Before/Afterschool

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, click here

YMCA Kids’ Place (child care before and after school) (Bubb, Castro, Huff, Landels, Monta Loma, Theuerkauf)

The District's partner, El Camino YMCA, provides before and after school childcare for our elementary students. The Kids' Place programs are at the school sites and provide games, outside time, quiet time to catch up on homework as well as homework assistance, arts & crafts and more. Parents register with the YMCA. Click here for details and contact information.

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, 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

Here's a time-saving way for parents to find local and affordable afterschool/ enrichment activities and summer camps for kids. Click here for a FREE list of programs: MV.inplay.org. InPlay is a non-profit working with MVWSD and Santa Clara County to offer you a free online search service with hundreds of local after-school/summer camp programs. If you have any questions or need help with using the site contact: info@inplay.org.  

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 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 more information and a 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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