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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Center for Excellence in Education

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

four stars

92.77

8201 Greensboro Drive Suite 215
McLean, VA 22102
tel: (703) 448-9062   Web Site
EIN: 52-1256563

Board Leadership
Mel Chaskin
Chair

CEO
Joann DiGennaro
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.77 four stars
  Financial 90.60 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

90.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.6%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Excellence in Education (VA) 92.77 four stars
AAUW - American Association of University Women (DC) 90.83 four stars
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) (NY) 100.00 four stars
NEED (PA) 85.24 three stars
Chicago Scholars Foundation (IL) 85.34 three stars

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The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE), founded in 1983, nurtures careers of excellence and leadership in science and technology for academically talented high school and college students. CEE is dedicated to encouraging international understanding among future leaders of the world. 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's programs help keep the United States competitive in science and technology and further international understanding among future leaders of the world. Today, the Center sponsors three programs for high school students and teachers: the Research Science Institute (RSI), the USA Biology Olympiad and the Teacher Enrichment Program.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,040,455
   Federated Campaigns $204,190
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $140,000
Total Contributions $1,384,645
   Program Service Revenue $1,739,826
Total Primary Revenue $3,124,471
   Other Revenue $109,876
TOTAL REVENUE $3,234,347
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,033,979
   Administrative Expenses $247,394
   Fundraising Expenses $287,138
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,568,511
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $665,836
   
Net Assets $2,676,808

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 $1,249,550 61.4%
USA Biology Olympiad $381,595 18.8%
Teacher Enrichment Program $362,154 17.8%

Ratings History
Center for Excellence in Education has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2004-12 01/01/2006 71.68 two stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 77.69 two 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 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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$335,341 13.05% Joann DiGennaro President

The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE), founded in 1983, nurtures careers of excellence and leadership in science and technology for academically talented high school and college students. CEE is dedicated to encouraging international understanding among future leaders of the world. 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's programs help keep the United States competitive in science and technology and further international understanding among future leaders of the world. Today, the Center sponsors three programs for high school students and teachers: the Research Science Institute (RSI), the USA Biology Olympiad and the Teacher Enrichment Program.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Excellence in Education (VA) 92.77 four stars
New Door Ventures (CA) 88.67 three stars
Teach For America (NY) 94.50 four stars
AAUW - American Association of University Women (DC) 90.83 four stars
Enactus (MO) 85.61 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Excellence in Education
8201 Greensboro Drive
Suite 215
McLean, VA 22102
tel: (703) 448-9062
EIN: 52-1256563

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Board Leadership

Mel Chaskin
Chair

CEO

Joann DiGennaro
President

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