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Before and After School Programs


Enrichment Programs:

At Academia Sandoval, we offer various after school enrichment opportunities.  Many of these programs are offered by parents who want to share a passion with children.  Here are some of the activities we have at Sandoval right now:

Mad Science:

Tuesdays 3:45-4:45

Our hands-on, one-hour science programs are themed around a particular area of science and include such topics as electricity, magnetism, optics, biology and many more.

Mad Science After-School Programs…

  • Are hands-on and inquiry-based
  • Meet national, state and provincial curriculum standards
  • Are led by trained, qualified and dynamic instructors
  • Follow professional lesson plans
  • Use unique equipment and original materials
  • Are loved by children and K-6 age-appropriate, making them ideal for children in Kindergarten through Grade 6
  • Are easy to plan and hassle-free to run

Register online at:

PALS Chess Academy

WHEN: Thursdays after school from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
WHO: Grades 1-6. We will offer instruction in both English and Spanish.
WHAT: The “Four C’s” of Education are Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, and Creativity. All are included in the fifth C, the ancient game of Chess! Each class is divided between supervised game time and an interactive lesson teaching important strategies and life lessons such as sportsmanship and learning from mistakes. Friendly regional scholastic tournaments held once a month on Saturdays, with prizes for all participants. This is not your typical chess club – your child will LOVE learning chess! Register online from For more information, write

Kids Yoga Classes

Who: Kindergarteners to 4th Graders
When: Mondays 4 – 5pm
Location: Nap Room #146

Register now! Space is limited to 15 kids. These sessions are designed to empower kids by helping them build selfconfidence, respect others and develop an awareness for their own body and surroundings. While working at their own pace, they will learn yoga postures and breathing/relaxation techniques. The classes will be a playful environment which include fun activities such as games, singing, and dancing. Kids will explore yoga postures, yoga games, song and move beyond the physical practice while learning to enjoy mindbody connection, deeper awareness and the ability to relax and destress through the “Fun” practice of yoga.

Register now by going to You will receive a confirmation email that class is happening!

Sticky Fingers Cooking

Who: PreK-6th
When: Mondays from 3:50-5:00pm
To Enroll Your Student: Visit our website:
(search: Sandoval)

Be a Builder-After School Enrichment

Who: Kinder-6th grade
When: Wednesdays 3:50-4:50 pm


We’ll work with scrap wood and cardboard to explore how we design, build, and invent. We’ll start with mini-challenges like building a simple house structure, or replicating an everyday object with cardboard. Ultimately, each participant will develop a design/build goal and work towards a big reveal! This is the perfect class for kids wanting to explore the intersection of art, engineering, science, and design.

Sign up here:


Ana Marie Sandoval Elementary!


Children in our program will work with engaging, experienced teachers who employ music, arts & crafts, movements and repetition to develop a strong foundation of language knowledge and pronunciation.
4:00-5:00 pm
COST:    $110/session/per lang. 


After School Art with Kelly

After school art with Kelly will be an art enrichment program for students who are looking to further their art skills, build a portfolio for applying to DSA or just want to have a little more art in their lives.

Classes will include drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media and printmaking! Classes will meet after school from 3:50-5:00 PM in the Art Room.  Students will report to the art room at 3:50 for snack: Please pack an individual snack for your child. There will be partial scholarships available to those in need of them.  Requirements for the qualification for the scholarship are the same as the tuition for the school. Please apply if you qualify. For more information, please contact: Kelly Bolt at Please return permission slip to Kelly or in the folder in the office.

After School Care:

Discovery Link is a before and after school child care program available at selected schools and charters. For availability, and tuition information, please email

Tuition assistance is available through the Denver County Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Please contact them at 303.468.5252 to find out if you are eligible.

Discovery Link has a before and after school program offered at Sandoval for three and four year old students. Contact the Discovery Link office for more information at: or by telephone 720-556-4496.

Discovery Link steps to register:

Step 1: Email health statements and shot records to

Step 2: Register your child at, go to: new families, click: here, click: Sandoval