Tustin Unified School District has two grant-funded programs through the California Department of Education, After School Education and Safety (ASES) and Expanded Learning Opportunities Program (ELO-P). These two programs make up "TUSD Expanded Learning" (ExL) offering free programming throughout TUSD elementary and middle schools. The contracted partner providers are Catalyst Kids and YMCA. Based on grant funding per site, certain grade levels are served and either all students or qualified students at that site are eligible for free programming. Students qualify for ASES by attending school at an ASES site, and students can qualify for ELO-P programming based on family income, foster child, or designated English Learner.
TUSD Expanded Learning is open every day school is in session from school dismissal until 6:00 PM plus an additional 30 full intersession days from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM during the school year and summer. Participation is available to students enrolled and attending during the school day and is subject to program capacity. Students are served a nutritious snack that conforms to state and district nutritional standards. Program instructors collaborate with principals and classroom teachers to support student homework and academic enrichment. District-aligned educational and enrichment activities & clubs are also provided along with daily structured recreational activities.
Enrollment forms are available in each school office, or you can click HERE for more information including a list of program sites with contact information, a program calendar, and enrollment forms and links.