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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Nativity Prep Academy

Higher Expectations, Deeper Relationships, Better Outcomes

four stars

90.03

2755 55th Street San Diego, CA 92105
tel: (619) 544-9455   Web Site
EIN: 33-0886247

Board Leadership
Ham Southworth
Chair

CEO
Dr. Gilbert Brady
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.03 four stars
  Financial 87.77 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Nativity Prep Academy provides a tuition-free Catholic middle school education to middle school students from low-income situations who aspire to represent the first generation in their families to graduate from college. Through our unique Graduate Support Program, we provide ongoing, high-impact support to our students, walking alongside them from middle school, to high school and through college graduation.

Nativity Prep Academy provides a tuition-free Catholic middle school education to middle school students from low-income situations who aspire to represent the first generation in their families to graduate from college. Through our unique Graduate Support Program, we provide ongoing, high-impact support to our students, walking alongside them from middle school, to high school and through college graduation.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of graduates enrolled in higher learning, university, or technical/vocational training
96
Number of high school seniors who graduate from high school on time
100
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

87.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nativity Prep Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nativity Prep Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Community meetings or town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
Staff find it hard to prioritize feedback collection and review due to lack of time
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nativity Prep Academy (CA) 90.03 four stars
Eastside College Preparatory School (CA) 93.30 four stars
Denver Street School (CO) 85.88 three stars
Street School (OK) 90.77 four stars
Epiphany School (MA) 85.58 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,320,996
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $95,150
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $41,665
Total Contributions $1,457,811
   Program Service Revenue $17,753
Total Primary Revenue $1,475,564
   Other Revenue $77,343
TOTAL REVENUE $1,552,907
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,374,471
   Administrative Expenses $171,009
   Fundraising Expenses $240,035
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,785,515
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-232,608
   
Net Assets $1,608,116

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
Catholic Middle School Education $1,374,471 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 90.03 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 84.02 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 81.05 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 82.43 three stars
2015-06 02/01/2017 88.29 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 80.52 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.83 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 83.09 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 74.57 two stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 58.35 one star
2012-06 07/01/2013 59.38 one star
2011-06 05/01/2012 55.73 one star
2010-06 09/20/2011 65.65 one star
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 74.58 two stars
2008-06 03/01/2011 84.34 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 33-0886247
Name in IRS Master File NATIVITY PREP ACADEMY OF SAN DIEGO
NTEE Code B90
NTEE Classification Educational Services and Schools - Other
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 June, 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
$116,458 6.52% Brendan Sullivan President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nativity Prep Academy (CA) 90.03 four stars
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The East Harlem School at Exodus House (NY) 92.87 four stars
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Caring for Cambodia (TX) 85.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nativity Prep Academy
2755 55th Street
San Diego, CA 92105
tel: (619) 544-9455
EIN: 33-0886247

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Board Leadership

Ham Southworth
Chair

CEO

Dr. Gilbert Brady
President

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