Keeping Kids in School


Keeping Kids in School (KKIS) is collaborative effort to reduce school truancy and prevent juvenile delinquency in Sonoma County. KKIS is a partnership between the Sonoma County Probation Department, Sonoma County Court, Sonoma County Office of Education, Seneca Family of Agencies and 21 schools within 8 Sonoma County school districts. KKIS provides culturally-relevant, family centered case management services in home, school and community settings.

Accepted to the Portfolio: September 2017

Target Outcomes

Short Term Outcomes

  • Improved attendance
  • Increased student and parent engagement with the school
  • Improved educational outcomes
  • Improved functioning of participant families
  • Avoidance or reduction of criminal activity

Long Term Outcomes


  • Educational achievement
  • Future employment
  • Relational outcomes (increased family planning and reduced marital breakdown)
  • Health status
  • Capacity of school to meet educational needs of students
  • Recovered school revenue based on increased attendance


  • Engagement in deviant and anti-social activities

Target Population


  • Families with Children (K -12th)
  • Teachers & Students (K - 12th)

Service Area


  • Southeast (District 1)
  • Southwest (District 2)
  • Central (District 3)
  • Northeast (District 4)
  • Northwest (District 5)