Welcome to 21st Century Community Learning Centers!


The Manchester School District's 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) afterschool program envisions a community where all students are inspired to reach their full potential academically, socially and personally through the support of the program, families, and the community.

We are committed to providing an affordable, secure, and safe environment in which students are:

  • are engaged in learning

  • are better informed decision-makers

  • are connected in meaningful ways to school and community

  • develop skills, talents and new interests

  • build social skills and develop positive relationships with peers and adults

  • are encouraged to be creative

  • build character and develop self confidence and a positive self image

Program Components

Academic & Homework Support

Provides students with assistance in their academic work from homework to class projects, particularly in core subjects such as math and English, and supplements the overall curriculum of their regular school day through enhanced complimentary learning.

Homework clubs are facilitated by Manchester School District's certified teachers.

STEAM Enrichment

We engage students in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) education, giving them an opportunity to explore STEAM career options and ignite their interest in these industries at an early age. Our comprehensive STEAM program focuses on ensuring students are exposed to the many components of STEAM and the opportunities to put their new learned knowledge and skills into action.

Health, Fitness, & Nutrition

Focuses on a diverse array of structured activities relating to physical and nutritional health that teach students the importance of having well balanced diets, daily exercise and play, healthy living, leadership, and community service.

Youth Leadership & Community Service Learning

Educates students on the practical definition of leadership, its roles and applications, and the process of identifying and electing leaders for the betterment of schools and communities, and meeting real needs of their peers, families, and neighborhoods.


Students (22%) are alone and unsupervised between the hours of 3 and 6 p.m. (2014)


Statistics for New Hampshire K-12 Youth


Students (36%) would participate in an afterschool program if one were available. (2014)