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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Cookson Hills Christian School

Help. Hope. Healing.

four stars

91.14

60416 Highway 10 Kansas, OK 74347
tel: (918) 597-2192   Web Site
EIN: 73-0665495

Board Leadership
Jim Hall
President

CEO
Heath Hostetler
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.14 four stars
  Financial 96.42 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

96.42

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.80
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cookson Hills Christian School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cookson Hills Christian School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cookson Hills Christian School (OK) 91.14 four stars
Covenant House Texas (TX) 94.61 four stars
Youth For Tomorrow (VA) 91.45 four stars
The Omaha Home for Boys (NE) 88.30 three stars
Place of Hope (FL) 99.47 four stars

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Since its beginning in 1957, Cookson Hills has offered help, hope, and healing to abused and neglected children and worked with their families to break the cycle of abuse, neglect, dependency, and failure. Set on more than 1,000 acres in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in rural northeastern Oklahoma, Cookson Hills provides a rustic and rewarding retreat for children requiring out-of-home care. When families have exhausted the resources of their local church, school, and community and still face a crisis that threatens to overcome the families' ability to sustain itself, the most likely place to turn to is the government-run foster care or the juvenile justice system. Cookson Hills provides an alternative to those families by offering residential care for their child in a family-modeled environment, individualized Christian education, vocational training, spiritual formation programs and specialized therapeutic services.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,456,542
   Federated Campaigns $948
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,457,490
   Program Service Revenue $47,821
Total Primary Revenue $2,505,311
   Other Revenue $418,337
TOTAL REVENUE $2,923,648
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,307,754
   Administrative Expenses $432,732
   Fundraising Expenses $138,304
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,878,790
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $44,858
   
Net Assets $17,300,278

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
Out-of-Home Care for Children $1,555,275 67.4%
Christian Based Educational Services $752,479 32.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 06/01/2017 91.14 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 89.10 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.61 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 90.41 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 91.89 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 90.67 four 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 73-0665495
Name in IRS Master File COOKSON HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
NTEE Code P70
NTEE Classification Residential, Custodial Care
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
(327) Prevention of cruelty to children
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 November, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$76,834 2.66% Heath Hostetler Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$85,085 2.95% Rick Bayless Former Executive Director

Since its beginning in 1957, Cookson Hills has offered help, hope, and healing to abused and neglected children and worked with their families to break the cycle of abuse, neglect, dependency, and failure. Set on more than 1,000 acres in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in rural northeastern Oklahoma, Cookson Hills provides a rustic and rewarding retreat for children requiring out-of-home care. When families have exhausted the resources of their local church, school, and community and still face a crisis that threatens to overcome the families' ability to sustain itself, the most likely place to turn to is the government-run foster care or the juvenile justice system. Cookson Hills provides an alternative to those families by offering residential care for their child in a family-modeled environment, individualized Christian education, vocational training, spiritual formation programs and specialized therapeutic services.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cookson Hills Christian School (OK) 91.14 four stars
Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OK) 86.94 three stars
Methodist Children's Home (TX) 91.51 four stars
Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America (NY) 86.39 three stars
Covenant House Michigan (MI) 94.95 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cookson Hills Christian School
60416 Highway 10
Kansas, OK 74347
tel: (918) 597-2192
fax: (918) 597-2200
EIN: 73-0665495

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Board Leadership

Jim Hall
President

CEO

Heath Hostetler
Executive Director

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