“The Needham School Committee invites sealed bid proposals for the provision of Before School and After School Structured Program for Elementary Students for the three year period beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020. Request for Proposal packages will be available from the Office of the Director of Financial Operations, 1330 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA 02492, or may be downloaded from http://www.needhamma.gov/bids.aspx beginning at 9:00 AM on January 20, 2017…
Needham Public Schools is a public school system located in Needham, Massachusetts. Total enrollment for the 2016/17 school year is 5588, including 2552 elementary students. Elementary students attend five neighborhood schools, four of which operate from 8:20-2:45 (Broadmeadow, Eliot, Hillside and Mitchell), and one of which operates from 8:45- 3:10 (Newman). The current elementary enrollment figures by school are: Broadmeadow (553), Eliot (392), Hillside (472), Mitchell (495), and Newman (640).
Currently, four schools operate before school programs and five schools operate after school programs. The before school programs at Broadmeadow, Eliot, Mitchell and Newman run from 7:15 AM to the start of school. The after school programs at Broadmeadow, Eliot, Hillside, Newman and Mitchell run from the close of school to 6:00 PM.
Enrollment varies at each location, based on parent demand, and students may enroll for fewer than five days per week. Currently, at Broadmeadow, enrollment averages 20 students per day for the before school program, and 52 students per day for the after school program. At Eliot, current enrollment averages 10 students per day in the before school program and 65 students in the after school program. At Mitchell, enrollment averages 18 per day for before school and 60 for after school. At Newman, current before school enrollment averages 59 children per day, and after school is 49 children. At Hillside, current after school enrollment averages 30 students per day; currently, there is no before school program option for Hillside students, although Hillside may opt to run one at any point during the next three years.”
Excerpted from Needham Public School’s Request for Proposals (RFP) 17SCH141G