For school year 2019-2020 Payne Elementary will offer the Office of Out-of-School Time Programs (OSTP) for after school programming. Students in OSTP 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 after school enrichment programming, which follows this schedule for Fall 2019.


​​After school is available daily from 3:30-6:00 pm and is managed by the Office of Out-of-School Time Programs (OSTP). There is no after school on days when school is dismissed at 12:15. ​


​Enrollment in after school for school year 2019-2020 is managed by DCPS.  Find more details on the DCPS after school page or at the page for online enrollment. Students must enroll in school prior to enrolling in an after school program.


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