I don’t have much food at home, so every Friday my CIS coordinator gives me some. She even gives me extra, so my sister eats too! She encourages me to come to school and texts me to see if I’m okay. I know I can talk to her if I’m having a bad day.
– Anonymous Student in McNairy Co.
2019-2020 School Year
During the 2019-20 school year, CIS of Tennessee served over 18,000 students in 41 schools across 16 counties. The support provided by CIS site coordinators ranges from food, housing, and transportation to health care, counseling, and mentoring services. Simply put the Communities In Schools model works.
We believe greatness exists in every child and are committed to helping them see it too.
Last school year, our case-managed students made outstanding progress on their personal goals.
Results based on the percentage of case-managed students statewide that made progress toward/achieved their individualized goal(s).
We measure our success by the results we are able to achieve for the young people we serve.
We carefully evaluate all aspects of our programs, and use that information to constantly improve.
Our annual impact reports chronicle the barriers faced by our Tennessee students and highlights the success CIS of Tennessee achieved during the previous school year.