LEAD and Cardinal Care Information
Early bird registration for Del Valle ISD LEAD and Cardinal Care is open until June 23 for the 2023-2024 School Year.
Click here to register for LEAD
Click here to register for Cardinal Care
What is LEAD?
LEAD Enrichment Afterschool in Del Valle is a free program that is available for all students from Pre-K to 12th grade. This afterschool enrichment program provides a variety of opportunities including, but not limited to: Chess, Robotics, Athletics, Fine Arts, and Homework Help. Students participating in LEAD get dinner and the option for district transportation home. LEAD has limited space per campus. If more students sign up than space is available, there will be a lottery and waiting list.
Monday-Thursday starting on September 5
Elementary campuses available until 5:30 p.m.
Middle and High School campuses available until 6 p.m.
Cardinal Care (below) has a Friday-only option available for elementary school families in LEAD who need Friday afterschool care.
LEAD Registration: Click here to register for LEAD
- LEAD Early Bird Registration open until June 23.
- LEAD Early Bird Lottery: June 27
Parents who apply for early-bird registration will be notified of acceptance into the program starting on June 28.
LEAD Registration be open again from July 17 through August 4, with a lottery on August 7, if needed.
What is Cardinal Care?
Cardinal Care is a fee-based afterschool program similar to Extend-A-Care. Cardinal Care is available for Pre-K through 5th grade. Unlike LEAD, students in Cardinal Care do not participate in different classes and are able to work on homework with activities that include crafts, games, cooking, and more. Students in Cardinal Care receive dinner. District transportation is not provided for students in Cardinal Care.
Cardinal Care Schedule:
Monday - Friday or on Fridays only from starting on the first day of school through the last day of school.
Cardinal Care is available until 6 p.m., with parent pickup at anytime during Cardinal Care hours.
On district half days, Cardinal Care pickup time is 4:30 p.m.
Click here to view the Cardinal Care Program Calendar for 2023-2024.
Cardinal Care Fees: Cardinal Care fees are on a sliding scale listed below. Fees are for each student.
Regular Rate: $250 monthly
DVISD Staff Rate: $200 monthly
Free/Reduced Lunch Rate: $150 monthly
Friday-Only Rate: $50 monthly
Cardinal Care Registration: Click here to register for Cardinal Care
Cardinal Care Early Bird Registration open until June 23.
Parents who apply for early-bird registration will be notified of acceptance into the program starting on June 28. Instructions for setting up payment will be provided at that time.
Cardinal Care Registration be open again from July 17 - August 4.