Extended Creative Day Program

Our Extended Creative Day (ECD) includes before- and after-school activities.

Our ECD program aims to provide Creative Minds students with a safe, healthy environment in which they can continue to learn, grow, and experience enrichment activities aligned with their interests. 

There is a fee for Before, After, and Friday Enrichment. 

  • The prices listed below are for the 2023–24 school year. Prices are subject to change. 
  • We offer sibling discounts and discounts for students who qualify for free or reduced-price meals.
  • Families also pay a nonrefundable, once-per-year registration fee of $50 per child.

Before School

7:30 a.m.– 8:15 a.m.
Prekindergarten–8th Grade

For all students, it offers families the convenience of early drop-off.


  • Five days/week: $120/month per child

After School

3:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Prekindergarten–8th Grade

The After-School program offers experienced, caring, and licensed staff who will ensure your child is safe, engaged, and happy! Every student participates in enrichment activities every day. These activities include coding, robotics, art, drama, Spanish, Mandarin, sign language, fitness and sports, and engineering activities. Snacks, homework help, recreation, and student-choice clubs are also provided to each student.


  • Prekindergarten–Kindergarten
    • Full Time (Five Days a Week): $325/month per child
  • 1st–8th Grades
    • Full Time (Five Days a Week): $325/month per child

Friday Enrichment Program

12:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Prekindergarten–8th Grade

We offer an enrichment program on Fridays for all students when staff members have an afternoon of professional development. Enrichment activities include homework time, read-aloud, art projects, and math learning.

  • Tuition for All Students: $100/month per child

Other After-school Activities

Creative Clubs

Two Days / Week
4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Clubs are free for students. These are the clubs we’re offering 2023–2024

  • Debate Club: 5th–8th grades. Students participate in tournaments through the Washington Urban Debate League. Here’s a link to the WUDL website: https://urbandebatewashingtondc.org.
  • Girls Who Code Club: 3rd–8th grades. Students explore computer coding in a fun and friendly environment with the Girls Who Code organization. Learn more at https://girlswhocode.com.
  • One World Club: 5th–8th grades. Students learn critical thinking and writing skills as they research a social justice issue and advocate for solutions. Learn more at https://www.oneworldeducation.org.

Middle School Student Council

  • Members collaborate on community improvement with the Creative Minds Leadership team, the Creative Families Association, and Student Council sponsors. 
  • Members are dedicated to addressing issues within school policies, planning and implementing incentives, and providing service to our community. 
  • Members learn financial, leadership, administrative, and communication skills.