Excel Academy is a tuition-free charter public school. A majority of our operating expenses are covered by public dollars. However, charter schools do not receive funds for extraordinary programming or facilities. Therefore, we rely on the generous support of a number of individuals, foundations, and corporations to maintain Excel Academy’s success and impact.
Over the past couple of years, many of our most generous donors have been compelled by our unique College Access and Post-Secondary Success (CAPS) programming and the building of our high school and middle school campuses. We are thrilled to have raised $2.5 million in our most recent Capital Campaign to support the building of the new middle school campus at 375 Bremen Street. Construction is currently underway and the building is expected to open in late 2020. Upon its completion, all four of our schools will be in long-term permanent locations.
Excel Academy continues to rely on the generous support of our philanthropic partners to support our robust programs designed to truly connect with our students and support them in being prepared to succeed in a post-secondary path that achieves their personal goals. From the start, we have been committed to the long-term success of our students. We currently have eight staff members dedicated to supporting the success of our students for up to six years post high school graduation. Of last year’s graduating class, 95% had a productive post-secondary plan in place. One hundred percent of our first graduating class had at least one affordable post-secondary option, with 74% of those entering a four-year college path.
We are currently accepting contributions for our Annual Fund. To make a donation online, please follow the link provided below. All gifts, of any size, are greatly appreciated and directly support our mission to prepare students for high school and post-secondary success.