AFTERSCHOOL IN

Arizona


Afterschool programs in Arizona keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.

Unmet demand for afterschool and summer programs in Arizona is high

220k

In 2019, 220,063 children (19%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in Arizona

Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:

78%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

84%

Helping kids build life skills

81%

Giving working parents peace of mind

73%

Engaging in STEM learning

Arizona parents strongly support afterschool

88%

of parents support public funding for afterschool

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federal funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.

TODAY

FY 2021

25,439*

of kids enrolled in Arizona afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program

$25,439,035

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2022

27,478

kids served in Arizona

$27,477,929

to Arizona

Learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers

* This figure is an Afterschool Alliance calculation based on the state-allocated 21st CCLC funding and a program cost of $1,000 per child. The program cost per child is an Afterschool Alliance estimation based on the Department of Education's per-student expenditures for: (1) all students attending 21st CCLC programs and (2) students who regularly attend 21st CCLC programs.

Learn More about Afterschool in Arizona

Arizona Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS
VISTA

The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Courtney Sullivan
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence
4323 N. 12th Street
Suite 202
Phoenix, AZ 85014
602-734-5434
csullivan@azafterschool.org
http://azafterschool.org/

AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Ambassador Emeritus
Mike Cassidy
City of Surprise Youth Services
16000 N Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, AZ 85374
623-222-1033
Mike.cassidy1722@gmail.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Eva Harlow
Deer Valley Unified School District
8700 S. Kyrene Road
Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 541-1509
EHarlow@kyrene.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Jeremy King
City of Tempe-Kid Zone Enrichment Program
3340 E. Rural Rd
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 350-5487
jeremy_king@tempe.gov

Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.

Caucus members in your state:

Afterschool Sustainability

Afterschool Sustainability VISTAs increase increase the accessibility and quality of afterschool and summer learning programs.

  • Angel Cancino - Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (Phoenix, AZ)

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