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Encore - Lower School

Encore - Lower School

UPDATED AFTERSCHOOL INFORMATION FOR FALL 2020: All Programs will now remain virtual through our @Home edition of Afterschool with classes offered at 3:30, 4:30, & 4:30.

Trevor’s after-school program, Encore, runs daily from 3:00–5:30 pm for Nursery through 5th grade students. Encore has two divisions, the Nursery–Kindergarten program and the 1st–5th grade program. A head teacher and assistant teacher supervise each program.

Private Classes (These classes are now part of our @School Program, sign up for regular sized classes on the AfterSchool link):  This year we will also be offering private lessons virtually for our parents, students and siblings in Coding, Sketchbook Pro, Graphic Design Programs, Martial Arts, Dance, and Chess. We will also offer private and small group, dance, rollerblading and skateboarding lessons and small sports classes (sports include: Kickball, modified soccer, baseball, obstacle course challenge, track and field, multi-sport) in Central Park.  Sports, Rollerblading and Skateboarding prices are listed below. For additional pricing for other classes, please email Lisa Goldberg at

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  • Nursery–1st grade Program

    Students have an opportunity to play and interact in a relaxed atmosphere, much like a play date. Students are escorted by their teachers to the after-school room, where they may socialize, have a snack, and listen to story time. Unless enrolled in an additional class starting at 3:30 pm, students may enjoy free play or an organized group activity with their after-school teacher. Daily classes available for Pre-K-1st grade students include:

    New Social Distance Schedule In-Person Classes:  For Class Descriptions click here:

    Nursery & Pre-Kindergarten: At School
    • Mondays: Core, Yoga, Martial Arts (Pre-K)
    • Tuesdays: Core, Art
    • Wednesdays: Core, Fun Fitness, Pre-Gymnastics
    • Thursdays: Core, Art, Central Park Nature Exploration (Pre-K)
    • Fridays: Core, Dance
    Kindergarten & 1st Grade: At School
    • Mondays: Core, Yoga, Martial Arts,(Outdoor Multi-Sports in Central Park)
    • Tuesdays: Core, Art
    • Wednesdays: Core, Fun Fitness
    • Thursdays: Core, Art, Central Park Nature Class, Hip-Hop, Empire Baseball
    • Fridays: Core,  Dance, Cooking, Soccer
    New Virtual Remote @Home AfterSchool Classes:

    Nursery & Pre-Kindergarten:
    • Monday: Soccer (Pre-K-K), 
    • Tuesday: Movement Mania
    • Wednesday: Pre-Gymnastics, Martial Arts (Pre-K)
    • Thursday: The Craft Studio Art (N-2nd Grade)
    Kindergarten & 1st Grade:
    • Monday: Aviators/Space Club, Money Matters with Spark Academy
    • Tuesday: Chess, Soccer (1st-2nd), Creative Theatre (K-2nd Grade)
    • Wednesday: Martial Arts, Mandarin
    • Thursday: Harry Potter and Hogwarts School (1st-5th), The Craft Studio Art, Basketball (1st-2nd)
    • Friday: Hip Hop and Tap and Disney Dance
  • 2nd–5th grade Program

    Homework Time is available to 2nd–5th graders each day. The Homework Room is supervised by a teacher, and students are expected to work on homework independently and quietly. Parents can notify the director if they do not want their children to participate in Homework Time. In enrichment classes, students play and interact within a mixed-age group, supervised by a head and assistant teacher. Classes include:

    New Social Distance Schedule In-Person Classes:   For Class Descriptions click here:

    • Mondays: Pokemon Go for 4th & 5th Graders (live), Martial Arts, Core and Homework Room.
    • Tuesdays: Core, Sports with Mr. Berishaj in Central Park for 4th and 5th Graders (live),Homework Room,  Hip-Hop
    • Wednesdays: Core, Co-ed Running Class in Central Park (live), Bucket Drumming, Master Chefs Cooking Class, Rollerblading and Skateboarding, and Homework Room.
    • Thursdays: Core, Harry Potter and Hogwarts School, Homework Room, Central Park Nature Class, and Outdoor Multi-Sports in Central Park for 2nd and 3rd Graders (live), Empire Baseball, Parkour in Central Park.
    • Fridays: Core,Martial Arts run by World Martial Arts Association(zoom), Outdoor Nature Sketch Class, Outdoor Multi-Sports in Central Park for 4th and 5th Graders and Outdoor Sports for 2nd-3rd Graders (4th term only) (live)and Movie Day

    New Remote Virtual @Home Classes:

    • Mondays: Aviators/Space Club, Mad Science,  Money Matters with Spark Academy (K-2nd), Homework Room (4th-5th)
    • Tuesdays:  Coding (4th-5th), Sports Management with Spark Academy (3rd-5th) Creative Theatre (K-2nd Grade), Embroidery, Homework Room (4th-5th)
    • Wednesdays: Chess, Mandarin, Recyclable Art,  Boys Soccer Skills (3rd-5th), Drama Dragons (3rd-5th), Let's Write a Musical, Let's Show our Musical, Best of Broadway, Martial Arts
    • Thursdays:  Movie Making, The Craft Studio Art Class (N-2nd Grade), Cooking Class: Healthy Desserts, Fun Appetizers, Celebratory Desserts, Disney Desserts, Homework Room (4th-5th)
    • Fridays: (3rd-5th),  Fashion History, Origami,  Martial Arts run by World Martial Arts Association
  • Encore Fee Information

    Encore fees cover costs from 3:00–5:30 pm, including all special classes, snack, and materials. Financial aid is available at the same percentage as a family’s tuition financial aid grant. (If your child is taking a Music Conservatory lesson, the cost of after-school coverage in Core on that day is included in the cost of the lessons. Please refer to Music Conservatory Fees). Parents are billed by the Business Office each semester.

    Tuition for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Semesters: If the afterschool program is online for 2020-2021, we will offer a reduced tuition.

    • One Day $660
    • One Day (Mondays only 1st Semester) $345
    • One Day (Thursdays & Friday's only 2nd Semester) $345
    • Two Days $1,065
    • Three Days $1425
    • Four Days $1745
    • Five Days $2,020
    • Additional class on a day $330

    Tuition for Remote 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Semesters: 

    • One Day $330
    • One Day (Mondays only Fall) $210
    • One Day (Tuesdays only Fall) $245
    • Two Days $530
    • Three Days $710
    • Four Days $870
    • Five Days $1010
    • Additional class on a day $165
    Remote AfterSchool policy:
    If you sign up for a class and you don't show, you will still be charged for the class.

    Refund policy:
    A $100 fee will be charged if a student drops a class during the first week of the semester. After that, there are no refunds. If your child is interested in taking more than one special class a day, there will be an additional fee. Fees for classes added after the beginning of the semester will be prorated.

    Private, Semi-Private and Small Group Outdoor Rollerblading, Skateboarding, Dance and Sports Classes:

    $60.00 per child, per hour (private)
    $50.00 per child, per hour (semi-private)
    $40.00 per child, per hour (group of 3)
    $30.00 per child, per hour (group of 4)
    $25.00 per child, per hour (group of 5)

    Groups and Semi-Private lessons must be formed by the family.

    Late Fees:
    If you arrive past 5:30 pm, you will be charged a late fee of $25. Please note financial aid does not apply to this fee.
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