Before- & After-School Program

kids playing tether ballThe sense of neighborhood created on the campus from 3 to 6 p.m. is one that makes the Catlin Gabel After-School Program an excellent choice for many families. With teachers and teaching assistants to plan and supervise art projects, cooking capers, sports events, computer fun, and organized games, students have plenty to do. Because Catlin Gabel students come from all over the metro area, the program makes it possible for peers to participate in activities together just as they would as neighbors. Before-school coverage, Lower School enrichment classes, and all-day programs and field trips on some no-school days are also part of this program.

Before School: Beginning & Lower School Students

Before-School care is available between 7:15 and 8:15 a.m. for Beginning and Lower School students at no extra cost to families. This is a drop-in program, and no prearrangement for attendance is required.

ASP: Beginning and Lower School Students

The After-School Program, also under professional leadership, is offered for children Preschool through 5th grade from 3 to 6 p.m. on days the Beginning and/or Lower Schools are in session. The program includes guided activities and projects, free play, and an afternoon snack. Parents may prearrange full-time care (at a reduced rate) or part-time care, or use it on a drop-in basis.

2017-18 After-School Program rates

The annual full-time rate is $3,200 and includes five all-day programs on teacher work days. It must be paid in eight installments. Families on the full-time rate are eligible for early bird registration for All-Day Programs. 

The daily rate (billed monthly) is $8.25 per hour.

$8.25 per day from 3 p.m. until as late as 4 p.m.

$16.50 per day from 3 p.m. until as late as 5 p.m.

$24.75 per day from 3 p.m. until as late as 6 p.m.

There is an additional charge of $15 for every 15 minutes a child remains after 6 p.m.

The cost for all-day programs (7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.) on days when there are no classes is $50.

In addition to the basic After-School Program, specific enrichment activities are offered for grades 1–5.



ASP: Middle School Students

The Middle School provides after-school check-in for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Any students on campus after 3:45 p.m., except those in supervised programs, are expected to check in. Students must be picked up by 6 p.m. daily. For questions, please contact the Middle School office.


For more information about the After-School Program, please contact:

Chenoa Ohlson
Before- & After-School Program Director
8825 SW Barnes Road
Portland OR 97225
503-297-1894 ext. 1051 (office phone)
503-297-1894 ext. 1055 (After-School and bus plan schedule requests)

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