before and After Care services.  Parent’s account balance (amount owed) must be below $100 to use Before & After Care services on an ongoing basis and this includes outstanding accounts from prior school years.

 

K3 Program Before & After Care

  • Before Care is offered from 7:30am to 8:00am Monday through Friday, and Aftercare is offered from 3:30 - 5:00pm Monday through Friday.  Both are on an as needed basis.
  • Cost for Before Care is $0, After Care is $6/hour.
  • For questions, please see the details sent in the K3 packet or ask the teacher during parent meetings. 

 

Before Care

On site Before Care services are from 7:00 - 7:30am, Monday - Friday at all three campuses.  Seats are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.  

  • Cost: $2 daily charge per student, maximum $4/day per family.  Wisconsin Shares may NOT be used for this expense.
  • Before Care operates from 7:00am to 7:30am with students being dropped off between 7:00 - 7:20am.  After 7:20am students must wait in their vehicles and enter the building at 7:30am with all other students.
  • Students must be enrolled & accepted into the Before Care program in order to be dropped off.
  • A school account balance of $0 is required in order to be accepted into the program and an ongoing monthly balance of $100 or less is required in order to continue in the program.  
  • Account balances will be reviewed and if all criteria are met, acceptance letters will be sent and will include drop-off details.

 

Main Campus Before Care:  We have currently reached capacity.  If you would like to add your name to the waitlist, that can be done here.  Waitlist!

North Campus Before Care: We have currently reached capacity.  If you would like to add your name to the waitlist, that can be done here.  Waitlist!

Harambee Campus Before Care: 30 seats available, Register!

 

After School Care

After Care services are specific to each campus.  Before registering, please carefully review the details and requirements for participation and registration.

For various reasons, we are no longer able to offer Jacarrie Kicks For Kids After School Programming for students at the Main Campus.  If you have already registered for their program, you will be contacted by a St. Marcus Administrator with details and options for aftercare.  All others, please register using one of the links below.

Main, North & Harambee Campuses

  • After Care Hours: 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $4 daily charge per student, maximum $8/day per family.  Wisconsin Shares may NOT be used for this expense.
  • Students must be enrolled & accepted into the After Care program in order to attend.
  • A school account balance of $0 is required in order to be accepted into the program and an ongoing monthly balance of $100 or less is required in order to continue in the program.  
  • Account balances will be reviewed and if all criteria are met, acceptance letters will be sent and will include drop-off details.
  • Parents will be billed for After Care charges on a monthly basis.
  • Late Pickup: 
    • After 5:00 p.m. the charge is $1 per minute, per child, until 6:00 p.m.  Note: Whenever there is no aftercare (i.e. school is dismissing early for a break), late pickup charges will be $1 per minute per child 30 minutes after the scheduled school dismissal time.
    • 1st Late Pick-Up -  Verbal Communication from an aftercare worker or administrator.
    • 2nd Late Pick-Up - Written (email) warning from an aftercare worker or administrator.
    • 3rd Late Pick-Up -  Loss of Aftercare Privileges at STM (for remainder of the school year) and possible suspension for continued late pick-ups.
  • Children picked up after 5:00 p.m. or children using aftercare who are on the “no-aftercare list” will be referred to an administrator.
  • Students on the “no-aftercare list” for any reason, including unpaid bills, who are picked up more than 15 minutes after the students' regular pick up time may be suspended the following school day for late pickup.
  • Students who are signed up for aftercare do not need to attend every day.
  • Students who are signed up for aftercare and are in sports or clubs may attend aftercare some days and participate in their sport on other days.
  • Siblings of students who are staying on-site for sports must be picked up at dismissal time or be signed up for aftercare.  Siblings may not stay on site during a sibling’s sports practice.

Main Campus After Care Waitlist: We have currently reached capacity.  If you would like to add your name to the waitlist, that can be done here. Waitlist.

North Campus After Care:  We have currently reached capacity.  If you would like to add your name to the waitlist, that can be done here.   Waitlist!

Harambee Campus After Care: 30 seats available, Register!


Additional Options for Main Campus Students

Boys and Girls Club (BGC)

  • Seats are limited (30) and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Serves students in grades K4-8 from 2:00 - 6:00pm, Monday through Friday.
  • Services begin on September 6th.  From the start of school until then, students enrolled in BGC will be provided with on site After Care at St. Marcus.
  • Cost: See details.  Wisconsin Shares may be used and includes dinner depending on time the student is picked up from BGC.
  • NOTE: BGC services follow the Milwaukee Public School calendar.  Please make note of this as the St. Marcus holiday and school closures do not align with MPS.
  • Transportation will be provided between St. Marcus and BGC.  However, parents are required to pick up students from the BGC Pieper-Hillside facility located at BGC 611 W Cherry St.

Register today! Parents/Guardians, please complete the following document and return it to the Pieper-Hillside Club at 611 W Cherry St.  For questions about the club, please call  414-291-0347.

COA Youth & Family Services

  • Seats are limited (25) and available on a first come, first-served basis.
  • Serves students in grades K4-8 from 2:00 - 6:00pm, Monday through Friday.
  • Services begin on September 6th. From the start of school until then, students enrolled in BGC will be provided with on site After Care at St. Marcus.
  • NOTE: COA services traditionally follow the Milwaukee Public School calendar.  However, COA will survey parents to verify needs during school breaks to determine service needs.
  • Cost: K4 & 5 = $6.78/hr, 6 yrs old + = $6.65/hr.  However, scholarships are available and Wisconsin Shares may be used.  Includes dinner depending on the time the student is picked up from COA.
  • Transportation will be provided between St. Marcus and COA with pick-up at 3:20pm from the Main Campus.  Parents are required to pick up students from the COA parking lot off North Avenue to the right around the Reservoir Curve

Register in-person at COA (909 E North Ave)!

Please note that students who are assigned to off-site aftercare MAY NOT attend on-site aftercare.  On-site aftercare has limited capacity and is only for students who have been enrolled in the program.

Please contact Becky Sappington at 414-562-3163 x1602 with general questions about Before and After care options.

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