About Community Schools

About Community Schools

A clasroom of teachers helping students with work.


A community school is a public school – the hub of its neighborhood, uniting families, e
ducators, and community partners to provide all students with top-quality academics, enrichment, health and social services, and opportunities to succeed in school and in life.

  • They often are part of community-wide initiatives. Learn more
 
  • They are driven by a four-part framework that focuses on opportunities for young people, collaborative practices, capacity-building supports, and stakeholder engagement. Learn more
 
 
 

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