AlphaBEST Services at PSD schools
AlphaBEST Education offers before- and after-school childcare services to students at PSD schools. AlphaBEST, which has been providing before and after school programs since 2005, serves approximately 30,000 students in 14 states.
For information about rates, schedules and to register:
AlphaBEST - PSD portal
Licensed staff and program
Daily schedules include snacks, homework help, recreation, student-choice clubs, and an hour of enrichment activities such as coding, robotics, art, drama, Spanish, Mandarin, Sign Language, fitness and sports, and more.
AlphaBEST follows the State of Colorado’s staff-to-student ratios, with one staff member to every 15 students. Students are served a daily snack that adheres to U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines and Colorado regulations. Programming will align with each school’s strategic goals.
Hours of operation
• Before-school programs run 6:30 a.m. until the site school’s first bell Mondays through Fridays.
• After-school programs operate from the time of a site school’s dismissal until 6 p.m.
• AlphaBEST aligns with PSD decisions about opening, delayed start and school closures due to emergencies and inclement weather. AlphaBEST is closed on most days when PSD is closed. Full-day care is available on teacher workdays.
Tuition rates and discounts
Families who qualify for free or reduced-price meals, active military members and PSD employees are eligible for discounts. Scholarships are available. AlphaBEST also accepts Colorado Child Care Assistance Program, or CCCAP, vouchers and has no limit on the number of CCCAP slots available.