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Who We Are

 

Communities In Scho.ols Of El Paso, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) classified (IRS) organization. CIS of El Paso is an accredited organization of the CIS National Program. We deliver a multi-service dropout prevention program in the El Paso area. CIS of El Paso provides opportunities for students to improve in the areas of academics, behavior, and attendance for a higher stay in school rate. For over 31 years, we have been and are still the only school-based, not-for-profit organization presenting dropout prevention services in El Paso County.

 

CIS started its operation with one campus in 1984. We served 10,094 students with direct, one-on-one, case-managed, dropout prevention services and more than 42,456 students on designated service target lists with indirect services. Our Program Coordinators are in 59 campuses and 3 special programs in (4) school districts in the greater El Paso area.

 

2015-2016

outcomes

9,578

Case Managed Students (CMS)

89%

of CMS improved

in Academics

79%

of CMS improved

in Attendance

99%

of CMS stayed in school

90%

of CMS improved in Behavior

96%

of CMS were Promoted

90%

of CMS Graduated

Since 1985, Communities In Schools has been the only dropout prevention program serving the El Paso area.  In order to assure student success and target the dropout problem, CIS implements its program model, mission, Six Components, and Five CIS Basics.  CIS serves as the liaison between the community and the schools in order to improve in the areas of academics, behavior, and attendance.  This, in turn, aids the students to become successful in their academic life.

 

MISSION

 

The mission of CIS of El Paso is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

Five CIS BASICS

 

One-on-one relationship with a caring adult.

 

Safe place to learn and grow.

 

Healthy start and healthy future.

 

Marketable skill to use upon graduation.

 

Chance to give back to peers and community.

SIX COMPONENTS

 

1Supportive Guidance and Counseling

 

Health & Human Services

 

Parental & Family Engagement

 

College and Career Awareness

 

Enrichment Activities

 

Academic Enhancement and Support

ISD SERVED

clint

13

campuses

socorro

25

campuses

ysleta

16

campuses

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TORNILLO

3

campuses

el paso academy

charter HS

2

campuses

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Communities in Schools El Paso

1401 Pendale, Ste 300. El Paso, TX. 79936.

Tel: (915) 593 - 7317 | Fax: (915) 590 5451

 

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