Beyond the Bell

After School Program

(650) 526-3557

 

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

What makes BTB great?

* An inclusive, safe and caring environment for children
* 1-12 Leader to Student ratio; quality staff who are trained in behavior management, CPR & mental health first aid.
* Enrichment activities that stimulate students’ social-emotional and physical growth 
* Community building through Parent Engagement Nights
* Daily supper and snacks
* Community partnerships that enhance the students learning through S.T.E.A.M. (Walt Disney Family Museum, Palo Alto Humane Society, Buddies4Math, Junior Chefs)

Who do we serve?

With limited spots available, priority is given to students in grades 2-8 based on academic criteria and principal and teacher recommendation.  Any additional slots are offered to families through open enrollment. Program invitation is for the current school year only.

Elementary Schools/Grades 2-5

  • Monta Loma Elementary        
  • Castro School Elementary
  • Landels Elementary               
  • Theuerkauf Elementary

Middle Schools/Grades 6-8

  • Crittenden Middle School

Cost

Per site, yearly, one-time $105 non-refundable registration fee per student ($55 this year due to COVID-19/distance learning for 2020-21).  There are no other fees for the program.

Hours and days

Open on school days, after class dismissal until 6pm (start times vary by location.

Program Eligibility

Program invitations are issued based upon student benchmark scores and English Language Learner assessment scores along with principal and teacher input.  Program invitation is for the current school year only.  Selection of students starts at the end of the school year so that students are in place and ready to go starting the new school year.  

CONTACTS 

Program Supervisors:  Erika Navarro, Perla Galeno: (650) 526-3557

School Site Program Leads:

Castro
Samantha Ellis
 
Crittenden
Selina Ellis
 
Landels
Alicia Meza
 
Monta Loma
Denise Hernandez
 
Theuerkauf
Ronald Vargas
 

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