2022-23 PrimeTime Program
San Diego Unified School District’s (SDUSD) Extended Learning Opportunities Department administers the PrimeTime Extended Day Program (PrimeTime) offered at 117 elementary, TK-8, and middle school Sites. PrimeTime is free to all participating families and operates before and/or after school programs every regular school day. For a list of schools and the before and after school programs they offer click here.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the program schedule may be modified for the 2022-23 school year. Parents/guardians can feel comfortable knowing their child(ren) is receiving academic support and interacting with peers in a physically and emotionally safe environment.
The PrimeTime team is a collaboration among San Diego Unified School District Extended Learning Opportunities staff, PrimeTime Partner organizations, and other SDUSD departments, programs, and individuals.
Your child(ren) must be enrolled during the regular school day at the school to which you are applying for PrimeTime, this also applies to families with Universal Transitional Kindergarten (UTK) students age four (4) by September 1, 2022; and Kindergarten (K).All families with children in elementary, middle, or TK-8 schools (including UTK) interested in participating in PrimeTime during the 2022-23 school year are required to submit an online application. This includes children currently participating in PrimeTime and children on the wait list.
An application must be completed for each child applying for PrimeTime. This year's application will be available online beginning Monday, March 7, 2022, at 6:00 a.m. PST (Pacific Standard Time). An email address and internet access will be required to create an account to complete an application. The application must be completed and submitted online. Click to view sample application. You may access the application through a mobile device such as a cell phone or tablet with internet connection.
The PrimeTime Partner at your child's school will hold a PrimeTime Application parent informational virtual meetings to review the online application process. Click to view the schedule.
All information provided on the application is subject to verification. Falsifying any of the information may disqualify the applicant from receiving PrimeTime services.
SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE PARTICIPATION IN PRIMETIME
It is anticipated that the demand for PrimeTime services may exceed the program capacity at most schools; therefore, it is extremely important that the application be completed and submitted by the initial application timeline. Applicants are accepted into the program based on the rating system listed below, up to the capacity for each school's program.
INITIAL APPLICATION TIMELINE MARCH 7, 2022 - APRIL 15, 2022
Applications will be available online beginning Monday, March 7, 2022, at 6:00 a.m. PTS and must be completed and submitted online by Friday, April 15, 2022, at 9:59 p.m. PTS to be included in the initial review and enrollment process. Applications faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand delivered will not be accepted.
NOTIFICATION OF APPLICATION STATUS
Parents/guardians who complete and submit the application within the initial application timeline will be notified via email of the status of their application no later than Friday, June 17, 2022. The email will notify families of whether their child(ren) has been accepted to participate, placed on a wait list, or is not eligible for the before and/or after school PrimeTime Program.
APPLICATION RATING SYSTEM
Completed applications that are submitted by the deadline during the initial application timeline will be reviewed for the initial enrollment period. Children will be accepted for participation based on the application rating system detailed below, up to the capacity for each school's program. Once PrimeTime has reached its capacity, children not accepted for participation will be placed on a wait list, in the same order of priority, and will be accepted as space becomes available.
Parents/guardians may choose to have their child attend either the before school and/or after school programs, if applicable. Choosing only the before school or after school program will not affect the rating of the application.
Each application will be prioritized using the following rating system:
Child participating in PrimeTime during the
2021-22school year OR child on the PrimeTime 1 Point
waitlist as of March 4, 2022.
Single parent household OR families with one
parent/guardian currently on military deployment 1 Point
(a copy of orders may be required upon request).
All parents/guardians living with the child are employed
full time (40 hours per week) and/or are full time students 1 Point
(enrolled with at least 12 units).
Child recommended for academic assistance by the
District, based on the Standards Based Report Card for 1 Point
elementary level and course grades for the middle level.
Total Points Possible 4 Points
Eligible homeless and foster care students will receive highest priority for enrollment when submitting an application.
Students participating in the Free/Reduced Meal Program will receive an additional point beginning in the 2023-24 school year. Due to the pandemic, during the 2022-23 school year all students are eligible for free meals, therefore the point does not apply.
First priority for participation will be given to applications rated with four (4) points and last priority will be given to applications rated with zero (0) points. In cases where a determination must be made between two or more applications with the same points, selection for acceptance will be based on date and time of online submission of the completed applications. For priority enrollment, attendance policy below will be strictly adhered to.
APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED AFTER APRIL 15, 2022
Applications are accepted throughout the school year. Applications submitted after April 15, 2022, will be considered in priority order, as space becomes available, according to the rating system listed above.
Once notified of acceptance, the 2022-23 PrimeTime Student Participation Forms are required to be completed before your child can begin participating in the program. The 2022-23 Student Participation Forms will be available online and through the organization providing services at your child's school. Students with incomplete 2022-23, Student Participation Forms may be disenrolled from PrimeTime.
In accordance with the California Education Code Section 8483(a) (1) that provides funding for PrimeTime, students are expected to participate in the program every day.
For additional information regarding PrimeTime at your child's school, contact the PrimeTime Partner providing services. Click here for PrimeTime Partner Contact Information. For questions regarding program administration, please contact one of our Support Staff.