Young student working on an art project during after school program

AfterSchool Program

Read the AfterSchool Presentation for information about registration and answers to parent and guardian questions.

Read the June 2021 Afterschool Newsletter!

Please Note: We have changed our payment options. Please read this before paying online.

Enrolling in the Afterschool Programs

2021-2022 Registration Information

  1. 2021-2022 PreKindergarten and Kindergarten Registration Period January 12 at 9:30am - January 29, 2021. Flyer: English, SpanishPortuguese, Haitian Creole. Please note: registration start time is 9:30am.
  2. 2021-2022 Grades 1-6 Registration Period March 2 at 9:30am - March 18, 2021. Flyer: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole. Please note: registration start time is 9:30am.
  3. Online Registration Link:
  4. Visit the Fees Page for more information on financial aid and subsidies and the corresponding application forms. Return the forms to our office or mail them (167 Holland Street, Somerville, Massachusetts, 02144). Families receiving financial aid or subsidies will not be required to pay the registration fee.
  5. If enrolling after the registration period, please call (617) 625-6600, ext. 6970 to make sure space is available at the site you are interested in enrolling your child.

2020-2021 Registration Information

There are still spots available at several sites for the current academic year's afterschool program. Please register at:


2020-2021 Programming

Community Schools is currently offering an outdoor afterschool program on Mon/Tues and Thurs/Fri. Students are placed according to their cohort. The program is run at all 7 elementary schools and the Capuano Early Childhood Center. Community Schools staff facilitate outdoor activities, while following the health and safety guidelines recommended by Early Education and Care, Board of Health, and the Center for Disease Control. Outdoor programming may be canceled on days with inclement weather; students then participate in scheduled remote activities lead by staff at each school. Afterschool site program links can be found at

2020-2021 Current Schedule

Schedule            Time                                  Days                                                               Fees

PK/K                    12:45-4:30                       Monday and Tuesday for Cohort B              $75 per week

Grade 1-6            2:30-4:30                         Thursday and Friday for Cohort A              $65 per week


Site Coordinator Contact Phone Numbers

Albert F. Argenziano School  Afterschool PreK-5 Site Coordinator 617-625-6600 x6696   
Benjamin G. Brown School  Afterschool K-5 Site Coordinator 617-625-6600 x6409  
Capuano Early Childhood Center Afterschool PreK & K Site Coordinator 617-625-6600 x3651 
East Somerville Community School Afterschool K-5 Site Coordinator 617-625-6600 x3748  
Arthur D. Healey School  Afterschool PreK-5 Site Coordinator 617-625-6600 x6566 
John F. Kennedy School  Afterschool K-5 Site Coordinator 617-625-6600 x6659 
West Somerville Neighborhood School PreK-5 Afterschool Site Coordinator 617-625-6600 x6449
Winter Hill Community Innovation School PreK-5 Afterschool Site Coordinator 617-625-6600 x6797 


El Sistema Instrument Program

Currently fully remote, the El Sistema Somerville program is normally held at the East Somerville Community School beginning mid-September. For any questions regarding El Sistema Somerville or to apply for financial aid, please contact Evan Perry. Visit the Music Department's El Sistema page to learn more about this innovative, immersive instrumental program.