Lisa Betterton, EBetterton@powayusd.com
LEAD ASSISTANT: currently hiring
(858) 748-5485; FAX: (858) 748-7046
13000 Bowron Road, Poway, CA 92064
Helpful Information About E.S.S.
Also see 'Terms and Conditions'
HOURS - 6:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday.
E.S.S. is open during Professional Growth Days as well as District Recesses.
LATE PICK-UPS: Late pick up fee will be charged after 6:00 pm. A late pick-up fee will be assessed when my child is left beyond ESS operating hours. The late pick-up fee does not constitute an agreement for the ESS to provide after hours service, nor will the late fee be applied toward monthly fees. Chronic lateness at closing time may be grounds for termination of enrollment, per Parent Handbook. (See Terms and Conditions)
Late pick-up fees will be charged as follows:
00 to 10 minutes late, the late pick up fee is $1.00 per minute per child
11 to 30 minutes late, the pick-up fee is $30.00 per child
31 to 60 minutes late, the late pick up fee is $60.00 per child
ADMISSION - Any child who attends a Poway Unified School District elementary school is eligible for enrollment. This program is open to kindergarten through fifth grade students. Children who will attend kindergarten in the fall are eligible to enroll and attend E.S.S. the summer before they start kindergarten.
REGISTRATION - A completed registration packet and fees must be received prior to entry into the E.S.S. program. When a family registers, there is a 2 day turn around before they can start ESS.
FEES - Please click on link to the left for monthly breakdown.
ANNUAL REGISTRATION FEE:
**There is a registration fee per family per year and a reentry fee after dropping from the program for any length of time. (See terms and Conditions for details)
Summer Program Fees: includes all field trip admission fees, guest speakers, summer t-shirt, and an afternoon snack.
Fees are due on the first day of each month. A fee will be assessed if payment is not received after the 15th of the month. The E.S.S. program is self supporting and financially independent of the Poway Unified School District.
MINIMUM DAY / TIME BANKING WEDNESDAY's ONLY attendance- Check with special rates for minimum day attendance.
DISTRICT RECESS/BREAK RATE -Check the fee schedule for rates. Registration for all breaks and recesses is for the entire recess or break duration. (No single days)
SIGNING IN & OUT - Students must be signed in and out of E.S.S. daily. Only an authorized person with a picture I.D. can sign a child out of E.S.S. Your child is expected at E.S.S. each day. Please notify us whenever your child WILL NOT attend ESS.
VACATION & ABSENCES - Monthly fees can be pro-rated [Full time contract only] when a two-week notice has been given on a "Fee Adjustment Request" form. Credit is given in five-day increments only and each child is allowed two weeks per school year, excluding Winter Break, President's Week, and Spring Break (these are optional attendance time frames). If you choose to extend the two-week allotment, a withdrawal from the program is required. There are no refunds for absences due to illness or partial attendance.
ILLNESS & MEDICATION - If your child is not feeling well, please do not send him/her to E.S.S. Students who have been ill must be well, and fever free, for 24 hours before returning to E.S.S. or school. If your child becomes ill or suspected to be contagious, you will be notified to pick him/her up promptly. It is very important that you keep us updated on changes in work, home, cell, and emergency phone numbers.
E.S.S. will administer medication (prescription or non-prescription) to students only if a PUSD "Authorization for Medical Administration" form has been completed by a physician and parent. All medication must be in the original container. Sunscreen, chapstick and non-medicated cough drops need only the parent's portion of the form filled in and signed.