Welcome back to a new school year! We are excited to be the before and after-school care provider for your student/students. Our goal is to provide childcare service, academic enrichment, tutoring, and youth development to all families in USD 500 – Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools.
Please note this is the time to start filling out your paperwork to be a part of the program. You can do this by going to your child’s school or visiting the site that your child will attend. The application must be returned to the Kidzone site. Transportation forms must go to your child’s school. There is no approval process.
Please see the chart below for the Kidzone site that will service your student’s school. If you have questions, please contact: Mechelle Wortham, Kidzone Coordinator at (913)669-0235; Kidzone Program Specialist at (913)627-4356; or Kidzone Secretary at (913)627-4390.
2021-2022 School Year
|MORNING Kidzone Sites||Morning Start Date||Morning End Date|
|AFTERNOON Kidzone Sites||Afternoon Start Date||Afternoon End Date|
HOURS OF SERVICES VARY BY INDIVIDUAL SCHOOLS
BEFORE SCHOOL: 7:00 am until 8:00 or 8:30 am
AFTER SCHOOL: 3:15, 3:30 or 4:00 pm until 5:30 pm
Wednesday Early Release: 1:15, 1:30 or 2:00 pm until 5:30 pm
Students enrolled in the Kidzone program at a school that is not their home school will be transported to their home school from Kidzone each morning before breakfast at their home school. In the afternoon, students enrolled in the Kidzone program at a school that is not their home school will be transported from their home school to the Kidzone site where the student is enrolled. Parent drop off and pick up is at the respective Kidzone site. PARENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLETING THE TRANSPORTATION FORM AND LEAVING IT WITH THE STUDENT’S HOME SCHOOL FRONT OFFICE. The school will process the transportation request through the Transportation Department.
There is a fee for all students who attend the Before and After School Program Monday through Friday. Limited Kidzone Scholarships may be available based on enrollment numbers at each respective site. (Daily rates do not apply)
Kidzone fees for the 2021-2022 school year are as follows:
(All Kidzone fees must be paid in advance.)
AM Session Only $20.00 per child, per week
PM Session Only $30.00 per child, per week
AM and PM Sessions $40.00 per child, per week
Wednesdays Only $15.00 per child, per week
Kidzone services available to the elementary schools:
|School Name||AM Kidzone site||PM Kidzone site|
|Claude Huyck||Hazel Grove||Hazel Grove|
|Eugene Ware||West Park||West Park|
|Frank Rushton||Emerson||Frank Rushton|
|Hazel Grove||Hazel Grove||Hazel Grove|
|John F Kennedy||Hazel Grove||Hazel Grove|
|Lindbergh||West Park||West Park|
|Lowell Brune||Hazel Grove||Hazel Grove|
|New Chelsea||West Park||West Park|
|Noble Prentis||Emerson||Silver City|
|Quindaro||West Park||West Park|
|Stony Point North||Hazel Grove||Hazel Grove|
|Stony Point South||Hazel Grove||Hazel Grove|
|T.A. Edison||Emerson||Frank Rushton|
|Welborn||West Park||West Park|
|West Park||West Park||West Park|
*** Some locations may change based on transportation stops.
Our goal at Kidzone is to provide childcare services, academic enrichment and youth development to all families in USD500 – Kansas City Kansas Public Schools.
As a part of the Kansas City, Kansas School District, Kidzone will be following the board issued mandate that requires everyone to wear face mask for the start of the 2021-2022 school year.
For more information, please contact us at: Mechelle Wortham, Student Services Coordinator at 913.669-0235; Lia McLoughlin, Program Specialist at 913.627.4356; or the Kidzone Secretary at 913.627.4390.