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Glen Ridge Public Schools

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Half Day Programs

Glen Ridge Half Day Programs 2023-2024

2024/2025 Monthly Rates

Before School
1 day per week $79.00/month
2 days per week $79.00/month
3 days per week $79.00/month
4 days per week $105.00/month
5 days per week $105.00/month

After School
1 day per week $210.00/month
2 days per week $210.00/month
3 days per week $210.00/month
4 days per week $289.00/month
5 days per week $289.00/month

Other Options
Full Day Care $89.00 per day
Full Week of Care $368.00 per week
Flexible Scheduling $16.00 per visit

Annual Registration Fee
$75.00 per family

2023/2024 Monthly Rates

Before School
1 day per week $75.00/month
2 days per week $75.00/month
3 days per week $75.00/month
4 days per week $100.00/month
5 days per week $100.00/month

After School
1 day per week $200.00/month
2 days per week $200.00/month
3 days per week $200.00/month
4 days per week $275.00/month
5 days per week $275.00/month

Other Options
Full Day Care $85.00 per day
Full Week of Care $350.00 per week
Flexible Scheduling $15.00 per visit

Annual Registration Fee
$75.00 per family

Additional Information

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

Locations
Central School, Forest Ave. School, Linden Ave. School & Ridgewood Ave. School

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.

Meet Your District Manager

Hi everyone, my name is Navella George, I have been a part of family and childcare for the last 16 years. During my career, I have worked in Essex and Union Counties. I take great pride in knowing that our team strives for excellence and quality in programming for AlphaBEST while promoting one of my favorite core values, “We put children first and”, “We take seriously the responsibility for influencing and educating thousands of students across the country every single day, arming them with skills they’ll use their whole lives”. We have an incredible team; who are dedicated and truly unique at what they do. Part of my role as District Manager is to build a successful team while positively impacting students, parents, and schools.

Meet Your Regional Manager

Hi, I’m Robyn Knapp your friendly Regional Manager. I’ve been providing quality programs throughout Bergen County for the past 25 years. My degrees in Early Childhood Education and Sociology provide me the foundation for implementing successful early learning centers, before, after school, and summer camp programs for children of all ages. I pride myself on being present and in the moment with the children, their families, the community, and all my “Alpha Besties”.

Frequently Asked Questions