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Last Updated: 5/27/2022 2:25 PM

Sidney City Schools is proud to offer Latchkey
for the 2022-2023 school year.


Families can get affordable, supervised before and/or after school care for district students enrolled in grades K-5 for the 2022-2023 school year. Drop-in rates and inclement weather cancellation rates are available. Your child must be pre-registered prior to dropping in. Fill out the registration form and submit the fee now. 


CHANGE FOR 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR: Latchkey will be located at Parkwood on Russell Road. 


We promise to devote our time and effort to ensuring that children are safe, happy, and cared for in a positive environment.  



Hours of Operation


Latchkey operation hours will be 5:30AM to the start of school and after school to 6:30PM. Students are transported by the district to and from school. 


Full-time (AM and PM) or part-time (AM only or PM only) care is available.


Latchkey will be available starting the first day of school - Tuesday, September 6, 2022.            



Weekly Rates


Full-Time Rate: $65/week, each additional child is $40/week


Part-Time Rate: $43/week, each additional child is $25/week



Drop-In/Inclement Weather Rates


Drop-in care and care for scheduled days off or inclement weather cancellations are also available.


Drop-In-Rate: $10 per session (AM or PM)


Scheduled Days Off/Inclement Weather Cancellations: $20/day, each additional child is $10/day





Sidney City Schools Latchkey Registration (download)

Sidney City Schools Latckey Student Form (download)

Sidney City Schools Latchkey Handbook (download)


Please return these forms with the $20.00 non-refundable annual registration fee per family to your
child’s school or mail to: 

Paige Barker, Sidney City Schools
750 S. Fourth Avenue, Sidney OH 45365


Please make checks payable to Sidney City Schools and write “Latchkey Registration” in the memo line.



Inclement Weather Policy


Closings/Delays Due to Weather or Emergencies: In case of inclement weather, Sidney City Schools will be using the automated call system to inform families of cancellations.


  • If school is closed before 5:30am, Latchkey will also be closed. Parents will be credited for this day in the event of a cancellation.
  • If school is delayed, the Latchkey program will not delay and will open at 5:30am.
  • If school is delayed and then closes, IF YOUR STUDENT IS REGISTERED FOR CANCELLATION DAYS/SCHEDULED DAYS OFF. The Latchkey program will be open all day until parent/guardian pick-up time. In this event, lunch will be provided for students. (Additional $20.00 per day)
  • If there is an early dismissal, the Latchkey program WILL run the PM session. This includes scheduled early dismissals and weather early dismissals.



Latchkey Calendar

Latchkey Calendar 2022-2023


























Department Contact Information

Paige Barker, Latchkey Coordinator
Direct: 937-494-2008