AFTERSCHOOL IN

Idaho


Afterschool programs in Idaho keep kids safe, boost student success, and help parents keep their jobs. Kids achieve more, productivity goes up, and risky behaviors go down.

Idaho parents strongly support afterschool:

83%

support public funding for afterschool

62%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

54%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

69%

say afterschool reduces the likelihood that kids will engage in risky behavior

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Idaho's K-12 students:

23,361

are enrolled in afterschool

111,583

are waiting for an available program

54,797

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Idaho

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

TODAY

FY 2019

5,986*

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

$5,986,198

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

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.

Idaho 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.

Anna Almerico
Idaho Afterschool Network
1607 W. Jefferson St.
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 947-4271
aalmerico@jannus.org
http://www.idahoafterschool.org/

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Lissa Hall
Mountain Home AFB Youth Programs
580 5th Ave.
MHAFB, ID 83648
(208) 828-4428
Send email

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:

Rep Mike Simpson (R-ID)

For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.

Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.

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