A great start and finish to every school day!

Our before and after-school “Cougar Care” offers CHA students a mix of independent and organized activities, education and recreation opportunities. Our program offers an involving experience for all students, while giving order and routine to their mornings and afternoons.

All Cougar Care staff are trained annually in first aid, CPR and Epi-pen administration.

What are the hours?

Before School

7a – 7:45a

*First bell rings at 7:55a and school begins at 8a

After School

3p – 5:30p

*Grades Jr.K-4 are dismissed at 2:50p and grades 5-8 at 3p to the car line and buses, those remaining will be included in Cougar Care and must sign in to ensure safety for all students.

What are the rates and how does billing work?

$10 per student, for drop-off before 7:45a
$12/hour per student after school, 3-5:30p

Billing Details:

  • Cougar Club fees will be billed through your TADS account
  • All pm rates are billed in 15-minute increments.
  • Our program ends at 5:30p any student picked up after 5:30 PM will be charged an additional $10.00 per 15 minutes.

After school enrichment programming (art, martial arts, music, and dance) are held on-site and rates and payment are handled directly through the programming provider.

Is drop-in care available?

Yes! All families are welcome to complete the Cougar Care Enrollment Form upon enrollment or at the beginning of each school year. If you would like to have your child participate in Cougar Care as a drop in please contact the front office at (952) 949-9014 so we can confirm with your student’s homeroom teacher. Please be sure to have your child find the Cougar Care supervisor to sign in for the day.

What after-school enrichment programs are available?

Chapel Hill Academy partners with outside programs to host after-school enrichment opportunities such as art classes, martial arts classes, music lessons, and dance lessons. See below for more details on our current offerings. All students, including those in Cougar Care, are eligible to enroll in after-school enrichment programming.


Please contact our Admissions Team

Cougar Care Enrollment Form can be found in the Parent Corner

Sign up below for after-school enrichment programming:

Martial Arts Club

Fall session begins Tuesday, October 20, 2020! Click Here to register.

Music Club

Private Lesson by George Runyan 

Dance Club 

Prairie School of Dance (info coming soon)