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Storefront Academy Harlem

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two stars

76.41

70 East 129th Street New York, NY 10035
tel: (212) 427-7900   Web Site
EIN: 13-2940671

Board Leadership
Ray A. Cameron
Chair

CEO
Nicole Garcia
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.41 two stars
  Financial 72.58 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our Vision
Storefront Academy Harlem is a trailblazer with nearly 50 years of success in educating urban youth of all learning abilities, from pre-k to 8th grade. A forerunner to charter schools, it serves as a national model for urban education - creating academically strong and emotionally healthy students.

Academically demanding yet strategically nurturing in values and life skills, the whole child and family model develops students from the inside out to build resilient character, excitement about learning and a powerful sense of self.

About us
Founded in 1966 as The Children's Storefront, Storefront Academy Harlem is a tuition-free private school, educating urban youth of all learning abilities, from pre-k to 8th grade. Storefront Academy admission is lottery-based, which means that we accept all students, regardless of academic ability or financial means.

Our Vision
Storefront Academy Harlem is a trailblazer with nearly 50 years of success in educating urban youth of all learning abilities, from pre-k to 8th grade. A forerunner to charter schools, it serves as a national model for urban education - creating academically strong and emotionally healthy students.

Academically demanding yet strategically nurturing in values and life skills, the whole child and family model develops students from the inside out to build resilient character, excitement about learning and a powerful sense of self.

About us
Founded in 1966 as The Children's Storefront, Storefront Academy Harlem is a tuition-free private school, educating urban youth of all learning abilities, from pre-k to 8th grade. Storefront Academy admission is lottery-based, which means that we accept all students, regardless of academic ability or financial means.

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Financial

two stars

72.58

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
67.8%
  Administrative Expenses 20.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth -5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Storefront Academy Harlem on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Storefront Academy Harlem on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Storefront Academy Harlem (NY) 76.41 two stars
Nativity Prep Academy (CA) 90.03 four stars
Street School (OK) 90.77 four stars
Bethesda Academy (GA) 85.30 three stars
Caring for Cambodia (TX) 85.37 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,494,761
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $252,990
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $365,306
Total Contributions $2,113,057
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,113,057
   Other Revenue $-8,384
TOTAL REVENUE $2,104,673
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,369,001
   Administrative Expenses $714,990
   Fundraising Expenses $379,423
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,463,414
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,358,741
   
Net Assets $3,534,310

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
Independent Tuition Free School $2,369,001 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 76.41 two stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 79.48 two stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 83.27 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 83.77 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.11 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 84.21 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 82.63 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 85.78 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 89.59 three stars
2011-06 03/01/2013 85.77 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 84.03 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.80 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 85.39 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 87.88 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 86.45 three stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 88.28 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 75.74 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 86.48 three stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 81.73 three 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 13-2940671
Name in IRS Master File STOREFRONT ACADEMY HARLEM
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (149) Other instruction and training
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 August, 1994
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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$127,133 3.67% Alexis Thomason Principal
$93,600 2.70% Karen Putnam Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Storefront Academy Harlem (NY) 76.41 two stars
Beacon Academy (MA) 92.20 four stars
The East Harlem School at Exodus House (NY) 92.87 four stars
Gottesman RTW Academy (NJ) 89.24 three stars
Eastside College Preparatory School (CA) 93.30 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Storefront Academy Harlem
70 East 129th Street
New York, NY 10035
tel: (212) 427-7900
EIN: 13-2940671

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Board Leadership

Ray A. Cameron
Chair

CEO

Nicole Garcia
Chief Executive Officer

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