In the U.S., approximately 1 in 5 children under the age of 18 live in poverty, shouldering more than they should have to. Communities In Schools works directly inside schools, building relationships that empower students to succeed inside and outside the classroom.

Monica

Student in Delaware

Motivated and outgoing, Monica is looking forward to a positive future and ways to give back to her community.
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99%of our students stayed in school


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88%of our students met or made progress toward their academic improvement goals


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91%of our seniors graduated or received a GED


Latest Press Release

New Gallup Poll Reveals Only 1 in 4 U.S. Adults Believe Students Are Prepared for College and Career

A new survey by Gallup released today reveals that only 1 in 4 U.S. adults (25 percent) believe most high school students are prepared for success in college. Roughly the same percentage of respondents (22 percent) believe high school graduates are prepared for success in the workplace. The poll, conducted on behalf of Communities In Schools, was released today at the organization’s inaugural Milliken Dialogues and Policy Summit at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The focus of the summit is Supporting All Students for College, Career, and Civic Engagement.