AFTERSCHOOL IN

Kentucky


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

Kentucky parents strongly support afterschool:

87%

support public funding for afterschool

73%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

60%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

66%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Kentucky's K-12 students:

104,693

are enrolled in afterschool

265,184

are waiting for an available program

126,622

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Kentucky

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

TODAY

FY 2017

16,585*

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

$16,585,428

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Kentucky

$0

to Kentucky

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.

Kentucky Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS

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

Tamsyn Oakes
Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance
295 Prince Royal Drive
Berea, KY 40403
(859) 986-3901 ext. 9295
toakes@savechildren.org
http://www.kyoutofschoolalliance.org/

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

Ambassador for 2016-17
Tom Haggard
Covington Partners
257 W. Pike Street
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 392-3176
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
KAREN WEST
Corbin Independent Schools
108 Roy Kidd Avenue
Corbin, KY 40701
(605) 523-3628
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Leslie Spears
Starting Gate
1818 Versailles Road
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 252-8648
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Terry Spurlock
WOW Program 21 CCLC , Catlettsburg Elem, Boyd County Schools
3348 Court St
Catlettsburg, KY 41129-1108
(606) 739-5515 x258
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:

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