Terms & Conditions

By registering for 87 Afterschool, you agree to the following:

  1. The payment for the Fall 2022 term shall not be entitled to any deduction for my child’s absences/early pickup during the term; and that in the event of my child’s withdrawal from 87 Afterschool, I have read and agree to the terms of the 87 Afterschool’s Refund Policy.

  2. REFUND POLICY

    • If you wish to drop a class within the first two weeks of the session, you will receive a refund (less non-refundable registration and processing fees) on the total cost of tuition, including supplemental fees, with written requests received by the 87 Afterschool office, according to the following schedule:

      • 90% tuition refund with written notice received by September 9 at 5:00 p.m.

      • 75% tuition refund with written notice received by September 16 at 5:00 p.m.

      • 50% tuition refund with written notice received by September 23 at 5:00 p.m.

      • After September 23 at 5:00 p.m., REFUNDS WILL NOT BE GRANTED.

  3. COVID-19 POLICY

    • If PS 87 is closed due to COVID-19, all programs will switch to remote instruction until the school is reopened and normal programming can resume. There will be no refunds for school closure due to COVID-19.

  4. Refunds for participants on payment plans: If you wish to cancel a class or withdraw completely, your payment plan will be updated to reflect any refunds. Those who are not entitled to a refund will not have their payment plan cancelled or altered.

  5. If a payment is declined on a payment plan for a participant that has cancelled a session or withdrawn completely, they will not be allowed to participate in future afterschool sessions until the balance is paid in full.

  6. Switching classes:

    • If a student is unhappy with a class and wishes to transfer to another class, we will make every effort to accommodate you. Switching classes is dependent on availability and cannot be guaranteed.

    • If transferring to another class on a different day, parents will be responsible to pay for the cost difference if the cost of the new session is higher than the old one, including additional supplemental fees. If it is lower, the balance will be credited to the parent.

    • If transferring sessions from a class with a supplemental fee to a class without a supplemental fee, the supplemental fee will not be refunded. These fees are paid to vendors and/or used to buy materials.

    • There is a $30 transfer fee for each transaction

  7. Late registration refund policy: If you wish to drop a class within the first two weeks of late registration after the initial registration period, you will receive a refund (less non-refundable registration and processing fees) on the total cost of tuition, including supplemental fees, with written requests received by the 87 Afterschool office, according to the following schedule:

    • 75% tuition refund with written notice within 7 days of the registration date, at 5:00p.m.

    • 50% tuition refund between 8 and 14 days of the registration date, at 5:00p.m.

    • Refunds will not be granted after 5:00 p.m. on the 14th day following the registration date.

  8. 87 Afterschool cannot issue refunds for any class/session not attended or not held due to half-day or full-day closures by the NYC Department of Education;

  9. If I applied for reduced-rate tuition, I must verify my eligibility with appropriate documentation; and if I do not meet eligibility requirements, I must pay full-rate class fee(s) and all associated fees to the 87 Afterschool Program;

  10. 87 Afterschool requires my child to meet certain standards of behavior and that if my child fails to behave or demonstrates repeated unsatisfactory conduct, 87 Afterschool has the right to transfer my child to another class, or terminate my child’s participation from 87 Afterschool, without refund or credit for unused sessions;

  11. If my child is not picked up by 6:00 p.m., I agree to pay late fees of $5.00 per minute according to 87 Afterschool policy, and that my child may be taken to the NYC Police Department’s 20th Precinct in the event no one is available to pick up my child after 6:30 p.m.;

  12. If my child is injured and requires medical attention and I cannot be reached for instructions, I do hereby give authority to 87 Afterschool to obtain necessary emergency medical treatment for my child until family is notified or arrives;

  13. I hereby release and forever discharge PS 87 (NYC DOE), and 87 Afterschool, Inc. and its officers, volunteers, employees, contractors, and agents from any liability arising out of or based upon any bodily injury or property damage sustained by my child while participating in such program;

  14. During 87 Afterschool activities, my child may be photographed or filmed by 87 Afterschool personnel or its authorized agents for internal or external promotional use, including 87 Afterschool social media pages;

  15. Some 87 Afterschool classes may involve trips outside the PS 87 building supervised by 87 Afterschool Staff; I give my child permission to go on any such trips organized as part of 87 Afterschool;

  16. In the rare case that a class is canceled due to instructor absence, 87 Afterschool will provide alternative activities for the children; this may include playing at the playgrounds located in or near PS 87.

COVID-19 Policy

The 87 Afterschool Program will follow all New York City Department of Education policies and procedures as they relate to COVID-19 at the start of the program. The DOE policies and procedures may be updated periodically, and the program will mirror those changes.

Examples of COVID-19 policies include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Daily staff health screenings, including temperature checks

  • Daily student health screenings, including temperature checks

  • Disinfecting of all surfaces before and after program activities

  • Hand washing and/or sanitizing

  • Requiring masks for all staff and students

  • Social distancing

  • Quarantine and class closing requirements

The 87 Afterschool program will have masks and cleaning supplies on hand. If a student or staff member needs a mask, we will provide one.

The 87 Afterschool program will not be offering fully remote or hybrid options under normal circumstances. Remote options will only be available if the school is closed. Individual classroom closures will not result in remote programming becoming available.

COVID-19 REFUND POLICY

  • If PS 87 is closed due to COVID-19, all programs will switch to remote instruction until the school is reopened and normal programming can resume.  There will be no refunds/credits for school closure due to COVID-19.

  • There will be no refunds/credits due to program closure due to COVID-19

  • There will be no refunds/credits due to a child missing the program due to individual classroom closure due to COVID-19.

  • There will be no refunds/credits due to a child missing the program due to the child testing positive for COVID-19.

  • If a child’s classroom is closed, or if a child has been directed to quarantine due to close contact or testing positive of COVID-19, they will not be allowed to participate in the program until PS 87 administration deems them safe to return to normal day school activities.

Participant Code of Conduct

The Participant Code of Conduct is found below and needs to be read, understood and agreed upon by a parent/guardian to participate in programming. We want all participants to perform and flourish under the programs offered by 87 Afterschool,
therefore we ask them to assume accountability and ownership of their behavior. Any participants found in violation of this conduct code may be removed from a specific class or the program in general.


As a valued participant of 87 Afterschool, my child will adhere to the following rules:

1. Show respect to each individual in the program and use appropriate and courteous language at all times.


2. Refrain from making disparaging comments or remarks, especially in regard to race, social status, nationality, or orientation.


3. Handle disagreements in the proper way by trusting a staff member and asking them for help before it gets out of hand.


4. Will not be disruptive in class and will behave in a manner that is respectful and conducive to learning and participation.


5. Keep their hands to themselves at all times.


6. Listen to constructive criticism, whether it is given by a student or staff member and respect their opinions. Will also be respectful when giving constructive criticism to others.


7. Will respect PS 87 and 87 Afterschool, Inc. property.

 

If my child does not follow the rules above, I understand they may give up the opportunity to participate in any or all programs offered by 87 Afterschool, Inc. If they are removed from the program, they will not be eligible to sign up for the program in the future. If my child is removed from the program, I further understand that any fees paid will not be refunded or credited.