We use a mix of hard data (research & evaluation) and soft skills (caring Site Coordinators) to reduce dropout rates and improve graduation rates

Proven Results


Whether through our affiliate end-of-year reports or independent, third-party studies, the results are clear: Communities In Schools effectively delivers the human, financial and community resources to help children succeed in school.


– 93% of CISLA seniors graduate in four years, compared to the district’s 70.6% graduation rate


– Graduation rates at our partner high schools have risen an average of 32% since we began service on their campuses


– For every $1 invested in CISLA, there is a $38.40 return to the community. (Click here to download the full CIS ROI Report.)


For an overview of Communities In Schools’ network-wide results for the 2015-2016 school year, download our Spring 2016 CIS Impact Report.