Last updated 3/24/2023

    Building Bridges to Student Success


    The Bridges program is hiring part-time staff. For more information, please contact Kim Fields at (916) 971-5933. 


    The San Juan Unified School District's Bridges After-School/ASSETs Programs provide homework support, enrichment and pro-social recreation in a safe and positive environment. The Bridges After-School/ASSETs Programs currently serve approximately 3,000 students, grades K-12, in 35 programs at 35 sites. Student success is supported through the implementation of each of the four components of the program: Homework support, enrichment/disguised learning, pro-social skills/recreation, and parent support and empowerment. Strong relationships between program staff, school staff, parents and students are key!



    The Bridges After-School/ASSETs Programs will be closed for staff development on the following date:

    Tuesday, June 6, 2023



    Kim Fields


    Bridges After-School/ASSETs Programs

    (916) 971-5933  


    Debbie Middleton

    Manager, After-School and Prevention Programs

    (916) 971-5933  




Enrollment & fees

  • Bridges After-School Summer Program 2023 - Engage your SUMMER with S.T.E.A.M.!

    Bridges is offering a FREE summer session allowing students to engage in enrichment activities that reinforce Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (S.T.E.A.M.)

    The Bridges after-School Summer Program will operate from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. as follows: June 20 - July 21, Monday - Friday at: Coyle, Deterding, Grand Oaks, Howe, Oakview, Starr King and Skycrest; June 13 - July 7, Tuesday - Friday at Dyer Kelly and Whitney; June 12 - June 29 and July 10 - July 13, Monday - Thursday at Thomas Edison.

    For more information view our Summer Flyer.

    Enrollment for the summer program will begin April 10.

    Summer application link coming soon

    2023-24 Enrollment

    Continuing and priority enrollment for the 2023-24 program year will begin April 10.

    Priority will be given to students who qualify under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assitance Act, Foster Yourth, English Learners, and students eligible for free or reduced-price meals. For more information about continuing and priority enrollment, please view Frequently Asked Questions.

    Open Enrollment for the 2023-24 program year will begin May 1.

    Application link coming soon


    Enrollment Application

    For more information on our program, view our Flyer   Flyer - Spanish   Flyer - Arabic

    To apply for enrollment in the Bridges After-School Program, please complete the Bridges After-School Application Packet below. Applications are also available at your Bridges program or regional offices. Completed applications can be submitted at the school site to the designated Bridges After-School Program Site Facilitator, or at one of our regional offices:  

    Arden Arcade Region - 1500 Dom Way, Sacramento 95864/Room 20, (916) 979-8324.
    Carmichael Region - 6230 Rutland Drive, Carmichael 95608/Room 24, (916) 971-7386
    Citrus Heights Region - 7901 Rosswood Dr., Citrus Heights 95621/Room H7, (916) 979-8399
    Space is limited and students are enrolled in program on a first come, first served basis once priority order has been applied. For information about priority enrollment, please view Frequently Asked Questions.


    Fee Policy

    The Bridges After-School Program charges a registration fee and monthly participation fees. Rates are purposefully kept as low as possible to ensure that San Juan Unified School District parents are able to access services at the lowest cost possible. In addition, full and partial scholarships are available based on need. Fees are waived for students who qualify under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, Foster Youth, or the Free/Reduced Meal Program. Please contact Kim Fields, at (916) 971-5933, for more information regarding scholarships.

    Registration Fee: A $30, nonrefundable, registration fee is due at the time of confirmed enrollment. Please do not make a payment until enrollment is confirmed by telephone.

    Program Participation Fees:

    • Monthly fees are determined using a sliding scale and considering family income and ability to pay. 
    • All fee rates include early release Thursdays and all other scheduled minimum days.
    • Fees are calculated with all non-school days during the school year (including holidays) considered. Fees will not be applied for school year program days in August or June. The regular monthly rate will be applied for each month, from September through May.

    Bridges After-School Program Monthly Rates:

    Monthly Rate   

    Tier 1 Full  $50.00
    Tier 2 Reduced  $40.00
    Tier 3 Low  $30.00
    Waived - Qualified under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, Foster Youth, or eligible for free/reduced price meals.


    Payments by check or money order:

    • Payments are due by the 10th day of each month.
    • Checks and money orders are made payable to San Juan Unified School District with Bridges After-School in the memo line. Please write your child’s name and school on the check or money order.
    • Mail to: Attn: Bridges After-School Programs/San Juan Unified School District, 3738 Walnut Ave., Carmichael, CA 95608
    • Payments may be dropped off at one of the Bridges After-School regional offices:
    Arden Arcade Region - 1500 Dom Way, Sacramento 95864/Room 20, (916) 979-8324.
    Carmichael Region - 6230 Rutland Drive, Carmichael 95608/Room 24, (916) 971-7386
    Citrus Heights Region - 7901 Rosswood Dr., Citrus Heights 95621/Room H7, (916) 979-8399
    • Payments may not be dropped off at program sites.

    Payments by credit card:

    Visa and MasterCard payments are accepted online at the My School Bucks website. My School Bucks is a fast and simple online payment center for parents. Myschoolbucks.com has features such as: Paying for tuition, meals and other school items in one central place; email reminders of payments due; set up of automatic payments on given dates and more.

    Late Fees:

    • If payment is not received within 5 business days of the due date, a $25 late fee will be charged.

    Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF):

    • Checks returned by the bank will incur an additional $25 charge. A money order is required for replacement of NSF check.
    • Checks will not be accepted as form of payment after the bank has refused a second check.

    Cancellation Policy:

    • Families are required to give a two-week notice, in writing, when ending a child’s participation in the program. If a participant leaves prior to the end of the designated two weeks, full payment is still required for the duration of the two-week period. 

    For more information regarding enrollment in Bridges After-School, please call the regional office of the site you are interested in listed below.

    Arden Arcade Region - (916) 979-8324

    Elementary Bridges After-School Programs

    • Cottage
    • Del Paso Manor
    • Dyer Kelly
    • Greer 
    • Howe Avenue
    • Sierra Oaks K-8
    • Thomas Edison
    • Whitney

    Middle School Bridges After-School Program

    • Arcade
    • Katherine Johnson

    High School ASSETs Program

    • Encina

    Carmichael Region - (916) 971-7386

    Elementary Bridges After-School Programs

    • Cameron Ranch
    • Carmichael
    • Charles Peck
    • Coyle 
    • Deterding 
    • Pasadena
    • Schweitzer
    • Starr King K-8
    • Thomas Kelly

    Middle School Bridges After-School Programs

    • Churchill 
    • Will Rogers

    Citrus Heights Region - (916) 979-8399

    Elementary Bridges After-School Programs

    • Arlington Heights
    • Carriage
    • Grand Oaks
    • Kingswood K-8
    • Lichen K-8
    • Mariposa 
    • Northridge
    • Ottomon
    • Skycrest
    • Trajan
    • Woodside K-8

    Middle School Bridges After-School Programs

    • Sylvan

    High School ASSETs Program

    • San Juan

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