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Our Mission

At Communities In Schools® (CIS™), we surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

Help us empower students to confront and overcome personal challenges and structural barriers.

AT HOME, AT SCHOOL, AND BEYOND —
KIDS NEED YOU!

 

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We're empowering our kids to reach their goals IN schools and beyond. Meet our students and experience brighter futures in the making. 

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Student Success Lasts a Lifetime

LAST YEAR, OUR EFFORTS RESULTED IN THE FOLLOWING:

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Remained in School

99%

of our students remained in school through the end of the 2020-21 school year

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Promoted

96%

of our K-11 students were promoted to the next grade

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Graduated

93%

of our seniors graduated or received a GED

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Improved Academics

86%

of students met or made progress toward at least one of their academic goals

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Improved Behavior

83%

of our students met or made progress toward at least one of their behavior goals

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Prepared for College

73%

of CIS case-managed graduating students plan to pursue post-secondary education

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Locally Focused. Nationally Active.

26 STATES + DC

network span

 

2,900

schools and community sites in the 2020-21 school year

 

1.61 MILLION

students reached in the 2020-21 school year

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Bringing Communities of Support to Students

We ensure that students have everything they need to succeed: food, access to technology and school supplies, emotional support, and more. By bringing communities of support to our students, we’re achieving equitable learning conditions in schools and beyond.

 

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We Need You in the Fight for Educational Equity

At Communities In Schools, we empower all students, regardless of race, gender, zip code, or socio-economic background, to realize their greatest potential in school and beyond.

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More than

12 million
children

live in poverty



 

Setting Students Up for Success

OUR GOAL IS SIMPLE:

put students at the center and surround them with a caring community of support, anchored by our dedicated staff. Here are some stories about how we do that.

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Together, We Can Support More Kids

WE'RE CALLING ON YOU

to help us create equitable learning environments
that benefit and support all students.

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Learn more about the work Communities In Schools is doing to empower and equip every student to take on and tear down the barriers that stand between them and an equitable path to education. 

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