RECIPIENT PROFILE

CHARTER SCHOOL

OPENED: 2004

Hmong College Prep Academy

4 charter school sites. (click to view)

5 grants received for $ 450,000
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TYPE: 501(c)(3)

EIN: 65-1180277

1515 Brewster St
St. Paul, MN 55108-2612

http://www.hcpak12.org/

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According to HCP's website, the school opened in 2004.

109 institutional roles for $7,074,048

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Demographics

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109 institutional roles for $7,074,048

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Year Role Hrs/week Pay Source 990 src
Ahrens, Amani
(2 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 99,906   
Auguston, David
(1 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 48,659   
Cave, James
(4 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 275,846   
Duvnjak, Danijela
(6 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 721,578   
Hang, Christianna
(16 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 3,052,145   
Hang, Fu
(2 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 3,000   
Hang, Lao Lu
(4 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 6,000   
Helgemoe, Jason
(6 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 15,000   
Moua, Kia
(5 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 6,000   
Robideau, Crystal
(3 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 169,258   
Schiung, Maisian
(8 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 21,000   
Thaow, Vue
(7 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 13,500   
Vang, Kalc
(10 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 24,000   
Vue, Fue
(4 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 9,000   
Xiong, Tswjhue
(1 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
  
Yang, Lucas
(7 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 15,000   
Yang, Paul
(16 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 2,580,656   
Yongvang, Christy
(5 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 10,500   
Young, Txaj Chnag
(2 roles; show | hide | all | profile)
total pay: $ 3,000   

 

ENROLLMENT DATA

2,378 students in 2021
2,201 students in 2019
1,469 students in 2017
1,363 students in 2016

PROPERTIES

WALTON STARTUP
Grades: K-12

Special populations

 

AUTHORIZERS
Year Fee
Bethel University
2017 $ 24,268

 

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Rob Levine
left.mn
December 23, 2021

A charter school feeds the hand that bit it

Scandal-plagued school hires critic to clean up financial mess, then firm proceeds to do a Dick Cheney

BY NOW MOST people who follow education in Minnesota are aware of the Hmong College Prep Academy’s illegal $5 million investment in a hedge fund that ended up losing $4.3 million, costing the power couple who run the segregated St. Paul-based charter school their jobs and casting doubt on the long term viability of the institution.

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Josh Verges
twincities.com
November 11, 2021

Hmong College Prep school faces investigation by attorney general after hedge fund investment loss

The school was already reeling from the $4.3 million loss.

Already reeling from the loss of $4.3 million from an illegal investment with a hedge fund, Hmong College Prep Academy now is being investigated by the Minnesota attorney general for possible violations of state laws on charities and nonprofits.

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Josh Verges
TwinCities.com
October 19, 2021

State Auditor sends report on Hmong school’s hedge fund investment to prosecutor’s office

Hmong College Prep lost $4.3 million of its $5 million investment

The Office of the State Auditor on Monday released an investigative report finding that a St. Paul charter school’s $5 million investment with a hedge fund violated state law and the school’s own investment policy.

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Josh Verges
twincities.com
September 21, 2021

Authorizer wants superintendent fired after Hmong College Prep loses $4.3M with hedge fund

Superintendent’s friend owes $17M in separate investment fiasco

A St. Paul charter school’s authorizer has placed the school on probation and recommended the board fire its superintendent after she lost $4.3 million of the school’s money investing in a hedge fund.

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Josh Verges
twincities.com
June 9, 2021

St. Paul charter school loses $4.3M with illegal investment in New Jersey hedge fund

A St. Paul charter school last school year invested $5 million in a New Jersey hedge fund, in violation of state law, and most of that money may be lost forever. Auditors working to close the books on Hmong College Prep Academy's 2019-20 financials disclosed the mistake to the school's board during an emergency meeting in December.

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