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Communities In School Southeast Texas

What We Do

For more than 25 years, Communities In Schools has helped students choose success by ensuring their access to the “Five Basics:”

  1. A one-on-one relationship with a caring adult
  2. A safe place to learn and grow
  3. A healthy start and a healthy future
  4. A marketable skill to use upon graduation
  5. A chance to give back to peers and the community

Each year, more than 2 million young people in 28 states have access to service through Communities In Schools.


Mission Statement:

The mission of Communities In Schools of Southeast Texas is to surround students with a community of support empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.


Vision Statement:

The vision of CISSET is to develop public/private partnerships to assist the educational system in keeping students in school through direct involvement with the student and the student’s family. The goal is to meet the individual needs of students by working closely in a coordinated and collaborative effort with school personnel, parents, families, volunteers, businesses, and social service agencies.



Program & Services


Program Components:

  • Supportive Guidance & Counseling
  • Academic Enhancement & Support
  • College & Career Awareness
  • Enrichment Activities
  • Parental & Family Engagement
  • Agency Referral and Health Services

CIS Objectives Are To Improve:

  • School Attendance
  • Academic Skills
  • Personal & Life Skills
  • Parental & Family Engagement
  • College Preparedness
  • Career Development & Job Skills
  • Awareness of Health-Related Issues
  • Graduation Issues
  • Coordination of Social Services for Students & Their Families

Services Available:

  • One-On-One Supportive Guidance
  • Anger Management Groups
  • Self-Esteem Groups
  • Homework Assistance
  • One-On-One Tutoring
  • Parent Education Classes & Support Groups
  • Home Visits
  • Prevention Programs
  • Job Fairs
  • Book Reading Clubs
  • Mentors
  • After School Activities
  • Enrichment Programs

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