After the Bell - After School Program

2021-2022 School Year

Registration begins the week of May 17, 2021.

After the Bell - After School Program

After the Bell (ATB) is an after school program offered to students in grades 1-6 at Burnett, Curtner, Pomeroy, Spangler, Weller, Zanker, and Mattos Elementary Schools from school dismissal until 6:00 pm, including minimum days. ATB is a youth enrichment program where specially trained and energetic staff stimulate the childrens’ minds through fun and exciting learning activities. Children will receive homework help, participate in teambuilding games, enjoy creative activities and experience new recreational opportunities.

Sample Daily Schedule
School Dismissal (3:00p.m.)Free Play
3:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.Homework (Monday-Thursday)
Team Building (Friday)
4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.Special Activity
Group Games
5:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.Free Play
Registration for 2021-2022
  • Recreation programs and facilities are adhering to Santa Clara County Public Health guidelines during the Novel Coronavirus pandemic. For information on closures, reduced hours and social distancing procedures, visit our City Services/Operations Updates
  • Due to the current public gathering restrictions due to COVID-19, families are to make arrangements to register their child(ren) online.
  • Registration begins the week of May 17, 2021.
  • Registration will be online. All registration is first-come, first serve. Spaces are not saved.
  • Registration/Payments will not be accepted at the schools/program sites. Please register and make payments online.
  • An additional non-resident fee of $25.00 for non-Milpitas residents (per registered child) is due with the first payment. For Milpitas residents please be prepared to show TWO proofs of residency.
BurnettOnlineMay 17 at 8:00p.m.
CurtnerOnlineMay 18at 8:00p.m.
MattosOnlineMay 19 at 8:00p.m.
PomeroyOnlineMay 20 at 8:00p.m.
SpanglerOnlineMay 21 at 8:00p.m.
WellerOnlineMay 24 at 8:00p.m.
ZankerOnlineMay 25 at 8:00p.m.

*Sites/Locations subject to change **Currently accepting waitlist only, due to school site construction.


The After the Bell program fees are calculated at $10 per day. Families have the option of paying on a quarterly payment plan or paying for the program in full at the time of registration. All families registered in the After the Bell quarterly payment plan will be required to have a valid credit card on file. Families will have the choice to pay in-person prior to the payment due date, or have our staff automatically charge the credit card on file the day after payment is due In-person transaction fees will be $5 per transaction, on-line automatic payments will be calculated at approximately 7% of your total transaction amount. (For example, if payment is due 9/1 and payment plus $3 fee is not received by 9/1, card will automatically be charged balance due plus 7% transaction fee on 9/2). All payments must be received, in-full, on or before the deadlines listed below. Should a payment not be received by the deadlines listed below, your spot will be forfeited to the next person on the waiting list for the entire school year. There will be no grace period for late payments! Please make sure all credit cards on file are valid and current.

Milpitas Assistance Program (MAP) customers may use their discount toward this program. For more information on MAP and how to qualify, please visit: or contact Charu Aggarwal at (408) 586-3405.

$1,800Full payment when registering
$350May 17 - May 25, 2021 (AUG-SEP)
$500September 1, 2021 (OCT-DEC)
$560December 1, 2021 (JAN-MAR)
$390March 3, 2022 (APR-JUNE)

* Each transaction will be subject to a service fee. Online transaction fee subject to change by 3rd party vendor.


Online registration begins at 8:00p.m. on May 17, 2021. See Registration Schedule for specific school site registration dates.
1) Go to
2) Select “After the Bell” in the left side menu
3) Select “Register”
4) Type “After the Bell” into the search area.

Or type this URL directly into your internet browser:
* Transaction Fees are non-refundable.

Things You Need to Know
  • Program hours are Monday-Friday, from school dismissal until 6:00 pm on school days (see Holiday dates for non-program days). During minimum days, the program will begin when school is dismissed until 6:00 pm.
  • Only those listed on the Registration Form will be authorized to pick up students from the program. Please make sure to update the form as needed.
  • For those participants registered through the payment schedule: payments must be received on or before the deadlines to continue in the program. Late payments are not accepted.
  • If a child does not attend school due to illness, they will not be permitted to attend the After the Bell program. Our children’s health and safety is our first priority!
  • A $10 late fee will be charged starting at 6:01 pm, with an additional $10 for every 10 minutes thereafter. Should the participant not be picked up within a half hour of the end of the program, the Milpitas Police Department will be contacted. Late fees must be paid within three (3) business days, of receiving the late fee notice; otherwise your child will not be allowed to return to the class/program.
Holiday/No Program Days

2021/2022 School Year

September 6: Labor Day
October 11: Indigenous Peoples Day
November 1: Teacher In-Service Day
November 11: Veterans Day
November 24-26: Thanksgiving Break
December 20-December 31: Winter Break
January 14: Teacher In-Service Day
January 27: MLK Day
February 21-25: Ski Week
March 28: Cesar Chavez Day
April 11-15: Spring Break
May 30: Memorial Day