ACES (Athletes Committed to Educating Students)
The mission of ACES is to close the academic achievement gap of at-risk inner-city students in grades four through eight.
Review Completed: 8/5/2010
1115 East Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55414
||Chad Caruthers, Executive Director
|Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE)
|Number of Volunteers
|Number of Clients Served
||Recognized as a model academic after-school tutor/mentor program by both Minneapolis Public Schools and St. Paul Public Schools.
||Rajiv R. Shah
|Number of Board Members
|Board meetings with quorum
|Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings
|Publicly Available Documents
Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
ACES served more than 350 students and provided more than 17,000 hours of in-class tutoring/mentoring during the school year.
ACES middle school students participated in service learning community projects with a dozen Twin Cities organizations in 2009-10.
ACES families cite both improved academic performance and better behavior as outcomes of participation in ACES.
More than 150 adults volunteered for ACES in 2009-10.
Successfully expand ACES' program to two additional schools in Minneapolis and St. Paul, serving double the students and families and providing greater opportunity for adult volunteers to be involved.
Academic Goal: ACES students will exceed by 25 percent the improvement rate of the general school population in reading and math.
Behavioral Goal: ACES students will have 2.5 percent higher school attendance than the general school population and ACES will achieve 80 percent student retention from 2009-10.
Community Goal: ACES middle school students will contribute 500 hours of service to the community.
Community or Constituency Served
At-risk inner-city students grades 4-8.
Geographic Area Served
Impact and Programs
3 Year Average Expenses
Unrestricted Net Assets
|End of Year:
|Beginning of Year
|Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990
|Based on information provided on 2008 to 2010