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Communities in Schools of Laredo - Nixon High School

  • Communities in Schools of Laredo - Nixon High School
  • 2000 E Plum St
  • Laredo, TX 78043
  • (956) 273-7427
  • Claudia Sanchez
  • Communities in Schools Coordinator
  • (956) 273-7427

Program Description

Communities in Schools of Laredo surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

Communities in Schools of Laredo helps at-risk students improve in academics, attendance and/or behavior, encouraging more students to stay in school, graduate and prepare for post-secondary life. Communities in Schools of Laredo provides services and resources through community partnerships to ensure a comprehensive case-management approach to meet the needs of students.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 2000
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students


  • Less than 25%