88% of seniors graduated on time
Communities In Schools is the only dropout prevention organization to document graduation rate outcomes, and the results are noteworthy.
An independent national evaluation conducted by ICF International indicates that our model of providing for the needs of the whole child translates into more students graduating on time. We are the only organization proven to increase graduation rates. During 2010-2011 school year, we engaged families and mobilized volunteers and community partners to show students that completing high school is well within reach. We also helped students find a path to college, and when young people see their world opening up to the possibilities, they are eager to finish high school and continue their education toward a brighter future.
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Beyond the Classroom Blog
My visit to Chaparral High School reminded me that for some kids, even Main Street looks like a dream destination -- and they don't have the bus fare to get there.
Even while she was recovering from breast cancer, Brenda Middleton was taking care of her students.
What I've found over the years is that problems -- and solutions -- often look quite different on the periphery.