Kidzone

Our goal is to provide childcare services, academic enrichment, and youth development to all families in USD 500 – Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. Please see the chart below for the Kidzone site that will service your child’s school. If you have questions, please contact: Daryel Garrison, Kidzone Project Manager at 913.449.7492, cell; Mechelle Wortham, Kidzone Program Specialist at 913.627.4356; or Kidzone Secretary at 913.627.4390. FAX: 913.627.4393

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Learn more about AmeriCorps in the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools Kidzone program by visiting www.Kanserve.org or by contacting Mechelle Wortham at 913.627.4356.

2018-2019 School Year

Kidzone Sites open in the Morning Kidzone Sites open  in the Afternoon
School Start Date End Date School Start Date End Date
Emerson  8/13/18 5/17/19 *Banneker 9/10/18 5/3/19
Hazel Grove  8/13/18 5/17/19 Emerson 8/13/18 5/17/19
W. A. White  8/13/18 5/17/19 Frank Rushton 8/13/18 5/17/19
Whittier 8/13/18 5/17/19 *New Chelsea 9/10/18 5/3/19
Silver City  8/13/18 5/17/19
Hazel Grove 8/13/18 5/17/19
W. A. White 8/13/18 5/17/19
Whittier 8/13/18 5/17/19
*M. E. Pearson 9/10/18 5/3/19
New Stanley 8/13/18 5/17/19

Kidzone services available to the elementary schools:

School Name

AM Kidzone site

PM Kidzone site

Banneker Whittier Banneker
Bethel Hazel Grove Hazel Grove
Claude Huyck Hazel Grove Hazel Grove
Douglass Whittier Whittier
Emerson Emerson Emerson
Eugene Ware W. A. White W. A. White
Frances Willard Whittier Whittier
Frank Rushton Emerson Frank Rushton
Grant Whittier Banneker
B. Caruthers Whittier Banneker
Hazel Grove Hazel Grove Hazel Grove
John Fiske Whittier Whittier
John F Kennedy Hazel Grove Hazel Grove
Lindbergh W. A. White W. A. White
Mark Twain Whittier Whittier
McKinley Whittier Whittier
**ME Pearson Whittier ME Pearson
**New Chelsea W. A. White New Chelsea
**New Stanley Emerson New Stanley
Noble Prentis Emerson Silver City
Parker W. A. White W. A. White
Quindaro W. A. White W. A. White
**Silver City Emerson Silver City
Stony Point North Hazel Grove Hazel Grove
Stony Point South Hazel Grove Hazel Grove
T.A. Edison Emerson Frank Rushton
Welborn W. A. White W. A. White
White Church Hazel Grove Hazel Grove
William Allen White W. A. White W. A. White
Whittier Whittier Whittier

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 at the conclusion of the morning Kidzone program. 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 School where the student is enrolled. The parent is responsible for completing the transportation request form to the child’s home school office. The school will process the transportation request through the Transportation Department.

There will be a charge for all students who attend the Before and After School Program Monday through Friday.  Limited Kidzone Scholarships may be available for the 2018-2019 School year.

Kidzone fees for the 2018-2019 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

**M.E. Pearson, New Chelsea, New Stanley (see note), and Silver City will provide Extended Day Academic Enrichment programs for “their students only.”  Families with students who do not attend the listed schools during the school day must select a different Kidzone site.