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Gateways: Access to Jewish Education

Enabling Jewish children with special educational needs to become successful participants in the Jewish community

three stars

85.18

333 Nahanton Street Newton, MA 02459
tel: (617) 630-9010   Web Site
EIN: 04-3494246

Board Leadership
Michelle S. Alkon
President

CEO
Tamar Davis
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.18 three stars
  Financial 79.05 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Gateways provides high quality special education services, expertise and support to enable students with diverse learning needs to succeed in Jewish educational settings and participate meaningfully in Jewish life. Founded in 2006, Gateways offers an array of state-of-the-art educational programs, supports and resources to meet the individual needs of each child in a variety of Jewish settings, including Jewish day schools and supplemental programs. We actively engage and collaborate with teachers and administrators to universalize best practices in education. We seek to educate parents, teachers, administrators and the broader community to promote understanding and acceptance of the children we serve.

Gateways provides high quality special education services, expertise and support to enable students with diverse learning needs to succeed in Jewish educational settings and participate meaningfully in Jewish life. Founded in 2006, Gateways offers an array of state-of-the-art educational programs, supports and resources to meet the individual needs of each child in a variety of Jewish settings, including Jewish day schools and supplemental programs. We actively engage and collaborate with teachers and administrators to universalize best practices in education. We seek to educate parents, teachers, administrators and the broader community to promote understanding and acceptance of the children we serve.

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Financial

two stars

79.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
64.2%
  Administrative Expenses 23.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gateways: Access to Jewish Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gateways: Access to Jewish Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gateways: Access to Jewish Education (MA) 85.18 three stars
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 93.16 four stars
Little Light House (OK) 96.33 four stars
Lee Pesky Learning Center (ID) 89.42 three stars
The Parish School (TX) 93.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,718,620
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $411,001
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,129,621
   Program Service Revenue $467,119
Total Primary Revenue $2,596,740
   Other Revenue $10,666
TOTAL REVENUE $2,607,406
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,701,174
   Administrative Expenses $527,807
   Fundraising Expenses $387,259
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,616,240
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-8,834
   
Net Assets $1,479,240

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
Student and Family Services $800,364 47.0%
Center for Professional Learning $684,190 40.2%
Peer Development Initiative $215,857 12.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 85.18 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 85.03 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 83.10 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 82.96 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 78.93 two stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 78.74 two stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 76.52 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 77.36 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 81.99 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 83.34 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 04-3494246
Name in IRS Master File GATEWAYS ACCESS TO JEWISH EDUCATION INC
NTEE Code B28
NTEE Classification Specialized Education Institutions
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 July, 2000
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$156,300 5.97% Arlene Remz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gateways: Access to Jewish Education (MA) 85.18 three stars
Learning Ally (NJ) 87.80 three stars
Little Light House (OK) 96.33 four stars
Tucker-Maxon Oral School (OR) 86.89 three stars
National Center for Learning Disabilities (DC) 93.70 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Gateways: Access to Jewish Education
333 Nahanton Street
Newton, MA 02459
tel: (617) 630-9010
fax: (617) 517-9160
EIN: 04-3494246

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Board Leadership

Michelle S. Alkon
President

CEO

Tamar Davis
Chief Executive Officer

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