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ACES Registration 2023-24

  • During the April 4, 2023 Board of Education meeting, two increases to the ACES fee structure were approved.  During the 2023-24 school year, the weekly rate for ACES will increase from $65/week to $75/week. The late payment fee will also increase from $5 to $15.  A $15 registration fee will remain unchanged, and there will continue to be no required deposit.  This increase in the weekly fees will help support previous increases in pay for the ACES staff as well as continue to support after-school custodial services. ACES Registration for the 2023-2024 will begin on May 1, 2023.  Please contact the ACES office at 336-370-2321 or email if you have questions.  Thanks for choosing the Guilford County Schools ACES program for your child's after-school care. 


    Information below is for current enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year

    The Guilford County Schools After-School Care Enrichment Services Program (ACES) is offered at the 29 sites listed below. 

    Parents and caregivers can register, manage their account, and make online payments using this link:

    Space in the ACES program is subject to availability.  Once registration is submitted online, parents will be contacted by the ACES Site Coordinator to confirm enrollment.

    ACES does not operate when school is closed (inclement weather, winter break, spring break and teacher workdays). ACES will not operate ACES All Days on Teacher Workdays for 2023-2024 school year.

    DSS vouchers are accepted.

Welcome to Southwest ACES!

  • The Southwest ACES Program provides quality academic, enrichment and recreational activities for students currently enrolled at Southwest Elementary School. The program is licensed with a 4 Star Rating from the North Carolina Division of Child Development, a Superior Rating from the Guilford County Health Department and is one of THE BEST after school programs in Guilford County!

    ACES is offered from dismissal until 6:00 p.m. every day that school is in session for students, as well as from 7:30-6:00 p.m. on designated teacher workdays - ACES All Days. 

    The ACES Program will continue to accept subsidy payments from agencies such as the Department of Social Services (DSS), Guilford Child Development (GCD) and adoption services.

    ACES activities include: Our ACES Curriculum - Growing Community Leaders: An ACES Curriculum That Serves, ACES Across the Nation, KidzLit® Literacy Program, Nature and Science Activities, Learning for Life and other Character Development activities, Academic Time, Book-It Reading Incentive Program, CATCH® Kids, Skillastics®, VersaTiles®, Computer Lab, Centers, Field Trips and Special Events. A nutritional snack is also served daily. (Breakfast, Lunch and Snack are served on ACES All Days).

    This will be our second year of the ACES Across the Nation Curriculum! Our ACES program will “travel” to ten new states this year to explore some of the well known (and not-so-well-known) attributes of some of our great states. Here is the travel itinerary: we will focus on ten states per school year (one state per month) with different STEAM activities for each month/state. We hope that all ACES students will enjoy these activities and give input on the states that they have visited!

    Our ACES Program also focuses on Service Learning. We are currently partnered with Animal Rescue and Foster Program for ongoing Service Learning Projects. Further information regarding these projects will come out in our ACES monthly newsletters.

    For further information or to enroll your child in ACES, please contact Lisa Milloway, ACES Site Coordinator, by phone at 336-339-6266 or e-mail at


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