Communities In Schools

Supporting our students.
Strengthening our schools.
Improving our future.

OUR MISSION

The mission of Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region, Inc. (CISDR) is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

WHY WE DO IT

Of the students we worked with last year: 78% are living in poverty, 46% have limited English proficiency, 39% are reading below grade level, 30% failed statewide benchmark tests and 18% failed core level courses in the previous year.

HOW WE DO IT

In partnership with local school districts, we provide daily school based interventions to students in grades K–12 to address academic failure, truancy, behavioral issues, social service needs and more.

Safer Students, Stronger Schools

Through our "Safer Students, Stronger Schools" initiative, CISDR is increasing awareness, educating school leaders and providing much-needed student support. By donating to CISDR, you are investing in the education, health and safety of hundreds of thousands of students across our community.

Please join us in making our schools the "safe place" our students need and deserve.

Volunteer Keyashia

BECOME A VOLUNTEER!

It is a fun and rewarding way to have a positive impact on the life of a child.

Each year, CISDR works with more than 1,000 corporate and community volunteers who provide thousands of hours of service to our students and their families.

FRESH FROM THE BLOG

Blog

Celebrating the Class of 2020

Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region (CISDR) has helped thousands of students graduate high…
Blog

Congratulations to Our 2020 Women of AT&T Scholars

Once again, the Women of AT&T Dallas Chapter (WOA Dallas) has partnered with CISDR to…
Blog

CISDR Welcomes Cameron Hernholm and Jeannette Papadopoulos

Communities in Schools Dallas Region (CISDR) is excited to welcome two experienced nonprofit professionals to…
Blog

Policing, Race, Injustice and Mental Health

In this moment, very few things are comfortable. In the midst of a global health…