AFTERSCHOOL IN

Kentucky


Afterschool programs in Kentucky 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 Kentucky is high

112k

In 2019, 111,884 children (16%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in Kentucky

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

74%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

77%

Helping kids build life skills

85%

Giving working parents peace of mind

53%

Engaging in STEM learning

Kentucky parents strongly support afterschool

83%

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

19,882*

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

$19,882,291

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2022

21,566

kids served in Kentucky

$21,566,500

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.

Learn More about Afterschool in Kentucky

Kentucky 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.

Tom Haggard
Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance
295 Prince Royal Drive
Berea, KY 40403
859-816-2646
thaggard@savechildren.org
http://www.kyoutofschoolalliance.org/

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Karen (West) Lee
Nelson County Schools
288 Wildcat Lane
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 349-7000
drkarenlee@outlook.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Leslie Spears
Starting Gate
1818 Versailles Road
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 252-8648
lspears@raceforeducation.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Terry Spurlock
WOW Program 21 CCLC , Catlettsburg Elem, Boyd County Schools
3348 Court St
Catlettsburg, KY 41129-1108
(606) 739-5515 x258
terry.spurlock@boyd.kyschools.us

Ambassador Emeritus
Tom Haggard
Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance
295 Prince Royal Drive
Berea, KY 40403
(859) 986-3901
thaggard@savechildren.org

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.

  • Stephanie Barker - Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance (Frankfort, KY)

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