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KIPP New Orleans Schools (KNOS)

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

KNOS is a charter school based in New Orleans, LA that was founded in 2005. As of 2018 they had $58 million in revenue and $19 million in assets.

KIPP New Orleans Schools (KNOS) is building a far-reaching network of tuition-free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools that empower students with the knowledge and skills to be lifelong learners and leaders.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Kipp New Orleans.

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Program areas at KNOS

Kipp New Orleans schools is a network of free, nondiscriminatory, open-enrollment, college preparatory public schools that leads the change and proves the possible in public education in New Orleans. Kipp New Orleans schools currently operates eleven public charter schools (under seven charters) in the recovery school district. They serve approximately 5,300 students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.

Form 990s for KNOS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Apr 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 11, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 9, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for KNOS

Total grants, contributions, etc.$57,734,325
Program services$188,044
Investment income and dividends$157,418
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$20,000
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-11,727
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$77,417
Total revenues$58,165,477

Vendors for KNOS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SalesforceCRM software2020-02-29
███████Marketing software; CRM software; Content management system software2020-02-29
████████ ███████ ███Audit accounting2020-01-14
█████████████ ███ ███████████Tax accounting2019-05-13
█████ ███ █████ ███Legal Services$196,5062018-06-01
█████████ ██████████████Bus Transportation$4,174,3282018-06-01
████ ██████████████Bus Transportation$440,4552018-06-01
████ ████████ █████████ ███Custodial Services$1,458,5042018-06-01
...and two more vendors

Personnel at KNOS

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Rhonda Kalifey-AluiseChief Executive Officer$179,926May 13, 2019
Matt LehighChief Operating Officer and Chief Financ$162,201June 30, 2018
████ █████████Managing Director of Finance$103,587Feb. 19, 2020
██████ ███████Managing Director of Schools$116,562June 30, 2018
█████ █████████Director of Student Services$115,545June 30, 2018
█████ ██████████Chairman$0Sept. 24, 2020
████ █████Treasurer$0Sept. 24, 2020
██████ ██████Secretary$0Sept. 24, 2020
████ ██████Vice Chairman / Board Member$0June 30, 2018
████ ██████Chief Academics Officer$160,402June 30, 2018
...and four more key personnel

Peer charter schools

1Einstein Charter Schools501(c)(3)$17 millionNew Orleans, LA
2Southwest Charter Foundation501(c)(3)$57 millionFort Lauderdale, FL
3LEARN Charter School Network501(c)(3)$55 millionChicago, IL
4Equitas Academy Charter School501(c)(3)$19 millionLos Angeles, CA
5The Accelerated Schools501(c)(3)$22 millionLos Angeles, CA
6The Foundation for Hispanic Education501(c)(3)$22 millionSan Jose, CA
7Achievement First Brooklyn Charter Schools501(c)(3)$131 millionNew Haven, CT
8Bright Star Schools501(c)(3)$44 millionLos Angeles, CA
9Algiers Charter501(c)(3)$39 millionNew Orleans, LA
10Community School for Apprenticeship Learning (CSAL)501(c)(3)$28 millionBaton Rouge, LA
11Collegiate Academies501(c)(3)$28 millionNew Orleans, LA
12High Tech High (HTH)501(c)(3)$62 millionSan Diego, CA
13Two Rivers Public Charter School501(c)(3)$16 millionWashington, DC
14Vaughn Next Century Learning Center501(c)(3)$46 millionSan Fernando, CA
15Capital City Public Charter School501(c)(3)$22 millionWashington, DC
16Gestalt Community Schools (GCS)501(c)(3)$25 millionMemphis, TN
17Bronx Preparatory Charter School501(c)(3)$55 millionBronx, NY
18Lusher Charter501(c)(3)$19 millionNew Orleans, LA
19Florida Charter Educational Foundation (FCEF)501(c)(3)$62 millionFT Lauderdale, FL
20Center City Public Charter Schools501(c)(3)$30 millionWashington, DC
21Mater Academy501(c)(3)$122 millionMiami, FL
22Noble Network of Charter Schools501(c)(3)$183 millionChicago, IL
23achievement First Hartford Academy501(c)(3)$18 millionNew Haven, CT
24Alta Public Schools501(c)(3)$14 millionWalnut Park, CA
25Renew - Reinventing Education501(c)(3)$51 millionNew Orleans, LA