Providing programs beyond the classroom — Community Education includes a lot more than the name suggests. While we do offer educational opportunities for the community, we also offer athletic, aquatic, school age child care and preschool opportunities.

Kids Connection – KTC

KTC is JCSD’s before and after school child care program. KTC provides a safe, reliable, affordable child care option for students at all 5 elementary schools in grades DK-5 during the school year. KTC also provides full day care during the summer. We provide enjoyable, motivating and structured activities. Choose a contract that meets your family’s individual needs.

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Learn more about KTC

Preschool & Early Childhood

Johnston Early Learning Academy (JELA) offers 2 and 3-year-old preschool through Community Ed (4-year-old preschool is through JCSD). You can also find upcoming classes and activities for your preschool-aged child.

Register for 2 & 3-Year-Old Preschool

Register for 4-Year-Old Preschool

Upcoming Early Childhood Classes

Learn more about JELA

Youth Programs (Gr K-12)

Community Education offers a range of youth enrichment and recreational programs for students grades K-12.

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Open Gym Information

Johnston Youth Basketball

Esports / Online Gaming 

Adult Programs

Community Education provides adult programs to help you pursue a new interest or stay active with open gym and fitness classes.

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Open Gym Information

Esports / Online Gaming


Join our Blaze Swim Club team, take swim lessons, participate in an aquatics class and more at the Summit Middle School Pool.

Pool Information & Calendar

Join Blaze Swim Club