After School Care

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After School Care

Welcome to the school age child care program at Bowman Ashe/Doolin K-8 Academy. A variety of academic enhancement and enrichment activities have been planned for your child’s time in our program. Among these activities are:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Computer lab
  • Cheer
  • Educational games
  • Library activities
  • Organized playground games
  • Supervised homework

STAFF: Before and after school care program managers supervise activity leaders that have been screened by Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) to work directly with your children in small groups. All activity leaders are required to receive a minimum of 40 hours of state certified training.

SNACKS: Each day a snack will be provided for your child during the after school care program. Please notify staff of any food allergies upon registration. If your child is unable to eat the snacks provided during the after school care program, please contact our office. In this case, you will be responsible for providing a nutritious snack that suits the needs of your child.


PROGRAM HOURS: Below are the hours of operation for your before and after school care programs. Students who qualify and are verified as having free and reduced lunch status will be eligible for a reduced daily rate. Proof of free and reduced lunch status for each individual student must be retained in program files for future audit.

7:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.
$80.00/ $160.00 MONTHLY

1:50p.m. – 3:05p.m.
$80.00/ $160.00 MONTHLY

1:50 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
$140.00/$280.00 MONTHLY (free or reduced lunch student rate)
$160.00/$320.00 MONTHLY (regular student rate)

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Before/After School Care Program Managers @305.386.6667 Ext.144.

Mrs.Angie Bonilla

Ms.Michelle Llama

Also available via Remind (code is @bestasc)


If you would like to enroll your child in the Story Hour, Before, or After School Care program you must register online through your parent portal and click on the FOCUS link.

Payments are all done online on FOCUS. HSR School Insurance is required for all Before/After School Care programs.


Upon registering your child, it is mandatory to obtain the student accident insurance issued through the district. No child may attend the before and after school care program without this insurance. This is a supplemental insurance plan and it is required even if you already have family or individual medical insurance coverage. This insurance DOES NOT take the place of family or individual medical insurance coverage. It is your responsibility to become familiar with any insurance limitations and other information provided in the brochure.

Payment:  Online  through HSR


ELC SUBSIDIZED CHILD CARE TO OFF-SET PROGRAM FEES: Parents or ELC SUBSIDIZED CHILD CARE:  Parents or guardians approved to receive subsidized child care through The Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe (ELC) must adhere to the guidelines stipulated by this agency. Students approved to receive ELC funds may be eligible for a subsidized allotment that will off-set the cost for the after-school care program by up to:

($8.00 per day – BASE max ELC part-time subsidy)
($16.42 per day – STAGE II max ELC part-time subsidy)

and for the all-day school care program, up to:

($19.67 per day – BASE max ELC full-time subsidy)
($21.64 per day – STAGE II max ELC full-time subsidy)

Any increase or reduction in the student ELC voucher rate during a student’s present service period may become effective and enforced on the first day of the next payment service period.

Parents or guardians are responsible for program fees that are in excess of the subsidized voucher amount. If you are interested, the ELC can be reached at (305) 646-7220 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more information, go to

FEES must be paid in advance based on the enclosed payment schedules. Fees may be paid online via FOCUS link through parent portal. There is no partial payment for partial use of services. NO CHILD WILL BE ALLOWED TO BEGIN A SERVICE PERIOD FOR WHICH PAYMENT HAS NOT BEEN MADE.

*LATE CHILD PICK-UP FEE: A late fee of $5.00, per student, per 15 minutes, will be charged for children not picked up on time.  Consistently being charged a late pick up fee may result in the child being withdrawn from the program. All late pick-up fees will be added to your “FOCUS” account and must be paid prior to the start of the next payment period.

LATE PAYMENT FEE: A late payment fee of $5.00, per student, per incident, and per program, will be charged for payments that are not received prior to the start of the next service period. All late payment fees will be added to your “FOCUS” account and must be paid prior to the start of the next payment period.

REFUND POLICY:  Only students that have been verified as absent for 5 OR MORE CONSECUTIVE SERVICE DAYS from the before and/or after school program, may receive a refund for the number of paid days absent. Parents must notify the after-school care staff if their child will be absent on any given day.