Washington Open Elementary School

List of Programs

After-School Programs

Extended Care

An on-campus extended care is offered through Santa Clara Family-Child Education Services. It provides a safe and nurturing program for K-5, incorporating various indoor and outdoor activities under supervision by experienced staff.

Family-Child Education Services
1840 Benton Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050  Phone: (408) 423-3671


After-School Enrichment Programs offered through School or Parent-Faculty Board


The chorus program directed by our music director, Maureen Driggs runs from September through December each year. The classes are available for 2nd thru 5th grades. The group will present a charming holiday concert to the entire school and family and friends in December.



The Washington Open community has been offering the drama program since 1999. The Drama Program is open to all students in grades Kindergarten-5th as well as Parents and Staff. The auditions normally start in October and performances in February.

For further details, see the Drama page.

Programs offered through external resources


EFBA is a non-profit organization offering high-quality yet affordable French after-school programs to both native and non-native children aged 5-18. For non-native speakers, classes take place on Thursdays from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, with a play time from 2:45 pm to 3:30 pm. For native speakers, it will be on Mondays and Fridays (2-5th grades) or Mondays (K-1st grades). For further details and registration, visit the EFBA web site, and get access to trips to museums and Friday parents' night-out, included with enrollment!

Lego Robotics (2nd~5th)

Lego Robotics classes are offered by Eva Carrender to 2nd grade and up. For more details and registration, go to http://www.carrenderrobotics.com/ 


US Sports Coaching (USSC) is excited to offer Washington Open students an after school Soccer program. Players will be coached on the key fundamental skills of the game, through the use of drills, fun games, small-sided play and scrimmages. The classes will be taught by our top professional coaches who specialize in their chosen sport from all over the Bay Area and Internationally. USSC have been working for numerous seasons at your school and have loved every minute that we have worked with your fantastic kids. As well as the great program that we offer, we also offer your child a Women’s World Cup Shirt for soccer (in celebration of their World Cup Triumph), a USA Men’s National Team Jersey, a Golden State Warriors shirt for basketball (in celebration of the NBA championship) and a Tennis Racket and Ball for our Tennis Stars. See the flyer for further details.