Norfolk Public Schools’ Child-Care Plan for Fall 2020

  • Norfolk Public Schools is collaborating with child-care providers throughout the city to ensure parents/guardians have access to affordable child care during the virtual start to the 2020-2021 school year. These low-cost programs will be hosted in various school buildings throughout the city for essential workers and other parents/guardians who work during the day. Providers and site locations will be continually updated.

    Champions
    Total of 96 slots available and distributed among these sites:

    • Camp Allen Elementary (4-year-olds through 5th grade)
    • Coleman Place Elementary (3-year-olds through 5th grade)
    • Little Creek Elementary (4-year-olds through 5th grade)
    • Richard Bowling Elementary (3-year-olds through 5th grade)

    Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Registration fee: $75*
    Full-day program: $35/day*
    *10% discount for military, multi-child, school district employee, and students eligible for free/reduced priced meals
    To register, contact: Ms. Quisha Drew at 804-931-9488

    YMCA
    Total of 430 slots available and distributed among these sites:

    • Granby Elementary ($80/week)
    • Ingleside Elementary ($80/week)
    • Larchmont Elementary ($160/week)
    • Larrymore Elementary ($80/week)
    • Taylor Elementary ($160/week)
    • Willard Model School ($80/week)

    Ages: PreKindergarten through 8th grade
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    To register, contact: Blocker Norfolk YMCA at 757-622-9622 or visit www.ymcashr.org

    Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Virginia
    Total of 100 slots available at Ruffner Academy
    Ages: Kindergarten through 12th grade
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    For pricing and registration information, contact Antoinae Staton at 757-472-3189. 

    Southside Boys and Girls Club
    Total of 50 slots available at Southside STEM Academy at Campostella           
    Ages: Pre-K - 8th Grade
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Cost: No Fee
    Contact: Tiffani Brown, Director of Operations:  757-389-6337, tbrow126@gmail.com

     

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much does the child-care program cost per day/per week? Are there discounts?

  • Is financial assistance available?

  • Is transportation provided?

  • Will food be served?

  • What’s going to happen during the day? (playtime, schoolwork, etc.)

  • Will the child-care staff help my child with classwork?

  • What supplies will my kids need to bring to the site? Will there be Wi-Fi and devices at the child-care site?

  • What basic safety measures are in place? (Physical distancing, masks, etc?)

  • Can parents/guardians come into the building to drop off the kids or is it a pull up and drop off?

  • If a parent/guardian signs up their child(ren), do they have to commit to the full five days or can they use the service as needed?

  • In addition to providing the physical locations, what else will NPS be involved with in this partnership?