Optional Programs

Parish School Group of Elementary Boys

Register for an Optional Program

Registration is now open at https://optionalprograms.campbrainregistration.com/. For more information on an optional program, contact The Parish School's business office. Children are enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis, so reserve your space as soon as possible.


Academic Tutoring

Academic tutoring is offered on a limited basis in individualized sessions throughout the school year. Services include one-on-one instruction and review of key academic skills needed to support your child’s education. Tutoring is scheduled before or after school and takes place at The Parish School. For more information, contact Huyen Cao at hcao@parishschool.org

Adventure Play

Adventure Play is a child-directed, outdoor program where children build social and practical skills in a naturalistic, cooperative setting. Modeled after European Adventure Playgrounds, this program gives children freedom to roam three acres of The Parish School’s campus, supported by trained playworkers and in the company of peers. It is available to students of The Parish School and children from the outside community ages 6 to 12, including siblings, Monday through Thursday for 2 or 4 days a week from 3:15 to 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Jill Wood at jwood@parishschool.org.

Early Morning Drop-Off

Early Morning Drop-Off assists parents who need additional childcare prior to regular school hours. This optional program is staffed by paraeducators of The Parish School and is open to Parish students only. The program runs Monday through Friday from 7:00-7:35 a.m. for Elementary and 8:00-8:45 a.m. for Early Childhood. 

Extended Day

Extended day assists parents who need additional childcare after regular school hours. The program is led by Parish School staff and is open to all Parish students. This program is Monday through Thursday and runs until 4:30 p.m. Start time is dependent upon when your child’s day in the classroom ends (12 p.m. for Emerging Language Level, 1 p.m. for Preschool and Pre-primary Levels, and 3:15 p.m. for Elementary).

Social Learning

Social Learning offers small group and individual Social Thinking® therapy to help preschool through high school students read social cues and share space with peers and adults more appropriately. Therapy focuses on many social cognitive skills including perspective taking, conversational skills, social problem solving, social observation and attention to people and situations, and connecting with others. The groups are led by highly trained professionals experienced in the Social Thinking® approach developed by Michelle Garcia Winner. For more information, contact The Carruth Center at info@carruthcenter.org