Ansonia Public Schools
42 Grove Street
Ansonia CT 06401-1753
Contact Information
Address 42 Grove Street
Ansonia, CT 06401-1753
Telephone (203) 736-5095 x
Fax 203-736-5098
E-mail cmerlone@ansonia.org
Web and Social Media
Mission
The mission of Ansonia Public Schools was adopted by the Ansonia Board of Education on November 4, 2009:
 
"The mission of Ansonia Public Schools is to provide a learning environment that challenges and motivates all students to attain high standards of achievement and reach maximum individual potential. In a partnership of mutual accountability with our community, parents, board of education and staff, we will prepare all students to become successful life-long learners in an ever-changing, technological and culturally diverse global society."
 
At A Glance
Year of Incorporation 1881
Organization's type of tax exempt status Exempt-Other
Organization received a competitive grant from the community foundation in the past five years Yes
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Dr. Carol Merlone
Board Chair Mr. William Nimons
Board Chair Company Affiliation Retired
Financial Summary
Revenue vs Expenses Bar Graph - All Years
Statements
Mission
The mission of Ansonia Public Schools was adopted by the Ansonia Board of Education on November 4, 2009:
 
"The mission of Ansonia Public Schools is to provide a learning environment that challenges and motivates all students to attain high standards of achievement and reach maximum individual potential. In a partnership of mutual accountability with our community, parents, board of education and staff, we will prepare all students to become successful life-long learners in an ever-changing, technological and culturally diverse global society."
 
Background
Ansonia Public Schools is a non-profit, tax exempt government entity that provides educational services to children in Grades K-12. In addition, there are two specialized programs that serve pre-school children, ages 3-4, and an alternative education program serving 36 high school students.

The organization is comprised of four school buildings and one Central Office, which houses the Superintendent of School, Assistant Superintendent of Schools, and business office. The four schools include two elementary buildings serving children in K-Grade 6: John G. Prendergast School and John C. Mead School. Ansonia Middle School serves Ansonia children in Grades 7 and 8 and houses Ansonia’s Pre-K program. Ansonia High School serves students in Grades 9-12.

Ansonia is fortunate to have a new high school, which opened in 1999, and two updated elementary schools, thanks to a $50.5 million school building project – known as Ansonia 2001 – which was approved by referendum in April 1996. The former Ansonia High is now the home to Ansonia Middle School and most of Ansonia’s Pre-K program.
Ansonia Public Schools is governed by a Board of Education that is comprised of seven elected residents, who serve four-year terms. The Ansonia Board of Education meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in Ansonia City Hall.

Dr. Carol Merlone is Ansonia’s 16th Superintendent of Schools. A native of Ansonia, she rose through the ranks to become Superintendent in 2007. Mrs. Merlone is joined by Michael Wilson, Assistant Superintendent. They oversee 12 administrators: a special education director, a Language Arts administrator, a Math and Science administrator, five principals, three assistant principals and a Dean of Discipline. There is also a School Business Administrator, Grants Manager, School Readiness coordinator, facilities director, food services director, and technology director.

The district currently serves approximately 2,454 children in Pre-K-Grade 12, with 185 teachers and 150 non-certified staff employed, making the school district the largest city department in Ansonia.
Ansonia Public Schools has a rich history, reflective of the growing population during the industrial revolution. Ansonia’s first Superintendent of Schools was W.H. Angleton, from 1891-1897. John Stevens still remains Ansonia’s longest-serving Superintendent at 27 years (2011-12 and 1931-1957).
Impact

The top accomplishments during the 2015-16 year included the academic success of our high school graduates (as outlined in the Program Section, under College Prep); the extremely positive report provided by the NEASC accreditation team that visited Ansonia High in October 2015; and the significant improvement in preliminary math results on the Smarter Balanced exams.

For more than two years, a team of teachers, support staff, and community members worked to prepare for the October 2015 visit by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The result of the three-day visit was in the form of a report, which provides commendations and recommendations in order to maintain high standards of excellence. Among the many commendations listed were the staff that creates a safe environment and established school pride, creative ways the faculty try to get parents/guardians into the building, rigor in the classroom, the daily advisory period, abundance of technology in the building and its use in the classroom, the number of AP and other college-level courses available to students, and evidence that written curriculum is the taught curriculum.

