After hours: As more parents return to work, demand for after-school programs will rise

The After-School Program Providers industry organizes youth programs that take place outside the traditional school day. Most industry programs are nonprofit operations that depend on government grants, donations and tuition fees for funding. Over the past five years, the industry has struggled to expand as a stubbornly high unemployment rate early in the period led to only a marginal increase in per capita disposable income. Moreover, reduced government funding and the 2013 government sequester significantly constrained industry growth over the past five years. As a result, industry revenue is expected to decrease over the five years to 2017...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$22bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-0.9%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
621,686
Businesses
52,294
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The total number of US children participating in after-school programs is on the rise
  • Parents are more likely to care for their own children in times of high unemployment
  • As Americans return to work, more families will be able to afford program tuition fees
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    After-School Programs occupy a place between the traditional educational and social services sectors of the US economy. These programs offer academic and skill development, recreation and standard social services. These are reflected in the myriad of product offerings available at establishments throughout the country. Depending on the needs of a particular community and how funds are dispersed to the program in a given state or locality, product composition can differ markedly program to program. The analysis below reflects the most popular industry offerings.Educational assistanceAccording to the After-School Alliance, a political advocacy organization, 73.0% of all after-school programs are hosted in a local public school building. It ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the After-School Program Providers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the After-School Program Providers Industry are

  • Ability to vary services to suit different needs
  • Optimum capacity utilization
  • Recommendation/accreditation from authoritative source
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as National unemployment rate and Federal funding for social services in the After-School Program Providers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the After-School Program Providers Industry?

    This industry organizes youth programs that take place outside of the traditional school day. After-school programs can occur at various times of the day and in a variety of places, including the school building, community centers, libraries or parks. Activities include everything from sports and study groups to performing and creative arts. As many industry operators are nonprofit organizations, they are exempt from federal income tax.

    Industry Products
  • Organized physical activities
  • Educational assistance
  • Food and concessions
  • Music and art
  • Workforce development
  • Family activities
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing stand-alone academic programs
  • Providing stand-alone child care
  • 21st Century Community Learning Center programs
  • Providing other after-school programs
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • National unemployment rate
  • Federal funding for social services
  • Number of adolescents aged 10 to 19
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Participation in sports

  • Current Performance
  • Disposable income
  • Reliance on government funding
  • Unemployment
  • Rising demand
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Strengthening economic conditions
  • Threats from Washington
  • Table: After-School Program Providers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - After-School Program Providers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Family Counseling & Crisis Intervention Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Stores
  • Copier & Office Equipment Wholesaling
  • Egg & Poultry Wholesaling
  • Frozen Food Wholesaling
  • Furniture Wholesaling
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Hobby & Toy Stores

  • Products & Services
  • Educational assistance
  • Organized physical activities
  • Food and concessions
  • Music and art
  • Workforce development
  • Family activities
  • Chart: After-School Program Providers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Kindergarten to fifth-grade students
  • Sixth-grade to eighth-grade students
  • Ninth-grade to 12th-grade students
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the After-School Program Providers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRent and utilitiesMarketingOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs After-School Program Providers

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the After-School Program Providers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the After-School Program Providers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the After-School Program Providers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Government funding for primary and secondary education (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    21St Century Community Learning Center
  • A federally funded program that distributes government assistance to after-school programs.
  • Child-To-Staff Ratio
  • The legal ratios for the maximum number of children per staff member.
  • Occupancy Rate
  • The number of spots at an after-school program that are filled.
  • Sliding-Fee Scale
  • A varying cost for products or services based on one's ability to pay.
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