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Rates & Terms of Contract

Kids Connection

  • Before school, 6:00 a.m. – school start
    • 1 day per week           = $10.75
    • 2-4 days per week      = $10.25 per day
    • 5 days per week          = $48.75 weekly
  • KC Express, 8:25 a.m. – school start
    • $2.25 per day
  • After school, end of school – 6:00 p.m.
    • 1 day per week           = $10.25
    • 2-4 days per week      = $9.75 per day
    • 5 days per week          = $46.25 weekly
  • Before and After school care
    • 1 day per week           = $18.75
    • 2-4 days per week      = $18.25 per day
    • 5 days per week          = $88.75 weekly

  • Drop-In Care
    • For Kids Connection and Just 4 Kids add $2.25 to daily rate, not available for KC Express
      Note: A call must be made to the site to check availability.
      Drop in fees are always billed at the single day attendance rate + $2.25.

Just 4 Kids

  • Weekly care 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
    • Fixed rate of $166.25 each week
  • 1-4 days per week 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
    • Fixed rate of $36.25 per day
  • A.M. (registered for afternoon PP15) 9:00 a.m.-12:35 p.m.
    • Fixed rate of $15.75 per day
  • P.M. (registered for morning PP15) 11:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
    • Fixed rate of $15.75 per day
  • Before school, 6:00 a.m.–school start
    • 1 day per week           = $11.25
    • 2-4 days per week      = $10.75 per day
    • 5 days per week          = $51.25 weekly
  • After school, end of school – 6:00 p.m.
    • 1 day per week           = $10.75
    • 2-4 days per week      = $10.25 per day
    • 5 days per week          = $48.75 weekly
  • Before and After school care
    • 1 day per week           = $19.75
    • 2-4 days per week      = $19.25 per day
    • 5 days per week          = $93.75 weekly

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Registration Fees

  • One child        
    • By August 1 $35.00    
    • After August 1 $35.00
  • Each add’l child          
    • By August 1 $10.00    
    • After August 1 $10.00
  • Current summer families (first child)
    • By August 1 $15.00    
    • After August 1 $35.00

Payment Options

  • Autopay plan using my credit card*
  • Online with my credit card.*
  • Pay on site with cash or check.*

* All childcare fees are payable by the invoice due dates.

See the 2021-22 payment schedule

Terms and Conditions of Contract 

  • I agree to pay the rates per the schedule marked on the contract. If I need to make changes to the schedule I will complete a Change Form 10 business days prior to the schedule change. My account will be charged the weekly fees on a continuing basis until these changes are applied to my account. Additional days may be added as needed based on space availability within the Kids Connection program. 
  • Any changes in the contract must be approved by the Site Instructor and Program Supervisor.
  • Fee credit will not be given for times when children leave Kids Connection to participate in other programs.
  • Ten (10) business days written notice of withdrawal is required: if notice is not given, tuition fees will be charged.
  • The fees listed on the form do not include Non School Days or 90-Minute Late Start/Staff Development Days.
  • Please drop off payments on site, pay online or mail to:
    Kids Connection, 21108 Polk Street NE, East Bethel, MN 55011
  • Your copy of this form is your billing. No other billing invoices or statements are required of Kids Connection.
Additional Fees
  • A $10.00 late fee may be charged per family per week tuition is late.
  • A $1.00 per minute late fee will be charged per family after 6:00 p.m. Repeated late pick-up may result in removal from the program. 
  • An initial $35.00 registration fee per child or $10.00 per each additional child must be included with the registration. The registration fee is not refundable.
  • Additional charge of $33.25 (K-5) or $36.25 (J4K) for each non-school day. This fee is payable upon registration and is not refundable. Non-school days are not a part of your regular schedule, you must register for each non-school day for which you require care.
  • Additional charge for each 90-Minute Late Start/Staff Development day. This additional fee is based on attendance.
  • Contract Change Fee: $15.00 (per family). Please complete a Change Form to make changes to your current contract.
  • Finders Fee: $10.00 — If your child does not report to Kids Connection immediately after school, and is not reported directly to Kids Connection staff as absent for the day, a fee of $10.00 will be applied to your account. If your child does report to Kids Connection on a day that is not scheduled, Kids Connection staff will call to confirm attendance and a $10.00 fee will be applied to your account.
Consent 

I give my consent for student information and records to be shared between Kids Connection/Just 4 Kids staff and other St. Francis Area Schools employees. This information includes, but is not limited to: health records, official school records, special education records and teacher/social worker/staff observations. I understand that the information will be shared for the purpose of planning services and assisting staff in providing my child with a successful Kids Connection/Just 4 Kids experience. I understand that this consent will expire one year from the date of the signature and that I may cancel this consent at anytime, in written form.

Integration Opportunities

St. Francis Area Schools provides integration opportunities for children with special needs. Please indicate any information about social, emotional, physical, or nutritional needs that Kids Connection staff should know to meet your child’s needs. The goal for all children is to participate independently and have a meaningful experience in the program. Failure to disclose any specific needs or conditions your child has may result in delayed entry into the Kids Connection Program or suspension of care until appropriate arrangements can be made.

Serious Accident/Illness

In case of serious accident/illness, I authorize Kids Connection to call 911 before notifying me or my physician. If an ambulance is necessary, I understand Kids Connection will not be held responsible for any costs this action may incur.

Field Trip and Transportation

My child has permission to accompany Kids Connection on field trips, including walking trips. This permission is given with the understanding that transportation may be provided by school buses or public transportation. I also understand that children will be supervised by Kids Connection staff throughout the trip.

I consent to participation by my child in the Kids Connection field trips and assume the risk of injury arising from such participation. I recognize the St. Francis Area Schools does not carry health or accident insurance or other insurance for medical hospitalization expenses arising from such injuries. I hereby agree to indemnify, and hold the St. Francis Area Schools, its officers, directors, agents, and employees harmless for any claim of liability for injuries to the enrollee resulting from all acts of negligence on the part of such St. Francis Area Schools, its officers, directors, agents or employees arising from participation of the child in the program; provided such agreement shall not limit the liability of St. Francis Area Schools, its officers, directors, agents or employees for intentional, willful or wanton acts.

Medication

Medication will be administered under limited circumstances when prescribed or authorized by a physician. All medications must be given to Kids Connection staff in the correct, most recent, prescription bottle. Oral medical forms must be filled out before any medication is given. Forms are available at your Kids Connection site and online.

Publicity Release Permission

I, the parent/guardian, grant Kids Connection my permission to use photographs/videotapes of the aforementioned child (full names of children will not be used) for public relations and/or informational publications for the program/district only.

School Closings/Open or Late Start
  • I acknowledge Kids Connection will be closed on days when school is closed due to inclement weather.
  • I acknowledge if school starts 2 hours late, Kids Connection will open 2 hours late, 8:00 a.m.
  • I acknowledge if school closes early, Kids Connection will not be open for after school care. I further acknowledge Kids Connection staff is not responsible for calling me to report an early closing.
Sunscreen Permission

I authorize Kids Connection staff to assist with the application of sunscreen (that I supply) on my child. I understand Kids Connection does not supply sunscreen. If I do not supply sunscreen, Kids Connection will not apply sunscreen on
my child.


Rate Sheet & Terms and Conditions (PDF)