Portage Before and After Care Program


St. John’s Child Development Center is excited to offer Before and After School Program for all public school children in the Portage School District. We will be offering a variety of activities for the children located at John Muir Elementary School cafeteria. Children attending Portage District schools will have bus transportation available.


For more information please contact Debbie Drew or Elizabeth Gray

cdcoffice@stjohnsportage.com or call 608-742-9000 ext. 2


Before School

The school will open for drop off starting at 6:30 am

A small breakfast snack will be provided for children

Children attending Woodridge will be walked to school by a school staff member

All other schools will be bused to appropriate schools 

After School

After school program will start when school gets out and run until 5:30 pm

A snack will be served after school

Children attending Rusch and Lewiston Schools will take a bus to John Muir and

Children attending Woodridge will walk to John Muir

Spring and Winter Break, Snow Days, and Scheduled School Closed Dates

For winter and spring breaks we will offer care on a first come first serve basis for your child at our Child Development Center.

All meals will be provided including Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack during full day care.

The Before & After School Program will NOT be open for Snow Days and other inclement weather closures! Including late starts and early releases.

The Before & After School Program will NOT be open for scheduled closed dates.