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Table 4 Attendance and academic achievement for students K-3 participating in 21st CCLC programs (total n = 1675)

From: The role of federal and state policy in addressing early childhood achievement gaps: parent perceptions and student outcomes related to 21st Century Learning Centers programming in the United States

  Attended < 30 days Attended 30–59 days Attended 60–89 days Attended 90 days+ 
Kindergarten (n = 502)
 #not proficient (pre) 64 78 102 258
 #improved to proficient or higher (post) 34 40 74 194
First grade (n = 320)
 #not proficient (pre) 95 64 71 90
 #improved to proficient or higher (post) 30 15 26 29
Second grade (n = 457)
 #not proficient (pre) 136 104 98 119
 #improved to proficient or higher (post) 35 30 30 44
Third grade (n = 396)
 #not proficient (pre) 103 96 89 108
 #improved to proficient or higher (post) 23 27 31 31