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Kids & Company

Kids & Company is Hopkins Public Schools’ premier school-age before-school and after-school child care program. Offered in each of the District’s six elementary schools, Kids & Company is open Monday – Friday, 6:30 am – 6:00 pm for children in kindergarten through 5th grade.

Kids & Company also offers full day child care during the summer months for students entering grades 1 – 6 for the upcoming school year. Our summer locations are located across the district at our elementary schools and North Middle School. Hours are 7:00am - 6:00pm.


School Year 2024-2025

Online contract request window is open April 8-19. After April 19 all requests will be placed on a waiting list.  We will start approving contract s the week of May 25th.

Your account must be in good standing with all Hopkins Community Education programs in order to request a contract for a current or upcoming summer or school year program. Your contract will be placed on hold until payment has been received in full.

Note: Kindergarten first day of the 2024-25 school year is September 4th.

Schedule changes are available for no fee until August 15.

Contract Options 2-5 days/week
Before School- Alice Smith, Eisenhower, Gatewood, Glen Lake, Tanglen $12.00/day
After School- until 5pm Alice Smith, Eisenhower, Gatewood, Glen Lake, Tanglen $24.00/day
After School- until 6pm Alice Smith, Eisenhower, Gatewood, Glen Lake, Tanglen $31.00/day
Before School- Meadowbrook $25.00/day
After School- Meadowbrook $18.00/day
Non-School Days $53.00/day
Non-School Days after deadline $58.00/day
Add-A-Day MBK (Pre-approved on site at least 24 hr notice) Before $27.00/day
After $20.00/day
Add-A-Day AS, IKE, GW, GL, TG (Pre-approved on site at least 24 hr notice) Before $12.00/day
After $26.00/$33.00/day
Annual Fee $50/child
$75 maximum/family
Schedule Change Fee
Any changes are due to the billing office by the 15th of the prior month. You will not be able to make changes if the month has been invoiced.
$20 per request, per child

Kids & Company contact information:

(952) 988 4080

Scholarships Available

Hopkins Community Ed offers scholarship funds for qualifying families in need of assistance to pay for child care fees for Kids & Company. Please Contact Resource West for assistance options.  ResourceWest does not apply to Non-School Days.

To speak in Spanish or English: call Kirsten at 952-322-0882 or email at

To speak in Somali or English: call Anab at 952-322-0357 or email at

Summer 2024

ONLINE CONTRACT REQUEST OPENS FEBRUARY 15TH AT 8 AM. REGISTRATION IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE.  We will notify families the week of March 25 with approvals. Approval of contracts will start the week of March 25th.

June 17-August 16, 2024
7 a.m.-6 p.m.

(Closed Wednesday June 19, Thursday July 4, and Friday July 5, 2024)

Come every day throughout summer, Monday-Friday, or for as few as 10 days to fit around your summer activities. 

Summer Locations(grades 1-4): 

Alice Smith Elementary
801 Minnetonka Mills Road
Hopkins, MN 55343

Glen Lake Elementary
4801 Woodridge Road
Minnetonka, MN 55345

Meadowbrook Elementary
5430 Glenwood Avenue
Golden Valley, MN 55422

BLiNK (grades 5-6)

North Middle School
10700 Cedar Lake Road
Minnetonka, MN 55305

June 17-August 16, 2024
7 a.m.-6 p.m.


  • 10-42 days: $53/day
  • Add a day: $58/day

Kids & Company is a DHS Certified Child Care Program that accepts Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), if you have questions about CCAP, please contact Christine Beach-Olsen at (952) 988- 4076.

Limited fee assistance is available for summer Kids & Company. Please contact ResourceWest for details:

  • Spanish or English: 952-322-0882
  • Somali or English: 952-322-0357

Site Contacts:

Alice Smith: Kari Joseph,
Eisenhower: Kim Feist,
Gatewood: D'lisa Campbell,
Glen Lake: Jon Smart,
Meadowbrook: Joe Wilson,
Tanglen: Michelle Chapin,

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K&C Summer 2024

School Year 2024-25