The Before and After School Childcare Program, called the ASPIRE Program (Allowing Students to Prosper In Recreation and Education), is available before school from 6:30 AM until school begins and after school (2:20 PM Monday – Thursday, 12:45 PM Friday) until 6:00 PM. Organized activities directed by our staff include painting on various medians, several arts & crafts activities, board games, outdoor games, & other creative activities that keep the children involved and captivated. In addition, our staff supervises a study hour during which students can work on homework. Students can get help on homework items simply by asking a staff member. For the younger students in the early reading stages, our staff will take time to read stories and assist them in reading appropriate level books.

Program Mission 

To provide a safe, educational, and nurturing environment for all students attending Encinitas Union School District’s before and after school hours.

Program Vision

The Encinitas Union School District has a history of excellence in the classroom. The District’s ASPIRE program strives to be an extension of this outstanding learning environment. Families who utilize our service can rest assured that their students will be looked after in a professional manner. Our primary goal is to help promote the maximum development of students. This includes their physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and creative self. We have carefully prepared a developmentally appropriate environment which provides a place for your student to feel significant and successful.