Longfellow KEY Before and After School Program
Before School: Students are able to participate in a variety of activities. They may choose to participate in a group game, art and crafts, or free choice games and activities; puzzles, board games, coloring, etc. The Before School Program has a smaller number of students giving it a casual feel to help students prepare for the school day ahead.
After School: The After School Program begins with a nutritious snack provided daily. After snack students may choose an activity to participate in. The KEY Program tries to provide a variety of activities to meet the students' needs. On most days student will be able to choose from a group game, art or craft project, outside play, or free time. The After School Program tries to provide both structure and freedom for the students, allowing them to unwind after the school day while also meeting program's goals.
Before School | M-F | 7:00-7:55
After School | M,T,W,F | 2:55-5:45
After School | Th | 1:55-5:45
Conference Days/Full Days | 7:00-5:30
Conference Days are not included in monthly tuition. Pre-registration required.
2019-2020 Full Days
Summer Program | 7:30-5:30
Space is limited. Summer information is available after Spring Break.
Before and After = $210/month
Before = $75/month
After = $170/month
Conference Days = $50/day
Spring Break = $150/M-Th
A deposit of $50 or $80 (depending on field trips) will be due to reserve spot for given week(s).
Full Time= $140/ 5 days per week
Purpose and Goal
The Longfellow KEY Before and After School Program is a non-profit organization formed by concerned parents back in 1984. The goal was to overcome the before and after school care challenges faced by so many families.
The program for children attending the Longfellow School offers a wide variety of activities that enhance self-expression, exploration and further the development of the children in a safe, fun and friendly environment.
To provide students with a safe, fun and friendly environment in which they can grow and learn through free choice, play and interacting with the larger Longfellow and Iowa City community.
WAIT LIST AND FORMS
Summer 2018 Registration Form
Sign your child(ren) up for the Longfellow KEY Before and After School Program, by clicking the picture above and filling out the Wait List Application. You can drop it off at Longfellow Elementary main office as soon as it is filled out, or mail it to 1130 Seymour Ave, Iowa City IA, 52240. 2019-2020 school year applications are due April 1, 2019. Our selection system works as a lottery system, meaning we will select at random.
Information regarding the new district wide waitlist policy can be found here:
To request the Longfellow KEY Bylaws please contact our Board President at
This 2020 summer, KEY will be held at Longfellow Elementary school at 1130 Seymour Avenue Iowa City, IA 52240. Summer registration will be open to the public April 1, 2020. Sign your child(ren) up by clicking the picture above and filling out the application.
Summer waitlist applications are available. Please contact Caitlyn at (319) 330 - 2668 or for more information.
June 2018 Summer Activities Calendar
July 2018 Summer Activities Calendar
August 2018 Summer Activities Calendar
KEY Staff and Board members
Caitlyn Jones- Program Director
Mason Stumberg- Site Supervisor
Emily Hurst- President
Lauren Haldeman- treasurer
Jenny Anger - Secretary
GET IN TOUCH
Caitlyn Jones, Program Director
KEY Phone: 319-330-2668
Longfellow KEY Board
Longfellow KEY Address:
1130 Seymour Ave
Iowa City, IA 52240