Waukee Community School District offers fee-based before and after school childcare programming at all nine elementary schools.  All kindergarten through fifth-grade students are eligible to enroll. 


Beyond the Bell before and after school care is offered for students currently enrolled at Maple Grove, Grant Ragan, Shuler, Radiant, Walnut Hills and Woodland Hills Elementary School

YMCA Before and After School Programs are offered for students currently enrolled at Brookview, Eason and Waukee Elementary School.

All staff in both programs are certified in CPR, First Aid and obtain the required number of training hours as required by the State of Iowa Department of Human Services.  


Summer 2021 Registration opened March 22, 2021.

Check back for more information or to join our wait-list contact Rich Miller at rmiller@waukeeschools.org.

2021-22 Beyond the Bell School Year Program

Registration for the 2021-22 Beyond the Bell School Year Program will be available at 10:00 a.m. on the assigned building dates below by visiting the following enrollment link. This childcare program is available for the following elementary schools: Grant Ragan, Maple Grove, Radiant, Shuler, Walnut Hills, and Woodland Hills.

Elementary Schools

  • Grant Ragan Elementary School –  March 30
  • Maple Grove Elementary School – March 31
  • Radiant Elementary School – March 31
  • Shuler Elementary School – April 1
  • Walnut Hills Elementary School – April 1
  • Woodland Hills Elementary School – April 2