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The Academy After School Program

Registration for The Academy is full for the 2019-2020 school year. Those that register online will automatically be placed on a waiting list.
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The Academy After School Program

The Academy offers a variety of programs for elementary students enrolled at Melissa Schools, housed at the Special Programs Hub (2950 Cardinal Drive).

Program Information

After School Program

During their time at The Academy, students will experience a variety of developmentally-appropriate activities, including: an enrichment time, structured and unstructured play, and a study time in a creative and nurturing environment.

  • Operates from school dismissal until 6:00 p.m.
  • Offered each day that Melissa ISD schools are in session.
  • Open to elementary students enrolled at Melissa Schools.
  • Students must apply and be accepted into the program.*
  • Students in grades 1-5 are bused from school.
  • Kindergarten students are escorted by district staff.


Registration Fee: $40

Monthly Student Rate: $270

Additional Sibling: $255

Billing is based on a daily rate prorated through nine monthly installments.

10-Day Pass

This pass offers individual students the ability to join The Academy After School Program for 10 days during the school year. 48-hour notice and confirmation of acceptance is necessary to be in attendance.

Registration Fee: $40

Student Rate: $250

One pass per child. Valid for one semester. Days can be used at purchaser’s discretion with confirmed registration.

Policies & Procedures

To complete registration, the parent or guardian must have read and agreed to The Academy Policies & Procedures, Parent/Guardian Handbook, and School Bus Safety and Transportation Rules and Consequences.


Registration for The Academy is full for the 2019-2020 school year. Those that register online will automatically be placed on a waiting list.

Registration for The Academy After School program can be completed online using the MyProcare system. (NOTE: If you already have a Procare account and want to add another family member, you must first contact The Academy so that they can add the new child. Procare online is not set up to allow old accounts to add children.)

Enrollment is not confirmed until you have been contacted by The Academy to complete the process. Any student who is registered online for The Academy is automatically placed on the waiting list.

Contact Information

Inquiries should be directed to The Academy’s program administrator at or 972-837-4379. Phone line hours are 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (M-F). Messages may be left at any time.

The Academy will be closed from June 10 to Aug. 15. All emails and phone calls will be returned after Aug. 15.

*The Academy does not discriminate against applicants. Our schedule and ratios are intentional and may not be ideal for students with special needs.


Work at The Academy

The Academy has openings for After School Childcare Workers/Group Leaders/Desk Attendant.

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