Telra Institute Inc

A rigorous, accelerated, and differentiated K-5 experience for advanced learners

Charlotte, NC   |  http://telra.org

Mission

To nourish the minds and bodies of students with a rigorous, differentiated educational environment that cultivates the intellectual, academic, social, and emotional skills that enable highly gifted children to achieve their full potential.

Ruling year info

2020

Principal Officer

Ronak Bhatt

Main address

5803 Summerston Pl

Charlotte, NC 28277 USA

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EIN

84-2705446

NTEE code info

Charter Schools (B29)

Primary/Elementary Schools (B24)

IRS filing requirement

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

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Many children in the Charlotte area do not have access to an adequately enriching educational environment that can enable them to maximize their potential

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Charter school

Telra Institute is a Kindergarten - 5th grade charter school in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Percent of students exceeding national norm for RIT increase on NWEA MAP math or reading

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

No target populations selected

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

This measures student academic growth. The first year this metric will be available is 2022.

Percent of students exceeding grade-level proficiency in year end NWEA MAP math or reading

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

No target populations selected

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

This is a measure of academic proficiency. The first year this metric will be available is 2022.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Our primary goals are increased academic proficiency and growth of our students

Our strategies include:
-Unique curricular materials, taking inspiration from Montessori, direct instruction, project-based learning, and gifted education
-An accelerated approach, along with innovative scheduling that allows each student to find their point of optimal challenge
-A team-teaching approach to strengthen class community, provide a more relaxed learning environment, and support professional development
-Provision of nutrition and transportation services to ensure accessibility

Telra's board of directors (https://www.telra.org/board) has been selected for experience in educational leadership, gifted and special education, and business and non-profit management.

Telra Institute has been approved as a charter school by the North Carolina State Board of Education and in the process of opening a facility for the 2021-2022 school year.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Community meetings/Town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc.) advisory committees,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our board,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Telra Institute Inc

Board of directors
as of 7/13/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ronak Bhatt

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 07/07/2020

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
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Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
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Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

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Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 07/07/2020

Policies and practices developed in partnership with Equity in the Center, a project that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity. Learn more

Data
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
Policies and processes
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.