Our success stories are people who worked hard to graduate from high school in order to make a better life for themselves. Turning potential dropouts into high school graduates makes life better for everyone in Coweta County.
Better students mean better business
The impact of CIS of Coweta County isn’t measured on a spreadsheet. It’s evident in Coweta’s economic vitality and gracious lifestyle—benefits that accompany a well-educated workforce.
A better-educated workforce is crucial to building a growing, prosperous community. When choosing to open a new business or expand existing facilities, businesses are attracted to Coweta County because of our highly-skilled, well-educated workforce.
When CIS of Coweta County helps more students graduate and enter the local workforce, everybody wins.
A proven record of success
During the recent economic slowdown, many Georgia counties saw unemployment rates skyrocket and business activity drop. Coweta has steadily ranked among the state’s top performers in retaining existing businesses and attracting new ones.
An independent, five-year evaluation of Communities In Schools shows that CIS is one of only a few organizations proven to keep students in school and the only one to document that it increases graduation rates.
Facts and Figures
Charity Navigator awarded CIS of Georgia a 4-star rating based on accountability/transparency and a high 3-star financial rating. The high ratings validate that CIS of Georgia is a good steward of funds received.
Charity Navigator, America’s leading independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health, accountability and transparency of 6,000 of America’s largest charities.