Before & After School Care

To help families who have work hours different from school hours, Suffolk Public Schools has several on-site before- and after-school programs. These programs are operated independently of Suffolk Public Schools and charge tuition.

AlphaBest at Elementary School Sites

AlphaBest offers before- and after-school care at the following locations:

  • Booker T. Washington
  • Creekside Elementary
  • Elephant's Fork Elementary
  • Florence Bowser Elementary
  • Hillpoint Elementary
  • Kilby Shores Elementary
  • Mack Benn Jr. Elementary
  • Nansemond Parkway Elementary
  • Northern Shores Elementary
  • Oakland Elementary
  • Southwestern Elementary

Before-school care is offered starting at 6:30 a.m. until students are taken to classrooms. After-school care is offered from dismissal until 6:00 p.m. For more information contact AlphaBest at 866-300-7750 or visit their website www.alphabest.org/suffolkva/.


Parks & Recreation Before- and After-School Programs at Elementary School Sites

The Suffolk Parks & Recreation offers before-school and after-school care at the following school-connected Recreation Centers for PreK-4 – 5th Grade. (PreK-4 participants must be enrolled in Suffolk Public Schools' Early Start Program)

  • Booker T. Washington Elementary
  • Creekside Elementary 
  • Mack Benn, Jr. Elementary
  • Northern Shores Elementary
  • Oakland Elementary

Before-school care is offered starting at 6:30 a.m. until students are taken to classrooms. After-school care is offered from dismissal until 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact Suffolk Parks and Recreation at 757-514-7250 or visit their website www.suffolkva.us/510/Before-After-School-Programs.