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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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First Lady Highlights Communities In Schools' Work and Crucial Role of Integrated Student Supports

First Lady of the United States and lifelong educator Dr. Jill Biden addressed over 300 Communities In Schools leaders at our annual Leadership Town Hall Conference in Washington, D.C., on October 19. 

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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

Our new film, The Push, follows the inspirational relationship between Darrell Smith, a caring CIS site coordinator, and Ja-Mez, who is about to graduate from high school full of self-confidence and with the promise of a bright future—an event that seemed impossible just two years earlier. Watch the trailer below and then learn more about our new film

 

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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



 

Communities In Schools Announces 2022 “All In For Students” Honorees

During our recent Leadership Town Hall Conference, we honored alumni, community, education, and corporate partners who have demonstrated leadership and commitment to helping students stay in school, graduate, and achieve a bright future.   

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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.

Are You #AllinforKids?

Join our community of changemakers and stay connected with us! 

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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