Students who regularly participate in quality afterschool programs:

  • Show improvements in their self-perception and esteem. ƒ
  • Have for physical activity, healthy snacks and nutrition. ƒ
  • Take fewer negative risks and make better decisions. ƒ
  • Are excited about and more engaged in learning. ƒ
  • Behave better in the classroom. ƒ
  • Can connect with adults and mentors to broaden their base of support.

(Afterschool Alliance)