Communities In Schools of Savannah (CIS) is part of the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization, empowering students to succeed in school and achieve in life. Operating in more than 2,300 schools in the most challenged communities of 25 states and the District of Columbia, Communities In Schools serves 1.5 million young people and their families each year. Based directly inside schools throughout the country, Communities In Schools connects students and their families to basic and critical educational and community-based resources, tailored to each student’s specific needs. Learn more about what we do @ Communities In Schools of Savannah @ .
CIS of Savannah was formed in 1992 and was well known as the Corporate Academy. Today, Communities In Schools of Savannah currently partners with the Savannah Chatham County Public School System, AmeriCorps, YMCA, 100 Black Men, Goodwill of the Coastal Empire, Hospice Savannah, The Junior League, Girls on the Run, and various other community resources to surround students with a community of support. Communities In Schools of Savannah serves over 400 students and families at Haven Elementary School and remains a resource to middle school and high school students in Chatham County. Per the organizations strategic plan, Communities In Schools plans to expand to a minimum of 5 schools over the next three years in partnership with SCCPSS.