Communities in Schools of Laredo
The Mission of Communities in Schools of Laredo is to serve students and families of the Webb, Zapata and Jim Hogg counties with national and state mandated standards for community support in order to be successful in school, graduate from high school and improve their quality

Communities in Schools of Laredo helps at-risk students improve in academics, attendance and/or behavior, encouraging more students to stay in school, graduate and prepare for post-secondary life. Communities in Schools of Laredo provides services and resources through community partnerships to ensure a comprehensive case-management approach to meet the needs of students.


How CIS Works
Communities in Schools of Laredo works within the public school system to help students stay in school and graduate. Project Coordinators establish a relationship with the student to determine the barriers students are facing that are preventing them from succeeding in school.

Communities in Schools of Laredo provides services in the following Schools:

Laredo Independent School District

Don Jose Gallego Elementary School
Sanchez/Ochoa Elementary School
F.S. Lara Academy
Cigarroa Middle School
L.J. Christen Middle School
Lamar Middle School
Cigarroa High School
J.W. Nixon High School
Martin High School
Hector J. Garcia Early College High School

United Independent School District

Los Obispos Middle School
Antonio Gonzalez Middle School
Lamar Bruni Vergara Middle School
Alexander High School
Lyndon B. Johnson High School
United South High School
United High School


Gateway Academy Charter Schools

Gateway Academy Townlake
Gateway Academy Sierra Vista

Zapata County Independent School District

Zapata High School

Jim Hogg County Independent School District

Hebbronville Jr. High School
Hebbronville High School


TEA Recognizes Communities in Schools of Laredo, Inc.
TEA congratulates Communities in Schools of Laredo, Inc. staff for an outstanding achievement of performance through a commendation letter. CIS of Laredo is recognized for outstanding work in exceeding performance targets for the 2012-2013 school year in case managed students served, behavior, promotion, graduation, academics and attendance. Since programs strive for continuous improvements and established performance targets are raised each year, this is an exceptional accomplishment.





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