Amerigroup helps our community members secure healthcare and offers a variety of resources to ensure quality care!  Amerigroup has partnered with CISBF to support our Site Coordinator at River’s Edge High School with yearlong programmatic financial & in-kind donations!  Thanks to Amerigroup we were able to host a Hidden in Plain Sight event and will […]

STCU is here for good!  STCU is a multi-tiered partner in that they: support us financially, support staff representation our board, support us with in-kind for our schools and partner with our site coordinators to teach our students about finances!  Thank you to STCU for supporting us in various ways so we may continue to […]

Numerica and KNDU are teaming up to present “Beyond the Classroom,” a program recognizing, teams of educators and Communities in Schools Benton-Franklin site coordinators who are working to enhance the lives of Richland, Pasco, Kennewick and Prosser students who need it the most. Numerica knows that a student’s ability to be successful is based on […]

Numerica Credit Union presented over $450,000 to 26 regional nonprofits in 2019 from the Numerica Charitable Fund. The grant program is funded by Numerica’s Skip a Pay program where members can skip a month of loan payments in lieu of a $30 donation. Communities in Schools Benton-Franklin (CISBF) – #AllInForKids CISBF works to surround students with a community of […]

$236,156.16 for Communities in Schools All in for Kids Program Communities in Schools of Benton-Franklin (CISBF) seeks to reduce and eventually eliminate gang and other criminal activity for young people in Benton County by targeting at-risk students at six schools that have the highest needs: Aimstad Elementary, Eastgate Elementary, Westgate Elementary, Highlands Middle, Marcus Whitman […]

Sharon and her site coordinator Paulina

At eighteen years old, Sharon was working five jobs to support herself when she received a call saying that she would have to either attend school or drop out. In a bold move, she decided to quit working and concentrate on school. Sharon entered her senior year of high school with painful memories of homelessness […]

At eighteen years old, Sharon was working five jobs to support herself when she received a call saying that she would have to either attend school or drop out. In a bold move, she decided to quit working and concentrate on school. Sharon entered her senior year of high school with painful memories of homelessness […]

Posted on May 23, 2012 From Communities In Schools National Communities In Schools,the nation’s leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life, released the results of an economic study, conducted by EMSI, one of the nation’s leading economic modeling firms. The economic model was based on a subset of […]

The 2013-2014 Annual Report is now available. Last year the Communities In Schools of Washington network achieved 8% growth while maintaining quality services. It served 4,412 students intensively, and of those students, 99.6% of secondary students stayed in school while 96.5% of secondary students graduated or were promoted a grade. Read more below.