The third accomplishment was announced by the state in mid-August: Ansonia was among the group of districts that had an improvement gain of more than 5% on the new Smarter Balanced exam, which was administered in the spring. Ansonia students averaged scores that were 5.5% higher in math and 1.6% higher in Reading/English Language Arts, compared to a year ago. The Smarter Balanced exam, which is administered to all public school students in grades 3-8, replaced the Connecticut Mastery Test in the 2014-15 year.

Ansonia’s goals for the upcoming year are to build upon these successes that result in improved student achievement.


Needs

Ansonia Public Schools is required by the State Department of Education to establish a District Improvement Plan every three years. The current plan, approved in 2015, established the following three goals based on three priority areas:

Numeracy: By 2018, the average RIT (Rasch Unit) score of Grade 3 students will meet or exceed the national average as measured by the NWEA (NorthWest Evaluation Association) Math Assessment.

Literacy: By 2018, 90% of all third grade students assessed by TRC/MCLASS will be proficient or higher.

College Readiness: By 2018, 80% of graduating seniors will attend a post-secondary institution or the Armed Services.

In order to meet these goals, the school district will seek support from its staff, students, families, businesses, organizations, government representatives, and the general public. The type of support will vary – from parents assisting their children in the completion of homework to the school district seeking and securing funds from the local government, state, federal government and partnering agencies – but all support is vital to the success of Ansonia’s students.


CEO Statement

Carol Merlone, Ed.D., the 16th Superintendent of Schools, is a passionate advocate for children and a strong leader who embraces school change. Under her leadership, Mrs. Merlone set four goals: 1. Develop and ensure effective district reform governance through efficient and positive Board of Education/Superintendent relations; 2. Increase student achievement for all students while simultaneously closing the achievement gap; 3. Improve public trust, commitment, and confidence through open, honest communication and responsive corrective action in order to increase student achievement and conditions of teaching and learning; and 4. Foster a supportive, positive and effective district climate and culture focused on improving student achievement.

Mrs. Merlone gives monthly written progress reports to the Board of Education, posting her newsletters on the school district website: www.ansonia.org. Here are several of the successes achieved during her eight years at the helm:

* The school district was restructured in 2009, due to standardized test scores that did not meet the State of Connecticut standards of student achievement for several years. While the changes were significant and costly, the results have brought improved student achievement and new and challenging educational programs, a success in light of minimal budget increases during the recession years.

* With the help of the State of Connecticut and its “Project Opening Doors,” Ansonia High School was able to expand the Advanced Placement courses at Ansonia High School over the past six years. The project, which concluded two years ago, was meant to encourage more students to attend college. AHS now offers 11 AP courses, eight UConn courses, three Housatonic Community College Prep courses, and two University of New Haven courses. Students who meet the criteria can earn from 3 to 8 college credits. Ansonia High's Top 10 graduates of the Class of 2016 each earned 20 or more college credits.

* Transparency and accountability describe the school district’s practices since 2007, including but not limited to district finances. Budgets are built from a $0 base, submitted to the Superintendent and Business Administrator, and cuts are made prior to being brought to the Ansonia Board of Education. Each year, building and department heads present their budget directly to the Board of Education. The Superintendent and Business Manager then present the budget to the city's tax board, followed by the Board of Aldermen. The aldermen determine the fate of all budgets, including that of the school district.

Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Education / Elementary & Secondary Schools
Areas Served
Ansonia
Ansonia is a small, urban city located in southwestern Connecticut, centrally located from three major economic regions: New Haven, Bridgeport, and Waterbury. Ansonia is one of several cities and towns located in the Lower Naugatuck Valley. The city has 18,959 people residing in a high density area of 6.2 square miles. Ansonia is currently ranked the second most “Distressed Municipality” in the State of Connecticut.
Programs
Description

The Ansonia Pre-K Program provides part day/part year, school year/school day and full day/full year education to more than 100 Ansonia children ages 3-4. Classes operate out of Ansonia Middle School and out of Mead School. Children in the Ansonia Pre-K program at AMS are educated under the umbrella of the Ansonia School Readiness Program, which provides a reduced-cost preschool education. Parent fees are charged according to a schedule from the State of Connecticut. A School Readiness Council oversees the program. The class at Mead School, called "Smart Start," is operated by Ansonia Public Schools and is funded with a state grant and parent fees. The state is also covering the cost of a new pre-K playground that will be built during the 2016-17 year at Mead School. 

Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years) / /
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.

Children who enter the Pre-K classes will benefit from a home visit by their child’s teacher. They may also receive intervention services, if services such as speech, occupational therapy, or similar special interventions are needed. All children who complete one year in the School Readiness program have participated in a high quality experience in a licensed and/or accredited preschool program. They will have improved their social/emotional, cognitive, creative, and physical skills which are based on Connecticut’s Early Learning Development Standards (ELD’s) and assessment framework from the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood. All children will have an individual portfolio, which will address their individual strengths and weaknesses. With these measures in place, children are better prepared for the transition to kindergarten.

 
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.

The goal of the Ansonia Pre-K program is for ALL of the children to complete kindergarten with strong readiness skills. Family members are encouraged to become actively involved in their child’s education. In order to gauge the success of our program, we are collecting data on our “graduates,” including their reading scores at the end of kindergarten, as well as whether they are still receiving special education services. We intend to track our students through the end of third grade in order to determine if the student has maintained or improved their reading skills across the development scale.

We have also continued participating in a health initiative with Griffin Hospital, called VITAHLS, which promotes healthy eating and fitness, and we have begun tracking health data for our students.

Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact.

The Ansonia Pre-K program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The standards required by this national agency are very high. Using some of those guidelines, Ansonia’s School Readiness Coordinator, Dr. Sheila Kearney, is required to visit the classrooms quarterly. Dr. Kearney observes how teachers are documenting their progress with the children, the physical environment, the structure of the day, teacher and child interactions, and family involvement. She meets with the program directors to get more information about their transition to kindergarten activities, nutrition programming and parent involvement. These observation reports are shared with the School Readiness Council and individual program sites.

Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.

With their children enrolled in a pre-school program, families seeking employment have the time to search for a job or go back to school. Families may be referred to Valley Regional Adult Education if they want to obtain their GED or get their high school diploma, or to TEAM, who can help them get medical coverage through the HUSKY program. Numerous parent involvement and education activities are offered, such as the annual literacy fair, which teaches them hands-on ways to read and write with their children, and a Family Resource Fair, which provides activities for their children and an opportunity to meet with more than 20 local agencies providing services for them and their children. Ansonia School Readiness has built strong, lasting partnerships with agencies that support its mission: “Providing leadership to high quality programs for children, ongoing professional development for teachers, linking resources to strengthen families and promoting open communication among all stakeholders in the community.”

Description

Since 2008, Ansonia Public Schools has been expanding its College Preparatory programs at Ansonia High School and for the past two years, with the help of a non-profit organization, offering a college experience to Ansonia Middle School students. AHS now offers 11 Advanced Placement (AP) classes, eight UConn courses, three Housatonic Community College (HCC) courses, and two University of New Haven courses. For the past two years, the high school has offered  SAT Prep classes on Saturdays during the winter and spring. The College Access for All Kids program, established by AMS teacher Jessica Bedosky and her husband, provided four college trips for 215 AMS students during the 2015-16 year. Guest speakers visit the district’s elementary schools to share information about their careers.  


Population Served Adolescents Only (13-19 years) / Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent /
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.


The short-term success of the College Prep Program in the school district is in the rapid growth of college courses that is being offered, as well as the increase in College Fairs, college trips, and school success planning that is engaging students from elementary grades through high school. Dr. Carol Merlone, Superintendent of Schools, spearheaded the drive to establish new college-level courses at AHS. “This is an extremely impressive accomplishment by our students. “While our budgets have been extremely tight and we’ve had to make cuts in recent years, we have been able to maintain and expand our college-credit courses thanks to the dedication of our staff and the use of grant funds., she said. “Our students have the opportunity to experience the rigor of college level work, starting in their sophomore years of high school, and this will help prepare them for the next phase of their educational careers.”


Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.


