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Communities In Schools
Communities In Schools (CIS) is a dropout prevention organization with a mission to surround students with a community of support empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. CIS works within the public school system, determining student needs and establishing relationships with local businesses, social service agencies, health care providers, and parent and volunteer organizations to provide needed resources.
Impact and Outcomes
Of the students served by CIS, 97% of potential dropouts remained in school at the end of the school year.
84% of monitored eligible seniors graduated.
91% monitored for promotion risk were promoted to the next grade.
86% met their behavior improvement goals.
In a teacher support survey, 72% of respondents said that because of CIS they can better improve student achievement.
72% of respondents said that because of CIS more community resources are brought to their school.
76% of respondents said that because of CIS their overall effectiveness is greater.