ACADEMY FOR LEARNING THROUGH ARTS PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL

Address
1600 TAYLOR STREET NE
WASHINGTON, DC 20017
Contact
Phone: +1 (202) 526-7280
Nonprofit
NTEE: A25 - Arts Education
EIN: 06-1727270

Mission

ALTA's mission is to prepare students in grades PreK-8 for success as adults through a demanding arts-
 20112010
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2004
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel $138,356.00
Number of employees021
Number of volunteers021
Personnel
Albright, Susanne
Title DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person SUSANNE ALBRIGHT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 2.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Carter, Baline
Title DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person BALINE CARTER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 2.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Gagne, Bridgett
TitleRIECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personBRIDGETT GAGNEBRIDGETT GAGNE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Hedlund, Phyllis
Title DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person PHYLLIS HEDLUND
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 2.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Little, Elsa
TitleTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personELSA LITTLEELSA LITTLE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Peabody, Pamela
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personPAMELA PEABODYPAMELA PEABODY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Phillips, Audrey
Title DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND OPERATIONS
Name of key/compensated person AUDREY PHILLIPS
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.00
Reportable compensation from org $66,875.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Potts, Donna
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personDONNA POTTSDONNA POTTS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Toliver, Carla
Title PRINCIPAL
Name of key/compensated person CARLA TOLIVER
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.00
Reportable compensation from org $71,481.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Valentine, Ajai
Title DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person AJAI VALENTINE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 2.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Walter, Neville
TitleMEMBERDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personNEVILLE R WALTERNEVILLE R WALTER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesALTA's mission is to prepare students in grades PreK-8 for success as adults through a demanding arts- integrated curriculum, a nurturing school culture, exceptional teachers, highly-involved parents, and strong ties to the community. This vision is grounded in the philosophy that educating the whole child through an active learning process is critical to academic achievement as well as personal growth and development.ALTA's mission is to prepare students in grades PreK-8 for success as adults through a demanding arts- integrated curriculum, a nurturing school culture, exceptional teachers, highly-involved parents, and strong ties to the community. This vision is grounded in the philosophy that educating the whole child through an active learning process is critical to academic achievement as well as personal growth and development.
Program service expenses, total $1,170,052.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
ALTA PCS MISSION IS TO PREPARE STUDENTS IN PREK-8 FOR SUCESSFUL AS AUDULTS THROUGH A DEMANDING ARTS-INTEGRATED CURRICULUM, A NURTURING SCHOOL GROUND, EXCEPTIONAL TEACHERS, HIGHLY-INVOLVED PARENTS AND STRONG TIES TO THE COMMUNITY. THIS VISION IS GROUNDED IN THE PHILOSOPHY THAT EDUCATING THE WHOLE CHILD THROUGH AN ACTIVE LEARNING
Program expenses $1,170,052.00
Program revenue $1,533,140.00
Program descriptionALTA PCS MISSION IS TO PREPARE STUDENTS IN PREK-8 FOR SUCESSFUL AS AUDULTS THROUGH A DEMANDING ARTS-INTEGRATED CURRICULUM, A NURTURING SCHOOL GROUND, EXCEPTIONAL TEACHERS, HIGHLY-INVOLVED PARENTS AND STRONG TIES TO THE COMMUNITY. THIS VISION IS GROUNDED IN THE PHILOSOPHY THAT EDUCATING THE WHOLE CHILD THROUGH AN ACTIVE LEARNINGALTA PCS MISSION IS TO PREPARE STUDENTS IN PREK-8 FOR SUCESSFUL AS AUDULTS THROUGH A DEMANDING ARTS-INTEGRATED CURRICULUM, A NURTURING SCHOOL GROUND, EXCEPTIONAL TEACHERS, HIGHLY-INVOLVED PARENTS AND STRONG TIES TO THE COMMUNITY. THIS VISION IS GROUNDED IN THE PHILOSOPHY THAT EDUCATING THE WHOLE CHILD THROUGH AN ACTIVE LEARNING
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$213,832.00$1,574,056.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$0.00$1,535,799.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$1,535,799.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$213,832.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$38,257.00
Gross receipts$213,832.00$1,574,056.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants $1,533,149.00
Revenue from all other contributions $2,650.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$213,832.00 
Net rental income$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$67,682.00$1,364,465.00
Total functional expenses: program service $0.00$1,170,052.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$67,682.00$191,108.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$3,305.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$3,305.00
General management fees (total)$29,910.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$0.00$240,403.00
Total assets, beginning of year$240,403.00$77,343.00
Total liabilities$0.00$386,553.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$386,553.00$433,272.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr -$146,150.00
Net assets$0.00-$146,150.00
Net assets, beginning of year-$146,150.00-$355,929.00
Other assets $5,000.00
Cash: non-interest bearing $5,989.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$5,989.00$4,243.00
Grants payable $122,050.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$146,150.00$209,591.00
Advertising (total) $288.00
Savings & temp cash investment $209,970.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges $3,012.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses $182,098.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable $82,405.00
Total net assets or fund balances$0.00-$146,150.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$0.00$13,229.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members59
Number of independent voting members59
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrue
Discontinued or disposed >25% of net assetsTrue 
Accrual accountingTrueTrue
Tax year start date2010-07-012009-07-01
Tax year end date2011-06-012010-06-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990
Date e-filing submitted2011-11-172011-02-11
IRS schema version2010v3.22009v1.3
Filing identifier201142999349300444201025893493000120
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