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McKinley After-School Program: After School Enrichment Program (ASEP)

The After School Enrichment Program’s (ASEP) mission is to provide the community with equal access to quality after school enrichment programming. ASEP combines the core values of Arts Enrichment, Academic Support, and Health and Wellness into a comprehensive and specialized educational experience.

ASEP offers a safe, healthy and enriching environment for our diverse student base. Our qualified and experienced staff work hard to ensure that students get the most from the program. At ASEP, students develop social and academic skills while their families go to work, school, or seek employment. ASEP’s unique program structure offers low-cost tuition or FREE tuition for families that qualify.  Contact us for current tuition rates.  ASEP has various after school options at McKinley. Please see those options below.

ASEP Comprehensive Program (Monday-Friday 1:50pm-6:00pm)

Comprehensive ASEP at McKinley is an all-in-one after school program where students are picked up, fed a healthy snack and are taken care of, starting at 1:45 pm at McKinley until pick up at 6:00 pm. During Comprehensive ASEP students engage in a variety of activities including Theme Based Learning, Homework Assistance, Arts Enrichment and PlaySEP or play-based exercise activities. Comprehensive ASEP is open to students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade.

ASEP Language Program (Monday-Thursday 1:50-4:00pm)*Additional care for Language Student is available until 6pm daily.

ASEP Language Program is a student-centered, 90-10 language and multicultural convergence model that serves K-5 Spanish and Mandarin learners. ASEP Language Program commingle a blend of an academic rigorousness and play-based learning approach. ASEP Language Program’s curriculum is aligned with California’s K-12 Public School’s World Language Content Standards and with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages National Standards (ACTFL).

ASEP Specialty Clubs (Monday-Friday 1:50pm-3:00pm)

ASEP’s Specialty Club programs offer the McKinley community a part-time option with even more enrichment opportunities.  Students are picked up directly from day school teachers, fed a healthy snack and begin club classes on site at the school. All of the clubs last one hour right after school and occur 1-2 days a week. The current classes are offered for the 2015-2016 school year: Soccer Club, Science Club, Art Club, Chess Club & Lego Club.

Spring Break and Summer Camp programming

ASEP’s Spring Break and Summer Camp programming offers the McKinley community a convenient enrichment camp with different themes each session! Previous themes have included “Detective in Training”, “Around the Globe” and “Mad Scientist” just to name a few. Students will spend the week as passport stamping globetrotters while learning about different continents, cultures, and art specially designed by ASEP staff. Student will also participate in fieldtrips, specialized enrichment classes, team building exercises and more! Curious kids are encouraged to attend!

Please visit ASEP’s website,, to find out more about our enrichment programs, clubs, camps and more!

Contact ASEP’s McKinley Site Coordinator Courtney Towns at (415) 863-ASEP or email with questions about after school programs at McKinley Elementary School.