After School Program

The After Care Program is available for students of all grade levels.

K4 – 2nd Grade

3:15pm to 6:00pm (from 2:40pm on Wednesday) Students have snack time, homework time, and free play inside and outside. Special on-campus activities are also scheduled throughout the year.

3rd – 12th Grade

3:15pm to 6:00pm (from 2:40pm on Wednesday) Students in 3rd – 6th grade meet in the AfterCare classroom located in the Lower School building. The time is structured with snack time, homework time as well as free play inside and outside. Students in 7th – 12th grade meet in a classroom in the Upper School building. Students are encouraged to use their time as an assigned study hall.

*After School is closed on all official holidays, as well as school holidays and on Teacher Work Days. Please check the school calendar.

Pricing Structure

All payments are made online by choosing an option below:

Unlimited Use

An unlimited use ticket qualifies participants to use After School any time it is open. The cost is $1,860 per year, which may be paid annually, semi-annually with two equal payments at the beginning of each semester, or monthly. Monthly payments may be made via SMART account, or recurring credit card charge.

Occasional Use

Occasional use tickets may be purchased online only (30 hours = $250, 15 hours = $150). Each minute is deducted from the ticket when used. Tickets may be split among siblings. Parents will be notified when a new ticket should be purchased. Tickets can be carried over from one year to the next. No refunds for unused hours will be given.

Emergency Use

We provide ’emergency’ care for unforeseeable events. If you require emergency care and have no ticket, please call 407-206-8619 by noon to arrange for After School services. The charge is $15.00 per hour, or any portion thereof. These fees are due prior to use by using the link below.

*Late charges apply for all payment plans: after 6:00 pm, the charge is $10.00 per quarter hour

Staff Use

Sign in to Portal, open the Forms & Documents, then fill out the Aftercare Staff Use form.

  • Facts at a Glance

    • 21,102

      Volunteer hours given by the Upper School Students last year.
    • 1,345

      Alumni since 1986.
  • The First Academy is Accredited by:

    • Florida Council of Independent Schools
    • Florida Kindergarten Council
    • Southern Association of Independent Schools
    • AdvancEd Southern Association of Colleges & Schools
    • Council on Educational Standards & Accountability
    • Association of Christian Schools International