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After School Programs

Poinsettia Elementary has a variety of tuition-based after school programs available to students.

Flyers for after school programs are available in the front office and online at

For Additional Information

Contact the school office:

Phone: (760) 331-6500

Hours: M - F (7:45 AM - 4:00 PM) 

Kids' Care

A Program of the Carlsbad Educational Foundation 

Monday–Friday | 7:00 am–6:25 pm

Kids’ Care is licensed by the County of San Diego Community Care Licensing according to State of California Title 22. Kids’ Care teachers are chosen for their experience working with children, and must have college course units in the field of Education and/or Recreation. All staff members are offered ongoing training in Communication, Curriculum, Discipline and First Aid/CPR certification. 

The program offers enrichment activities throughout the year at no additional cost to families. Activities range from Science, Super Moverz, Homework Club, Arts, Music and more. Form information on program availability and registration can be obtained by calling the CEF office 760-929-1555, or register online at Kids Care Registration.