Communities in Schools of Lakewood is a nationally accredited affiliate of the nation’s #1 drop-out prevention program, has been serving lakewood for 20 years!

Communities in Schools’ focus on the achievements of students and their success. Graduation is the ultimate achievement and goal of our students. We surround our students with a community of support.

After-School Programs:

  • 5 schools serving 400+ students
  • Partner Schools 90%+ Free/Reduced Lunch
  • 75% of Students achieving math goals
  • Enrichment Including:
    • Robotics
    • Knitting
    • Music
    • Sports
  • Transportation provided

Mentoring Programs:

  •  90+ students are currently matched with mentors
  • One-on-one relationship with a caring adult
  • Personal, school, college and career goal setting
  • Volunteers devote 200+ hours each month

Readiness to Learn:

  • Partnering with Caring For Kids
  • Student gain access to basic needs:
  • Enrichment Including:
    • clothing
    • food
    • school supplies
    • medical referrals
    • Kindergarden Readiness Kits