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Pace Academy

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Pace Academy is a high school based in Atlanta, GA that was founded in 1958. As of 2017 they had $36 million in revenue and $143 million in assets.

Founded in 1958 in Atlanta, Georgia, Pace Academy is a co-educational, college-preparatory day school serving 1,115 students in grades Pre-First through 12.

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Program areas at Pace Academy

Instruction - Pace Academy was established in 1958 as an independent college preparatory coeducational day school. For the 2016 - 2017 school year Pace had an enrollment of 1,105 students in pre-first through 12th grades. The student teacher ratio was 9:1 with a class size on average of 12 students. The faculty average years of experience is 17, with an average of 10 years at Pace Academy. The average ACT score of Pace students was approximately 30, 9 points above the national average. The graduating class of 2017 totaled 105 students, and they went on to attend 54 different colleges and universities.

Student Activities - Pace Academy offers a variety of student activities including arts, debate and athletics. Over 30 Years The Pace Debate Program has grown into a nationally recognized program with a long-standing history of excellence. The Pace arts program offers a unique variety of performing and visual arts for students to participate in, and boasts a world class Fine Arts Center. 85% of Upper School students participate in the Arts. Upper School students are required to complete service learning, and the average graduating senior has 90 hours of community service. The Pace athletics program consistently produces championship teams and athletes, and 87% of Middle and Upper School students play on at least one team. Pace holds over 60 state championships, and graduates go on to play at the college and level, including 17 college athletes in the class of 2016.

Isdell Center for Global Leadership - In 2014, Pace Academy launched the Isdell Center for Global Leadership (ICGL), a collaborative, cross-divisional program that supports a well-rounded global education for every Pace student. The ICGL takes the building blocks of the five-course curriculum and gives students in the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools the opportunity to apply their knowledge in ways that enable them to become ethical, empathetic, innovative, culturally competent and adaptable citizens of the world. From the time a student enters Paces doors until graduation, all educational experiences are viewed through an overarching global lens. The ICGL fosters this culture of global learning and leadership by exploring an annual, school-wide global theme. Curricular, co-curricular and hands-on activities, a scholar-in-residence program, leadership fellowships, internships and study tours support education around these themes. In 2016 - 2017 the ICGL study tours consisted of approximately 15 trips, and approximately 200 students traveled ...

Form 990s for Pace Academy

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Dec 20, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 31, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 3, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Jun 26, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Pace Academy

Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,348,637
Program services$29,472,879
Investment income and dividends$514,269
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$67,523
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,692,978
Net income from fundraising events$-5,473
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$25,275
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$36,116,088

Vendors for Pace Academy

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-05-28
██████ ███Software2018-09-12
█████ ███ ██████ ██Tax accounting2018-05-15
███████ ████ █ ███Bus Rentals$104,2432017-06-01
█████████ ████████ ███Housekeeping$382,8122017-06-01
██████████ ███Hvac$183,1682017-06-01
████ ██████ ████████ ███Food Services$1,120,0702017-06-01
█████ ██████ ███Insurance2016-12-31
...and four more vendors

Personnel at Pace Academy

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Frederick G AssafChief Executive Officer and Head of School$683,685May 25, 2018
Aj LashleyChief Financial Officer$127,955July 8, 2017
█████ ████████Dean - Class / Director of the Isdell Center for Global Leadership$128,804Aug. 18, 2018
████ █████Head of School-July 8, 2017
███████ ████████ █████Director of Communications-July 8, 2017
████ ██████Director of Technology-July 8, 2017
███████ █████Director of Advancement$144,577July 8, 2017
████████ ██████Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management-July 8, 2017
███████ ██████Head of Upper School$169,784July 8, 2017
█████ ███████Director of College Counseling-July 8, 2017
...and nine more key personnel

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