Unlocking student potential across South Carolina.

Join us on Sunday, November 12th from 6-7pm as we light the way to brighter futures for students across South Carolina. Sponsored by Boeing, Illuminate is an annual event featuring guest speakers, student performances, and an atmospheric luminary display.

Each luminary represents a CIS student and symbolizes how our program illuminates the path to equitable education and graduation. By sponsoring luminaries, you’re not just lighting up the night – you’re brightening the future for deserving students. Join us in celebrating American Education Week and the students we serve.

Join us on November 12th from 6-7pm at one of the following event locations across the state:

  • NEW LOCATION! Charleston @ Burke High School – 244 President St. Charleston, SC 29403
  • NEW LOCATION! Columbia @ Columbia High School – 1701 Westchester Dr, Columbia, SC 29210
  • Greenville @ Graham Plaza – 300 S Main St. Greenville, SC 29601

Wraparound Services

We are the leading provider of wraparound supports in South Carolina. Our team of 47 site coordinators reach more than 25,500 students at 41 school sites across South Carolina.

CIS Model

Integrated Student Supports

CIS is the leading provider of Integrated Student Supports in the nation.

We create access to educational supports and critical resources, like food, housing, healthcare, and counseling.

Communities In Schools is the largest provider of Integrated Student Supports in the country.

The CIS model of Integrated Student Supports utilizes school-based site coordinators who assess each students unique needs and connect them to existing community resources so they can overcome those barriers and focus on learning. 

As the nation’s largest provider of Integrated Student Supports, Communities In Schools is uniquely positioned to bring this model to thousands of students who live in poverty and face a greater risk of dropping out.

News & Updates

Read the success stories.

See the difference we’re making in communities across South Carolina

Thank you to our partners!

Thank you to the following statewide partners for their incredible support of our mission, and ensuring every student has the tools and resources they need to succeed. We thank them for making a difference and strengthening communities across South Carolina.