Childcare For Essential Workers
The Marana Unified School District is committed to providing a childcare program to ensure minimal disruption to First Responders and Essential Healthcare Workers.
If you are a First Responder or Essential Healthcare Worker and are in need of care for your child until in-person classroom instruction begins, please complete this Childcare Request Form. An MUSD staff member will contact you directly regarding your request.
MUSD’s Learning, Enrichment and Play (LEAP) childcare program for essential workers operates from 6am-6pm, Monday – Friday, beginning Wednesday August 5. The program will follow the school year calendar and be closed on weekends and holidays.
The program is open to First Responders and Essential Healthcare Workers in need of care for children 3 years to 12 years of age. (3-4 ages must be at a site with a preschool and be fully toilet trained).
All Learning, Enrichment and Play (LEAP) sites are licensed facilities that provide secure, supervised learning and play experiences.
6:00am - 6:00pm
One child: $4.55 per hour. Registration fee: $55.00. (currently waived)
Each additional child - $3.87 per hour. Registration fee: $45.00 each child (currently waived)
Each LEAP room will operate at no more than a 1:9 ratio, with one adult assigned to a group of nine children. There will be no more than nine children per room. Space may be limited and prescribed CDC and state guidelines followed.
LEAP is offered at the following locations:
Butterfield Elementary School
Coyote Trail Elementary School – Has a preschool
DeGrazia Elementary School
Dove Mountain CSTEM K-8 School – Has a preschool
Estes Elementary School – Has a preschool
Gladden Farms Elementary School – Has a preschool
Ironwood Elementary School
Picture Rocks Elementary School
Quail Run Elementary School - Has a preschool
Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary School – Has a preschool
Roadrunner Elementary School – Has a preschool
Twin Peaks K-8 School
Aligned with prescribed CDC and the Arizona Department of Health Services guidelines, each location will:
- monitor for symptoms associated with respiratory infections,
- children with symptoms of respiratory infection and/or a fever will not attend the program,
- encourage social distancing through strategies to minimize student touch/interactions,
- follow recommended cleaning of surfaces including disinfecting main touchpoints such as detailing doorknobs, light switches, handles, tables, etc.,
- practice preventative measures including reminding students to wash hands frequently, avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth, and to cover coughs and sneezes.