Discovery Street logoABOUT OUR PROGRAM

Discover a whole new level of excellence on Discovery Street, our fee-based, after school childcare program for children enrolled in grades PreK-5.  


Enrollment opens July 1 on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Enrollment is limited.  

Click on the link below to complete your enrollment form.  The link will be activated on July 1 at 8 am.


Program Dates:  August 5 - May 26; Program is closed during all school holidays

Time: After school until 5:30 pm 

Meals: Snack provided 

Location: Sudduth Elementary School 

Transportation: Students will be bussed from Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary School and Overstreet Elementary School to Sudduth Elementary School for Discovery Street after school program.  Parents will pick-up students who enroll in Discovery Street after school program at Sudduth Elementary School by 5:30 pm. 

Registration Fee: $150 (Non-Refundable); Registration is not complete until registration fee is paid.  Registration fee may be paid at Discovery Center, located at Emerson School, 1504 Louisville Street.  Hours are 8 am until 4 pm, Monday - Friday, during the summer.  Closed July 5. 

Monthly fee: $170 per month; Bank draft available 

Have fun after school discovering, exploring & learning on Discovery Street! Plus, get help with homework! Homework support will be provided to students who attend Discovery Street.  

Questions?  Email Susan Barlow  at

Students working on projects


Program Dates:  June 7 - July 30; Closed July 5 

Time: 7:30 am until 5:30 pm 

Location: Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary School campus with convenient access to on-site meal program, multiple green spaces, sprawling playground area and outdoor pavillion 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & snack provided*
*Summer meal program will be closed July 26-30.  Parents should plan to send a sack breakfast & lunch with their child for the week of July 26-30. 

Cost: $1200; First payment of $600 is due May 1; Second payment of $600 is due June 1; $100 discount for multiple children


Susan Barlow, Discovery Street Coordinator

For more information about Discovery Street, the Starkville Oktibbeha School District's fee-based after school and summer childcare program, please contact:

Susan Barlow
Discovery Street Coordinator