Extended School Program

Jordan Carder
Interim ESP Director


ESP (Extended School Program) is an after-school program in Elizabethton City Schools serving children from grades Pre-K through 8. This program is funded in part by the 21st CCLC Grant. 

The program gives students an opportunity after school and throughout the summer to participate in educational activities and physical exercise. Through partnerships with Coordinated School Health, the Carter County Health Department, and other organizations, ESP has been able to offer programs like the Walking Club and events like the Treasure Walk. ESP is always looking for ways to strengthen partnerships within the community to provide stimulating activities and curricula for our students.

For more information, you can call 423-547-8020 extension 2007 anytime after 1:00 pm.  

Elizabethton City Schools Extended School Program (ESP) Update for the 2020-2021 School Year:
Based upon the new opening plan, ESP will not open until September 8, 2020. This is a change from the start date we originally intended to use which was September 1, 2020. We want to allow the kids time to acclimate to their new normal and give them, as well as the teachers, time to adjust to all of the changes. It will be a stressful time for everyone. Additionally, we will be able to tweak our planned procedures based upon what’s working and what’s not working during the school day. One big change is that ESP will operate from each school and will not merge into one location. Students enrolled at East Side will stay at East Side and so forth. So, parents will pick up their children from the school they attend during the day. ESP registration will be online like it was last year. We will announce registration dates via social media, the ECS newsletter, and email at the appropriate time.



ESP Summer Registration is FINALLY here! 

We will officially begin registration on Monday, April 19, 2021, at 8 am and it will close on Wednesday May 5, 2021 at 8 pm. All registration will be online (paper packets will not be accepted) and we will not accept any registrations prior to April 19, 2021, at 8 am.  The registration fee is $100 per child. Your child's school year ESP account must have a $0 balance before you are eligible to register for the summer ESP program. The fee structure is as follows: 

                                      Summer Fees 2021

Summer Schedule 2021

Summer Calendar

Summer Calendar
Summer Calendar

MyProcare for Existing Families Video

ESP Registration for an existing account: (click the penguin)




MyProcare New Family Registration Video

ESP Registration for a new account: (click the penguin)






ESP 2020-2021 SY