After School Program

A quality, nurturing After School program is a must for today’s working parents. JA’s After School Program offers weekly options convenient to your schedule and is the perfect alternative to carpools and sitters.

With a staff consisting primarily of JA teachers and assistant teachers, you can be confident in knowing that your child is being cared for and attended to by loving professionals.

JA’s After School Program is available Monday through Friday, starting at 12:15–5:45 p.m. for currently enrolled K3 through eighth grade students.

Click below to explore our options and choose which schedule is right for your family.

K3, K4, and K5 After School

Registration deadline for the 2018–19 school year is July 27, 2018. A registration fee of $50.00 for K3, K4, and K5 is required at the time of signup. Contact Hope Burford at 601.368.7398 or hburford@jacksonacademy.org for more information or to inquire about dropping-in.

The monthly rates include the holiday/school break times so that there is no additional charge. Those not utilizing the monthly rate can participate at the holiday/break drop-in rate. The After School Program is available through the summer months for JA students enrolled for the 2019–20 school year.

Half Day Programs (12:15–5:45 p.m.)

5 days/wk – $260/month (equates to $2.45/hour)
4 days/wk – $235/month
3 days/wk – $210/month

Drop-in:
12:00–5:45 p.m. – $40/day


Holiday/Break Drop-in: 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m. – $50/day (equates to $5/hour)

Full Day Programs (3:00–5:45 p.m.)

5 days/wk – $150/month (equates to $2.82/hour)
4 days/wk – $130/month
3 days/wk – $110/month

Drop-in:
3:00–5:45 p.m. – $20/day


Holiday/Break Drop-in: 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m. – $50/day (equates to $5/hour)

  • K3, K4, and K5 After School is available Monday through Friday. Lunch Bunch is included in After School.
  • Hot lunch option is available during regular school days for an additional charge. Menus will be provided monthly, or you may bring your lunch. Hot lunch begins August 13, 2018.
  • K3 children meet in their classrooms and use their playground. K3 children nap from 12:30–1:30 p.m. daily.
  • K4 and K5 children meet in their classrooms and play on the K4 and K5 playground. There are no naps.
  • Extracurricular activities are offered for additional fees to any student who wants to participate. Registration will be in the K3, K4, and K5 Gym on Parent Orientation Day, which is Tuesday, August 7, 2018, between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  • If the school closes for the day due to inclement weather or other circumstances beyond our control, JA After School will be closed as well.
  • During holidays, the After School hours are 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m.
  • JA After School will be closed on the following holidays:
    Teacher Orientation Days – August 2-8, 2018
    Labor Day – Monday, September 3, 2018
    Staff Professional Development – Tuesday, September 4, 2018
    Parent Conference Day – Monday, October 22, 2018
    Thanksgiving Day & Day After – November 22 & 23, 2018
    Christmas Eve & Christmas Day – December 24-26, 2018
    New Years Eve & New Years Day – December 31, 2018-January 1, 2019
    Martin Luther King Holiday – Monday, January 21, 2019
    Staff Professional Development – Thursday, March 7, 2019
    Easter (Good Friday) – April 19, 2019
    Teacher Work Day – May 24, 2019
  • After School will be billed from the Business Office in 10 installments on the first of the month, due on the 20th of the month. Bank draft option is available. Drafts will be drafted on the same date as tuition. Please call Andrea Lackey at 601.364.5701 for more information. You must request a draft for each school term.
  • You will be billed for days reserved whether present or not. (We base our staff on reservations.)
K3, K4, and K5 Lunch Bunch

Lunch Bunch (12:15–2:45 p.m.)

Reservation Day – $15/day ($6/hour)

Drop-in: $20/day

  • Lunch Bunch is available Monday through Friday on the days school is in session.
  • Hot lunch option is available during regular school days for an additional charge, menus will be provided monthly, or you may bring your lunch. Hot lunch begins August 13, 2018.
  • K3 children meet in their classrooms and use their playground. K3 children nap from 12:30–1:30 p.m. daily.
  • K4 and K5 children meet in their classrooms and play on the K3, K4, and K5 playground. There are no naps.
  • Reservations should be made for days desired by completing the registration form.
  • No toys allowed. JA has a toy closet filled with toys, puzzles, and art supplies.
  • Extracurricular activities are offered for additional fees to any student who wants to participate. Registration will be in the K3, K4, and K5 Gym on Parent Orientation Day, which is Tuesday, August 7, 2018, between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  • Lunch Bunch will be billed from the Business Office for the days reserved whether present or not (We base our staff on reservations).
  • Lunch Bunch bills will be mailed on the first of the month and the due date will be the 20th of each month. Bank draft option is available. Drafts will be drafted on the same date as tuition. Please call Andrea Lackey at 601.364.5701 for more information. You must request a draft for each school term.
Lower School After School

Registration deadline for the 2018–19 school year is July 27, 2018. There is a registration/activity fee of $50.00 for 1st grade and a $100.00 fee for 2nd-4th grade, which is required at the time of signup. Contact Hope Burford at 601.368.7398 or hburford@jacksonacademy.org for more information or to inquire about dropping in.

The monthly rates include the holiday/school break times so that there is no additional charge. Those not utilizing the monthly rate can participate at the holiday/break drop-in rate. The After School Program is available through the summer months for JA students enrolled for the 2019–20 school year.

1st-4th Grade (3:00–5:45 p.m.)

