AM/PM Before & After School Care - AMAS

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AM PM Before and After School Care
at The Academy of Math and Science - Peoria Advanced

2019-2020 AM/PM Academy of Math and Science Parent Handbook

Emergency Information Form
(please indicate school site on top of form)



Register Now for AM PM Program

 (See instructions below) - Registration fees and child's shot record are required to complete the registration

Get Emergency Information Form
This form and a copy of shot records are required to complete registration (please indicate your child's school on the top of the form)


AM/PM Program FAQs for The Academy of Math & Science


Registration for the 2019-2020 Year

Register Online for AM/PM Program at A.M.A.S.


Full-Time AM & PM (M-F) $65 Includes Early Release Days
Rate NOT available for PT attendees
  Daily Early Dismissal days
AM $7 $7
PM $10 $15

Any schedule changes submitted in the month of August 2019 or January 2020 will be FREE. As of September 1, 2019 or February 1, 2020, the first two schedule changes per child will be free. All additional schedule changes will be charged $10.00 per change.

Department of Economic Security (DES) funding is available for those that qualify by calling (602) 771-0014. .

New Registration Policy

*All registrations require 2 business days processing time before child can start the program.  



STEP 1:  Register your child on-line. (Please use CHROME as your internet browser) A $20 registration fee will be required for all participants. If you do not already have an on-line account, please call the Neighborhood and Human services offices at 623-773-7137 to have an account created for you. Office hours are Monday through Thursday 7 am to 6 pm (except holidays)

STEP 2: Complete the Emergency Information form (PDF) and provide a copy of your child's current immunization records. This information can be turned into the Neighborhood and Human Services office (formerly Community Services) or your child's Summer Camp, Summer Rec or AM/PM program. Children may not attend the program without this information completed and turned in. Registration requires 48 business hours for processing and therefore must be received within 48 business hours before the child's start date. DES registrations CANNOT be completed until authorization is received. Please contact your account representative as soon as possible as this will affect your child's ability to start the program.

STEP 3: Upon receipt of your on-line submittal, staff will process your child's weekly schedule and charge your first week's fees to the payment method you provide during registration (Drops ins will be charged one afternoon fee). You will then receive an e-mailed receipt of these charges.

*48 Business Hours REQUIRED prior to attending.


2019-2020 School Year: July 25, 2019 - June 4, 2020

Kindergarteners - Age 14
AM Program: 6 a.m. - school opening | PM Program: School release - 6:30 p.m.

Enroll your kids to explore new experiences and expand learning in a supervised, safe and secure environment. This program, co-sponsored with the Academy of Math and Science - Peoria Advanced, is the perfect solution for working parents in need of childcare before and after school. Children experience a variety of activities before and/or after school as an alternate to daycare. The program provides a well-rounded, daily core schedule throughout the year and features activities such as arts and crafts, games, events, field trips during school breaks, outdoor activities and more. AM/PM features licensed staff, nutritious snack and a well-balanced program. Recreational instructors also visit the sites each week to teach specialty classes.

All sites are licensed by the Department of Health Services (DHS). A parent or authorized person on the emergency form must sign the child in and out of the program each day. Department of Economic Security (DES) funding is available for those that qualify by calling (602) 771-0014.  NOTE:  DHS licensing will NOT be compete for this site by the beginning date of the program.  Therefore, DES funding will not be available until this process is complete and funding will NOT be available retroactively.

HELP WANTED: Peoria’s Before and After School Programs Needs Recreation Leaders

We are looking for individuals who are good with children, enjoy helping children participate in a variety of programs and activities and are looking for a great work environment. The AM/PM program provides elementary school-aged children with a variety of activities such as arts and crafts, games, events, field trips during school breaks, outdoor activities and more at 22 Peoria Unified School District elementary schools before and after school. Employment opportunities are available for the position of Recreation Leaders I to support the program and assist the Recreation Leader III responsible for an AM/PM site. View open positions for Recreation Leaders

AM/PM Program Usage Fees

A $20 non-refundable registration fee is due at registration.   A $20 late fee will be assessed on Wednesday if the child attends without a punch pass or for any payments that have been declined and still outstanding.  Part time punch passes are available in 5, 10 or 20 punch increments.  Full time passes are available for each week and must be purchased individually.  

