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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center

Providing a high quality education

three stars

82.03

515 Blue Hill Ave Dorchester, MA 02121
tel: (617) 427-1177   Web Site
EIN: 04-3163180

Board Leadership
Melissa Menard
Chairs

CEO
Annmarie Quezada
Head of School

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.03 three stars
  Financial 79.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mother Caroline Academy is a private, tuition free school for girls in grades 4-8 from limited financial means. It serves girls of all faiths, races and cultures from Boston neighborhoods. The mission of the school is to provide a high quality education that develops the individual gifts of each student and prepares her for success in competitive secondary schools and college. Rooted in the Catholic tradition, that recognizes the dignity of each person, the Academy emphasizes the importance of scholarship, leadership, spiritual, social and moral development. The Mother Caroline community continues to support and nourish its graduates throughout their secondary and college education.

Mother Caroline Academy is a private, tuition free school for girls in grades 4-8 from limited financial means. It serves girls of all faiths, races and cultures from Boston neighborhoods. The mission of the school is to provide a high quality education that develops the individual gifts of each student and prepares her for success in competitive secondary schools and college. Rooted in the Catholic tradition, that recognizes the dignity of each person, the Academy emphasizes the importance of scholarship, leadership, spiritual, social and moral development. The Mother Caroline community continues to support and nourish its graduates throughout their secondary and college education.

Financial

two stars

79.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
74.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth -4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center (MA) 82.03 three stars
Epiphany School (MA) 89.81 three stars
Gesu School (PA) 94.45 four stars
Eastside College Preparatory School (CA) 90.22 four stars
Fugees Family (OH) 86.96 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $776,465
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $223,813
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $41,857
Total Contributions $1,042,135
   Program Service Revenue $52,300
Total Primary Revenue $1,094,435
   Other Revenue $1,209,095
TOTAL REVENUE $2,303,530
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,661,405
   Administrative Expenses $354,939
   Fundraising Expenses $252,075
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,268,419
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $35,111
   
Net Assets $11,999,640

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
Academy $1,574,212 94.8%
Mentoring Program $87,193 5.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 82.03 three stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 82.26 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 85.11 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 87.45 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 85.60 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.28 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 78.33 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 80.22 three stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 78.63 two stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 76.68 two 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 04-3163180
Name in IRS Master File MOTHER CAROLINE ACADEMY AND EDUCATION CENTER
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
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 March, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (religious organization)
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
$84,633 3.73% Annmarie Quezada Head of School
Other Salaries of Note
$72,500 3.19% Edward Hudner Former Head of School

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center (MA) 82.03 three stars
Street School (OK) 97.74 four stars
Open School (OR) 90.13 four stars
Gottesman RTW Academy (NJ) 89.24 three stars
The East Harlem School at Exodus House (NY) 90.50 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center
515 Blue Hill Ave
Dorchester, MA 02121
tel: (617) 427-1177
fax: (617) 427-7788
EIN: 04-3163180

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Board Leadership

Melissa Menard
Chairs

CEO

Annmarie Quezada
Head of School

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