Xplore is an exciting, extended-day program for K-6 students offered through the Community Education Department of Mesa Public Schools.

Children will experience a wide variety of instructional and recreational activities including academic support, engineering, science, virtual reality, athletics and more. 

Please review the Parent Handbook for hours of operation, early release days, October/spring break and program holiday/closure dates.

Program fees:
Before school: $135/month
After school: $240/month

Fee assistance/MPS discount information is below

Safety protocols

  • Parents will remain in their cars for drop off and pick up as staff will verbally screen prior to escorting children to Xplore
  • Face coverings will be required for staff and students. 
  • Group sizes of 10 or fewer and physical distancing protocols to the degree possible
  • Each group of children will have its own materials to the degree possible
  • Hourly cleaning of high touch surfaces
  • No field trips but special activities will rotate to each group
  • Water fountains are not recommended for use. Please bring a water bottle daily.

20/21 Parent Handbook

Medication Consent Form

Prior year payment information

instructions to obtain prior year information

Xplore spring break

Xplore locations

Xplore locations and site phone numbers

Fee assistance & MPS discount

Fee assistance is available based upon meal eligibility status. 

Monthly free reduced rates: $114/month before school, $204/month after school

Monthly MPS discount rates: $102/month before school, $180/month after school

To obtain fee assistance/MPS discount:

Email Community Education commed@mpsaz.org

  • Submit your current MPS Food & Nutrition Eligibility Notification Letter (if applicable)
  • MPS Employee name & EIN
  • Student name for whom assistance/discount is requested
  • MPS student ID number 

If you need a copy of your current Eligibility Notification Letter, click the red button on the Food & Nutrition website.