Organization

Communities In Schools of Central Texas

Focus Areas

  • Education & Youth

Contact Information

3000 S. IH 35
Austin, TX 78704


(512) 464-9733

Communities In Schools of Central Texas surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

About Communities In Schools of Central Texas

Communities In Schools is a dropout prevention program. Through campus-based programs and special projects, Communities In Schools creates a network of volunteers, social services, businesses, and community resources that work together to break down barriers and help students succeed.

Communities In Schools of Central Texas serves thousands of children and families every year, providing options where there once were none. Communities In Schools helps kids stay in school and become productive members of the Central Texas workforce and community.

Communities In Schools of Central Texas’s Impact

Communities In Schools of Central Texas serves more than 50,000 clients annually and more than 6,000 children receive intensive services. Our evidence-based approach, adapted to meet the unique needs of Central Texas children, is the basis for our success. Of the students intensively served by Communities in Schools, 99% stay in school and 84% improve grades, attendance, or behavior.

Communities In Schools (CIS) is the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization. For 40 years, Communities In Schools has been helping students achieve in school, graduate and go on to bright futures.

  • Year Founded 1985
  • Legal Form 501c3