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After School Elementary Childcare Welcomes You!

Welcome to the Okeechobee County School Board After School Elementary Childcare program (AfterCare) for your children in Pre-K through 5th grade.  We appreciate you allowing us to work with your most precious asset - Your Child!

Our primary goal of the program is to help meet your need for quality, reasonably-priced after-school care in a safe, healthy, and well-supervised environment.  Children will engage in activities that will benefit them physically, academically, and socially.

FAQ

  • When does registration open for next year?
    AfterCare registration for the next school year has been sent out to current AfterCare students and incoming Kindergarten families.  The registration process will open for new families during June.

  • Does every school have AfterCare?
    All elementary students are eligible for AfterCare, but the program is housed at three locations.  For 22-23, AfterCare will be held at Everglades, North, and South Elementary Schools.  Central students will be bused to the program at South, and Seminole students will be bused to the program at North. 

  • How much does AfterCare cost? (The following are 21-22 prices and are subject to change for 22-23.)

    Students Per Family Fee Per Week SEM Only
    One $25.00 $20.00
    Two $45.00 $36.00
    Three $67.00 $53.60
    Four $90.00 $72.00

  • Is there an employee discount? 
    We offer a small discount to OCSB employees if the employee is a parent or guardian of an AfterCare child.   

  • Is there space for my child?
    The program sites have different capacities based on the cafeteria space available.  When enrollment reaches the following caps, regisration will be closed, and students will be placed on a waiting list:
    Everglades: 80        North: 80          South: 100

  • Where can I find more information about AfterCare?
    Be sure to read the Parent HandbookEn Espanol.

  • Who can I contact if I have an AfterCare question?
    Please call the Grants & Special Programs Department at 462-5000, extension 1042.

Complete the AfterCare Registration Quick Form Here!

The registration form will be posted here in June 2022 for the 22-23 school year. Please check back later.

INSURANCE

Dear Parent:  Estimado Padre / Tutor: 

Student Safety is a top priority of the Okeechobee County School District as demonstrated by our emphasis on safe practices and conditions in our schools and during school related activities. La seguridad de los estudiantes es una de las principales prioridades del Distrito Escolar del Okeechobee, como lo demuestra nuestro énfasis en las prácticas y condiciones seguras en nuestras escuelas y durante las actividades relacionadas con la escuela. However, in spite of our emphasis on student safety, some accidents will still occur. Sin embargo, a pesar de nuestro énfasis en la seguridad de los estudiantes, todavía ocurrirán algunos accidentes. 

To help with the medical expenses resulting from these accidental injuries, we offer a low-cost optional student accident insurance. Para ayudar con los gastos médicos que resultan de estas lesiones accidentales, ofrecemos un seguro opcional de accidentes para estudiantes a bajo costo. The basic plan is a s low as a ONE TIME payment of $9.00. El plan básico es de tan solo UN SIMPLE PAGO de $ 9.00 por el curso escolar. The purpose of this plan is to supplement your own primary health and/or accident policies by helping towards your deductibles, co-payments etc. El propósito de este plan es complementar sus propias pólizas de salud y / o accidentes primarios, ayudándole con sus deducibles, copagos, etc.  Although it is not intended to be a primary source of medical coverage, primary coverage is not a requirement to the purchase of this plan.  Aunque no pretende ser una fuente primaria de cobertura médica, la cobertura primaria no es un requisito para la compra de este plan. If you have a need to purchase primary coverage the following resources may be available to you: Si necesita comprar cobertura primaria, los siguientes recursos podrían estar disponibles para usted: 

Florida Department of Children and Families Departamento de Niños y Familias de Florida:  1-866-762-2237            www.myflfamilies.com 

Florida Healthy Kids     1-888-540-5437             www.healthykids.org 

The Okeechobee County School District is not responsible for medical expenses related to student accidents. El Distrito Escolar de Okeechobee no es responsable de los gastos médicos relacionados con accidentes estudiantiles. If you wish for your child to participate in this plan you may enroll online at  where you can select and pay for coverage as well as print your proof of coverage. Si desea que su hijo participe en este plan, puede inscribirse por internet usando la siguiente dirección  www.schoolinsuranceagency.com, donde puede seleccionar y pagar la cobertura, así como imprimir su comprobante de cobertura. You also have the option to print the enrollment form from the website, enclose the applicable premium and mail it directly to the School Insurance Agency at the address listed on the application. También tiene la opción de imprimir el formulario de inscripción de la página web, adjuntar la prima correspondiente y enviarlo por correo directamente a la Agencia de Seguros Escolares a la dirección que figura en la solicitud. If you have any questions regarding the policy or claims, please contact the School Insurance Agency at 1-800-541-8256. Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre la política o reclamaciones, comuníquese con la Agencia de Seguros Escolares al 1-800-541-8256.  

Together let us strive for a safe and productive 2020-2021 school year. Juntos, luchemos por un año escolar 2020-2021 seguro y productivo.   

Sincerely,

Ken Kenworthy

Superintendent of Schools 

Low-Cost Student Accident Insurance Flyer