The Extended Day Program is a convenience for Laboratory School families in the Pre K and the PreK/Kindergarten classrooms who need to drop off their child before the school day starts or pick up their child after the school day ends. The Extended Day Program is designed and overseen by Lab School staff, led by our Early Childhood Education and Human Services majors and draws on the special talents of undergraduates from many programs across campus.

This high-quality program affords all children the opportunity to engage in developmentally appropriate activities in a supervised and safe environment that supports and enriches their school experience as they develop new friendships and grow in social skills, confidence and independence. Children enrolled in the Extended Day Program will enjoy outdoor play, nature explorations, quiet games, stories, building, pretend play and more.  Daily special activities such as yoga, dance, art, Spanish/English play group will be also be provided Mondays through Thursdays. A healthy afternoon snack will be provided each day.

Pre K (after school): M-Th 2:00 to 5:30 PM & Friday 12:00 to 3:00 PM; Cost: $95 per week

Pre K/K (after school): M-Th 3:00 to 5:30 PM & Friday 12:00 to 3:00 PM; Cost: $75 per week

Both classrooms (before school): M-F, 7:45 AM to beginning of school day; Cost: $25 per week

Drop-In Care: This service is offered on a space-available basis. Please contact Dorit ( and/or 831-2304) as early as possible, preferably 24 hours in advance. The cost is $10 per hour.

Please note: Extended Day closes at 5:30 PM. $1.00 per minute per child will be charged when a child is picked up from 5:31 to 5:35 PM. From 5:35 PM and later, the charge will be $2.00 per minute per child until the child is pick up by an authorized person.


Please fill out the form below to reserve a spot for child.