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After School Programs for Pre-K to Class 8 Students

We provide a high quality After School program to our lower and middle school students that supplement our curriculum and/or enriches our students.

Pre-K - Class 5

The After School option for students enrolled in Pre-K to Class 5 is available Monday through Friday when school is open. Visit our FAQs to see a full schedule.

Important Details

• Open Monday through Friday, 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. 
• Based in the Student Center.
• Sign up by day by emailing
• Fee: $13.00 per hour to be charged to your school account in 15 minute increments.
• Staff to student ratio: one staff member for every 10-12 students.

Please note: There will be no bus transportation for after school attendees. All After School students should be picked up from the Student Center. 

Classes 6-8

Beginning on Monday, September 16, students in the middle school are invited to attend “Homework Club” on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

This structured study period will take place in the Clay Center Dining Room. Supervised by middle school faculty, Homework Club will provide students a setting designed to meet the learning needs of middle school-aged students as they complete their homework assignments.

This extracurricular opportunity is voluntary, and students may choose to attend as many or as few sessions as desired.  

To register, please fill send an email to your child's homeroom teacher,, and on each morning of his or her attendance. These emails should be sent by 8:15 a.m. to confirm attendance.

Pre-K - Class 5 Daily Schedule

• 3:30 – 3:45 p.m. – Snack/check-in.
• 3:45 – 4:30 p.m. – Homework/group play.
• 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. – Games & activities. 
• 6:00 p.m. – Last moment for pick up at the Student Center.

For more information and to register, please email

For answers to frequently asked questions, click here.

After School Science Clubs for Classes 3, 4, 5, 6, 7+

The School is pleased to offer a variety of after school science programs. These are extracurricular, hands-on, science clubs designed to encourage inquiry and learning in a fun, positive, educational environment. Parents wishing to volunteer need only enthusiasm and interest. The programs are run by Dexter Southfield faculty in the Clay Center each day, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Please click here for a complete list of programs.


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