For more than 40 years, CIS has developed an evidenced based approach to supporting student needs that is extremely successful. Nationally, we serve 1.5 million students across 23 states.

  1. CISPA Impact Report 2015-2016
  2. All In for Students 2017 National Impact Report
  3. MDRC Issue Focus Brief : A Case Study Of CIS as a Continuous Learning Organization
  4. Research Brief:Addressing Trauma In Our Schools
  5. Research Brief: Social and Emotional Learning

Pittsburgh’s Local Impact :

CIS
National
CIS PGH
2014-2015
CIS PGH

2015-2016

CIS PGH

2016-2017

Student retention rate 99% 100% 100% 100%
Student promotion rate 98% 96% 99% 98%
Student graduation/GED rate 91% NA* NA* NA*
Students who met their attendance goal 80% 82% 89% 93%
Students who met their behavior goal 90% 59% 77% 87%
Students who met their academic goal 88% 82% 85% 90%

Additional Impact:

  • Created 23 new partnerships with community organizations
  • Be A Middle School Mentor increased the number of mentors available to middle school students on the North Side by 11% and our retention rate for those mentors is 84%.
  • Served 1,674 students cross all programs
  • Served 100 middle school students through More Magic in the Middle, our after school program in Linton Middle School
  • 155 parents were connected to needed community resources
  • 1,385 parents were engaged throughout the school year