St. James After School Ministry Information:

Admission age and policy for group placement:

Our ministry is open to children in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. We also have a middle school group.   Children will be placed in classes based on their current grade in school.
We offer a pick-up service for children attending Eastern, Elmhurst,
St. Peter’s, Wahl-Coates, Wintergreen,CM Eppes, Aycock & Hope Schools.
Additional schools can only be added at the discretion of the Weekday Ministries Director. 
Child restraint seats will be provided for our vans. Our bus has lap belts only.
Booster seats are not safe with these belts.
We accept children from other schools as long as their transportation is provided
and at the discretion of our Weekday Ministries Director.
St. James After School Ministry is a private program and is not licensed with the state.
However, we try to maintain the standards of other licensed programs.
Our staff-child ratio is 1/15.
Daily Schedule:
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2:30-3:30 Arrival & Snack Time
3:30 Devotion
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3:45 Homework (Children will be divided up by grade level)
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**After homework is completed children will enjoy free play & organized games.
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Fees 2018/2019 School Year:

Registration Fee (a one-time fee, due upon registration): – $40.00

Annual Supply Fee (a one-time fee, due by the end of Sept.):- $50.00

August Tuition (due at registration):-

for 1 child = $25.00

for 2 children = $45.00
for 3 children = $65.00

Monthly Tuition: –

for 1 child = $165.00
for 2 children = $300.00
for 3 children = $430.00
Teacher Workdays: are an additional $20 ( first child) & $15 for each additional child.
Early Release Days: are $10 per child.
You will be billed for TWD & ERD’s in the following month’s invoice.

Hours & Days of Operation:

Our Program opens on the first day of school and ends on the last day of school.  We follow the Pitt County Public School Calendar  We are open from 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm Monday through Friday.
**Teacher Workday hours are 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.


Children should not arrive any earlier than 2:30 pm.  Departure time is 6:00 pm. Parent’s who arrive for their child after 6:00 pm should refer to our Late Pick-Up Policy.
Late Pick-Up Policy 
After 6:00 pm  $10
6:06/6:15 pm   $25
6:15 pm $10 for each 5 minute period
St. James UMC Afterschool 2019/20 Enrollment Forms
We will open registration for new families on Monday, February 25th at 8:15 am. Please bring all completed forms as well as tuition and registration fees to the church. 


2018 Summer Registration
We are open the following weeks:
June 18th-22nd    June 25th-29th    July 9th-13th   July 16th-20th  July 23rd-26th
July 30th-Aug 3rd   Aug 6th-10th   Aug 13th-17th
You will need to fill out a registration form and health and emergency form. You may download them at the following links:

Afterschool Driver Needed

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St. James Afterschool is looking for a van driver to transport children from school to St. James UMC. Hours are from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm on weekdays. The driver needs to be 25 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and be willing to complete a background check. Please contact Dana at 252-752-6154 or contact Dana at 252-752-6154 or

Suzuki “Pre-Twinkle” Violin Program

Our Afterschool program is proud to offer this violin program with Leigh Sypawka!
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If you are interested please visit Leigh’s website