Hours of Operation
7:00 – 8:30 am
3:30 – 6:00 pm
We are open each day school is in session, including early dismissal days.
3:10-3:30 Outside play
4:15-5:15 Clubs (see chart below)
5:15-6:00 Computer lab or outside play
Social Time at Gateway Park
Rainy Day Movie
Registration Fee: $20.00 - 1 child; $25.00 - family (non-refundable)
Before School: 7:00am - 8:30am
- $6.00/day for 1 child
- $3.00/day for each additional child
After School: 3:30pm - 6:00pm**
- $10.00/day for 1 child
- $5.00/day for each additional child
Exception** Children picked up between 3:30-4:00 will be $5.00/day per child
Late Payment Fee: $10.00 each week, per child
Late Pick Up Fee: $1.00 per minute after 6:00
Payments are due on the first day of attendance every week.
The Florida Constitution Article VII prohibits the School District of Lee County to extend credit to any individual. Due to these guidelines, we must adhere to this policy.
Insufficient Funds/Returned Checks
The amount of the returned check must be paid in cash.
Upon return of a second check, the program fees must be paid in cash for the remainder of the school year.
The bookkeeper will contact the family.
Paying by Check
Include child’s first and last name in the check memo area.
Make check payable to Gateway Elementary School.
The morning program begins at 7:00 am
For safety reasons, parents must walk students into the before school room each morning and sign students in.
Parents must walk into the after school room and sign out students.
For your child’s safety, a photo ID may be required when picking up students.
Unauthorized persons will NOT be permitted to remove a child from the facility.
Dismissal from the Program
- Three behavior incidents
- Three late payments
- Three late pick-ups after 6:00
There will be a 30 minute homework session Monday through Thursday. In the event homework is completed early your child is required to have a book to read at all times. It would be helpful if you could check your child’s book bag for the following supplies needed when attending the program throughout the year:
Pencils, notebook paper, homework materials, book
Toys, Games and Personal Items
Please put your child’s name on all personal belongs (book bag, lunch box, coats/jackets).
Toys, cell phones, iPods, games, and electronic devices must be kept at home.