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Newton Latchkey


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Haleigh Willis
Latchkey Director

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Latchkey Office
619 Boyd Ave
Newton, KS 67114
316-284-6570 ext. 1537


Annual Enrollment Fee: *$10.00/child, maximum $20.00/family


School Day Hours: 

6:30 AM – start of school

3:10 PM – 6:00 PM


School Day Rates:

Up to one hour: $5.50

Between 1-2 hours: $10.00

Over 2 hours: $13.00

Late Pick-Up fee (after 6:00 PM): $1.00 for every minute late.


All-Day and Summer Hours:

            6:30 AM – 6:00 PM


All-Day and 2021 Summer Rates:  

*Annual Enrollment Fee (if not already enrolled): $10.00/child, or $20.00/family.  

*Summer Activity Fee: $20.00/ family

Up to one hour: $5.50

Between 1-2 hours: $10.00

Over 2 – under 4 hours: $13.00

1/2 Day (4 – under 6 hours): $16.00

Full Day (6 hours and over): $27.00, additional siblings: $22.00

Full Week: $110, additional siblings: $90.00

Summer Field Trip Days: $32.00 (included in Full Week rate)

Late Pick-Up fee (after 6:00 PM): $5.00/each 15 minutes


*All enrollment forms must be completed and enrollment/activity fees must be paid before child may attend. Enrollment forms are available in Forms section (above).

A limited number of United Way Scholarships of up to $25/week, per child, are available for families in need of assistance. Application forms may be picked up at any Latchkey site or downloaded from the Latchkey website.

(Updated July 26, 2021)

2021-2022 Dates Available for School Year Latchkey

  • September 7th OPEN
  • October 11th OPEN
  • November 1st OPEN
  • November 22nd, 23rd OPEN
  • November 24th, 25th, 26th, CLOSED
  • December 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd OPEN 
  • December 25th, 26th
  • December 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th OPEN
  • December 31st CLOSED
  • January 3rd CLOSED
  • January 14th OPEN
  • January 17th OPEN
  • February 21st, 22nd OPEN
  • March 11th-18th OPEN (Spring Break)
  • April 15th CLOSED
  • May 23rd OPEN (First day of Summer)
  • May 30th CLOSED

1900 Windsor Dr

Slate Creek
901 East 4th

South Breeze
1020 Old Main

619 Boyd Ave

Latchkey Parent Portal To check your balance or make an online payment, please click on the link and register using the e-mail address you provided on your child's Latchkey enrollment form. Enter the code from the email you will receive and set your password. Once logged in, click on "Ledger" to check your balance. Click on the green "Pay Now" icon to make a payment and follow the prompts to submit your payment.

All Day Latchkey is held during most school breaks and teacher in-service days, at Sunset Elementary, 619 Boyd Ave. Students should bring a sack lunch, gym shoes and clothing suitable for outdoor play. Sign up sheets will be posted at each Latchkey site. 

Latchkey offers a variety of activities:  gym games, homework time, reading, board games, crafts and free time.

All enrollment forms must be filled out completely and enrollment fees paid before your child may attend the program.

Our behavior plan follows closely to that of the school district.  Please read our hand outs so that you are familiar with the rules. At any time, please contact a Latchkey supervisor if you have any questions.

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Mission Statement

Latchkey is a school-based program that strives for building social skills, character, and  knowledge through play, structured activities, homework time, and interaction with peers in a safe, fun, and educational environment.