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


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.


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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