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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Monarch School Project

Education. Opportunity. Transformation.

four stars

91.39

1625 Newton Avenue San Diego, CA 92113
tel: (619) 652-4100   Web Site
EIN: 33-0871354

Board Leadership
Charles Dabelgott
Chair

CEO
Erin Spiewak
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.39 four stars
  Financial 90.04 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Monarch School is to educate students impacted by homelessness and to help them develop hope for a future with the necessary skills and experiences for personal success. Monarch School provides an excellent academic and supportive environment in which any student in San Diego County who is impacted by homelessness will receive a rigorous education and grow personally to become a highly motivated, contributing member of society. Monarch removes barriers typically encountered by homeless students and provides programs and services not offered at traditional schools.

The mission of the Monarch School is to educate students impacted by homelessness and to help them develop hope for a future with the necessary skills and experiences for personal success. Monarch School provides an excellent academic and supportive environment in which any student in San Diego County who is impacted by homelessness will receive a rigorous education and grow personally to become a highly motivated, contributing member of society. Monarch removes barriers typically encountered by homeless students and provides programs and services not offered at traditional schools.

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Financial

four stars

90.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.47
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Monarch School Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Monarch School Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Monarch School Project (CA) 91.39 four stars
The Immokalee Foundation (FL) 91.16 four stars
Communities in Schools of the Charleston Area (SC) 87.67 three stars
Communities In Schools National Office (VA) 90.61 four stars
Higher Achievement (DC) 88.12 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,254,914
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $254,787
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,509,701
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,509,701
   Other Revenue $481,956
TOTAL REVENUE $3,991,657
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,908,164
   Administrative Expenses $142,842
   Fundraising Expenses $238,114
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,289,120
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,702,537
   
Net Assets $17,303,699

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Social and Emotional Growth $1,384,360 72.5%
Academic Growth $270,758 14.2%
Life Skills $253,046 13.3%

Ratings History
Monarch School Project has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 12/01/2017 91.39 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 90.01 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.43 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2016 92.48 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.41 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.55 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 81.18 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 90.85 four stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 93.33 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 33-0871354
Name in IRS Master File MONARCH SCHOOL PROJECT
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$120,114 5.24% Erin Spiewak Chief Executive Officer $24,028

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Monarch School Project (CA) 91.39 four stars
The TEAK Fellowship (NY) 91.19 four stars
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) (MA) 89.18 three stars
Breakthrough (TX) 90.25 four stars
College Bound, MO (MO) 93.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Monarch School Project
1625 Newton Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
tel: (619) 652-4100
fax: (619) 595-1632
EIN: 33-0871354

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Board Leadership

Charles Dabelgott
Chair

CEO

Erin Spiewak
Chief Executive Officer

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