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Design Thinking Academy

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Design Thinking Academy is a charter school based in New Castle, DE that was founded in 2012. As of 2019 they had $5.6 million in revenue and $4.2 million in assets.

Delaware Design-Lab High School is a tuition-free, public charter school for students in grades 9-12. The school opened in August 2015 on a beautiful 12-acre campus at 179 Stanton Christiana Road, Newark Delaware.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Delaware Design-Lab High School.

The IRS revoked this organization's federal tax exemption on 2015-05-15, for not filing a Form 990-series annual return or notice for three consecutive tax years.
EIN:
46-3003036
City:
State:
Metro:
Website:
Phone:
302-292-5450
Founded:
2012
Type:
501(c)(3)
NTEE:
Revenue:
$5,611,525
Assets:
$4,291,311
Employees:
0
Fiscal year end:
June
Revenue trends:
Asset trends:

Program areas at Design Thinking Academy

Design Thinking Academy, Inc. is a community-based tuition-free public charter high school whose mission is to educate every student, at any level of development, optimizing each one's opportunity to succeed in post-secondary college and careers.

Form 990s for Design Thinking Academy

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-09Jul 7, 2020990View PDF
2019-06Jun 27, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Apr 16, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 7, 2017990View PDF
...and one more Form 990 PDF

Financials for Design Thinking Academy

Field2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,999,271
Program services$118,550
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$11,096
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-517,392
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$5,611,525

Vendors for Design Thinking Academy

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Maillie LLPTax accounting2020-06-27
█████ █████ ███████Bus Transportation$301,5572019-06-01
████ █████ ██████████ ███Cafeteria$119,4722019-06-01
█████ ████████ ███Landlord Rent$361,3552019-06-01

Personnel at Design Thinking Academy

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Dr. Cristina C. AlvarezChief Executive Officer of Design - Lab-Aug. 10, 2020
Mr. Young ServedManaging Director-Aug. 10, 2020
███████ ███████Signatory-June 27, 2020
████ ██████Chairman$0June 30, 2019

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