School Age / After School

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We accept children of school age up to 12 years old. We offer after school programs that include afternoon snacks, games such a chess and checkers, or an opportunity to do their homework and receive homework assistance from teachers.

Transportation is provided for all area schools.

Care is available on school holidays.

Summer activités include field trips and swimming at our on-site swimming pool. (south side location only)


A-Bar-Z-Ponderosa has a 4-Star TRS Certification

Texas Rising Star Accredited ProgramTexas State Government through the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) conducts the Texas Rising Star (TRS) certification program for child care centers which voluntarily meet requirements that EXCEED the state’s licensing standards.
Three certification levels are offered in center-based care, (2-star, 3-star, and 4-star) with progressively higher requirements for each level.
Both A-Bar-Z Ponderosa centers have long maintained
4-star TRS Certification.