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    99% of CIS Students in grades K-11 were promoted
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    95% Eligible CIS student graduation rate
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    95% CIS students show improved academic achievement
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    4,500 3rd grade students attend a Fayetteville Symphony concert
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    “Every $1 invested in the CIS model produces increased graduation rates & an average of $11.60 in economic impact for local communities”
    – EMSI, Washington DC, 5.16.2012
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    “We are fortunate to have such a strong voice advocating for the students in Cumberland County.”
    - Dr. Frank Till, Superintendent, Cumberland County Schools

BMW – Drive For A Cause

BMW Valley Auto WorldThank you for everyone who came out to our BMW Drive For A Cause event at Valley Auto World.  Communities In Schools of Cumberland County appreciates everyone’s support!






2015 Bill Harrison Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Leah Huggins for winning the 2015 Bill Harrison Scholarship! Leah is a 2015 graduate of Gray’s Creek High School and is currently attending Catawba College working on her undergraduate degree in education.

Our 2015 Bill Harrison Scholarship winner, Leah Huggins with CIS-CC Board President, Kennon Jackson.

A new year has arrived and Communities In Schools will be sending out new applications for a new winner of the 2016 Bill Harrison Scholarship!  Applications with be available in April.  Good luck to you all!


ALexus is a military student, whose parents are divorced and whose father and stepmother have been deployed.  She was having difficulty adjusting to a new school and the added pressures of deployed parents.  


Chaundrika had trouble adjusting to middle school and  was known as a bully.  Her guidance counselor referred her to CIS, hoping that engaging her in positive activities would help.  

BMW – Drive For A Cause

February/March: Reality U

May: Bill Harrison Scholarship

Oct/Nov: Teacher Mini Grants

Join us for the “When Pigs Fly” BBQ November 2016

To surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.