EDEP at Lake Forest



Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Lamar Pinson (Marty), Site Coordinator

EDEP Phone: 352.231.9937
Lake Forest Front Office: 352.955.6710
Address: 4401 SE 4th Ave Gainesville, FL 32641


Closing time 6pm
TAX ID#   59-6000500

Link to the District EDEP Site

Parent Handbook Click Here

Program Information

  • Program hours are from school dismissal until 6:00 pm.  Pickup location: Cafeteria 

    Late fees will be charged beginning at 6:01pm at a rate of $15.00 per child for ever 15 minutes you are late.  Three late pick-ups will result in dismissal from the program.


Program Fees

  • Full Rate: First Child $60.00
    Each additional Sibling $54
    (At the same location)

    Scholarship Rate III: First Child $40.00
    Each additional Sibling $36
    (At the same location)

    Scholarship Rate II: First Child $25.00
    Each additional Sibling $22
    (At the same location)

     Scholarships are available based on household income. The parent must complete an application and submit income verification to determine the proper fees to be charged. Until the scholarship form is processed everyone will pay the full rate.

    Payments may be made by credit card or bank account using the Kinderlime parent app.  Payments may also be made by check or cash at the EDEP office. 

    Please DO NOT drop checks off in the front office or with your child’s teacher.

    Fees are always due no later than Monday of the current week.


Registration Information

  • Student Registration

    We are excited you are interested in EDEP. We are accepting registration for the 2020-2021 school year on the District EDEP website for all schools beginning Wednesday, May 20th at 9am for incoming Kindergartners and Thursday, May 21st at 9am for all other students.  This includes families that attended EDEP during the 2019-2020 school year. Enrollment is limited and first come, first serve. Please be patient; we will begin contacting families in June regarding the status of your application. If you have questions please email me at: pinsonlf @gm.sbac.edu   Thank you, Mr. Marty



Why Choose Afterschool?

  • Why Choose Afterschool?

    EDEP is the place to be!  It's a place for your student to complete homework and have fun with friends in an educational environment.  All elementary school activity leaders bring a variety of enriching activities to the program, such as art projects, cooking, theater, & more!  EDEP also has laid back fun, outdoor play, and indoor games.  Join us this year for a fun after-school experience!  See the link above about WHY after-school programs are beneficial to our youth!


Daily Schedule

  • M, Tu, Th, & F

    2:52 Student sign in

    3:00 Playground/ Free Play

    3:45 Cold Supper Snack

    4:15 Rotation: Arts, Crafts, Inside or Outside Activity

    5:00 Clean up, self-directed activities

    6:00 EDEP closes



    1:37 Student sign in

    1:45 Playground/ Free Play

    2:15 Rotation 1: Arts, Crafts, Inside or Outside Activity

    3:00 Group Activity

    3:45 Cold Supper Snack

    4:15 Rotation 2: Arts, Crafts, Inside or Outside Activity

    5:00 Clean up, self'direct activities

    6:00 EDEP closes

    PLEASE remember to sign your child out each night on the IPad in the EDEP office.