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Center for Excellence in Education

Nurturing young scholars to careers of excellence and leadership in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

three stars

81.11

7918 Jones Branch Drive Suite 700
McLean, VA 22102
tel: (703) 448-9062   Web Site
EIN: 52-1256563

Board Leadership
Mel Chaskin
Chairman

CEO
Joann DiGennaro
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.11 three stars
  Financial 81.24 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE),a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization founded in 1983, nurtures high school and university scholars to careers of excellence and leadership in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and encourages international collaboration among leaders in the global community.

CEE has developed the Research Science Institute (RSI), the USA Biolympiad (USABO), and the Teacher Enrichment Program (TEP). These programs are offered cost-free to all students and teachers selected to participate.

CEE's programs challenge students and assist them on a long-term basis to become the creators, inventors, scientists, and leaders of the 21st century.

The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE),a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization founded in 1983, nurtures high school and university scholars to careers of excellence and leadership in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and encourages international collaboration among leaders in the global community.

CEE has developed the Research Science Institute (RSI), the USA Biolympiad (USABO), and the Teacher Enrichment Program (TEP). These programs are offered cost-free to all students and teachers selected to participate.

CEE's programs challenge students and assist them on a long-term basis to become the creators, inventors, scientists, and leaders of the 21st century.

Financial

three stars

81.24

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.69
  Program Expenses Growth -4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Excellence in Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Excellence in Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Excellence in Education (VA) 81.11 three stars
New Door Ventures (CA) 90.49 four stars
Year Up (MA) 91.95 four stars
Khan Academy (CA) 96.66 four stars
Educando by Worldfund (DC) 91.26 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,751,318
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $210,582
Total Contributions $1,961,900
   Program Service Revenue $743,675
Total Primary Revenue $2,705,575
   Other Revenue $127,765
TOTAL REVENUE $2,833,340
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,036,718
   Administrative Expenses $244,208
   Fundraising Expenses $290,052
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,570,978
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $262,362
   
Net Assets $4,827,039

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
Research Science Institute $876,048 43.0%
Teacher Enrichment Program $447,727 22.0%
USA Biology Olympiad $424,790 20.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 81.11 three stars
2018-12 05/01/2020 91.28 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 92.34 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 94.97 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 93.35 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.77 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.43 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.32 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 92.58 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 90.31 four stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 83.22 three stars
2010-12 06/01/2012 82.52 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 77.29 two stars
2009-12 02/01/2012 82.38 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 80.55 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 80.11 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 84.67 three stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 71.04 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 52.32 zero star
2005-12 12/01/2006 67.88 one star

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

EIN 52-1256563
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION
NTEE Code U34
NTEE Classification Mathematics
NTEE Type Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (40) Scholarships (other)
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 February, 1983
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
$272,959 10.61% Joann Digennaro President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Excellence in Education (VA) 81.11 three stars
OneGoal (IL) 91.31 four stars
One Million Degrees (IL) 90.46 four stars
The Citizens Foundation, USA (TX) 93.73 four stars
Educando by Worldfund (DC) 91.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Excellence in Education
7918 Jones Branch Drive
Suite 700
McLean, VA 22102
tel: (703) 448-9062
EIN: 52-1256563

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Board Leadership

Mel Chaskin
Chairman

CEO

Joann DiGennaro
President

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