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Communities In Schools Of Nassau County Inc

Rating: 4.83 stars   113 reviews 6,068

Nonprofit Issues:

Children & Youth, Education

Address:

516 South 10th St #205 Fernandina Beach FL 32034 USA

Mission:

Surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and succeed in life.

Target demographics:

youth ages 11-18 struggling for any reason in today's challenging world.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

5200 youth who had access to our services at their school, 3000+ received short-term support, and 610 teens received intensive services in 2014-15,

Geographic areas served:

Nassau County Florida

Programs:

tutoring, individual coaching and mentoring, before- and after- school academic programs, summer remediation, life skills, workforce readiness, community service projects, life skills and healthy choices, drug and alcohol prevention interviewing skills and individual coaching.

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904-321-2000
www.cisnassau.org

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Reviews for Communities In Schools Of Nassau County Inc

Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

So far CIS has been great! My son is thoroughly loving it. I see it already making a difference in his grades. This is the first year for him, he's a 6th grader at Hilliard Middle Senior High School. Dr. D and her team are AWESOME! If you have a struggling child(ren) I highly recommend this program. :)

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Communities in School is a great Non-profit organization . They help students who feel hopeless about school work and thinking about dropping out feel more confident about going to school and bringing their GPA up.

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My son received before school tutoring from Community in Schools at HMSHS.This is a terrific program.I've seen significant improvements in my son's grades, test scores, behavior and confidence.I love knowing someone else cares and is looking out for him and checking up on him.

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To be honest, I really didn't know much about this organization until I was asked to volunteer. Now I know they do anything and everything to help a child achieve. Seeing the HUGE smiles all around when the results in grade improvement are announced is just priceless.

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Great organization that has measurable results with the children here in Nassau County. I have met some of the youth who have been in the program and who each shared how they benefited from CIS in their school. Keep up the great work.

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Communities in Schools offers a great program to help kids succeed. Knowing someone cares and shares in their successes can make substantial difference in their ability to achieve their dreams making their lives and all around them positive and productive members of their community.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

talking with the kids who are in the program and hearing them talk about what kind of a positive difference it has made for them.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-8-01

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Community in Schools of Nassau County, FL is a prime example of an organization that works to help students succeed in school and achieve in life. They work very closely with the schools to provide additional support through several avenues (i.e. tutoring and homework help, individual coaching and mentoring, and behavior management).

They are really making a difference in the lives of children here in Nassau County!

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Such a great organization!! They are a great asset to the community and have helped and continue to help so many students!

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My daughter was an AB Honor Roll student in elementary school but her first year in middle school threw her a big curve ball with the amount of work required and the complexity of the work. Her grades slipped dramatically and whenever I tried to help her understand her homework it often times ended in frustration and tears. One of her teachers suggested the Homework Club run by the Communities in Schools program and what a huge help they were to my daughter! Her grades improved and so did her understanding of the work and what was expected of her! We are forever grateful to this fantastic program!

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CIS is wonderful. Their after school program is just what we need to ensure our daughter completes homework every afternoon and continues to succeed in school. The volunteers are wonderful. The program is exemplary.

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My son enjoyed the homework club and he's looking forward to attending this school year.

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My son has participated in the community in schools program and it has helped him a lot. I just want to say Thank you to everyone that has anything to do with the program. It's excellent!!!

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