• Wraparound

    With support from the city of Houston and with funding from the Houston Endowment, HISD has developed Every Community, Every School, a comprehensive initiative to connect schools to non-academic supports needed to improve the well-being and academic achievement of all students. Often called wraparound services, these non-academic supports address critical issues such as mental health and physical health needs, food insecurity, lack of stable housing, violence,incarceration of a parent, and many other challenges that can have adverse effects on a student’s readiness and ability to learn. When wraparound services are provided in tandem with strong academics and high-quality teaching, schools can truly meet the needs of the whole child and graduate students who are college and career ready.