AFTERSCHOOL IN

Montana


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

Montana parents strongly support afterschool:

86%

support public funding for afterschool

75%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

61%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

75%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Montana's K-12 students:

18,814

are enrolled in afterschool

49,273

are waiting for an available program

33,479

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Montana

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

TODAY

FY 2017

5,839*

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

$5,839,198

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Montana

$0

to Montana

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.

Montana 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.

Montana Afterschool Alliance
PO Box 1952
Helena, MT 0624
406-624-9272
networklead@mtafterschoolalliance.org
http://www.mtafterschoolalliance.org

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Tim Brurud
Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line
PO Box 68 500 1st Ave
Havre, MT 59501-0068
(406)265-6206
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Rosie Buzzas
The Flagship Program
1325 Wyoming St
Missoula, MT 59801-1725
406.532.9827
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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