The long-term success of college preparatory programs will be evident in future statistics: How many students who enter college with college preparatory experience remain in college and finish on time (or early) due to the head start they received during their high school years. What we know is that every student who earns college credit will have successfully faced the academic rigor of college course work. In addition, many students will also save thousands of dollars in college tuition. During the 2015-16 school year, nearly 100 juniors and seniors at AHS earned college credit from one or more of the UConn, HCC or UNH courses. Based on the cost of tuition at each of these universities, the college credit earnings total $205,227. In addition, more than 30 AHS graduates completed multiple AP courses, which adds significantly to this savings projection.


Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact.

The college prep programs are monitored by the Guidance Department of Ansonia High School and Ansonia Middle School, as well as the school administrators, teachers and support staff of these schools as well as the elementary schools.

Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.

One of the graduates of the Class of 2016, Will Phipps, graduated with 29 college credits: 16 from UConn, and 13 from HCC. He began taking these demanding classes during his sophomore year and will be attending Stonehill College in Massachusetts, majoring in accounting. Depending upon the number of credits that will be accepted, it will help put a dent into the cost of one year of tuition: $58,000. His mother, Nina, said even if the course credits are not accepted by Stonehill, her son can use the course hours toward the number required in order to take the CPA exam after his senior year of college. “These classes teach students how to handle the work that they will be getting in College,” Mrs. Phipps said. “The teachers of these courses are incredible with these kids. They are always available to help them every step of the way.”

 
Description  

The Ansonia High School Music Department serves 90 students in Grades 9-12. Of the 90 students, 62 students are members of the chorus, while 29 are members of the AHS band.

The teacher behind – or rather, in front – of these 90 students is Maria Tangredi, who joined the AHS staff in 1997 when the music program was restored. Since that time, Ms. Tangredi has built a strong department, revived the AHS marching band, and works tirelessly with her students after school to prepare for three concerts each year at AHS: the Winter Concert in December, the Spring Concert in April, and the Pops Concert in June, featuring the senior members of the class. The AHS marching band perform during home football games, march in the annual Ansonia Memorial Day Parade, and both the chorus and marching band perform at the city’s annual Tree Lighting ceremony.    

Population Served Adolescents Only (13-19 years) / /
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.  

Thanks to the support of the Katharine Matthies Foundation, the AHS Marching Band was revived in 2003 when uniforms and instruments were purchased, and a second grant in 2012 replaced some minimally worn inventory and added to the band inventory.

In 2006, the AHS marching band was selected by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 597, for a new endowment fund with the Valley Community Foundation. The annual endowment funds, which average $1,300, are used for uniforms, maintenance of equipment, or rental of instruments. According to the 2006 Annual Report of the Valley Community Foundation, the VCF membership support for the AHS band was unanimous. “Our members kept asking each other, 'What has happened to music in the Valley towns? What can we do to bring it back?' This was one way we could offer ongoing support to a worthwhile cause."

Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.  

The AHS music department has had a positive impact on the lives of the thousands of parents, students, teachers, and community members who have attended the AHS football games, watched the Ansonia Memorial Day Parade, or attended one of the Music Concerts.

Several AHS music students who have graduated continued their love of music in college, singing in a choral group or performing with the marching band. Ms. Tangredi, who was president of the UConn marching band from 1993 to 1994, is especially proud of the students who are following in her footsteps.

 The quote she selects for every AHS concert program is from Plato: “The business of music should, in some measure, lead to the love of the beautiful.”

Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact. The program's success is monitored by students, parents, community members, and Maria Tangredi, AHS music teacher.  


Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.  

Each year, music department students participate in an Adjudication, which is held at the Thomas Edison Middle School in Meriden. In addition, two AHS music students have been selected for the All-State. Several years ago, a student performed with the All-State Chorus, and this year, Jonathan Bustamante was selected for the All-State Orchestra. Two AHS graduates – Karalyn Meineke and Reaghan Bennett – are currently members of the UConn band.

Another example of the program’s success is evident in the students who elect to take music classes and become part of the after school music programs. These students represent the many different cultures and interests of AHS students. Some of the students were born in Ecuador, Italy, Jamaica, Liberia, Turkey and the Dominican Republic. Many of the students are involved in other clubs and school sports teams. In addition, many volunteer for the school or community.

CEO/Executive Director
Dr. Carol Merlone
Term Start Aug 2007
Email cmerlone@ansonia.org
Experience

Carol Merlone has been the Ansonia Superintendent of Schools since 2007. An Ansonia native, Dr. Merlone attended Ansonia’s schools, including Ansonia High School, where she graduated in 1976.

