After School Academy

For Kids Entering Kindergarten through 5th Grade

programs_kids_asaTEL HI’s After School Academy (ASA) helps families by providing support between the end of a child’s school day and the end of a parent’s workday. Our highly trained staff leads children through all sorts of activities, from tutoring and homework assistance to field trips, recreation, and even community service.

Over 100 school-age children from different cultures and all walks of life participate in the After School Academy. This diversity creates a rich community where your child can learn from other children, and vice versa.

Additional ASA highlights include:

  • A California-licensed program
  • Trained staff to lead all activities with additional support from volunteer tutors
  • Kids are grouped by age: K–2nd grade or 3rd–5th grades
  • Extended hours on school day holidays
  • A staff that speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog, and Spanish
  • Financial help for low-income families

Hours of Operation

During the School Year:
2:00 pm–6:00 pm Monday through Friday
7:30 am–6:00 pm on full-day school holidays, teacher in-service, and furlough days

During the Summer:
7:30 am–6:00 pm

To enroll your child in the After School Academy using forms in English, please download this English Enrollment Packet and return it to the Youth Office at TEL HI. If you would like the forms in Chinese, please download this Chinese Enrollment Packet.
Do you want to apply for Scholarship Assistance? Just click to download the TEL HI Financial Aid Application Form.
Have any other questions? Please contact Melody Wong, Program Director at or you can call her at (415) 421-6443 X 30.


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