Before- & After-school Programs


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    Thank you for choosing Durham Public Schools Before- and After-school Programs!

    You have selected a program that has over 35 years of experience providing quality expanded learning opportunities to elementary students.

    Learning is supported in DPS Before- and After-school programs.  This year, your child will experience a balance of homework time, enrichment, and recreational activities that are considered elements of a high quality program. Our elementary programs are licensed and regularly evaluated by the North Carolina Division of Child Development and 95% of our programs have 5 star ratings! 

    Things to know about the before- and after-school programs:

    • Before-school programs open at 6:30 a.m. and operate until the first bell rings.
    • After-school programs operate on school days from the time school is dismissed until 6 p.m.
    • After-school programs also operate on early dismissal days at no extra cost to parents!
    • Monthly payments cover 20 days (no charge for days when school is out).
    • Fulltime enrollment only, no part time available.
    • Financial assistance available through DPS by calling 919-560-9488.
    • Program eligible for Department of Social Services childcare vouchers by calling 919-560-8300.  

    Registration for these programs is required.

    On-Line Registration,  Download forms here or you can pick up a registration packet at 2107 Hillandale Rd.

    • Nonrefundable registration fee of $35 per child.
    • Registrations open all year, but accepted based on available space. 

    Please see the brochure for pricing.

Before- & After School Contact Information

  • Mail to:

    Community Education Accounting Office
    PO Box 1967
    Durham, NC 27702-1967 
    Fax To:
    Community Education Accounting Office
    (919) 560-2177