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AM-PM Childcare Program

Welcome to the AM-PM Comprehensive Program!

The AM-PMThe purpose of Vista Unified’s AM-PM program is to provide academic support, fun enrichment activities and positive peer interactions within a physically and emotionally safe environment.  Families who are in need of before and/or after school childcare should apply to the AM-PM program. Families who previously participated in Elevate, ASES, or AMPM should apply to this program. 

Submitting an application does not guarantee placement in the 2023-2024 AM-PM program. 

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The AM-PM Comprehensive Program is free to the following students:

  1. Students who are defined as homeless youth, as defined in the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

  2. Students who are in the foster youth program

  3. Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch based on federal guidelines

For families who do not fall into one of the above categories, the following fee-based structures apply:

One Student
AM Care only: $7.00 per day
PM Care only: $15.00 per day 
AM & PM Care: $20.00 per day                                          

 

Multi Student Discount 
(each additional student within the same family)
AM Care only: $3.50 per day
PM Care only: $7.50 per day
AM & PM Care: $10.00 per day
                                     

Fees are billed by the month at the daily rate.

Application Rating System

Starting in the fall of 2023, students will be accepted for participation in the AM-PM Comprehensive Program based on the application rating system detailed below. Once a site’s AM-PM Comprehensive Program has reached its capacity, students not accepted for participation will be placed on an interest list, in the same order of priority, and will be accepted as space becomes available. Each application will be prioritized using the following rating system:

Student participated in the AM-PM Program 
during the 2022-2023 school year.
 1 point 
Single parent household OR families with one
parent/guardian currently on military deployment
(a copy of orders may be required upon request).
1 point
All parents/guardians living with the child are
employed full time (40 hours per week) and/or are
full time students (enrolled with at least 12 units).
1 point
Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch
based on federal guidelines.
1 point
Student receives services for learning English as a
second language.
1 point
Total Points Possible:
5 points

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students verified as homeless or foster youth will receive the maximum number of points possible.


Vista Unified is committed to providing equitable access and resources across the district for all students to reach their full potential.

 

AM-PM Childcare Program

The AM-PMThe purpose of Vista Unified’s AM-PM program is to provide academic support, fun enrichment activities and positive peer interactions within a physically and emotionally safe environment.

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Contacts

AM-PM Program Site Lead
Name: Mona Dominguez
Phone:  760-419-3781
Email: monadominguez@vistausd.org

Program Hours

Before School: 6:30am-8:00am
After School: 2:10pm-6:00pm

 

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