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    24/25 Enrollment information   Fordham 24/25 Enrollment Information                            

    Marion Afterschool Programs provides before and/or after school childcare services at 40 school sites throughout Marion County. Nearly 3,000 students participate in this program every day.

    This is a flat rate, fee-based program.

    Marion Afterschool Programs accepts eligible students who are in Kindergarten thru 8thgrade in Elementary and select Middle Schools. MAP at Fordham accepts Pre-K, VPK, Kindergarten,1st grade, and 2nd grade.

    Please note: The number of children enrolled at each site is determined by how much physical space is available and the number of staff employed.

    Marion Afterschool Programs provides a variety of programming, including but not limited to:

    • Programming aimed at giving students a chance to socialize while learning
    • Wellness programs that stress proper nutrition, exercise and the mind/body connection.
    • Enrichment that aligns with Florida Standards
    • Center-based activities
    • Focus on literacy
    • Allows time for completing homework in our Homework Zones

    Our mission: To enrich the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social well-being of our students by creating dynamic learning experiences before and after school.


    Available every day, school is in session, including Early Release days.

    Hours of Operation: based on the Marion County Public Schools Calendar
    Morning Hours:  6:30am - School Bell
    Afternoon Hours:  School Bell until 6:00pm

    Fordham Early Learning Academy Operating Hours for 24/25 School Year: Visit Fordham Pre-Registration 


    Are you an energetic, knowledgeable recreation specialist who enjoys school-age children and their families?

      • Are available to work Monday - Friday between 1PM - 6PM
        when school is in session?
      • Have a high school diploma or a GED?
      • Are you 18 years of age or older?


    Application to Apply

      • Click "Non-Instructional Support - District"
      • Click Assignment "Activity Leader; Marion Afterschools Prog"
      • Click "Search for Posted Positions"
      • To Apply, check the "Apply" box
      • Choose "Apply for Selected Positions"
  • Get in Touch

    MCPS Marion Afterschool Programs
    1014 SW 7th Rd.
    Ocala, FL  34471
    P: 352-671-4135