With Gratitude

OAN would like to thank the members of the Data Evaluation Team for their contribution to this project:

Nancy Brody, Executive Director of School Achievement from the YMCA of Central Ohio

Elizabeth Cianciola, Research and Evaluation Associate, Youngstown State University

Beth Urban, COO, Impact Community Action

Tracy Whalen-Payne, Grants and Data Manager, Godman Guild

Laura Clark, Operations Assistant, Ohio Afterschool Network

Questions we asked…


Q: Who responded?

A: Please see Data Evaluation Team – Providers

Q: How many counties reported? 57 – Allen, Ashland, Athens, Belmont, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Coshocton, Cuyahoga, Crawford, Darke, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Franklin, Fulton, Gallia, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hancock, Henry, Hocking, Huron, Jackson, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Lorain, Lucas, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Muskingum, Paulding, Perry, Pickaway, Portage, Richland, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Union, Washington, Wayne, Wood

Q: Are there any counties missing?

A: Yes – 31: Adams, Ashtabula, Auglaize, Brown, Carroll, Clinton, Columbiana, Fayette, Geauga, Greene, Hardin, Harrison, Highland, Holmes, Knox, Logan, Madison, Mercer, Miami, Noble, Ottawa, Pike, Preble, Putnam, Ross, Van Wert, Vinton, Warren, Williams, Wyandotte

Q: What is the 5-18 population of each county in Ohio?

A: See Data Evaluation Team – County Data (reporting only)

Q:What was the highest and lowest percentage of counties reporting attendance?

A: Athens was highest (18.96%) and Portage was lowest (.15%) based on comparison of students reported attending Afterschool or Summer programs as compared with ODE enrollment data

Q: Is it possible that we are missing the “for profit” category of Afterschool programs?

A: Undetermined. A total of 287 responded;186 identified as a non-profit (65%), 101 for profit (35%)

Q: What was the breakdown of fee structure?

A: Variable. 93% free services, 29% charges a fee, 31% scholarships, 24% receive financial assistance, 22% receive title XX – please note, this was broken down. Combination answers where not counted.  See Data Evaluation Team – Cost by County and Data Evaluation Team – Funding Per Program

Q: What is the breakdown of licensed versus not licensed programs?

A: 53 exempt, 35 non licensed, 200 licensed 288 responses

Q: What is the number of programs offering snacks and/or meals?

A: 460 programs responded with data; 167 (36%) programs did not offer; 293 (64%) did offer

Q: What is the difference between formal and informal programs?

A: Looking at data available from Program days and Activities offered: 581 responded. Of those responses, 49% are formal, 25% have program at least 3 days per week but no activiites listed, 4% are Summer Programs, .9% are STEM/STEAM Programs, 10% are Mentor/Tutoring Programs, 7% responded only Mentoring, 4% responded only Tutoring

Q: How many programs report serving special needs students?

A: 8 programs total, 1% of all submitted

Q: What were activities and services offered?

A: Please see spreadsheet Data Evaluation Team – Activities & Services offered

Analysis of data that is collected is an ongoing process. In addition we compared our state reporting maps with other maps indicating some of Ohio’s largest risk factors for youth success:

Original Map of Reporting Counties (Tracy Whalen-Payne – Godman Guild)

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Ohio Drug Overdose by County (Putnam Sentinel)

Ohio School Districts and Typologies by County (Thomas B Fordham Institute)

Graduation Rates by County (County Health Rankings)

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Ohio Unemployment Map by County (Ohio Manufacturers Association)