Communities In Schools of Robeson County

The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support,
empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

297

Case-Managed
Students

847

Total
Volunteers

16,395

Volunteer
Hours

97%

Of case-managed students had an average
attendance of 94% or more

99%

Promoted To The

Next Grade Level

98%

Improved In

One Or More Core Subjects

96%

Showed Improvement In Behavior

364

Students Received

BakPak Pals

128

Students In

Great Leaps

22

Schools received

programs

Communities In Schools is the nation’s largest dropout prevention organization

By bringing caring adults into the schools to address children’s unmet needs, CIS provides the link between educators and the community. The result: teachers are free to teach, and students – many in jeopardy of dropping out – have the opportunity to focus on learning.

Children flourish when they are surrounded by positive role models who dedicate their time to helping them and showing they care. CIS Student Support Specialists do just that. They offer support and encouragement, remove anything that will hinder a child and their learning, and set up opportunities for success!

Five Basics

A one-on-one relationship with a caring adult
A safe place to learn and grow
A healthy start and a healthy future
A marketable skill to use upon graduation
A chance to give back to peers and community

EVENTS

  • October 28, 2016End of 9 weeks
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