Agape Christian School Of Sarasota Inc
150 N SHADE AVE
SARASOTA FL 34237-6231
Mission
Our mission is to minister to all students at their ability level while helping each student become an independent learner.
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Mrs. Cynthia Thompson Showalter
Board Chair Dennis Bowers
Board Chair Affiliation Retired
General Info
Organization DBA
DBA
Agape Christian School of Sarasota, Inc.
Tax Exempt Status Public Supported Charity
Incorporation Year 2005
State Charitable Solicitations Permit No 0
State Registration 0
IRS Letter of Determination
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Financial Summary
 
 
Projected Revenue $171,689.00
Projected Expenses $207,110.00
Impact Statement
2012-2013: Accomplishments:
  • graduated two students with a vocational diploma. Both are currently working.
  • volunteered at Good Samaritan Mission in Hillsborough County for their Christmas Gift Store.
  • Academic ________________.
 
2013-2014: Current goals:
  •  integrate technology into higher mathematics.
  •  complete Success Partners initiative (Step Up for Students) by June 2014.
  •  increase parent involvement by increasing the number of opportunities that parents have to participate in workshops, family times, and Success Partner training.
Needs Statement
  • The principal currently is teaching full time, as well as being the principal. A high school teacher is needed. Cost would be approximately $25,000/yr.
  • We need a fence enclosure to define the play area for K-5 students. Cost would be $10,000.
  • We need playground equipment. Cost $5000.
  • We need two computers per classroom with Kurzwell 3000 installed on 8. 6 laptops and 5 Kurzwell licenses.  Cost $7000.
  • Exceptional Student Education teacher, $25000.
 
 
 
Background Statement
Agape Christian School of Sarasota, Inc. was established in May 2005. Our school family is a Christian community that welcomes students of all faiths. The message of Jesus Christ is integrated in our individualized curriculum. We  work together to create a partnership with our families that aid in developing our students in the areas of spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical growth. Seventy-two percent of our students have an Individualized Educational Plan and receive funding through the John McKay scholarship . Twenty-two percent of our students receive funding through Step Up For Students, which is a scholarship based on family income. The other six percent are on a church scholarship.
Areas Served
Areas Served
Area
FL- Manatee
FL- Sarasota
Areas Served Comments North Port, Sarasota, Bradenton
Service Categories
Primary Org Type Education
Secondary Org Type
Tertiary Org Type
Statement from the Board Chair/Board President
Statement from the CEO/Executive Director
At Agape Christian School we value small student to teacher ratios. We also value an individualized approach to learning. Many of our students come to us two or three years below their grade level. Students are diagnosed and placed at their ability level so that success can be achieved. With success comes self-confidence and a new thirst for learning.
Programs
Description We offer a tutoring service for students who have been identified needing extra help in their academics.
Budget $6,750
Category Education, General/Other Elementary & Secondary Education
Program Linked to Organizational Strategy Yes
Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years) At-Risk Populations
Short Term Success Students will pass PACE test with 80% or better.
Long Term Success Students will develop and demonstrate study skills and improved reading comprehension. Students will become more independent in their ability to complete PACEs.
Program Success Monitoring Students will complete three PACEs per subject area each quarter.
Program Success Examples
Students will show a year's growth in all subject areas. (12 PACEs per subject area)
Description Students are identified with their individual educational plan (IEP) as needing speech and language therapy.
Budget $16,800
Category Education, General/Other Elementary & Secondary Education
Program Linked to Organizational Strategy Yes
Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)
Short Term Success Students are able to speak more clearly and understandable in daily conversations.
Long Term Success Students are assessed by the therapist and determined if they continue to need the services provided.
Program Success Monitoring Evaluation completed by speech therapist.
Program Success Examples Students WANT to attend speech and language time. Daily conversations show an improvement.
Description Students are identified by their individual educational plan (IEP).
Budget $4,800
Category Education, General/Other Elementary & Secondary Education
Program Linked to Organizational Strategy Yes
Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years) At-Risk Populations
Short Term Success Students will show daily success in the area of their weakness. For example, holding a pencil better or eating utensils. Kicking a ball.
Long Term Success OT specialist will evaluate each student and determine if they need to continue services or not.
Program Success Monitoring OT specialist will determine success.
Program Success Examples Daily progress of students.
Description Volunteers, from the local church, come into the school and assist with tutoring, office work, testing, and providing meals for the students one day a week.
Budget $0
Category Education, General/Other Elementary & Secondary Education
Program Linked to Organizational Strategy Yes
Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)
Short Term Success Students will become involved in a local church or youth group.
Long Term Success The students will build a relationship with God, based on their interactions with the volunteers that they meet.
Program Success Monitoring Identifying students who are part of a Christian community church or youth group.
Program Success Examples We currently have 63% of our students attending a local church.
CEO/Executive Director
CEO/Executive Director Mrs. Cynthia Thompson Showalter
CEO Term Start Aug 2005
CEO/Executive Director Email sirwaltr92@aol.com
Experience
Education:
Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Finance, 1984, University of South Florida
Master of Science in Educational Leadership, 2001, St. Leo University
 
