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Administrative Office

Visit our Administrative Office from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday for more information about our services. We can be found in Room 24 on the Musick Elementary campus at 5735 Musick Avenue in Newark.


Our mailing address is:

  Child Care
Newark Unified School District
5715 Musick Ave.
Newark, CA 94560
Child Care

2016/2017 Kindergarten Early Release Transition to Full Day

Starting Thursday, August 25, 2016 (first day of school) Kindergarteners will start the school year being released at 12:10 pm (12:25 pm at Birch Grove Primary) daily. This early release schedule goes through Friday, September 16, 2016.  Full day Kindergarten begins Monday, September 19, 2016.

During this transition time Child Care will be open and available to everyone.

  • Birch Grove Primary
    • 12:25 pm until 2:47 pm Monday through Thursday
    • 12:25 pm until 1:20 pm on Fridays
  • Birch Grove Intermediate, Kennedy, Lincoln, Musick and Snow
    • 12:10 pm until 2:32 pm Monday through Thursday
    • 12:10 pm until 1:05 pm on Fridays

There is a flat fee of $117.00 to anyone who wants to use Child Care during Kindergarten transition to full days.

  • If you are not enrolled for Child Care services, you will need to complete the registration packet (Kindergarten Transition Contract, one per family; Emergency (o Emergencia) form, one per child and Disaster form, one per child). You are responsible to pick up your child/ren at 2:32 pm (2:47 pm at Birch Grove Primary) Monday through Thursday and 1:05 pm (1:20 pm at Birch Grove Primary) Fridays. There will be a charge for late pick up. Pre-payment for this service is required.
  • If you are enrolled in Child Care, the $117.00 flat fee is in addition to your contracted fee. You will receive an extra invoice for the flat fee. Your child/ren will stay in the Child Care Center until your contracted time.

We look forward to servicing our incoming Kindergarteners.


Comenzando Jueves, Agosto 25th, 2016 (primer día escolar) los estudiantes de Kindergarten, comenzarán la escuela  saliendo temprano cada día  a las 12:10 pm (12:25 de Birch Grove Primary), hasta el Viernes, Septiembre 19, 2016.

Durante esta etapa de transición, el servicio de cuidado escolar, estará abierto y disponible para este grupo escolar.

  • Birch Grove Primary
    • 12:25 pm hasta las 2:47 pm de Lunes a Jueves
    • 12:25 pm hasta la 1:20 pm los Viernes
  • Birch Grove Intermediate, Kennedy, Lincoln, Musick y Snow
    • 12:10 pm hasta las 2:32 pm de Lunes a Jueves
    • 12:10 pm hasta la 1:05 pm los Viernes

Este periodo tiene una tarifa plena de $117.00 para los estudiantes que necesiten el servicio de cuidado escolar durante la transición de los Kinders a jornada completa.

  • Si su hijo/hija no esta registrada en el programa de cuidado escolar, usted necesitará completar la aplicación (Dos hojas de contrato por familia, el formulario de emergencia y el de información en caso de desastre, una por cada estudiante. Usted es responsable de recoger a su hijo/hija a las 2:32 pm o a las (2:47 en Birch Grove Primary) de Lunes a Jueves y a la 1:05 pm (1:20 pm en Birch Grove Primary) los Viernes. Se cobrará un cargo adicional por recoger a su hijo/hija más tarde  de las horas contratadas.

Es necesario hacer el pago de la tarifa plena por adelantado.


  • Si su hijo/hija, está registrado en el programa de cuidado escolar, los $117.00 serán cobrados adicionalmente de su tarifa mensual regular . Su hijo/hija estará en el programa hasta el  tiempo contratado. Para aplicaciones y demás información, favor visite nuestra pagina en linea,



Informacion De Emergencia

Informacion De Retirada En Caso De Desastre


Registration for Child Care is on a first come first served basis.


Enrollment Package includes:

Incoming TK, Kindergarten and new families to NUSD must include a Notice of Registration from your home school Office staff. 


Completed applications can be submitted by EMAIL to NUSD Child Care or brought directly to

District Office Child Care

5715 Musick Avenue

Portable 24

Located on the Musick Elementary School campus, on the left side of the parking lot,

the fourth portable on the left.


Office Hours: weekdays 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

until June 30, 2016


Please call the District Child Care Office with any questions or concerns.

Jodi Croce                     818-4138

Nidia Sanchez-Rico       818-4159


We look forward to serving you.

Newark Unified School District Child Care Mission

It is the mission of the Newark Unified School District Child Care Program to provide a safe, nurturing environment that supports the efforts of families and schools to help children become lifelong learners who possess the cognitive social emotional skills, ethics, and creativity to reach their full potential as contributing, productive, responsible citizens.

Nidia Sanchez-Rico  Childcare Coordinator  (510) 818-4159 EMAIL
Jodi Croce Administrative Secretary (510) 818-4138 EMAIL

Sharon Tokubo


Child Care Office FAX

Account Technician



(510) 818-4223


(510) 791-5004




Child Care Locations

Child Care Center Hours:

7:00 a.m. until start of school.
End of school day until 6:00pm (6:15pm at Birch Grove Primary).


Child Care Center

Direct Phone

Birch Grove Intermediate

37490 Birch St.

(510) 818-3641

Birch Grove Primary

6071 Smith St.

(510) 818-3141

Kennedy Elementary

35430 Blackburn Dr.

(510) 818-3441

Lincoln Elementary

36111 Bettencourt St.

(510) 818-3541

Musick Elementary

5735 Musick Ave.

(510) 818-4041

Snow Elementary

6580 Mirabeau Dr. 

(510) 818-3941

Visit our Child Care Centers page to learn more about each site and the staff that will welcome you at each center!


*Snow Child Care has moved. You can find us in the Parent Resource Room, around the corner from the library.