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Education : Education Policy and Reform

Excelencia in Education

Inform, Organize, Excel

four stars

91.83

1156 15th Street NW Suite 1001
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 785-7350   Web Site
EIN: 20-0927912

Board Leadership
William Serrata
Chair

CEO
Sarita E. Brown
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.83 four stars
  Financial 96.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Excelencia in Education accelerates Latino student success in higher education by providing data-driven analysis of the educational status of Latinos, and by promoting education policies and institutional practices that support their academic achievement. A not-for-profit organization founded in 2004 in Washington, DC, Excelencia in Education has become a trusted information source on the status of Latino educational achievement, a major resource for influencing policy at the institutional, state, and national levels, and a widely recognized advocate for expanding evidence-based practices to accelerate Latino student success in higher education. Excelencia is also building a network of results-oriented educators and policymakers to address the U.S. economy's need for a highly educated workforce and for civic leadership.

Excelencia in Education accelerates Latino student success in higher education by providing data-driven analysis of the educational status of Latinos, and by promoting education policies and institutional practices that support their academic achievement. A not-for-profit organization founded in 2004 in Washington, DC, Excelencia in Education has become a trusted information source on the status of Latino educational achievement, a major resource for influencing policy at the institutional, state, and national levels, and a widely recognized advocate for expanding evidence-based practices to accelerate Latino student success in higher education. Excelencia is also building a network of results-oriented educators and policymakers to address the U.S. economy's need for a highly educated workforce and for civic leadership.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of list subscribers
22,348
This impact information is current as of March 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

four stars

96.47

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.28
  Program Expenses Growth 20.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Excelencia in Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Excelencia in Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Excelencia in Education (DC) 91.83 four stars
Afterschool Alliance (DC) 90.58 four stars
San Francisco Education Fund (CA) 95.05 four stars
Center for Inspired Teaching (DC) 90.58 four stars
California Charter Schools Association (CA) 86.08 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,513,191
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,513,191
   Program Service Revenue $137,804
Total Primary Revenue $4,650,995
   Other Revenue $47,042
TOTAL REVENUE $4,698,037
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,917,049
   Administrative Expenses $573,989
   Fundraising Expenses $80,087
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,571,125
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,126,912
   
Net Assets $7,030,107

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 91.83 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.62 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 87.10 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 84.48 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 92.22 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 20-0927912
Name in IRS Master File EXCELENCIA IN EDUCATION INC
NTEE Code B05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 May, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$198,883 7.73% Sarita E. Brown President
Other Salaries of Note
$164,852 6.41% Deborah A. Santiago Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Excelencia in Education (DC) 91.83 four stars
New Teacher Center (CA) 87.00 three stars
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (IL) 90.09 four stars
Pinellas Education Foundation (FL) 95.22 four stars
New Profit (MA) 88.19 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Excelencia in Education
1156 15th Street NW
Suite 1001
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 785-7350
EIN: 20-0927912

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Board Leadership

William Serrata
Chair

CEO

Sarita E. Brown
President

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