AFTERSCHOOL IN

West Virginia


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

West Virginia parents strongly support afterschool:

84%

support public funding for afterschool

71%

say afterschool helps them keep their jobs

63%

say afterschool excites kids about learning

72%

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

The need for programs far exceeds the funding available.

Among West Virginia's K-12 students:

52,325

are enrolled in afterschool

108,253

are waiting for an available program

54,551

are alone and unsupervised after school

Learn more about afterschool in West Virginia

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

TODAY

FY 2017

7,122*

of kids enrolled in West Virginia afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program

$7,121,615

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2018

0

kids served in West Virginia

$0

to West Virginia

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.

West Virginia 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.

Susan Gamble
West Virginia Statewide Afterschool Network
4700 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Suite 1005
Charleston, WV 25304
304-561-7728
skgamble@mail.wvu.edu
http://wvsan.ext.wvu.edu/

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

Ambassador Emeritus
Kasey Carter
Communities in School of Greenbrier County
P.O. Box 1188
Lewisburg, WV 24901
(304) 661-1018
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:

Sen Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)

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