Connected Community Schools
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Our Connected Districts

These school districts are Connected Districts and utilize Connected Community Schools daily. We work to bring the community, local agencies, services, organizations, businesses, places of worship, individuals, teachers, administrators, union members and leader, & investors to the students. We all have the same mission in mind. To help students become successful, productive and engaged healthy citizens!

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Helping Families

“I was making the decision to pay my electric or buy extra food because we weren’t making it to the end of the month – and I work a good job. I just go into the school now and get some extra to get us by. I even have saved money with school supplies and clothes they have here. I love this new community school.”
– April M.

Nurturing Children

“I knew my grandson needed help, but I didn’t know how to get it for him. We didn’t even have insurance. They took care of all of it. They even came to the appointment with me to help with the paperwork. I have never had a school help me like that.”
– Grandmother of a student at Gansevoort Elementary
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Keep up with our news below and on our Facebook page! We’ve also been published in many articles since our inception. View them here >>

Community schools fill gaps – and offer hope

Community schools fill gaps – and offer hope

Author: Sylvia Saunders Source: NYSUT Communications Early this spring Rome Free Academy senior Jordan Purrington was shocked when her mom, a monitor at Staley Elementary School, came home and told her a student wasn’t coming to school because he didn’t have proper...

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Building Community with Community Schools

Building Community with Community Schools

How a Union-Driven Effort Supports Students and Families in Central New York By Jennifer Dubin Devina Love moved to Rome, New York, in August last year after fleeing domestic violence in Massachusetts. She enrolled both of her young sons at Francis Bellamy...

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Online Donations Accepted!

Online Donations Accepted!

We are now accepting donations on our website. You will be able to manage your account, get statements at year end of your donations, signup for updates and opt into monthly donations here >>

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Need Help? Now Offering Self Referral Program.

Need Help? Now Offering Self Referral Program.

Connected Community Schools Leaders in Network Knowledge, or LiNK, is here to help serve as a ConnectLine between you and whatever services or assistance you need. If you or your family is struggling and would like to talk to one of our Connected Community resource...

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families LINKed to needed services and resources

Snacks provided to students and classrooms

= 923,000 Meals distributed

Individuals served through our community resource hubs

Get In Touch

Location: 
414 N James Street
Suite B, Rome, New York

Telephone: (315) 533-5723

School Hours: M-F: 9am - 5pm

Email Executive Director, Melissa Roys: MelissaR@connectedcs.org

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