Saint Joseph Catholic School

(803) 254-6736 |

For Parents

Extended Care

Saint Joseph School offers an Extended Care program from 3:00 p.m. dismissal until 6:00 p.m. most school days. Please check the School Calendar for those days when Extended Care will be closed. This program has been designed to offer quality care, in a safe and loving environment. Divided by ages/grades, children are given an opportunity to complete homework assignments and are encouraged to enjoy outside play with friends. Please contact St. Joseph or call 803.254.6736 with any questions.

Extended Care Fees 2014 - 2015

Afternoon Extended Care

Registration for Saint Joseph Extended Care is $15 per child.  This is a one-time annual fee and is due upon registration.  Students are not authorized to participate in the extended care program until the registration form is submitted and a registration fee is paid.

Monthly Rates

$150.00 per month per child. (This includes all in-service days and early dismissals for the month.)

Rates for Occasional Extended Care Use

  • $15.00 per afternoon for regular school days (3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
  • $25.00 for 2:00 p.m. early dismissal days and Half-day early dismissal days
  • $35.00 for Full-day Teacher In-Services

(maximum monthly rate of $150 per child will be charged for occasional users)


Students may enroll in the extended care program on a monthly or occasional basis.  Extended care payments for monthly users will be drafted directly from a checking, savings or credit card account using FACTS tuition management system along with your monthly tuition draft beginning in September and ending in May.  If you are not enrolled in FACTS, you will receive a monthly invoice (see schedule below).  Occasional users will be invoiced as shown in the schedule below:


Extended Care Billing Dates


Dates of Service:


Invoice Date (due by the end of the month):

August – September

October 1


November 1


December 1


January 1


February 1


March 1


April 1


May 1

May – June

June 15


A 15% late fee will be assessed on all past due extended care charges.

Late Pick-up Fee: A late fee of $20 per child per 15 minutes or any part thereof will be charged for any child picked up after 6:00 p.m.  At the discretion of the principal, a family may be placed on a 30 day temporary probation for repeatedly picking up children after 6:00 p.m.  If a family is placed on temporary probation, no refund of extended care payments will be made.  Should a lateness problem recur after being reinstated to the program, the family will be given a one week notice of termination of privileges for the remainder of the school year.


For more information, please contact the bookkeeper, Mrs. Nancy Sexton, at 803.254.6736 ext. 21or via e-mail at



Saint Joseph Catholic School 3700 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29205 (803) 254-6736 (866) 456-7374 fax 803-540-1913