MVWSD Beyond the Bell Program (Castro, Landels, Theuerkauf, Crittenden, Monta Loma)

The Beyond the Bell Program, in partnership with the City of Mountain View, is a free, high-quality after-school program that provides student enrichment through homework help, recreation, literacy and Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics.

This non-fee program is offered at select school sites for students in grades 2-8.  Students are invited to attend this program based upon student benchmark scores, English Language Learner assessment scores and principal and teacher input.  Click here for more program details.

Right at School (all schools)

Right at School is a fee-based, nationally-recognized before- and afterschool program held every day that school is in session, from 6:30 AM until school starts and afterschool until 6 PM, plus drop-in and school break care. Right at School presents experiential two-week science enrichment curriculum units, such as “Icky Experiments,” “Page to Stage,” and “Young Detectives.” The program incorporates physical movement, outdoor time and homework completion. It offers 10% sibling discount, 25% discount for free and reduced lunch families and flexible 1,2,3,4, and 5-day pricing options. It is offered at all MVWSD schools, including middle schools and the new Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary. For more information, about Right at School, click here

YMCA Silicon Valley Before and Aftercare (Bubb, Castro, Huff, Landels, Monta Loma, Theuerkauf, Vargas)

The Y is a 30-year provider of childcare and is led by committed, professional afterschool leaders. YMCA afterschool programs provide a safe and fun learning environment for kids. The Y provides programming in 99 schools throughout the community. Kids enjoy fun physical activities, healthy snacks, homework help, enrichment clubs, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities, arts time and engage in strong character development. The Y offers a 10% sibling discount, as well as financial assistance for qualifying families.

The 2020-21 Kindergarten Afterschool Interest list is open now. For more information, click here to email. YMCA Afterschool Program Information website.

In the summer and for holidays, parents may register students for day care through the YMCA's.  Click here for fees and information on the Y camps.

The BEAT at Graham Middle School

The BEAT is a free program by the City of Mountain View available to students that strives to: Build skills in study routines, Empower youth, increase Activity, and promote Teamwork. The BEAT provides a safe environment where teens are supported academically and engaged with a variety of recreational and social activities. Participants are given choices to participate in various recreation and enrichment activities, as well as time to work on homework. The program takes place every day afterschool until 6:00 p.m. Registration is ongoing. For more information, about The Beat, click here. You can also contact the Mountain View Recreation Division at (650) 903-6331 or the Recreation Coordinator, at (650) 903-6445. To speak to a BEAT staff member during after school hours, please call (650) 537-6566.

Community Summer Camps and Afterschool Opportunities

We provide as a resource to parents who are seeking additional learning opportunities for their students. To view student enrichment activities, school break and afterschool classes in our community that are not hosted by MVWSD, please see our partner, MVWSD has not reviewed all programs/events found there and does not specifically endorse them. Parents should thoroughly research all activities before enrolling their children.

The City of Mountain View Parks & Rec Department (summer and holiday camps)

The City of Mountain View Recreation Division provides a wide range of educational, creative and fun programs to the community.  The Recreation Division also offers summer and holiday camps.  Click here for fees and information on City-run summer and holiday camps.

The Mountain View Recreation Division also offers The BEAT Program at Graham Middle School. This is a free after-school program available to Graham Middle School students.  The BEAT provides a safe environment where teens are supported academically and engaged with a variety of recreational and social activities.  The program is led by trained Mountain View City Recreation staff.  Click here for The Beat information and registration form. 

You can also contact the Mountain View Recreation Division at (650) 903-6331 or the Recreation Coordinator, at (650) 903-6404. To speak to a Beat staff member during after school hours, please call 650-537-6566.

MVWSD Summer School Programs

The Mountain View Whisman School District offers summer school opportunities based upon the needs of our students and district.  The District finalizes a schedule of summer programs in February.

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