Our Annual Fund 9 finished on June 30th with generous donations from 23 families, 5 businesses, the board, a former teacher, and 4 long-time friends of the school – a heartfelt “Thank you” goes out to all of them, and to donors yet to be. We’re above our initial goal; the “plus amount is an extra boost toward accreditation and purchasing our building. Find out about our matching fund! We now are registered as well with Benevity.com for corporate matching donations and with Cocatalyst.org for stock donations.

We now are registered as well with Benevity.com for corporate matching donations and with Cocatalyst.org for stock donations.

We use your donations for many things: We use your donations for many things:
We improve our academic program. Last year we added sections in English to give even better attention to individual students; we added a section in Chinese, similarly. This year we raised teacher pay 3.5%, being one of the few businesses fortunate enough to do so. That added teacher time, pay, and payroll taxes. We improve our academic program. Last year we added sections in English to give even better attention to individual students; we added a section in Chinese, similarly. This year we raised teacher pay 3.5%, being one of the few businesses fortunate enough to do so. That added teacher time, pay, and payroll taxes.

This year and last we covered a lot of added costs for pandemic safety precautions – desks, outdoor canopies, sanitizer, extra Web technology. This year and last we covered a lot of added costs for pandemic safety precautions – desks, outdoor canopies, sanitizer, extra Web technology.
Last year we used the Mead Foundation funds as we noted above, for computers, teacher time, and presentation technology, reserving some for the future for more teacher time. Last year we used the Mead Foundation funds as we noted above, for computers, teacher time, and presentation technology, reserving some for the future for more teacher time.

We are using $11,000 for the exhaustive documentation of our curriculum for our application for accreditation with the best and most demanding private school accreditor, the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest. We are using $11,000 for the exhaustive documentation of our curriculum for our application for accreditation with the best and most demanding private school accreditor, the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest.

We run well and keep tuition moderate because of the many volunteer services provided by our LCA parents, grandparents, students, teachers, board members, and friends of the school. We run well and keep tuition moderate because of the many volunteer services provided by our LCA parents, grandparents, students, teachers, board members, and friends of the school.
We’re revising our donor acknowledgment webpage. See the first results, for the prior year, here. We’re revising our donor acknowledgment webpage. See the first results, for the prior year, here.

As a public educational charity under section 501(c)(3) of IRS regulations, our current financial statement and our IRS form 990 are a matter of public record. As a public educational charity under section 501(c)(3) of IRS regulations, our current financial statement and our IRS form 990 are a matter of public record.
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Our students and their parents have a real affection for the school: Our students and their parents have a real affection for the school:

“We are beyond grateful to you and all the staff at LCA for all that you do to create a magical, fun and safe environment for our kids…We are so proud of both girls and look forward to many more years of laughter and learning at LCA.” – Kimberly

“We are beyond grateful to you and all the staff at LCA for all that you do to create a magical, fun and safe environment for our kids…We are so proud of both girls and look forward to many more years of laughter and learning at LCA.” – Kimberly

“We really appreciate all you do for the students & families of LCA. You’re a wonderful school director, teacher, and friend. Have a restful summer! I can’t wait to see you again in the fall.” – Brigit

“We really appreciate all you do for the students & families of LCA. You’re a wonderful school director, teacher, and friend. Have a restful summer! I can’t wait to see you again in the fall.” – Brigit

“Thank you so much for being an awesome science and cursive teacher! [Lou Ellen] I really enjoyed learning about atoms! (And everything else). I will miss you this summer! Thank you for making LCA. It’s the best school ever!” – Cailin

“Thank you so much for being an awesome science and cursive teacher! [Lou Ellen] I really enjoyed learning about atoms! (And everything else). I will miss you this summer! Thank you for making LCA. It’s the best school ever!” – Cailin

Thank you and all the wonderful teachers for keeping kids engaged in learning! – Yumiko Isoyama

Thank you and all the wonderful teachers for keeping kids engaged in learning! – Yumiko Isoyama

I just want to say that you and your staff have done a wonderful job with the remote learning. There have been plenty of activities to keep them engaged and Emily has enjoyed all her zoom meetings. – Bridget Mitchell

I just want to say that you and your staff have done a wonderful job with the remote learning. There have been plenty of activities to keep them engaged and Emily has enjoyed all her zoom meetings. – Bridget Mitchell

I hope I’ve said this before, but, thank you, and all the teachers for everything you do for our children. You’ve always done a lot, but now more than ever, you and your peers have stepped up beyond all reasonable expectations to provide for our kids and we’re forever thankful for that. – Doug Petranoff

I hope I’ve said this before, but, thank you, and all the teachers for everything you do for our children. You’ve always done a lot, but now more than ever, you and your peers have stepped up beyond all reasonable expectations to provide for our kids and we’re forever thankful for that. – Doug Petranoff

Thanks for a great school year, the upheaval notwithstanding! – Audrey Ezeh

Thanks for a great school year, the upheaval notwithstanding! – Audrey Ezeh

It’s good to know how hard it is to teach young children and keep them focused. Teachers are doing amazing work at school! – Yumiko Isoyama

It’s good to know how hard it is to teach young children and keep them focused. Teachers are doing amazing work at school! – Yumiko Isoyama

We are so grateful for all that you do and the wonderful education you provide for our children- Carolyn Bowman

We are so grateful for all that you do and the wonderful education you provide for our children- Carolyn Bowman