Before and After School Care Program
When you’re a working family with school-age children, finding reliable before and after school care can be hard to come by. Ridgeview Charter School has you covered.
Our before and after care programs go well beyond homework help. We support our students in becoming the kindest, most capable, and most resilient version of themselves. No matter where their talents take them, we create positive communities of friends with games, Curriculum-based activities, and plenty of playtimes to keep them happy, bright, and healthy.
What is Before and After School Care?
As a busy or working parent, the school day rarely works the same hours as you. When students are unsupervised at home, they are at risk for involvement in inappropriate behaviors.
Ridgeview Charter School Before and After School care is designed to meet the needs of busy or working Gaston County families with school-age children.
Our Program increases the likelihood that students’ free time after school will have a positive effect on their lives rather than a negative one, as it’s safe, fun, and rewarding for your child, being full of activities and games that parents and students love. As our program is located within the school, giving students a familiar environment that parents can trust.
Ridgeview’s After School program counts with a team of professionals that are trained to promote and teach, cooperation, support, and mutual respect. Committed with our students, and engaging them from homework help, to games and art projects. At Ridgeview, we want to inspire and challenge students to improve their learning in school, along with teaching them life skills, and providing them academic enrichment opportunities.
3 Benefits of a Before and After School Care Program
Increases Academic Effort, Performance, and Attendance: Students go to the after school program without interruption of their school day so attendance is high and their performance is high since they have teacher assistance . In this less formal, low-pressure environment they continue to learn even after their homework is done since all projects are STEM based activities.
Ensured Safety and Supervision: Our program keeps students engaged and also provides a safe environment that can result in better grades and decrease in behavioral problems.
Improving student’s social skills: Before and after school programs can greatly expand social circles and skills. As the program is located at Ridgeview Charter School, the student connects with familiar faces but in a different environment.
Ridgeview’s Before and After School Care Program provides a combination of enrichment and academic services focused on recreation, character development, leadership, and physical activity. Students who participate in the program will be better emotionally adjusted and have better relationships with their peers.
If you want to sign-up your student for Ridgeview Charter School’s Before and After Care Program, please call 704-867-6635