iIndicator Details

% Volunteer after School

Short Definition: % students who volunteer after school through school-related activities

Long Definition:

Percent of students who reported on the SALT survey that they "belonged but didn't attend regularly" or "belonged and attended regularly" or "belonged/participated" in volunteer or youth service activity in their community through school (e.g. being a tutor, recycling program, etc.). SurveyWORKS did not ask this question for Elementary schools in 09-10 and 10-11.

Agency Source: RIDE

Time Period(s):
School Year 2003-04,  2004-05,  2005-06,  2006-07,  2007-08,  2009-10,  2010-11,  2011-12,  2012-13,  2013-14

Geographies: School

Data Type: Numeric

Purpose:

As afterschool hours are the peak time for involvement in risky behaviors, this indicator allows for comparison of adolescents' afterschool involvement with their involvement in risky behaviors.

Limitations:

The last SALT survey was administered in 2007-08. The new SurveyWorks! survey is replacing SALT. High Schools were not administered the SALT survey in 2003-04.

SurveyWorks! did not ask this question for Elementary schools.

Universe: Rhode Island public elementary, middle, high school students in participating schools and grades

Tags: Out-Of-School-Time, Extracurricular activities, After School


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