AFTERSCHOOL IN

Utah


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

Utah parents strongly support afterschool:

81%

support public funding for afterschool

71%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

58%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

71%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among Utah's K-12 students:

57,686

are enrolled in afterschool

257,482

are waiting for an available program

99,148

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in Utah

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

TODAY

FY 2017

7,095*

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

$7,095,040

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in Utah

$0

to Utah

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.

Utah 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.

Kelly Riding
Utah Afterschool Network
254 South 600 East, Suite 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
801-359-2722
kellyr@utahafterschool.org
http://www.utahafterschool.org/

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Margaret Peterson
Community Education Partnership of West Valley City
3600 Constitution Blvd.
West Valley City, UT 84119
(801) 949-9812
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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:

Sen Orrin G Hatch (R-UT)

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