VBEC ~ 3404 NORTH BEN WILSON ST, VICTORIA, TEXAS 77901 ~ (361) 572-8232

Communities in Schools is an important resource for helping at-risk and disadvantaged students in the Victoria Independent School District.

Overview: Victoria
http://goldencrescent.communitiesinschools.org/ 

Communities in Schools is located on five VISD campuses: Each Site Coordinator has a caseload of approximately 108 students. The campuses served are as follows:

How do I sign up for CIS services?
Anyone can recommend a child and forms are available at the front office at each campus.

What makes a student eligible for CIS?
Students must meet at least two of the following conditions:

Have a 70 or lower in at least two core subject classes – math or English for instance.
Fail the STAAR Test.
Be on free or reduced lunches.
Have a parent in jail or prison.
The student is on probation.
If a student is pregnant.

How can CIS help a child?

In addition to academic help, CIS can help:
With food
With clothes
With medicine
With transportation

What campuses offer CIS programs and how can I get more information?

HOWELL MIDDLE SCHOOL
2502 Fannin
361-578-1561
Principal – Joe Beth Jones
CIS Site Coordinator – Nicole Janke

PATTI WELDER MIDDLE SCHOOL
1604 E. North Street
361-575-4553
Principal – Denise Canchola
CIS Site Coordinator –Nola Harris

STROMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL
3002 E. North Street
361-578-2711
Principal – Dawn Maroney
CIS Site Coordinator – Daryl Ewers

VICTORIA EAST HIGH SCHOOL
4103 Mockingbird Dr.
361-788-2820
Principal – Clark Motley
CIS Site Coordinator – Nicole Janke

VICTORIA WEST HIGH SCHOOL
307 West Tropical Dr.
361-788-2830
Principal – Debbie Crick
CIS Site Coordinator – Leroi Holmes and Sophia Wilson

CIS brings resources and volunteers into the schools from our community to help our students so that their academic skills are strengthened, and we offer a comprehensive range of services throughout the school year to address the needs of our students’ academics, behavior, attendance, and social needs so that they can come to school every day eager to learn.