A 2014 nationwide report ranked Vermont as 4th in the nation for afterschool programming. The America After 3PM report, based on a comprehensive survey commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance and conducted by Shugoll Research, highlighted the progress Vermont has made over the past decade in providing quality afterschool programs while also documenting a growing need in our state. These programs play an essential role in communities throughout Vermont by keeping children and youth safe, inspiring them to learn, and supporting working families between the hours of 3 and 6 p.m.
The findings for Vermont are summarized below:
About America After 3PM
In Vermont, 205 households were surveyed for this 2014 study. According to U.S. Department of Education data from 2011-2012, the total school enrollment in Vermont is 89,261, which is the foundation for all statewide projections in Vermont After 3PM.
America After 3PM was funded by the C.S. Mott Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Wallace Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the Noyce Foundation with additional support from the Heinz Endowments, The Robert Bowne Foundation, and the Samueli Foundation. Nationally, 30,720 households were screened and 13,709 households completed in-depth interviews via an online survey using a blend of national consumer panels. Shugoll Research was contracted by the Afterschool Alliance to collect the data. Additional information from America After 3PM is available at http://afterschoolalliance.org/AA3PM.