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Infants through Grade 4 Coed Preschool and Lower School

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St. Paul’s partners with working and busy parents to provide seamless before and after- school programs, many with no additional charge. For any questions regarding these programs, please contact Dana Eastman, at or 410-821-3061.

We also offer enrichment programs after school. Click here for more information. 

*Please note the format of our Extended School Program will change for the 2020-2021 school year. Please see additional information below.

2018-2019 Lower School

Extended School Program

Pre-K Before School Drop Off

Students in Pre-K may be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m. Parents may use the Lower School carpool line or use the designated parking spots in the Lower School parking lot to park and walk their child in.

Pre-K Extended School Program

At St. Paul's Lower School, we offer extended school activities for children who stay past 3:30 p.m. 

Carpool for Pre-K ESP

4:30 p.m. carpool
Pre-K students will wait at the picnic tables and will be escorted to their cars by a teacher. 

After 4:30 a.m. carpool, parents will park in front of the Lower School and will be able to go into the building to pick their children up from the Pre-K classrooms.


Pre-K After School: 3:30-5:30 p.m.
$1,870 per year

Pre-K Extended Care: 5:30-6:00 p.m.​​​
$1,180 per year

$3,050 per year

Drop-In Care

Full-day Drop-in 7:30-3:30 p.m. (when available): 

Afternoon Drop-in: 12:30-5:30 p.m.

Pre-K After School Drop-in: 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Pre-K Extended Care Drop-in: 5:30-6:00 p.m.​​​

We ask for 24-48 hours notice for drop-in care needs. Communicate with your classroom teacher about drop-in service needs. Contact Dana Eastman, at or 410-821-3061.


To register for Pre-K Extended School Program, click here.

K – 4 Before School – Tabletop Morning Time

No Charge, 7:30-8:00 a.m. (Thursdays until 8:30am)
Available every school day, doors open at 7:30 a.m. and students may play tabletop games, draw, read, and engage in quiet conversation with classmates. At the bell students are dismissed from the program to go to their homerooms. There is no fee or registration needed for this offering.

K – 4 After School – Extended School Program

Early ESP, No charge, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (to change 2020-2021 School Year)
Late/Full ESP, fees vary, 4:30-6 p.m. 
The Extended School Program, staffed by St. Paul’s faculty, provides after-school care for students in the Lower School. Early ESP is structured into two (2), 30 minute blocks, Study Hall and Outdoor/Indoor Playtime. During Study Hall Students are given the opportunity to finish homework, color or read quietly. Families using the program will register on a trimester basis. Early ESP has an option to register on a yearly basis, and the Program offers daily drop-in service. 

Additionally, we offer a variety of different workshops during the first hour of ESP. These workshops run at an additional cost and require pre-registration.

After School workshops include, but are not limited to:
Chess Club, Comic Club, Clay Club, Flag-Football, Karate, Lego Robotics, Soccer, and Yoga!

K – 4 Drop-in Care – Available Daily

Single day care is available on a drop-in basis when requested in writing the morning of the drop-in day. These requests are to be given to the homeroom teacher by the students the day of the drop-in. This information is then sent to the office to be put on the daily attendance sheet, which automatically notifies ESP. Drop-in charges begin at 4:35 p.m.

K – 4 2019-2020 ESP Trimester and Workshop Fees

ESP Trimester Fees
Early ESP 3:30–4:30 p.m. – No charge

  • Late ESP 4:30–5:30 pm.              
    • One day a week, same day of the week – $130 per trimester    
    • Five days a week – $650 per trimester
  • Full ESP 5:30–6:00 p.m.                  
    • One day a week, same day of the week – $220 per trimester 
    • Five days a week - $1,100 per trimester   
  • Drop-ins                 
    • Early ESP 3:30–4:30 p.m. – No charge
    • Late ESP 4:35–5:30 p.m. – $16/day
    • Full ESP 5:30–6:00 p.m. – $13/day
  • Late Pickup
    • After 6:00 p.m. – $30 per each 15 minutes 

Workshop Fee: Prices vary for workshops (see specific workshop for fees.)

K – 4 Carpool and Pick Up Locations

Carpool runs from 4:25 to 4:35 pm Monday through Friday, at the base of the Lower School. All cars MUST have a carpool tag issued by St. Paul’s displayed before a student is allowed into any vehicle. Those without a tag will be asked to check in with our ESP staff in the Lower School Library before pickup is permitted. We do not allow anyone to pick up in Carpool without a vehicle (no walk ups).

ESP Pickup Locations
Carpool runs from 4:25 to 4:35 pm Monday through Friday, at the base of the Lower School.

If you are picking up after 4:35 please report to the Lower School Library to check out with one of our ESP Staff.

Lower School ESP 2020-2021 (Pre-K – Grade 4)

Beginning in fall 2020, our extended day offering will include new, structured programming designed to support academic, physical, and creative adventuring. We also will have clubhouse activities for children more interested in hanging out with friends and participating in small-group activities, including art projects, story time, board games, and free play. While we will begin to pilot a few concepts and programs during the 2019-20 ESP cycle, the new programs will not take effect until fall 2020. 

To support these broader offerings, we will need to change the structure of our ESP program after next year. Starting in fall 2020, free childcare will be available until 4:00 p.m., with the formal ESP program beginning at 4:00 p.m. We envision students being able to select from two program blocks per day, with a snack break and recess between the sessions. We will share further developments over the next school year.

St. Paul's Pre and Lower School
11232 Falls Road BrooklandvilleMaryland 21022
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