Rocket Booster

The Rocket Booster! Extended Learning Program allows students to spend time in a safe, nurturing environment both before and after school. Rocket Booster! serves as an extension of our school day programming and provides academic intervention, enrichment opportunities, and social-emotional support for Rocketeers.

Program Schedule

Hours: 6:30AM – 7:45AM
Days: Monday- Friday

Hours: 3:30PM – 6:00PM
Days: Monday – Thursday

Hours: 12:30PM -6:00PM
Days: Friday

*All Rocketeers enrolled in After Care are able to attend Rocket Booster! on Fridays.

Daily Schedule

The Rocket Booster! schedule includes a balance of academic, enrichment, recreational, and social activities. Below you will find sample schedules for Rocket Booster! Schedules vary by campus and grade-level.

Time & Activity
6:30 – 7:00am, Choice Time
7:00 – 7:25am, Recess or Physical Activity
7:25 – 7:40am, Morning Meeting
7:40 – 7:45am, Transition to Launch

Time & Activity
3:15 – 3:30pm, Arrival
3:30 – 4:00pm, Greeting & Community Meeting
4:00 – 4:45pm, Academic Enrichment
4:45 – 5:15pm, Dinner
5:15 – 5:45pm, Recess
5:45 – 6:00pm, Closing

Time & Activity,
12:30 – 12:45pm, Arrival
12:45 – 1:00pm, Mindful Minute
1:00 – 1:20pm, Community Meeting
1:20 – 2:00pm, Enrichment Activity
2:00 – 3:30pm, Electives
After 3:30pm, Follow Standard After Care Schedule

Cost

Fees for Rocket Booster! are based on enrollment, not attendance. Therefore, a family will always pay the full monthly rate, regardless of how many days a Rocketeer attends Rocket Booster! This allows Rocket Booster! to maintain a full-staff and provide Rocketeers with high-quality programming at all times.

The cost of Rocket Booster! is as follows:

  • Before Care Only: $125 per month per student [must be dropped-off by 7:30am]
  • Full After Care Only: $265 per month per student [must be picked-up by 6:00pm]
  • Late Pick-Up After Care Only: $165 per month per student [must be picked-up by 5:00pm]
  • Before Care and Late Pick-Up After Care: $290 per month per student [must be picked-up by 5:00pm]
  • Early Release Friday After Care Only: $85 per month per student [must be picked-up by 5:00pm]
  • Full Before and After Care: $350 per month per student [must be picked-up by 6:00pm]

Child Care Subsidy Program

At each of our campuses Rocket Booster! has been certified to accept the DC government’s Child Care Subsidy Program which helps qualifying families pay for Rocket Booster! A sliding scale is utilized to determine the co-pay that qualifying families will pay, based on family income.

Click here for further information regarding determining eligibility and applying for the Child Care Subsidy Program.

Enrollment

Families who would like to enroll their Rocketeer in Rocket Booster! should use the links below to complete the application for their Rocketeer’s campus. The Site Manager for Extended Learning at your Rocketeer’s campus will contact you when a seat in the Rocket Booster! program is available for your Rocketeer.

  • Rocketship Infinity Community Prep: Application can be found here.
  • Rocketship Legacy Prep: Application can be found here.
  • Rocketship RISE Academy: Application can be found here.

Have Questions?

Contact the Site Manager for Extended Learning at your Rocketeer’s campus with any further questions regarding the Rocket Booster! program.

Rocketship Infinity Community Prep: Shanya Price, shprice@rsed.org

Rocketship Legacy Prep: Nailah Whitlock – nwhitlock@rsed.org

Rocketship RISE Academy: Rakeisha Heckstall – rheckstall@rsed.org