Elementary School: Campagna Kids

Campagna Kids is a licensed before- and after-school program encouraging creative thinking in children from kindergarten through fifth grade. Its programming follows standards developed by the National Afterschool Alliance and provides small-group learning activities that include chess, science, dance, and drama, as well as math and reading clubs for each grade level.

Campagna Kids offers services to families during the winter and spring breaks as well as during the school year, and implements a summer camp program. We provide services on a sliding-fee scale to accommodate a diverse mix of children. Parents and kids alike rate the program as highly effective, based on evaluation results generated through a third-party evaluation firm.

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Hours & Locations

The program runs Monday through Friday immediately after school.  Currently, only Samuel Tucker and James K. Polk offer before-school programs from 7:15 to 8:00 a.m.

Campagna Kids operates at 11 locations:

  • John Adams Elementary School: 5651 Rayburn Avenue, Alexandria, 703-379-8332.  Site Director: Mary Holmes
  • Patrick Henry Elementary School: 4643 Taney Avenue, Alexandria, 703-370-4931.  Site Director: Ezekial Roebuck
  • Jefferson-Houston School for Arts and Academics: 1501 Cameron Street, Alexandria, 703-619-8367.  Site Director: Marcus Anderson
  • Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy: 530 S. St. Asaph Street, Alexandria, 703-836-3696.  Site Director: Sean Hardy
  • Douglas MacArthur Elementary School: 1101 Janneys Lane, Alexandria, 703-461-0471. Site Director: Patricia Lender
  • George Mason Elementary School: 2601 Cameron Mills Road, Alexandria, 703-683-2515.  Site Director: Fahim Ghiacy
  • Maury Elementary School: 600 Russell Road, Alexandria, 703-683-0054.  Site Director: Nielab Ghiacy
  • Mount Vernon Community School: 2601 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, 703-683-4468.  Site Director: Tahkina Sellers
  • James K. Polk Elementary School: 5000  Polk Avenue, Alexandria, 703-370-8845.  Site Director: Michelle Usher
  • William Ramsay Elementary School: 5700 Sanger Avenue, Alexandria, 703-379-8429. Site Director: Dana Noble
  • Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School: 435 Ferdinand Day Drive, Alexandria, 703-751-1752.  Site Director: Asia Hardy

Children that attend Charles Barret, Ferdinand Day, and Cora Kelly, may place a request with ACPS transportation to transport their child to a nearby school for aftercare.

Currently, ACPS provides transportation to the following Campagna Kids Sites:

  • From Charles Barret Elementary School, to the Campagna Kids program at George Mason
  • From Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School, to the Campagna Kids program at William Ramsay

Program Closing Announcements

All Campagna Kids sites follow the same schedule as Alexandria City Public Schools with respect to emergency closings, delayed openings, and early closings.

Campagna Kids parents should pay attention to the local radio and television stations on days in which weather or other conditions might affect opening and or closing times for Campagna Kids.  Weather-related closings and schedule changes are announced starting at 6:00 a.m. on local radio and television stations, as well as on the ACPS Web site and the ACPS Information Hotline (703-866-5300). We strongly encourage parents to sign-up for e-blast, so that these announcements may be received electronically.

Parents may also visit this web site to view weather related closings or changes in hours of service.  To view the Campagna Kids Emergency Closing Policy, you may click here.


For more information, contact Chanel McKeithan, Registrar, at (703) 549-0111 x130 or

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