Welcome to Wonder,
Washington DC Public Schools

2023-2024 Registration is now open. Enroll your child today!

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2023/2024 Monthly Rates

Before School
2 days per week $65.00/month
3 days per week $95.00/month
4 days per week $120.00/month
5 days per week $125.00/month

After School
2 days per week $115.00/month
3 days per week $170.00/month
4 days per week $225.00/month
5 days per week $250.00/month

Other Options
Full Day of Care $48.00 per day
Full Week of Care $240.00 per week

Annual Registration Fee
$75.00 per family

Sibling 10%
Active Military 15%
Free/Reduced Lunch Qualified (families who qualify for, apply for, and receive subsidies) Up to 100%*
*Families that qualify for free/reduced lunch can receive a 50% discount with proof they are completing the application process for state child care subsidy

7:00 a.m. to Start of School
Dismissal to 6:00 p.m.

Van Ness Elementary

Subsidy Program

Child Care Subsidy Programs assist families in paying for after school programs like ours. If you are eligible, the Subsidy Program can pay some or all of your tuition fees. Click HERE for more information about subsidies in your state. For assistance, contact subsidy@alphabest.org.

Our Programs

Our programs are designed to give you peace of mind when your child is not in school. Experienced, caring, and licensed staff ensures your child is safe, engaged, and happy! Every student participates in enrichment activities every day, at no additional charge! Coding, Robotics, Art, Drama, Spanish, Mandarin, Sign Language, Fitness & Sports, and Engineering/Maker Activities keep your child engaged and having fun every day at AlphaBEST! Snacks, homework help, recreation, and student-choice clubs are also provided to every student.

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