Enriching Your Child's Day: Before & After School Programs at Lake Ridge Academy

Lake Ridge Academy understands the needs of busy families. That's why we offer a variety of before and after-school programs designed to support your child's academic and social development.

Structure and Fun: Before School & Extended Day

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  • Lower School (Pre-K - Grade 4)

    • Before School Care: Supervised play starting at 7:45 am allows your child to ease into the day in a safe and engaging environment. There is no extra cost associated with Before School Care.
    • Extended Day (3:30-6:00 pm): This program offers a mix of free play, healthy snacks, fun activities, and dedicated homework time (for older students) led by experienced Lake Ridge Academy staff.
  • Middle School (Grades 5-8)

    Homework Lab: This after-school program provides a quiet space for students to complete their assignments with the support of a qualified teacher who is available for additional help.
  • Flexible Enrollment & Billing

    Both Extended Day and Homework Lab are available on a flexible, as-needed basis. Parents are billed monthly for program usage.

Unleashing Creativity: The Center for Creative Thinkers (CCT)

Open to any students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 (Lake Ridge Academy students and the wider community!), CCT offers a world of after-school enrichment opportunities. Help your child explore their interests and develop critical thinking skills through a wide range of courses in:
CCT offers hands-on learning where students can experiment and embrace the creative process, collaborate and build strong teamwork skills, and gain valuable knowledge and experiences.

Flexible Options & Expert Instruction:

  • Classes are offered seasonally (Fall, Winter, Spring) and are taught by a talented group of local professionals and Lake Ridge Academy faculty.
  • Locations vary across the beautiful Lake Ridge Academy campus.
  • Program fees are tailored to each specific course.

Ready to Learn More?

Contact the Lower School office today to explore our before- and after-school program options and discover how Lake Ridge Academy can help your child thrive!
Lake Ridge Academy is the only independent college preparatory school on Cleveland's west side. Our co-educational curriculum offers a unique blend of academics, extracurricular activities, and a focus on character development, all on our beautiful 93-acre campus. With a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, our devoted faculty provides personalized attention to help every student thrive.