Florida State Teaching License:
Exceptional Student Education (K-12)
 
Related Experience:
Principal 2003-2005, Precision Christian Academy
Educational Coordinator 1998-2001, Eckerd Youth Alternatives
Teacher 1993-1998, Eckerd Youth Alternatives
 
Former CEOs/Executive Directors
NameTerm
Senior Staff
NameTitle
Staff & Volunteer Statistics
Full Time Staff 5
Part Time Staff 2
Staff Retention Rate % 67
Professional Development Yes
Contractors 2
Volunteers 6
Management Reports to Board No
CEO/Executive Director Formal Evaluation No
Senior Management Formal Evaluation N/A
Non-Management Formal Evaluation No
Collaborations
Agape Christian School of Sarasota collaborates with the First Brethren Church of Sarasota, Good Samaritan Mission, and Go Green Recycling. Our students attend activities with the youth from First Brethren Church. Our volunteers are from First Brethren Church and they have "adopted" the school. At Good Samaritan Mission, we assist with preparations for their Christmas Gift Giving. Our students also aid the mission on the day of the gift giving as well. We have recently partnered with Go Green Recycling to collect clothing, shoes, and other recyclable materials. We handed out flyers and hosted an event in December 2013.
External Assessments and Accreditations
Assessment/AccreditationYear
Risk Management Provisions
Government Licenses
Organization Licensed by the Government No
Plans
Fundraising Plan No
Communication Plan No
Strategic Plan No
Strategic Plan Years N/A
Strategic Plan Adopted 0
Management Succession Plan No
Continuity of Operations Plan No
Policies
Nondiscrimination Policy No
Whistle Blower Policy No
Document Destruction Policy No
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy No
Policies and Procedures No
Comments
Management Comments by Foundation Applied for solicitations permit and are awaiting receipt.
Board Chair
Board Chair Dennis Bowers
Company Affiliation Retired
Board Term Aug 2013 to July 2014
Board Chair Email
Board Members
Board Members
NameAffiliation
Dennis Bowers Retired
Kathy Bowers Retired
Jessica Cordonnier Williams Parker, Attorneys at Law
Cindy Miller Self Employed
Amanda Sessions Workforce Employment
Cynthia Showalter Agape Christian School of Sarasota, Inc.
Constituency Includes Client Representation Yes
Board Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 6
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Gender
Male 1
Female 5
Unspecified
Governance
Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 3
Board Orientation No
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 7
Board Meeting Attendance % 78
Board Self-Evaluation No
Written Board Selection Criteria Yes
Board Conflict of Interest Policy No
% of Board Making Monetary Contributions 0
% of Board Making In-Kind Contributions
Fiscal Year Projections
Fiscal Year Begins 2013
Fiscal Year Ends 2014
Projected Revenue $171,689.00
Projected Expenses $207,110.00
Organization has Endowment No
Capital Campaign
In a Capital Campaign No
Campaign Purpose
Campaign Goal
Campaign Dates 0 to 0
Amount Raised To Date 0 as of 0
IRS Form 990s
Audit/Financial Documents
Historical Financial Review
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201420132012
Program Expense$166,027$182,054$142,182
Administration Expense$34,696$37,722$1,142
Fundraising Expense$0$0$0
Payments to Affiliates$0$0$0
Total Revenue/Total Expenses0.901.061.10
Program Expense/Total Expenses83%83%99%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201420132012
Total Assets$36,480$57,061$41,661
Current Assets$22,647$41,618$34,362
Long-Term Liabilities$0$638$0
Current Liabilities$0$840$2,457
Total Net Assets$36,480$55,583$39,204
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201420132012
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountTuition $177,173Tuition $228,011Program service revenue $157,089
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountOther Income $3,866Contributions, gifts, grants $3,316Fundraising $698
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountFundraising $519Other $2,135Contributions, gifts, grants $200
CEO/Executive Director Compensation $0 - $50,000
Solvency
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201420132012
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities--49.5513.99
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201420132012
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%1%0%
Financials Comments
Financial Comments by Foundation Financial information taken from IRS Form 990-EZ.  Individual contributions include foundation and corporate support. The IRS 990 from 2010 is not available.
Nonprofit Agape Christian School Of Sarasota Inc
Address 150 N SHADE AVE
SARASOTA , FL 6231
Phone 941 894-3053

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