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Education : Early Childhood Programs and Services

Children's Development Academy

REACH. TEACH. LOVE.

four stars

91.05

89 Grove Way Roswell, GA 30075
tel: (770) 992-4339   Web Site
EIN: 58-1085443

Board Leadership
Catherine Storey
Chair

CEO
Maggie DeCan
CEO and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.05 four stars
  Financial 87.35 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Affording all children in our community high-quality early education is the CDA mission, accomplished by creating a safe, nurturing place for young children to prepare for school. Focused on children from our community's low-income working families, the CDA provides outstanding full-day early care and learning. Nationally accredited and three-star Quality Rated, our program is tailored to meet our students' needs by emphasizing early literacy, language acquisition, and family stability.
Each year, the CDA Children's Center prepares 240 economically-disadvantaged preschoolers for kindergarten and enables their parents to maintain steady jobs. The families served by our Children's Center have a median income of $19,700-about ¼ of metropolitan Atlanta's median household income. Consequently, 90 percent of our students qualify for free/reduced lunch.

Affording all children in our community high-quality early education is the CDA mission, accomplished by creating a safe, nurturing place for young children to prepare for school. Focused on children from our community's low-income working families, the CDA provides outstanding full-day early care and learning. Nationally accredited and three-star Quality Rated, our program is tailored to meet our students' needs by emphasizing early literacy, language acquisition, and family stability.
Each year, the CDA Children's Center prepares 240 economically-disadvantaged preschoolers for kindergarten and enables their parents to maintain steady jobs. The families served by our Children's Center have a median income of $19,700-about ¼ of metropolitan Atlanta's median household income. Consequently, 90 percent of our students qualify for free/reduced lunch.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of educators who have opportunities to attend programs offered by professional organizations
37
Number of students enrolled
250
Average financial aid award per FTE student
118
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

87.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.10
  Program Expenses Growth -5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Development Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children's Development Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Development Academy (GA) 91.05 four stars
Educational First Steps (TX) 95.61 four stars
Literacy, Inc. (NY) 89.49 three stars
Reach Out and Read, Inc. (MA) 94.81 four stars
Opportunity, Inc. of Palm Beach County (FL) 94.49 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $672,006
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $37,632
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $817,010
Total Contributions $1,526,648
   Program Service Revenue $564,289
Total Primary Revenue $2,090,937
   Other Revenue $45,239
TOTAL REVENUE $2,136,176
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,586,596
   Administrative Expenses $327,699
   Fundraising Expenses $166,468
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,080,763
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $55,413
   
Net Assets $2,534,731

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Children's Center $1,255,542 79.1%
Georgia Pre-K $251,915 15.9%
Kids Express $79,139 5.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 91.05 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 88.14 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.77 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 90.71 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 92.19 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.18 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 92.16 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-1085443
Name in IRS Master File NORTH FULTON CHILD DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(349) Other youth organization or activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date November, 1969
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,000 4.80% Margaret DeCan CEO & Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children's Development Academy (GA) 91.05 four stars
Literacy, Inc. (NY) 89.49 three stars
Opportunity, Inc. of Palm Beach County (FL) 94.49 four stars
Reach Out and Read, Inc. (MA) 94.81 four stars
Small Steps Nurturing Center (TX) 91.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children's Development Academy
89 Grove Way
Roswell, GA 30075
tel: (770) 992-4339
EIN: 58-1085443

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Board Leadership

Catherine Storey
Chair

CEO

Maggie DeCan
CEO and Executive Director

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