• Our Mission
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  • Our Mission:

    To surround students with a community of support!
  • Empowering them

    To stay in school and achieve in life!
  • This is our mission.

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About CIS Atlanta

Communities In Schools of Atlanta is an award-winning dropout prevention organization that was established in Atlanta, Georgia in 1972. What began in the basement of a modest home in the Grant Park community is now the nation’s largest dropout prevention network with a proven track record of positively impacting graduation rates.

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TO THE RIGHT: With the combined dedicated efforts of site coordinators, donors and community partners, 97 percent of Communities In Schools of Atlanta students stay in school. In conjunction with Attendance Awareness Month in September, Hamilton E. Holmes Elementary School CIS Site Coordinator Dedra Cochran kicked off the NBA (Never Been Absent) program as a way to provide various incentives for students and classes who meet attendance goals!

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Upcoming Events

Sat Oct 10 @ 9:00AM -
Schoolhouse Rock 5k

1 mile and Tot Trot also available. Click here for more information and to register for the event.

Thu Nov 12 @12:00AM
Georgia Gives Day

Georgia Gives Day is a 24-hour, statewide giving event that has raised more than $5 million for Georgia nonprofits in the first three years.

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  • 260 Peachtree Street, Suite 750
    Atlanta, GA 30303

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