Communities In Schools of Palm Beach County
Our Mission
The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.


The Five Basics
  1. A one-on-one relationship with a caring adult
  2. A safe place to learn and grow
  3. A healthy start and a healthy future
  4. A marketable skill to use upon graduation
  5. A chance to give back to peers and community

Change the Picture
Kids drop out of school for countless reasons. In Florida 52,569 Students will fail to graduate high school this year.

When it comes to making sure children get exactly what they need to succeed in school and in life, we never give up.

See how we are changing the picture »

Communities In Schools Palm Beach County PBC TV 20 from Maggie Bagley on Vimeo.


Donation
Pictured right to left: Communities In Schools Executive Director, Margaret Bagley; The GEO Group Foundation Vice President of Corporate Relations, Pablo Paez; and Communities In Schools Board Vice Chair, Meyer Haberman.
Donation from The GEO Group Foundation, Inc.

The GEO Group Foundation, Inc. donated $5,000 to Communities In Schools Palm Beach County. The donation presentation took place on November 21, 2013.

Making It Matter
With a growing population of students who need support, Communities In Schools of Palm Beach County works every day to connect students with resources.
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Communities In Schools of Palm Beach County

Communities In Schools of Palm Beach County
The Economic Impact of Communities In Schools
An economic impact quantifying the costs and benefits of Communities In Schools model.

Communities In Schools contracted with EMSI to specify its economic and social returns to society through a rigorous third-party investment analysis. The purpose of this important next step is to quantify the return on investment of Communities In Schools' 113 high school-serving affiliates in its network to taxpayers, businesses, and students. The analysis also shows the economic benefits when local affiliates go from implementing parts of the Communities In Schools model in some of their high schools to full implementation in all of their high schools.

Download the EMSI study (PDF 388.6 KB) »

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Communities In Schools Palm Beach County, Inc.
1660 Southern Boulevard, Suite A. :: West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Phone (561) 471-9681 :: Fax (561) 471-9682