Dr. Merlone received several degrees from Southern Connecticut State University, including B.S. Degree in Early Childhood Education, M.S. Degree in Counseling, Sixth Year in Administration and Superintendent Certification; 30 additional credits in Educational Leadership from St. Joseph College; and a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Supervision from American International College in Springfield, Mass. She has several Connecticut educator licenses, including Elementary Teacher PK-8, Intermediate Administrator, and Superintendent of Schools.

Dr. Merlone began her education career in 1980 as a kindergarten teacher at Bradley School in Derby, and she joined Ansonia Public Schools in August 1984 as an elementary teacher at Peck School, where she taught in several capacities until her appointment as principal in 1998. She was reassigned as the Assisting Principal of Mead and Prendergast Elementary School, then became principal of Mead, before her appointment as Superintendent.

She is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Federation of School Administrators; the Connecticut Federation of School Administrators; Delta Kappa Gamma; Connecticut Association of Boards of Education, Connecticut Association of Public Schools Superintendents; and South Central Area Superintendents Association. In the community, she is a member of the Valley United Way Board of Directors, the Ansonia Rotary Club, and the Ansonia Lions Club, and she is a corporator with the Valley Community Foundation and the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley.

Co-CEO
Mr. Michael Wilson
Term Start July 2013
Email mwilson@ansonia.org
Experience

Michael Wilson is Ansonia’s Assistant Superintendent of Schools. A Shelton resident who has held two administrative positions with the school district since 2010, Mr. Wilson was appointed as Assistant Superintendent in July 2013.

Superintendent of Schools Carol Merlone, Ed.D., recommended Mr. Wilson to the Ansonia Board of Education, stating that he is “an outstanding instructional leader who is very open to collaboration as well as taking on any new challenge facing the district.” Further, she noted that he has “the talent to perform on an exceptionally high level.”

Mr. Wilson completed his undergraduate work at Fordham University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics economics. For his postgraduate work, he attended Iona College in New Rochelle, where he received a master’s degree in mathematics education. Mr. Wilson earned his administrative certification from Southern Connecticut State University, where he is presently pursuing his certification as a superintendent of schools.

He began his career in education in Hicksville, New York in 1997, where he worked as a math teacher for two years. Mr. Wilson was hired in 1999 by Greenwich Public Schools, where he worked as a math teacher, Learning Facilitator and Administrative Intern. In 2010, he joined Ansonia Public Schools as its new math-science district coordinator, a position he held until he became assistant principal of Ansonia High School for the 2012-13 school year.

Mr. Wilson is a published author, having written three articles for education.com. The first was, “Homework: Why Do It?”; the second was entitled “Ever Wonder Where We are Educationally?” and the third was, “Differentiation: It’s Nothing New For This Guy.”

Staff
Number of Full Time Staff 378
Number of Part Time Staff 11
Number of Volunteers 350
Number of Contract Staff 200
Staff Retention Rate 90%
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 26
Asian American/Pacific Islander 7
Caucasian 341
Hispanic/Latino 14
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 1 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 103
Female 286
Unspecified 0
Former CEOs and Terms
NameTerm
Mr. Edward Favolise Apr 2001 - June 2007
Mr. Douglas Rudig July 1998 - Aug 2000
Senior Staff
Title Language Arts Administrator
Title Director of Special Services
Title Business Administrator
Title Math-Science Administrator
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation Yes
CEO/Executive Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Non Management Formal Evaluation No
Collaborations

Ansonia Public Schools has a long history of collaboration with many community organizations serving the city and the Naugatuck Valley region. Through its School Readiness program, the district collaborates with Julia Day Nursery, TEAM Childcare Services, and the YMCA. Thousands of Ansonia school children have benefitted from the environmental science-based lessons provided by the Ansonia Nature Center. For more than 30 years, adults needing high school completion and English As a Second Language have taken classes through Valley Regional Adult Education. More than 90 students in the Ansonia Charger Club after school program have enjoyed the facilities and programs offered by the Boys & Girls Club and the Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center.

Students in our schools also volunteer for Spooner House, for TEAM’s annual Toys for Kids Drive, for their Men Who Cook Fundraiser, for Sen. Joseph Crisco’s Senior Fair, and for many other community programs.

