Communities In Schools is a non-profit drop out prevention agency established in the Coastal Bend area in 1986.

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.
School Board Recognition Month Artwork

CIS received $5,000 check for Walk The Stage

The purpose of CIS is to help youth resolve obstacles, promote education by empowering the student and the family to develop their full potential and thus improving their quality of life in our community.


CIS 3rd Annual Champions of Children Celebration

Communities In Schools held its 3rd Annual Unsung Heroes Gala on May 22, 2014.
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Richard Borchard Fairground

Honoring Our Unsung Heroes:

Corporate Hero - HEB
Community Hero - Mr. Larry Roberts, Andrews Distributing
CIS Board of Directors' Hero - Mr. Matthew Dooley, Valero
School Leadership Hero - Dr. D. Scott Elliff, CCISD Superintendent
Student Support Heroes - Jill Jacobs & Judge Amanda Torres; Junior League of Corpus Christi
Unsung Heroes - Mrs. Jeannette Price & Mrs. Sandra Tapia

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