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Hiawatha Academies

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Hiawatha Academies is a charter school based in Minneapolis, MN that was founded in 2006. As of 2019 they had $26 million in revenue and $22 million in assets.

Hiawatha Academies is a network of high performing college-preparatory schools focused on closing the achievement gap in Minneapolis. They are creating a college preparatory educational program based on true inquiry, intellect, and character.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Hiawatha Leadership Academy.

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Program areas at Hiawatha Academies

Hiawatha Academies has achieved significant outcomes in closing the achievement gap for a growing community of scholars that is 98% students of color and 78% free/reduced lunch eligible. Recently, Hiawatha Academies was featured in the star tribune for "beating the odds" as one of the top urban schools for academic results in the twin cities metro area. Hiawatha's historically underserved populations (english language learners and free and reduced-price lunch students) outperformed their peers in the entire state of Minnesota in all grade levels and all subjects.hiawatha Academies is proving that closing the achievement gap, a task some say is impossible, is indeed possible. Continued on schedule o.though from traditionally underserved demographic groups, 60-70% of Hiawatha scholars consistently score proficient or advanced in math compared to roughly 50% of all students in the local district and 20% of students in similar high frl schools. In reading, roughly 45% of Hiawatha scholars ...

Form 990s for Hiawatha Academies

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Aug 19, 2020990View PDF
2018-06May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 31, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 26, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Hiawatha Academies

Total grants, contributions, etc.$26,687,865
Program services$104,331
Investment income and dividends$900
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$2,160
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$159,354
Total revenues$26,954,610

Vendors for Hiawatha Academies

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SalesforceCRM software2020-03-16
██████ ███Software2020-03-16
██████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-03
█████████Content management system software2020-03-03
█████████Marketing software2020-03-03
█████████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2020-02-21
███████ ███ ███████ ███Transportation$1,459,0682019-06-01
███ ████ ████Food Service$1,052,0482019-06-01
...and four more vendors

Personnel at Hiawatha Academies

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Christine H. ReedChief Operations Officer$0Aug. 17, 2019
Nichole SchmidtCla Accounting Manager / Chief Financial Officer-Jan. 1, 2020
█████ ██████Chief External Relations Officer-Feb. 13, 2018
█████ ███████Chief Advancement Officer-Aug. 17, 2019
████ █████████ ██████Chief Talent Officer-Feb. 13, 2018
███████ █████Executive Director / Board Member$68,824Aug. 19, 2020
████ █████████Executive Director-Aug. 17, 2019
███████ █████████Senior Director of Operations-Feb. 13, 2018
████ ██████████████████Senior Director of Program-Feb. 13, 2018
█████████ ████████Board Member and Teacher$38,457June 30, 2019
...and 14 more key personnel

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