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McKinley ASES Program

McKinley ASES Program Enrollment

The ASES Program at McKinley is currently full.  If you are interested in having your child participate in our program, please get an application from the school office.  Your child will be placed on our Waiting List.


McKinley ASES Staff

K/1st Grade (Room 44)-   Ms. Villegas

2nd/3rd Grade (Room 33)- Ms. Thibodeaux

3rd/4th Grade (Room 53)- Ms. Bradley

5th/6th Grade (Room 45)- Ms. Crump

C.S.A.-  Ms. Lumpkins

Site Coordinator-              Ms. L. Delatorre 

Regional Coordinator -     Ms. Willingham

Program Administrator-    Ms. Thomas



ASES Hours of Operation

The McKinley ASES Program operates Monday - Friday, from 3:30 to 6:30.  On minimum days, our program is from 1:15-6:30.  Pick up times are from 6:20-6:30.  If children are picked up earlier than 6:20, parents need to sign the early pick up log.  If children are picked up later than 6:30, parents will sign our late pick up log.  


ASES PBIS Social Skills

ASES is successful when students practice these social skills:


1. Following Instructions

2. Staying on Task

3. Listening to Others

4. Showing Respect

5. Making a Good Choice

6. Asking for Permission/Help

7. Working with Others

8. Disagreeing Appropriately

9. Using Appropriate Voice Tone

10. Accepting Criticism or Consequences

11. Accepting "No" for an Answer

12. Getting the Teacher's Attention

13. Caring for Other's Property

14. Making an Apology




"ASES, Changing Student Lives One Afternoon at a Time"



We are committed to ensuring that students develop their potential as lifelong learners by providing meaningful, student-centered learning experiences through innovative enrichment activities and high quality standards-based academic support.

Program Elements

The ASES Grant requires that all grantees provide a program which is aligned with, and not be a repeat of, the content of the regular school day and other expanded learning opportunities in a safe physical and emotional environment.  After school programs in Compton Unified School District consists of three essential components.

  • ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT:  In addition to receiving tutorial opportunities by CUSD teachers, students who are enrolled in the Compton Unified School District ASES Program also receive supplemental instruction in one or more of the core academic subjects (reading, language arts, mathematics, history, social studies, or science) Each lesson is designed to reinforce previously introduced skills.
  • PROJECT BASED ENRICHMENT:  Students are exposed to teaching that is active, collaborative, and meaningful through long-term group projects aimed at building, self-esteem through cooperative groups.  Each project is intended to offer students an opportunity to expand their knowledge on a specified topic through visual and performing arts.  At the conclusion of each five to seven week thematic unit, students will have an opportunity to showcase their newly found skills to district, parents, guardians, and community members through a school-wide student showcase.
  • HOMEWORK ASSISTANCE:  Children will have an opportunity to start/complete assigned homework in accordance with CUSD grade level guidelines on appropriate homework time increments.  The after school program does not guarantee that all homework will be completed.



3:30         Supper

4:00-5:00   Academic Component with Reasoning Minds and classroom support

5:00-6:00   Enrichment based on current Thematic Unit/Snack time

6:00-6:30   Homework Assistance

6:30         Dismissal




ASES Thematic Units 2017-2018

1. All About Me/Amazing Animals 

    August 17-September 30

2. Stand Up!  Students Against Bullying 

      October 2-October 31

3. America the Beautiful 

    November 1-November 30

4. Winter Wonderland   

     December 4-December 21

5. Space Jam 

     January 8-February 2 

6. ASES Got Talent     

         February 5- March 2

7. STEAM Fest   

      March 6-April 28

8. Healthy Habits/Spring Olympics 

      May 1-June 2



March 21  School Open House


March 26, 27, and 28-    Parent Conferences


March 29 -  Cesar Chavez Holiday- Spring Recess Begins


April 9-  Return back to school 

Current Thematic Unit



     March 6-April 28