Communities in Schools of South Central Texas
Working with both schools and our surrounding communities, Communities In Schools (CIS) South Central Texas does whatever it takes to help kids stay in school and succeed in life. Based directly inside schools throughout Comal and Guadalupe Counties, CIS South Central Texas connects students and their families to basic and critical educational and community-based resources, tailored to each student’s specific needs. In addition, CIS provides a mentoring program that pairs community volunteers with children in need of additional adult support and Project Success a program designed to remove barriers to college access and increase retention of CIS students while in college.
Operating in 29 schools in four school districts, CIS South Central Texas serves more than 18,000 young people and their families every year. As the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization, Communities In Schools is the only one proven to both decrease dropout rates and increase graduation rates.