For school year 2018-2019 Payne Elementary will have two after school programs: the Office of Out-of-School Time Programs (OSTP) and Springboard Education. Students in OSTP and Springboard after school programs spend their time doing a variety of activities including: academic power hour, eat a healthy snack, outdoor time, arts and crafts, clubs, and outdoor time.


Payne provides a variety of after school clubs for all grades including: athletics, dance, STEM activities, yoga and more. A full list of clubs for all grades is located here: Clubs at Payne Elementary (last updated Spring 2019).  Some clubs or enrichment for OSTP students age PreK 3 – 2nd grade are organized by parents through the following program.


​​Afterschool is available daily from 3:30-6:00 pm and is managed by the Office of Out-of-School Time Programs (OSTP) and Springboard Education. There is no afterschool on days when school is dismissed at 12:15. ​Springboard Education follows the same schedule as OSTP.


​Enrollment in afterschool for school year 2018-2019 is managed by DCPS.  Find more details on the DCPS afterschool page or at the page for online enrollment. Students must enroll in school prior to enrolling in an afterschool program.


The Afterschool Program Parent/Guardian Handbook provides Information about program policies and procedures about the OSTP program.