More and more, parents understand the benefits of afterschool programs and are enrolling their kids in record numbers. Participation in afterschool programs continues to grow, but for every child who participates, there are two more who would like to — if a program were available.
Parents agree that afterschool programs are providing a wide range of activities and enriching learning opportunities for their kids.
Parents overwhelmingly support public funding for afterschool programs, recognizing their value for both children and working parents.
Dive into the data! Discover the top 10 states for afterschool — does your state make the list? Plus, special reports by demographics and the topline survey questionnaire.
America After 3PM spans a decade of data chronicling how children spend the hours between 3 and 6 p.m. — the hours after school ends and before parents typically return home from work. It highlights the trends of afterschool program participation, documents the benefits associated with participation in afterschool programs, and measures public support for afterschool programs. Download the full report and key findings.