Surrounding students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

Increased attendance, improved behavior and satisfactory coursework, in addition to parent and family engagement, are the cornerstones of our work. We call it the ABC + P model. Our school-based student support specialists identify students in danger of not achieving their potential, assess student needs and provide wrap-around interventions and resources to change the picture of education one student at a time. Our Impact Report is proof that what we’re doing works. See how we removed barriers and empowered more than 230,000 students across North Carolina to achieve.

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Communities In Schools is Changing the Picture

Cheyenne didn’t have access to health services, and her low self-esteem was impacting her performance in the classroom. We arranged for dental treatment, and Cheyenne began to see a different picture for her education.

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