before after school care

Before and After School Care will begin on the first day of school.  This date is subject to change based on decisions made by the State of North Carolina and the Johnston County Board of Education.  


Before School - 6:25 AM - 8:25 AM  

After School - 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

If you need assistance with before or after care by phone please call 919.553.7113 ext 5887


Drop Off (AM): Drop off will be at the front entrance by the cafeteria. Students can ring the bell for a staff member to let them into the building. 

Pick Up (PM): Parents must ring the bell to come inside the cafeteria to sign their student out.  A list of all people authorized to pick up your child must be on file. 

The first time a student is picked up late, a warning will be given to the parent.  

After the 1st warning, the parent will be required to pay a late charge of $1.00 per minute, per child.  After the 3rd late occurrence, the student will be dismissed from the After School Program.

FEES: (Fees are set by the JCPS Board of Education and are subject to change.)

Before School Care: $100.00 ($10 Registration Fee)

After School Care : $100.00 ($10 Registration Fee)

Dual Care : $200.00 ($15 Registration Fee) 

August, December & June are prorated:

August Before or After School Care: $19.00  Dual Care is $38.00

December Before or After Care: $67.00  Dual Care is $134.00

June Before or After Care: $19.00 Dual Care is $38.00 


All Fees are based on Johnston County Public Schools’ Regulation Code 3100-R.

All registration fees and monthly fees are per child. 

Checks are to be made payable to West Clayton Elementary School

Online payments can be made at OSP - Online Payment Center

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Cash payments need to be an exact amount. We cannot make change. 

Registration fees and/or outstanding dues must be paid for your child to be enrolled in the programs.

Fees will NOT be adjusted for reduced hours, absences, weather cancellations, etc.  Fees are due on the 1st school day of each month. 

**Late fees start on the 5th school day of the month.  The late fee is $5.00 per day, per child.  If fees are not paid by the 10th of the month, your child will be automatically dismissed from the program. **

Repeated late payments will result in dismissal from the program.

Drop In students are $10 per morning and/or afternoon. Drop in students will be dismissed from the program after one late pick-up. (Fees for a drop-in student must be paid at that time)

A child cannot drop in more than five (5) times per month.  After the 5th time, regular monthly fees apply.

Parents are required to provide photo ID and sign for their child at pick-up.

EARLY RELEASE DAYS: There is no After School Care on early release days.

INCLEMENT WEATHER PROCEDURES:  If school is delayed, before school care will be delayed the same amount of time. There will be no after school care if we dismiss early.

STUDENT RULES:  WCES rules and all aspects of the Johnston County Public Schools Code of Student Conduct will be enforced.  Behavior concerns will be discussed promptly with the parents, and on the 3rd offense, the student will be dismissed from the program.  This includes both the morning and afternoon programs.

MEDICATION:  Administration of medications can only be performed in accordance with Johnston County Public Schools policy.

SNACKS: If you would like your child to have a snack please send one with them.

TOYS/ELECTRONICS: Please DO NOT allow your child to bring any toys/electronics from home. We are not responsible for anything that goes missing or gets broken.