WelcomeMany children face challenges both inside and outside the classroom. Through a school-based site coordinator, Communities In Schools strategically aligns and delivers needed resources so that students can focus on learning.
Founded on the national-level more than 30 years ago, Communities In Schools (CIS) is the nation's largest dropout prevention organization, and the only organization proven to increase graduation rates and decrease dropout rates. Serving students and families in Metropolitan Detroit since 1995, CIS links existing education and community resources to schools to help students successfully learn, stay in school, and continue on the path to graduation.
Our MissionThe mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
What People Are Saying About Us
"Our kids get only one chance at an education, and we need to get it right...that's why we'll build on the efforts of groups like Communities In Schools that make sure kids who are at risk of dropping out have one-on-one support."
—Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States