Communities In Schools surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Our evidence-based approach, adapted
to meet each community's unique needs, is the basis for our success. Download Our Model in PDF format.
Hire and train site coordinators, bring the CIS model to schools in need, and mobilize partners to provide resources.
Trained professionals who work with school administrators to assess needs, develop a plan and build a team to provide supports to schools and students.
Schools, businesses and community agencies all work together with site coordinatorto deliver supports to students and families.
1. Needs Assessment
Analyze multiple sources of data to identify the key needs of the school and individual students.
Site coordinators lead their school support team to develop a plan to prioritize supports that address academic and non-academic needs.
3. Integrated Student Supports
Site coordinator and partners deliver tiers of support to the school, students and their families.
Integrated Student Supports include: Academic Assistance, Basic Needs, Behavioral Interventions, College & Career Prep, Community & Service Learning, Enrichment, Family Engagement, Life Skills, Mental Health, and Physical Health. To learn more about these supports, Download the Communities In Schools Model in PDF format.
4. Monitoring & Adjusting
Site coordinator continuously monitors student and school progress and adjusts supports to optimize results.
Continuous assessment of partners and student supports by the CIS affiliate to demonstrate results and improve practice.
6. Proven Success
We increase graduation, reduce dropout, and improve attendance for schools in need.