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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Open School

Advocating Greatness for Portland's Students

four stars

90.94

16570 SE Oak St Portland, OR 97233
tel: (503) 978-1935   Web Site
EIN: 93-0757378

Board Leadership
Stephen D. Gomez
President

CEO
Terry Johnson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.94 four stars
  Financial 93.45 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Open School is a unique education program for amazing kids who deserve something different than traditional school. We know which kids are most likely to drop out. We find them and surround them with what they need to graduate and get ahead: academics, equity and advocacy. Open School's mission is to develop connection, capability, and confidence in disconnected youth through relationship-based, quality learning experiences that result in academic, personal, and community success.

Open School is a unique education program for amazing kids who deserve something different than traditional school. We know which kids are most likely to drop out. We find them and surround them with what they need to graduate and get ahead: academics, equity and advocacy. Open School's mission is to develop connection, capability, and confidence in disconnected youth through relationship-based, quality learning experiences that result in academic, personal, and community success.

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Financial

four stars

93.45

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Open School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Open School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Open School (OR) 90.94 four stars
Street School (OK) 90.77 four stars
Good Shepherd Nativity Mission School (LA) 88.22 three stars
Gottesman RTW Academy (NJ) 89.19 three stars
Central Institute for the Deaf (MO) 93.44 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $484,806
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $183,325
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,351,148
Total Contributions $4,019,279
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,019,279
   Other Revenue $4,022
TOTAL REVENUE $4,023,301
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,134,494
   Administrative Expenses $658,078
   Fundraising Expenses $289,892
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,082,464
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,059,163
   
Net Assets $8,235,611

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
Open School East $1,756,017 42.5%
Step Up Program $1,329,380 32.2%
Open School North $685,910 16.6%

Ratings History
Open School has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 90.94 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 91.78 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 88.69 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 90.42 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.95 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.52 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 84.07 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 90.50 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 89.59 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.23 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 93.48 four stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 93.61 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 86.80 three 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 93-0757378
Name in IRS Master File OPEN SCHOOL INC
NTEE Code B25
NTEE Classification Secondary, High School
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 June, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$34,872 0.68% Terry Johnson Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$66,545 1.30% Cameron Mathews Director of Finance & Operations

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Open School (OR) 90.94 four stars
Fugees Family (GA) 88.48 three stars
Guadalupe School (UT) 95.87 four stars
Alternatives in Action (CA) 87.25 three stars
Central Institute for the Deaf (MO) 93.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Open School
16570 SE Oak St
Portland, OR 97233
tel: (503) 978-1935
fax: (503) 978-1989
EIN: 93-0757378

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Board Leadership

Stephen D. Gomez
President

CEO

Terry Johnson
Executive Director

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