Your gift to Communities In Schools can transform the life of a child in need. When supported by our work and programs, 99% of our most at-risk students stay in school, but many more need help.
Raising awareness through word of mouth, ceremonies, fun-a-thons, etc. Raising awareness is crucial to the organization; it will involve volunteer effort, coordination, and community outreach.
Raise your voice on behalf of millions of children in danger of dropping out of school. Join our Advocacy Network and ask your legislators to support evidence-based solutions to end the dropout crisis.
Communities In Schools is a national drop out prevention program that assists students improve their grades, attendance, and behavior. CIS of Hidalgo has been in existence since 1989 and has partnered with a variety of community agencies to provide qualitative student services.
CIS currently serves the following districts: Edinburg CISD • La Joya ISD • McAllen ISD • Mission CISD • IDEA Academy
CIS fosters a one-to-one relationship with young people, promoting individual achievement. CIS creates a safe, supervised, healthy, accountable environment in order to provide resources and services which meet individual needs. CIS works with the local community and serves as a resource broker and program facilitator by forming public/private partnerships needed to reposition community resources into the schools.