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NEWARK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT CHILD CARE MISSION

It is the mission of the Newark Unified School District Child Care Program to provide a safe, nurturing environment that supports the efforts of families and schools to help children become lifelong learners who possess the cognitive social emotional skills, ethics, and creativity to reach their full potential as contributing, productive, responsible citizens.

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THINKTOGETHER, WE OFFER AFTER-SCHOOL CARE AT ALL OF OUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS FOR K - 5TH GRADE AND 6TH – 8TH GRADE AT NMS FOR NO COST TO YOU.  FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO APPLY, CALL (408) 946-2727 OR EMAIL BARECEPTIONIST@THINKTOGETHER.ORG.

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NUSD CHILD CARE IS NOW ACCEPTING ENROLLMENT APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2023-2024 NUSD CHILD CARE PROGRAMS!

2023-2024 CHILD CARE REGISTRATION FORMS:

For TK-6th grade Before-School Child Care 7:00am – until the start of school, a fee based program that charges $185.00 per month, please use:

For TK Child Care after school 12:10 - 3:00 p.m., please use:

For Kinder Child Care Early Release first three weeks after school 12:10 - 3:00 p.m., please use:

NUSD Child Care is aligned with the school calendar and closed during all school closure days.

Enrollment in your NUSD home school must be verified by our office staff before we confirm your enrollment into our program(s).

Completed applications can be submitted to omelero@newarkunified.org or mverdile@newarkunified.org or pcasas@newarkunified.org or brought directly to the Child Care Office, 5735 Musick Avenue, Room 21.  Our Office is located on the Musick Elementary School campus, Rm. 21 (in the large parking lot).  

 PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US:

Ofelia Melero, Coordinator, Expanded Learning Programs & Childcare:  omelero@newarkunified.org                              Phone:  (510) 818-4159

Marlene Verdile, Childcare Administrative Secretary: mvedile@newarkunified.org  Phone: (510) 818-4138

Patricia Casas, Childcare Administrative Secretary: pcasas@newarkunified.org  Phone: (510) 818-4223 

Office Hours: weekdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm 

 

NUSD Child Care Centers

Direct Phone

Birch Grove Intermediate 37490 Birch St. 

(510) 818-3641

Birch Grove Primary             6071 Smith St.

(510) 818-3141 

Coyote Hills Elementary  36270 Cherry St. 

(510) 818-3302

Kennedy Elementary        35430 Blackburn Dr.

(510) 818-3441

Lincoln Elementary            36111 Bettencourt St.

(510) 818-3541

NUSD CHILD CARE IS NOW ACCEPTING ENROLLMENT APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2024-2025 NUSD CHILD CARE PROGRAMS!

2024-2025 CHILD CARE REGISTRATION FORMS:

For TK-6th grade Before-School Child Care 7:00am – until the start of school, a fee based program that charges $190.00 per month, please use:

2024-2025_Before_School_Application_English.pdf

For TK Child Care after school 12:10 - 3:00 p.m., please use:

2024-2025_TK_Early_Release_Application_English.1.pdf

For Kinder Child Care Early Release first three weeks after school 12:10 - 3:00 p.m., please use:

2024-2025_Kinder_Early_Release_Application_English.1.pdf

*NUSD Child Care is aligned with the school calendar and closed during all school closure days.*

Enrollment in your NUSD home school must be verified by our office staff before we confirm your enrollment into our program(s).

Completed applications can be submitted to omelero@newarkunified.org or mverdile@newarkunified.org or pcasas@newarkunified.org or brought directly to the Child Care Office, 5735 Musick Avenue, Room 21.  Our Office is located on the Musick Elementary School campus, Rm. 21 (in the large parking lot).  

Please feel free to contact ofelia melero via email or telephone as follows:

Ofelia Melero, Coordinator, Expanded Learning Programs & Childcare omelero@newarkunified.org  Phone:  (510) 818-4159

Office Hours: weekdays 7:00 am – 3:00 pm