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Danielle Price, Director

Phone: (423) 434-2471


South Side Educare

South Side Educare is a before and after school program that provides a safe and caring environment for our elementary students. The Educare program is a well-rounded program that features several different enriching components. The loosely structured program offers art, crafts, music, free play, tutoring, and homework assistance. Parents interested in our Educare program may contact the director at (423) 434-2471.


Hours of Operation

Educare is available from 7 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. and 3:15 - 6:00 p.m. for students in grades 1st through 5th.

7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. and 2:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. for 4-year-old PreK only.

12:45 pm to 3:15 pm and 12:45 pm to 6 pm for 3 year-old PreK only.


We also provide all day care when children are out due to breaks or other days that school may be closed. (not available for 3 year-old PreK)

Summer Educare is also available 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (not available for 3 year-old PreK)


Fees & Charges

*You can also download the SmartCare app for IOS or Android to pay fees.

Application Fee $5.00 per child

Registration Fee $10.00 per child

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. - $2.00 per child

3:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. - (based on family income)

students not on fee waiver - $7.50 add. child $7.50

students on fee waiver list - $5.00 add. child $5.00


4 year-old Pre-K only

Pre-K in the morning from 7:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. is $3.00 per child.

Pre-K in the afternoon from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. is $5.00 per child.

Pre-K in the afternoon from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. is $12.00 per child.

Pre-K in the afternoon from 12:45 pm to 3:15 pm is $8 per child.

Pre-K in the afternoon from 12:45 pm to 6 pm is $12.50 per child.

All day care - Weekly rate

$80.00 / week 1st child

$80.00 / week each additional child


All day care - daily rate $22.00 per child (not for 3 year-old)

Half day care -12:00 p.m. dismissal $12.00 per child


Late pick-up fee

$10.00 for 1st 15 minutes

$10.00 each 15 minutes after

Returned check fee $12.50 per check


Summer registration fee is $35. (not for 3 year-old)


For more information, please contact the school.



Last Updated: September 22, 2023