Program Daily ER Days
AM (Breakfast)

$7 $7
PM (Snack) $10 $15
Full Time $65 (NOT available for PT participants)

IMPORTANT: Notify the child’s teacher when a change occurs in their AM/PM or pickup schedule.

  • DES funding is available for those that qualify by calling (602) 771-0014.

Early Release Days (1:00 P.M.)

Participants enrolled in a part time schedule pay $15 for PM program on all Early Release days. A non-perishable sack lunch will be required.

Parent Teacher Conference Days

Children will be released at 1 p.m. from school on October 9 & 10 and February 12 & 13. AM/PM will be available at that time. All participants enrolled in FULL TIME care will not be charged an extra fee.  All Part Time participants will be charged $15 for the PM care. Children are required to bring a non-perishable lunch.

Registration Information: Register your child online

To register a child, secure your spot by registering your child on-line. Complete the Emergency and Immunization Form (PDF), leaving no blanks, with four emergency contacts and provide a copy of child’s immunization record. Copies of immunization records and emergency forms are required every school year. Children may not attend the program without this information.  Please review our Personal Electronic Device Policy regarding the use of cell phones, tablets, and mobile devices. It is also available in the parent handbook linked above.

You can also pick up Emergency Information forms at the locations below:

  • Peoria Development and Community Services Building: 9875 N. 85th Ave (Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
  • Current Summer Camp locations until Jul 31
  • The AM/PM sites during program hours, Jul 25 - June 4
  • School Open House / Meet The Teacher: Check with school for dates and times

Break Camps Updates Coming soon

April Break Camp: 

April 10, 2020;  6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
More information to come on the locations, field trips and and registration codes

Licensed child care during school breaks that coincide with the Academy calendar but not federal holidays. Includes scheduled field trips, site events and activities.

AM/PM Program Registration and Financial Policies

Addressed below are several of our program policies in order to avoid misunderstanding. All of our AM/PM policies and rules are available in the Parent Handbook. You can also read a list of Frequently Asked Questions about the program.

  • Enrollment fees
    The registration fee is due at the time of enrollment.
  • Program fees
  • Refunds/Credits
    No refunds or credits will be given for unused punches.
  • Schedule Changes/Additions
    Any deviation/change to the schedule submitted on the enrollment form must be submitted through the online schedule change form. This gives the site staff an idea of who to expect at the program each day.
  • Delinquent Accounts
    Unpaid attendance and late fees are due immediately.  Any account balances that are past due  will result in ineligibility to participate in the program. The account balance and all applicable fees must be paid in full before returning to the program.

AM/PM Recreation Contacts and Phone Numbers

AM/PM Program Administration office
9875 N. 85th Ave., Peoria, AZ 85345
Office hours: Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

AM/PM Administrative Staff

  • Nicole McNally, Youth Services Coordinator 623-773-8620
  • Adam Johnson, Youth Services Coordinator 623-773-7675
  • Nikita Uptain, Youth Services Coordinator 623-773-7688
  • Howard Stanton, Youth Services Coordinator 623-773-7421
  • Kathleen Kresl, Youth Services Supervisor 623-773-7108

Billing Staff

Academy of Math and Science Site Phone Number:

Lil' Learners All Day Preschool

Lil' Learners All Day Preschool is the perfect solution for kids ages 3 1/2 to 5. Kids have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and to expand their educational, social, and developmental horizons in a supervised and secure environment.

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School's Out, Make It Count!

The AM/PM Recreation Program recognizes the Arizona Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs. Download the Arizona Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs documents (English and Spanish versions available)

All 22 AM/PM Programs were granted the opportunity to test pilot the Arizona Quality Standards Assessment Tool and was well received. Visit the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence website to learn more about the benefits of our programs utilizing this tool.


Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Neighborhood and Human Services Department to meet the needs of the citizens of Peoria by developing, implementing and maintaining quality programs, services, events and facilities which are cost effective, creative and responsive to citizen input.

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