Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Achievement First

Public Charter Schools

83.04

370 James Street Suite 404
New Haven, CT 06513
tel: (203) 773-3223   Web Site
EIN: 65-1203744

Board Leadership
Andrew Boas
Chair

CEO
Richard Buery, Jr.
Chief Executive Officers

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.04
  Financial 81.29
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Achievement First is a growing network of non-profit, high-performing, college-preparatory, K to 12 public charter schools. Originally established in 2003, Achievement First has grown into a network that includes 22 public charter schools in four cities. The mission of Achievement First is to deliver on the promise of equal educational opportunity for all of America's children. We believe that all children, regardless of race or economic status, can succeed if they have access to a great education. Achievement First schools provide all of our students with the academic and character skills they need to graduate from top colleges, to succeed in a competitive world and to serve as the next generation of leaders in our communities.

Achievement First is a growing network of non-profit, high-performing, college-preparatory, K to 12 public charter schools. Originally established in 2003, Achievement First has grown into a network that includes 22 public charter schools in four cities. The mission of Achievement First is to deliver on the promise of equal educational opportunity for all of America's children. We believe that all children, regardless of race or economic status, can succeed if they have access to a great education. Achievement First schools provide all of our students with the academic and character skills they need to graduate from top colleges, to succeed in a competitive world and to serve as the next generation of leaders in our communities.

Financial

81.29

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
89.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Achievement First on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Achievement First on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,919,630
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,919,630
   Program Service Revenue $27,677,953
Total Primary Revenue $41,597,583
   Other Revenue $717,029
TOTAL REVENUE $42,314,612
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $40,681,463
   Administrative Expenses $4,936,368
   Fundraising Expenses $906,068
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $46,523,899
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,209,287
   
Net Assets $17,029,072

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$319,677 0.68% Dacia Toll Co-CEO, President
Other Salaries of Note
$317,557 0.68% Douglas Mccurry Co-CEO, Superintendent

Mission

Achievement First is a growing network of non-profit, high-performing, college-preparatory, K to 12 public charter schools. Originally established in 2003, Achievement First has grown into a network that includes 22 public charter schools in four cities. The mission of Achievement First is to deliver on the promise of equal educational opportunity for all of America's children. We believe that all children, regardless of race or economic status, can succeed if they have access to a great education. Achievement First schools provide all of our students with the academic and character skills they need to graduate from top colleges, to succeed in a competitive world and to serve as the next generation of leaders in our communities.

Highly Rated

Charity Contact Info

Achievement First
370 James Street
Suite 404
New Haven, CT 06513
tel: (203) 773-3223
fax: (203) 773-3221
EIN: 65-1203744

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Board Leadership

Andrew Boas
Chair

CEO

Richard Buery, Jr.
Chief Executive Officers