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After School Academy

The Ord Terrace After School Academy (ASA) is a comprehensive after school program designed to give our students support with homework, as well as provide enrichment experiences not offered during the regular school day. If you are interested in enrolling your child in ASA, please talk to your child's teacher.


ASA coordinates with local community partners, public, and non-profit agencies and cultural organizations to offer youth experiences in science, environmental studies, sports, visual & performing arts, and much more.

Ord Terrace ASA collaborates with the following community partners:

The Community of Caring program uses a variety of creative activities to articulate and reinforce the following five core values which empower kids to be responsible and caring members of the community:


Moore's Karate instructors teach self-defense, self-discipline, self-respect, and respect of others through organized karate classes free of charge to students.
At the end of each 8-week session students are tested and given belts based on their skill level.
Ord Terrace ASA participates in Moore's Karate classes every Friday @ 2:45-3:45

The Carmel Academy of Performing Arts has been recognized for nearly half a century as the premiere dance and theater arts training facility on the Monterey Peninsula.
The Academy offers instruction in hip hop dance, acting, musical instruments, voice and musical theater to ASA participants at each site for no cost to the students.
Ord Terrace ASA 4th & 5th grade students particpate in CAPA's Hip Hop Dance Classes every Tuesday @ 3:00-3:45.

JUST RUN® is a website-based program designed to assist schools and other youth organizations in the promotion of fitness and healthy lifestyle choices while combating childhood obesity and its related illnesses.

Designed by fitness and running experts, JUST RUN is funded by the Big Sur International Marathon, sponsors, and private donations. Offering incentives, numerous benefits, and a wealth of information, JUST RUN is a bilingual, easy to implement, turn key, fun program! Originally geared towards 2nd through 8th grade children, this successful program is now available to high school students, as well. Headquartered in Monterey County, JUST RUN offers instruction, advice and support to those interested in implementing this award winning program in their locale.
Ord Terrace ASA participates in Just Run every Wednesday @ 1:00-1:45.

*Mon. Tues. Thurs. Fri.
2:20-2:30 Check-in
2:30-2:45 Snack
2:45-4:00 Homework
4:00-4:15 Break/Recess
4:15-4:45 Academic Enrichment
4:45-5:15 Read Naturally/Envision Math
5:15-5:30 Math Games
5:30-6:00 Clean-up; Parent Pick-up.

*Wednesday Schedule:
12:45-12:55 Check-in
1:00-1:45 Just Run
1:45-2:15 Snack
2:15-2:45 Art

ASA Vision: Ensuring that every child achieves academic and social excellence.

ASA Mission: Empowering students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become highly effective, culturally divers citizens, through the daily use of developmental assets, and dynamic, hands-on academic and social enrichment activities.