Community Partnerships Ideas and Resources

Non-school community members are engaged actively and regularly support students and teachers, and are invited to actively help plan and implement learning projects for and with students.


  1. The school works periodically with local organizations, businesses or non profits to engage the students with their community.
  2. The school has developed partnership relationship with community groups to use the classrooms for community presentations and events.
  3. The school library is used by the community.
  4. The school works regularly with a local organization to engage the students with an ongoing community project
  5. The school garden raises plants that they give to a local food bank.
  6. The school has policies and guidelines that create standing partnerships for community use of the campus.
  7. The school garden is a year round community garden.


  • Parent and Family Involvement Toolkit - NC DPI