During the 2011-2012 academic school year, Communities In Schools of North Texas:
- Enrolled 3,864 at-risk students in our case management and after school dropout prevention and intervention programs
- Provided case managed services to 1,183 children
- Provided an additional 10,820 services to other students
- Provided 1,270 services to parents or family members of our case managed students
- Provided 896 services to community members
- Provided a total of 198,369 services to students, families and community members
Of the 1,183 case managed students referred for attendance, behavior or academic problems:
- 98.9% of 7th-12th graders stayed in school
- 95.4% were promoted
- 94.79% showed improvement in attendance, behavior, academics or social service needs
- 88.9% of seniors graduated
How cost-effective is the Communities In Schools of North Texas program?
- The cost for CISNT to provide services to one case managed child for one year is only $509
- The cost for a school district to educate one child for one year is $9,000
- The cost to keep an inmate in prison for one year is $35,000
- The average dropout costs more than $800,000 over the course of his or her lifetime
- 91 cents of every dollar goes toward providing direct services to our children.
The benefit of the Communities In Schools program is evident in our outcomes achieved through efficient manners.