Coalition for Community Schools

Community Schools Evaluation Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help you learn more about planning and conducting an evaluation of your community school or community school initiative.

Coalition for Community Schools

Unity For Every Child’s Opportunity

A STRATEGIC COMMITMENT: JULY 2019 – DECEMBER 2025; 25,000 Community Schools by 2025

The Community Schools Playbook

This guide provides tools for policymakers, students and families, community leaders, allies, and advocates who want to advance community schools as a strategy to improve schools.


Leadership matters. In order for our youth to succeed

The Brookings Institution

Community Schools: A Place-based Approach to Education and Neighborhood Change (Reuben Jacobson)

The institutions of a neighborhood are vital to its health and economic strength, and public schools are one of the most important shared institutions. They function not only as centers for providing education but also as hubs for communities to organize a range of supports and opportunities for children and their families.

Coalition for Community Schools

Community School Standards

These standards are designed to engage and support the community school’s movement as a standards-driven, evidence-based strategy to promote equity and educational excellence for each and every child, and an approach that strengthens families and community.