Frequently Asked Questions
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What is your Tax ID#?
Our Tax ID is 75-6002311. It's been reported that while putting the ID number in certain tax software, you might receive an error message. Eventually, it takes it.
Can I request a refund?
Refunds must be requested by completing this form. All forms and documentation must be turned in to the PACE Office within 30 days of withdrawal. Refunds will only be considered in the event of job loss, medical issues, or relocation. More information, including the PACE address, is available on the Refund Request Form.
Can I request a receipt of payment?
You may retrieve a receipt by logging into your account through EZChildTrack.com/PACE.
What is PACE?
PACE is Richardson ISD's after school program that engages students in a variety of quality academic and enrichment activities until 6:00 p.m. each day. PACE stands for Physical activity, Academic assistance, Character education, and Enrichment. It is offered at most RISD elementary schools. Check with your child’s school to see if PACE is offered at your campus.
What age students does PACE serve?
PACE serves students from Kindergarten until the student has completed 6th grade.
When does the program begin?
The PACE After School Elementary Program begins on the first day of school and operates on the same calendar as the district.
Junior High calendars and registration forms will be located on their school's after school program website.
What does a typical day in PACE look like?
Students arrive when dismissed from their regular school day. They have snack time, take a restroom break and work on homework until 4:00. Alternative activites are created for the younger age groups that don't have homework. After, students enjoy time of enrichment activities with embedded academics. Physical Activity is a big part of PACE so kids will a chance for free play as well as structured games.
Does my child have to enroll for all 5 days each week?
A child may enroll for less than 5 days in a fee-based school if the parent indicates the specific days the child will attend at the time of registration. The child may only attend on the days specified. For campuses that have the 21st Century Grant, it is a requirement for the student to attend all five days.
Are scheduled/unscheduled drop-ins allowed?
No. Unfortunately, PACE cannot allow scheduled nor unscheduled drop-ins. A child may attend PACE only on the days of the week indicated on the registration card.
Where do I register my child?
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When and how do I pay? Payments are due on Mondays of each week. PACE After School Programs accepts checks, money order or online payment through EZChildTrack.com/PACE. Please make checks payable to your PACE campus. Ex. PACE-(your campus name). A $10 late payment fee will be charged if all of that week's tuition is not paid by the Wednesday after the due date. RISD will charge a $20 fee for checks returned for insufficient funds (NSF.) NSF checks must be cleared no later than 10 days after RISD notifies a parent of a NSF check. Checks will not be accepted from a parent who gives RISD more than one insufficient check. Payments must then be made by money order. Cash payments may only be made in person or placed in the overnight box at the Central PACE Office @ 701 W. Belt Line Rd., Richardson, TX 75080.
Who will be supervising my child while he or she is attending PACE?
RISD employs certified teachers and instructional assistants for each program site. RISD staff members undergo a full criminal background screening, which includes fingerprinting, prior to employment.
Will children have time to relax and play during the After School Program?
Yes. The program allots time for free play as well as structured games and activities.
Will my child receive a snack in PACE?
Yes, a nutritious snack is provided each day.