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Extended Day Program

The Extended Day Program is for registered St. John Fisher School students and is open every day that school is in session.  Located in Kane Hall, operating hours are 6:00 – 8:00 AM and 2:25 – 6:00 PM; additional hours are 11:30AM to 6:00PM on Early Dismissal days.  There is a one time (per academic year) Registration Fee of $10.00 per family which will be assessed on your first bill. 

Extended_Day_Registration Form.pdf

The Extended Day Program is designed for families which need before or after school care at any time during the school year.  Your child is welcome every day or just once a year; we are here to make your life easier and your childÂ’s life more fulfilling.  Registration forms are available in the school office, on the school website, or at Book and Supply Fee day.  Daily attendance at Extended Day may be done by either notifying the school office, phoning Extended Day, emailing Extended Day, or writing a note to your childÂ’s teacher. 

We are a safe and economical choice.  Benefits include an afternoon snack, homework help, and we walk your child to and from their classrooms.  If you have any questions, please contact us at 773/445-7360,, or leave a message at the school office.

Morning Procedures

Your child/ren may arrive anytime on any morning between 6:00 AM - 7:45 AM with or without prior notification.  They may bring their breakfast with them.  At 7:45 AM, Preschool through 2nd Grade children are walked to their lines and supervised until the bell rings.  Third through Eighth Grade children will be dismissed from Extended Day doors and they will walk themselves to their lines.  Children may be allowed to visit the library for the Accelerated Reader Program as the parent informs.  Children are supervised to and from the library.

Afternoon Procedures

Children in Preschool through 3rd Grade meet in the Preschool hallway and are walked to Extended Day.  Children in 4th through 8th Grade walk themselves to ED after the dismissal bell.  Children will wash their hands, eat an afternoon snack, and work on their homework.  Children are taken outside on generally nice days.  Games, books, and movies are available everyday.  Children are also allowed to take an Accelerated Reader test after school.  Children can attend ED following ETC, Homework Club, Girl Scouts, or any SJF sports program.  We also walk children to their practices if needed.  When parents arrive, they sign their child out at that time and are charged are as follows:

Minimum amount is charged as of 2:35 PM.  Parents who show between 2:25 and 2:35 are NOT charged for that day.  After 3:25 PM, charges are accrued by 15 minute intervals.

Times  1 Child   2 Children 3 Children
2:25-3:25 (1 Hour) $5.00 $7.00 $9.00
 3:26-3:40 (1:15)  $6.25 $8.75 $11.25
3:41-3:55 (1:30) $7.50 $10.50 $13.50
3:56-4:10 (1:45) $8.75 $12.25 $15.75
4:11-4:25 (2:00) $10.00 $14.00 $18.00
4:26-4:40 (2:15) $11.25 $15.75 $20.25
4:41-4:55 (2:30)   $12.50 $17.50 $22.50
4:56-5:10 (2:45) $13.75 $19.25 $24.75
5:11-5:25 (3:00) $15.00 $21.00 $27.00
5:26-5:40 (3:15)  16.25  $22.75 $29.25
5:26-5:40 (3:15)  $17.50 $24.50 $31.50
5:56-6:10 (3:45)  $18.75 $26.25 $33.76
6:11+ (4:00)  $23.75 $33.25 $42.75

Invoices will be sent out once a month, unless otherwise requested. Payment is due by the end of that week. Cash or checks made payable to St. John Fisher are accepted. Please send payment in care of Extended Day through your child's classroom.


Saint John Fisher Extended Day is an extension of Saint John Fisher School and falls under the same disciplinary codes of the school.  Demerits, detentions, suspensions, and expulsion from the program are possible.


Anyone designated by parental consent may pick up a child.  If notification of special pick up is by phone or note, sign-out sheet will reflect such.  If child is to be dismissed without supervision, parent(s) hold harmless Saint John Fisher School and by association, the Extended Day Program.