Education : Early Childhood Programs and Services

Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program

Giving kids in need the chance to read

four stars

93.50

1130 NW 85th Street Seattle, WA 98117
tel: (206) 461-0123   Web Site
EIN: 91-1600084

Board Leadership
José Amoedo
President

CEO
Susan Dibble
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.50 four stars
  Financial 90.82 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Guided by the fact that literacy is essential to lifelong success, Page Ahead provides new books and develops reading activities that empower at-risk children.

Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program is the leading provider of children's books and literacy services in Washington State. We are dedicated to helping children in need succeed in school by developing strong reading skills. A child who is not reading proficiently at the end of third grade is FOUR times more likely to drop-out of school before graduating than one who is. Page Ahead works to break down barriers to achievement for children in need, and is committed to help all children become successful readers.

Page Ahead serves children, families and communities - with books for children; literacy support for families; and reading resources for communities.

Guided by the fact that literacy is essential to lifelong success, Page Ahead provides new books and develops reading activities that empower at-risk children.

Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program is the leading provider of children's books and literacy services in Washington State. We are dedicated to helping children in need succeed in school by developing strong reading skills. A child who is not reading proficiently at the end of third grade is FOUR times more likely to drop-out of school before graduating than one who is. Page Ahead works to break down barriers to achievement for children in need, and is committed to help all children become successful readers.

Page Ahead serves children, families and communities - with books for children; literacy support for families; and reading resources for communities.

Financial

four stars

90.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $486,061
   Federated Campaigns $22,261
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $168,871
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $677,193
   Program Service Revenue $72,150
Total Primary Revenue $749,343
   Other Revenue $-11,379
TOTAL REVENUE $737,964
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $764,700
   Administrative Expenses $80,323
   Fundraising Expenses $57,674
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $902,697
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-164,733
   
Net Assets $595,691

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$84,718 9.38% Susan Dibble Executive Director

Mission

Guided by the fact that literacy is essential to lifelong success, Page Ahead provides new books and develops reading activities that empower at-risk children.

Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program is the leading provider of children's books and literacy services in Washington State. We are dedicated to helping children in need succeed in school by developing strong reading skills. A child who is not reading proficiently at the end of third grade is FOUR times more likely to drop-out of school before graduating than one who is. Page Ahead works to break down barriers to achievement for children in need, and is committed to help all children become successful readers.

Page Ahead serves children, families and communities - with books for children; literacy support for families; and reading resources for communities.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program (WA) 93.50 four stars
First Book (DC) 94.69 four stars
Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy (FL) 93.64 four stars
Book Trust (CO) 91.03 four stars
Literary Arts (OR) 85.87 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program
1130 NW 85th Street
Seattle, WA 98117
tel: (206) 461-0123
fax: (206) 461-7370
EIN: 91-1600084

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Board Leadership

José Amoedo
President

CEO

Susan Dibble
Executive Director