Social Emotional Learning in After-school

Quality after-school programming can be a successful strategy for students, families, and schools.  Schools in Sacramento, California have turned to after-school programs to extend learning time and critical enrichment activities.  In these times of limited funding and stretched teaching resources, effective after-school programs represent a winning investment.  The 180 Degrees Program has been proven to be a highly successful curriculum for after-school programs.

During the 2016-2017 academic year, the 180 Degrees Program was introduced to 22 elementary, middle, and high school sites in Sacramento, California.  Over 950 students participated in the program during the year with key performance data being collected along the way.

The results:  The evidence is compelling — the 180 Degrees Program is a highly effective after-school program that produces strong academic and positive behavioral results. 

Trimester students increased their average GPA over 16%, decreased school day absences 91% and disciplinary incidents by over 67%.

Middle and high school students increased their average GPA over 13% and decreased school day absences 83% and disciplinary incidents over 54%.

Personal development data experienced high positive growth during the program year.  Students transitioned to the 2017-2018 academic year prepared and ready for learning and continued development!

Is your after-school program seeking a proven enrichment curriculum to support student’s success?  Contact us to discuss the 180 Degrees Program curriculum and different program options today.

Click here to view a copy of the Sacramento, California Executive Summary detailing program performance for the 2016-2017 academic year: RESULTS.