5 days/wk – $150/month
4 days/wk – $130/month
3 days/wk – $110/month

Drop-in:
3:05 p.m.–5:45 p.m. – $20/day

Holiday/Break Drop-in: 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m. – $50/day (equates to $5/hour)

  • Lower School After School is available Monday through Friday.
  • 1st through 4th graders meet in the Cafeteria.
  • All Lower School children use the Lower School playground.
  • Extracurricular activities are offered for additional fees to any student who wants to participate. Dance, Tennis, Bricks 4 Kidz (Lego), Sew Fun, and Chess through Jackson Academy After School, and piano lessons through our Performing Arts Center.
  • If the school closes for the day due to inclement weather or other circumstances beyond our control, JA After School will be closed as well.
  • During holidays, the After School hours are 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m. Bring lunch and a drink.
  • During holidays, special field trips and activities are planned. Activities calendars will be available. Field trips are for those students who have completed 1st grade through the 6th grade.
  • JA After School will be closed on the following holidays:
    Teacher Orientation Days – August 2-8, 2018
    Labor Day – Monday, September 3, 2018
    Staff Professional Development – Tuesday, September 4, 2018
    Parent Conference Day – Monday, October 22, 2018
    Thanksgiving Day & Day After – November 22 & 23, 2018
    Christmas Eve & Christmas Day – December 24-26, 2018
    New Years Eve & New Years Day – December 31, 2018-January 1, 2019
    Martin Luther King Holiday – Monday, January 21, 2019
    Staff Professional Development – Thursday, March 7, 2019
    Easter (Good Friday) – April 19, 2019
    Teacher Work Day – May 24, 2019
  • After School will be billed from the Business Office in 10 installments on the first of the month, due on the 20th of the month. Bank draft option is available. Drafts will be drafted on the same date as tuition. Please call Andrea Lackey at 601.364.5701 for more information. You must request a draft for each school term.
  • You will be billed for days reserved whether present or not. (We base our staff on reservations.)
Middle School After School – 5th-6th Grade

Registration deadline for the 2018–19 school year is July 27, 2018. A registration/activity fee of $100.00 for 5th-6th grade is required at the time of signup. Contact Hope Burford at 601.368.7398 or hburford@jacksonacademy.org for more information or to inquire about dropping-in.

The monthly rates include the holiday/school break times so that there is no additional charge. Those not utilizing the monthly rate can participate at the holiday/break drop-in rate. The After School Program is available through the summer months for JA students enrolled for the 2019–20 school year.

5th-6th Grade (3:00–5:45 p.m.)

5 days/wk – $150/month
4 days/wk – $130/month
3 days/wk – $110/month

Drop-in:
3:05 –5:45 p.m. – $20/day

Holiday/Break Drop-in: 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m. – $50/day (equates to $5/hour)

  • Middle School (5th-6th grade) After School is available Monday through Friday.
  • 5th and 6th graders meet in Mr. Tucker’s Room (Room 202) next to the Middle School Office.
  • All Middle School children use the Lower School playground.
  • If the school closes for the day due to inclement weather or other circumstances beyond our control, JA After School will be closed as well.
  • During holidays, the After School hours are 7:30 a.m.–5:45 p.m. Bring lunch and a drink.
  • During holidays, special field trips and activities are planned. Activities calendars will be available. Field trips are for those students who have completed 1st grade through the 6th grade.
  • JA After School will be closed on the following holidays:
    Teacher Orientation Days – August 2-8, 2018
    Labor Day – Monday, September 3, 2018
    Staff Professional Development – Tuesday, September 4, 2018
    Parent Conference Day – Monday, October 22, 2018
    Thanksgiving Day & Day After – November 22 & 23, 2018
    Christmas Eve & Christmas Day – December 24-26, 2018
    New Years Eve & New Years Day – December 31, 2018-January 1, 2019
    Martin Luther King Holiday – Monday, January 21, 2019
    Staff Professional Development – Thursday, March 7, 2019
    Easter (Good Friday) – April 19, 2019
    Teacher Work Day – May 24, 2019
  • After School will be billed from the Business Office in 10 installments on the first of the month, due on the 20th of the month. Bank draft option is available. Drafts will be drafted on the same date as tuition. Please call Andrea Lackey at 601.364.5701 for more information. You must request a draft for each school term.
  • You will be billed for days reserved whether present or not. (We base our staff on reservations.)
Middle School After School – 7th-8th Grade

Registration deadline for the 2018–19 school year is July 27, 2018. A registration fee of $50.00 for 7th-8th grade is required at the time of signup. Contact Hope Burford at 601.368.7398 or hburford@jacksonacademy.org for more information or to inquire about dropping-in.

7th-8th Grade (3:00–5:45 p.m.)

Regular Monthly Fee – $60/month

Drop-in: $20/day

  • Middle School (7th-8th grade) After School is available Monday through Friday on school days only.
  • NO half days, holidays, or summer program.
  • 7th and 8th graders meet in Mr. Tucker’s Room (Room 202) next to the Middle School Office.
  • Students will have an environment that promotes homework/study time.
  • After School staff will be available to assist students with homework.
  • Every effort has been made to make this a program that meets the needs of our parents and students.
  • After School will be billed from the Business Office in 10 installments on the first of the month, due on the 20th of the month. Bank draft option is available. Drafts will be drafted on the same date as tuition. Please call Andrea Lackey at 601.364.5701 for more information. You must request a draft for each school term.
  • You will be billed for days reserved whether present or not. (We base our staff on reservations.)

“Our family wouldn’t know what to do without JA’s After School Program. During the school year, the kids get their homework done and have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and activities – all before the evening rush begins at home.”

Ashley Eley Cannady  JA Parent

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