Educational Institutions

PLAID Academy

  • Chicago, IL
  • www.plaidacademy.org

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Mission Statement

P.L.A.I.D. (Positive Learning in an Atmosphere of Individual Development) Academy's goal is to welcome each child into the realm of the successful independent learner. The learning experience designed to achieve this goal places equal emphasis on knowledge, comprehension, application and creativity. While basic elements may be traditional, the learning experience is often unique. Multi-sensory teaching techniques and integrated curriculum encourage synergy for the learner between classroom experiences and real world expectations. Community resources are used to enrich the curriculum. Our small class size allows for individual attention and the interaction between students. The right of each child to realize his or her learning potential is recognized side by side with the belief that self-confidence and the ability to work well with others help the student realize the full benefits of education.

P.L.A.I.D. Academy is located in the historic Beverly/Morgan Park neighborhood of Chicago. We serve students from kindergarten through eighth grade from the Chicago and south suburban areas.

Main Programs

  1. Elementary Education
Service Areas

Self-reported

Illinois

P.L.A.I.D. Academy is located in the historic Beverly/Morgan Park neighborhood of Chicago. We serve students from kindergarten through eighth grade from the Chicago and south suburban areas.

ruling year

1996

Administrator since 1994

Self-reported

Jean Marie Altman

Keywords

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Education, elementary education, private school

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EIN

36-3948599

 Number

0634691405

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Primary/Elementary Schools (B24)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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PLAID graduates have gone on to attend select enrollment high schools in the Chicago area. Even after high school, PLAID alumni continue to value education. After 23 years, PLAID now has alumni who are mothers and fathers. PLAID also has second generation students.

PLAID is constantly reminded of the important role in our alumni's lives as they stay in touch and frequently visit the school.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Elementary Education

P.L.A.I.D. Academy is an independent elementary school serving individual needs of the students.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

Charting Impact

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  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    PLAID Academy aims to accomplish continuing our mission in these increasingly difficult financial times.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    PLAID Academy tries to keep tuition down as much as possible. We try to keep our fundraisers as reasonable as possible. We are now looking at a broader base by using the internet.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    Not available.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
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  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    Not available.
Service Areas

Self-reported

Illinois

P.L.A.I.D. Academy is located in the historic Beverly/Morgan Park neighborhood of Chicago. We serve students from kindergarten through eighth grade from the Chicago and south suburban areas.

Funding Needs

P.L.A.I.D. Academy would like to update the technology equipment in the school as well as increase hands on materials for students. In addition, the school would like to expand field trip experiences for the students.

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Financials

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P.L.A.I.D. ACADEMY
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Operations

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PLAID Academy

Leadership

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Administrator

Jean Marie Altman

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Matthew Filosa

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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