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Surrounding students with a community of support

empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
In the U.S., approximately 1 in 6 children under the age of 18 live in poverty, shouldering more than they should have to. Communities In Schools of Mid-America works directly inside schools, building relationships that equip students to succeed inside and outside the classroom.

Topeka High School Students Spend the Day as 26-Year Olds

Topeka, KS – Communities In Schools of Mid-America, in partnership with the United Way of Greater Topeka and Topeka Public Schools, is hosting FutureNow: Finance at Topeka High School on Wednesday, November 2, and Thursday, November 3, 2022. FutureNow: Finance is a financial literacy simulation that gives students a hands-on opportunity to pay bills and […]

Student Support Coordinators: Our Student Champions!

Every day, our Student Support Coordinators show up in schools to support kids. They are a caring presence, a listening ear, the bearer of good snacks, and a champion of whatever a student may need that day. Our Student Support coordinators are the heroes of the Communities In Schools of Mid-America organization, and without their […]


“I’ve changed from last year. I feel more in control now.”

“Sam started this school year a little rough and was constantly in the focus room for poor behavior choices.”

“We don’t have to be blood to be brothers.”

“Teachers had become frustrated, sharing that they struggled to teach the kids because they couldn’t see the board.”

“I am so thankful for everything you did! Thank you for being there and going above and beyond us!”