AFTERSCHOOL IN

South Carolina


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

South Carolina parents strongly support afterschool:

82%

support public funding for afterschool

73%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

68%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

73%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among South Carolina's K-12 students:

98,111

are enrolled in afterschool

330,964

are waiting for an available program

133,788

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in South Carolina

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

TODAY

FY 2017

18,279*

of kids enrolled in South Carolina afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program

$18,279,156

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in South Carolina

$0

to South Carolina

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.

South Carolina 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.

Zelda Waymer
South Carolina Afterschool Alliance
1611 Devonshire Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
803-254-5454 x13
zeldawaymer@scafterschool.com
http://www.scafterschool.com/

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Greg Tolbert
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate
P.O. Box 2794
Spartanburg, SC 29304
(864) 583-4867 ext. 102
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
TERRI TOWLE
Indian Waters Council, Boy Scouts of America
715 Betsy Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 750-9868
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Traci Young Cooper
Richland School District #1
1225 Oak Street Suite 101
Blythewood, SC 29016
(803)231-6842
Send email

Ambassador Emeritus
Cynthia Bennett
South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
1201 Main Street, Suite 1700
Columbia, SC 29223
803-255-2542
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 Joe Wilson (R-SC)

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