ACES (Athletes Committed to Educating Students)
The mission of ACES is to close the academic achievement gap of at-risk urban students in grades four through eight.
Review Completed: 8/1/2013
1115 East Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55414
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||Model After-School Program for Minneapolis Public Schools and St. Paul Public Schools; Key Community Partner of the Minnesota Wild, Minnesota Timberwolves/Lynx, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota United FC.
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Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
? Students at Jenny Lind Elementary, Green Central School, Farnsworth Aerospace Schools (2), and Linwood Monroe Arts Plus benefited from 24,668 hours of in-class programming.
? 69 percent of ACES students improved their program assessment scores.
? 89 percent of ACES students improved or maintained satisfactory school grades.
? 92 percent of ACES students demonstrated a sense of mastery in program.
? Total # of ACES students who attended program 30+ days increased by 11 percent over 2011-12.
? 82 percent of ACES students participated in program on a consistent, ongoing basis.
? 81 percent of ACES students improved or maintained a positive attitude toward learning.
? 94 percent of ACES students improved or maintained positive behavior/social skills.
? 91 percent of ACES students realized satisfactory attendance at school.
? ACES parents/guardians realized 1,919 ”contacts” from ACES personnel in 2012-2013. Each parent received verbal and written communications about their student.
? 107 7th & 8th grade students participated in 2,325 hours of service in the community.
? 76% of those 107 students stated they, “learned to give back to the community” in ACES.
? SPPS Foundation YPQA results, ACES earned a 4.42/5 grade.
? Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota designated ACES as “Expert Partner” status.
*Expand to Hazel Park Preperatory Elementary in St Paul.
*Serve 600+ students.
*Obtain and leverage the services of an AmeriCorps.
Community or Constituency Served
ACES serves fourth- through eighth-grade Minneapolis Public Schools and St Paul Public Schools students.
Geographic Area Served
Minneapolis, St. Paul
Impact and Programs
3 Year Average Expenses
Unrestricted Net Assets
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|Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990
|Based on information provided on 2009 to 2011