For nearly 40 years, Communities In Schools has been helping students achieve in school, graduate and go on to bright futures. Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
One-on-one and group mentoring provided by community volunteers and peers. Mentors are always needed and are trained at all times of the year.
Back Pack Pals helps alleviate childhood hunger by sending home with the student a bag packed with child-friendly food on the last school day every week.
At the start of every school year, individuals, churches, and businesses in our community help provide CISRC with school supplies to distribute to students throughout our county.
Adventures Beyond the Classroom is a last-resort funding source for students who are unable to attend school field trips for financial reasons.
CISRC employs various programs designed to keep middle and high school students involved in school. One of these programs is Reality Store, where students learn financial literacy by making real decisions in hypothetical "real world" situations.
In the Archdale-Trinity area, CISRC supplements the on-going school music program and sponsors a guitar class for 5th graders.