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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Open School

Making a difference for North Portland youth

four stars

90.42

7633 North Wabash Avenue Portland, OR 97217
tel: (503) 978-1935   Web Site
EIN: 93-0757378

Board Leadership
Stephen D. Gomez
President

CEO
Andrew Mason
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.42 four stars
  Financial 89.08 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

89.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.68
  Program Expenses Growth -3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
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) 90.42 four stars
Guadalupe School (UT) 94.28 four stars
Denver Street School (CO) 90.56 four stars
Yellowstone Academy (TX) 87.50 three stars
Harlem Village Academies (NY) 87.73 three stars

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Since 1971, Open Meadow Alternative Schools has been making a difference in the lives of North Portland youth. Open Meadow Schools offers a personalized educational experience for middle and high school youth. Our mission is to educate youth in small, relationship-based programs that emphasize personal responsibility, academics, and service to the community. Open Meadow successfully re-engages disconnected youth in their education, providing academic and support services to those at high risk of dropping out of school. We educate students in small middle and high school programs and provide an array of transition services that help students move smoothly from middle school to high school and from high school to college and career. In 2007-08, Open Meadow served more than 700 youth in our programs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,570,528
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $112,025
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,592,868
Total Contributions $6,275,421
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,275,421
   Other Revenue $1,577,637
TOTAL REVENUE $7,853,058
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,431,417
   Administrative Expenses $453,985
   Fundraising Expenses $353,262
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,238,664
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,614,394
   
Net Assets $7,147,501

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
Alternative Education Program $1,557,939 45.4%
Step Up Program $1,434,137 41.8%
Career Services $255,302 7.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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]
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$111,436 2.62% Andrew Mason Executive Director

Since 1971, Open Meadow Alternative Schools has been making a difference in the lives of North Portland youth. Open Meadow Schools offers a personalized educational experience for middle and high school youth. Our mission is to educate youth in small, relationship-based programs that emphasize personal responsibility, academics, and service to the community. Open Meadow successfully re-engages disconnected youth in their education, providing academic and support services to those at high risk of dropping out of school. We educate students in small middle and high school programs and provide an array of transition services that help students move smoothly from middle school to high school and from high school to college and career. In 2007-08, Open Meadow served more than 700 youth in our programs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Open School (OR) 90.42 four stars
Marian Middle School (MO) 89.28 three stars
Street School (OK) 96.99 four stars
French Camp Academy (MS) 88.40 three stars
Beacon Academy (MA) 91.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Open School
7633 North Wabash Avenue
Portland, OR 97217
tel: (503) 978-1935
fax: (503) 978-1989
EIN: 93-0757378

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Board Leadership

Stephen D. Gomez
President

CEO

Andrew Mason
Executive Director

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