Board Chair
Mr. William Nimons
Company Affiliation Retired
Term Dec 2015 to Nov 2016
Board of Directors
NameAffiliation
Ms. Fran DiGiorgi Retired
Mr. John Izzo
Aretta Kotalis Retired
Mr. Christopher Phipps
Mr. Carmen Pitney Sr.Retired
Mr. Vinnie Scarlata
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 7
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 5
Female 2
Unspecified 0
Standing Committees
Personnel
Finance
Education
Building
Community Outreach / Community Relations
Program / Program Planning
Strategic Planning / Strategic Direction
 
 
Financials
Fiscal Year Start July 01 2016
Fiscal Year End June 30 2017
Projected Revenue $37,354,859.00
Projected Expenses $37,354,859.00
Spending Policy N/A
Credit Line No
Reserve Fund No
Other Documents
Other Documents 3
NameYear
Annual Report 2014-20152015View
Annual Report 2013-2014 Year2014View
Annual Report 2012-2013 Year2013View
Annual Report 2011-2012 Year2012View
Annual Report 2010-2011 Year2011View
Annual Report 2009-2010 Year2010View
Detailed Financials
Prior Three Years Total Revenue and Expense Totals ChartHelpFinancial data for prior years is entered by foundation staff based on the documents submitted by nonprofit organizations.Foundation staff members enter this information to assure consistency in the presentation of financial data across all organizations.
Fiscal Year201420132012
Total Revenue$32,739,273$31,421,781$31,603,993
Total Expenses$32,739,273$31,421,781$31,603,993
Prior Three Years Revenue Sources ChartHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201420132012
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$253,337$151,438$1,012
Government Contributions$31,636,280$26,676,488$30,858,700
Federal$1,640,449$1,880,530$1,964,037
State$17,698,495$17,461,273$17,526,284
Local$12,297,336$7,334,685$11,368,379
Unspecified------
Individual Contributions------
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Investment Income, Net of Losses------
Membership Dues------
Special Events------
Revenue In-Kind$849,656$4,593,855$744,281
Other------
Prior Three Years Expense Allocations Chart
Fiscal Year201420132012
Program Expense$31,626,280$30,318,788$30,360,256
Administration Expense$1,102,993$1,102,993$1,243,737
Fundraising Expense------
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.001.001.00
Program Expense/Total Expenses97%96%96%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities Chart
Fiscal Year201420132012
Total Assets----$0
Current Assets----$0
Long-Term Liabilities----$0
Current Liabilities----$0
Total Net Assets----$0
Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201420132012
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountState of CT $17,698,495State of CT $17,461,273State of Connecticut $17,526,284
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountLocal Government $12,297,336Local Government $7,334,685Local Government $11,368,379
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountFederal Government $1,640,449Federal Government $1,880,530Federal Government $1,964,037
Solvency
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201420132012
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities------
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201420132012
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets------
Capitial Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Comments
CEO Comments
Ansonia Public Schools is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization, which is an “other entity exempted by Connecticut Law,” per Connecticut Statute 12-412 (1). As a department of the City of Ansonia, Ansonia Public Schools is included in the annual financial audit conducted by auditors hired by the City. The most recent audits are included in this profile.
Foundation Staff Comments This profile, including the financial summaries prepared and submitted by the organization based on its own independent and/or internal audit processes and regulatory submissions, has been read by the Foundation. Financial information is inputted by Foundation staff directly from the organization’s IRS Form 990, audited financial statements or other financial documents approved by the nonprofit’s board. The Foundation has not audited the organization’s financial statements or tax filings, and makes no representations or warranties thereon. The Community Foundation is continuing to receive information submitted by the organization and may periodically update the organization’s profile to reflect the most current financial and other information available. The organization has completed the fields required by The Community Foundation and updated their profile in the last year. To see if the organization has received a competitive grant from The Community Foundation in the last five years, please go to the General Information Tab of the profile.
Address 42 Grove Street
Ansonia, CT 064011753
Primary Phone 203 736-5095
Contact Email cmerlone@ansonia.org
CEO/Executive Director Dr. Carol Merlone
Board Chair Mr. William Nimons
Board Chair Company Affiliation Retired

 

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