Extended Day Program

DUE TO COVID-19 PrimeTime has moved it's before and afterschool online. For more information during school closures contact ktawater@sandi.net.


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PrimeTime provides academic support and enrichment activities before and/or after school for Alice Birney Elementary School students. These services are available at no cost to participating families through the After School Education and Safety (ASES) state grant funds.

PrimeTime applications are available at the school office or on the PrimeTime website.

Participants are required to attend PrimeTime every day for the full range of hours. After three violations, students will lose their space in the program.

The PrimeTime program operates daily from 7-9:15 a.m. and 3:35-6:15 p.m (or 1:30-6:15 p.m. Wednesdays).

Families are selected according to the following criteria:

Total points possible = 5
Based on points awarded for:
1. In program last year = 2 pts
2. On waitlist last year = 1 pt
3. In SDUSD CDC last year = 1 pt
4. Needs academic support = 1 pt
5. Single parent or deployed military = 1 pt
6. Full-time employment or student = 1 pt

Students enrolled in the program can expect homework assistance, cooperative games, music, computers and crafts.

Applications are available online or in the school office. For more information, contact the office.

SAY BIRNEY Extended Day Program

Program Hours:

AM: 6:30am to 9:15am (M-F)

PM: 3:35pm - 6:30pm (M,T,TH,F)

PM Modified: 1:30pm- 6:30pm (Wed.)

The Extended Day Program offers high-quality on-site care before and after school. The program is licensed by the State of California and maintains a ratio of at least one teacher for every 14 children. The program is a fun and rewarding experience for your child, providing a wide range of activities especially designed with your child's age, skills, and interests in mind.

Fees are established to cover the cost of the program. For more information and to register for programs visit www.saysandiego.org.

Other Options

A variety of after-school classes are offered during each block--fall, winter and spring. Notice of classes is sent home weekly or posted on peachjar.

Classes have included:

  • Science
  • Martial Arts
  • Chess
  • Dance
  • Art
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Theatre
  • Spanish Club
  • Writing
  • Math

Parents are welcome to request or recommend after-school classes.

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