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A community school is both a place and a set of partnerships between the school and other community resources to promote improved student learning, stronger families, and healthier communities. 

At our local Community Schools, our AmeriCorps Community School Coordinators create an environment that cares for the whole child. They work to expand the horizons of learning, build relationships with families, and partner with stakeholders to create conditions that students can thrive in. Community schools focus on:

  • Academic Support
  • Attendance Support
  • Health and Social Service Support
  • Family Engagement

Success Stories

How You Can Give Help, or Get Help

Donate

Partner

Join the community school strategy - Partner with us

  • Dental clinics
  • Screenings
  • Haircutting 
  • Community Christmas (link to website)
  • Market Star Resource (through OSD)
  • School Sunshine Closets
  • Volunteer

Event support

  • Catholic Community Services - pantry packs
  • Cottages of Hope - tax assistance volunteers
  • Partner opportunities

Families

  • Connect to Community School Coordinators

AmeriCorps Candidates

Community School Service Sites & Districts

  • How to become a service site
  • Current schools (see image below)
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