Before School Program

Enrollment has closed for the 2023-24 school year.

All registration is in person at the Athens Community Center at 701 East State Street Athens, Ohio.

For questions, please call 740-592-3325 or email Program Specialist, Nicole Albers at

Description: Students will have the opportunity to play and learn prior to the start of the school day. This program is a licensed Day Care Program through Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. 

When: Our before school program follows the Athens City School District schedule and will run August 23rd- May 23rd  Monday– Friday 7:30-8:30am (or when the bus picks the kids up) 

Who: This is for kids attending East or The Plains in grades Kindergarten to 5th grade 

Cost: There is a $25 registration fee, and the cost per child per month is $100, due by the first of the month.

All registration is in person at the Athens Community Center. Spaces are limited!

If Athens City Schools are on a 2 hour delay the Before School Program will be OPEN. 2 hour Delay Days students will be in before school program for an extended time.

 If Athens City Schools Close after the 2 hour Delay students will need to be picked up from the Community Center.

No Before School Program on days that Athens City Schools are not in session