A Community School is a proven strategy for student success. A Community School is both a place and a collaboration between the school and other community resources. This approach integrates focus on academics, services, supports and opportunities, leading to improved student learning, stronger families and healthier communities.
Nicole Holmes outlines the 8 characteristics of a “Community School” and MCM’s current programs within each area. See the video here. Nicole is a Binghamton University student volunteer who spent her summer in at MCM in Malawi.