Calgary AfterSchool Evaluation - page 9

Guyn Cooper Research Associates
Calgary AfterSchool Evaluation
Summary Report
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Negligible
effect
Small/moderate effect
(V, D = 0.2-0.4).
Strong effect
(V>0.4, D>.55)
Participation in after-school programs
Children overall
0.03
Children with low pre-test scores
0.64
Youth overall
0.17
Youth with low pre-test scores
0.56
Constructive use of time
Youth overall
0.07
Youth with poor pre-test scores
0.34
Developmental domain: Social competence
Leadership
Children overall
0.13
Children with low pre-test scores
0.47
Youth overall
0.06
Youth with low pre-test scores
0.39
Program leader as adult confidant
Children overall
0.17
Children with low-pre-test score
0.46
Youth overall
0.06
Youth with low pre-test score
0.33
Friendships and social skills
Children overall
0.08
Children with poor pre-test scores
0.14
Youth overall
0.08
Youth with poor pre-test scores
0.31
Positive peers
Youth overall
0.03
Youth with poor pre-test scores
0.32
Helps and respects others
Children overall
0.09
Children with poor pre-test scores
0.48
Community engagement - belonging
Children overall
0.10
Children with poor pre-test scores
0.53
Youth overall
0.05
Youth with poor pre-test scores
0.36
Community engagement - Volunteering
Youth overall
0.26
Youth with poor pre-test scores
0.67
Developmental domain: Emotional well-being
Self-esteem, self-confidence, optimism
Children overall
0.08
Children with poor pre-test scores
0.38
Youth overall
0.01
Youth with poor pre-test scores
0.17
Ability to cope with challenges
Children overall
0.09
Children with poor pre-test scores
0.33
Pro-social attitudes
Children overall
0.10
Children with poor pre-test scores
0.71
Youth overall
0.12
Youth with poor pre-test scores
0.25
Sense of belonging
Children overall
0.19
Children with poor pre-test scores
0.59
Developmental domain: School engagement
Children overall
0.04
Children with poor pre-test scores
0.12
Youth overall
0.08
Appendix
Summary of significant improvements and effect sizes
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