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GPS Education Partners

Navigating Student Success

three stars

88.14

20633 Watertown Court Suite 202
Waukesha, WI 53186
tel: (262) 226-2001   Web Site
EIN: 39-1667442

Board Leadership
Shannon Gilbertson
Chair

CEO
Stephanie Borowski
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.14 three stars
  Financial 83.23 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

GPS Education Partners is an innovative education model that leverages business, education, and public/private collaborations to accelerate the preparation of high school students for technical careers and post-secondary education.

We exist to foster a narrative of success for students that is not limited to traditional educational attainment activities exclusively and by extension will challenge the current educational systems' ability to serve the needs of all students.

We envision a time where all students have access to high quality Work-Based Learning experiences as a central part of their career and education planning resulting in more informed careers, alignment of interest to opportunity, reduced costs associated with education and unemployment and non-career employment activities.

Our Niche: Credentialed, work-based learning

GPS Education Partners is an innovative education model that leverages business, education, and public/private collaborations to accelerate the preparation of high school students for technical careers and post-secondary education.

We exist to foster a narrative of success for students that is not limited to traditional educational attainment activities exclusively and by extension will challenge the current educational systems' ability to serve the needs of all students.

We envision a time where all students have access to high quality Work-Based Learning experiences as a central part of their career and education planning resulting in more informed careers, alignment of interest to opportunity, reduced costs associated with education and unemployment and non-career employment activities.

Our Niche: Credentialed, work-based learning

Financial

three stars

83.23

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by GPS Education Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by GPS Education Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GPS Education Partners (WI) 88.14 three stars
Communities in Schools of Richmond (VA) 87.60 three stars
Youth Entrepreneurs (KS) 91.86 four stars
Communities in Schools of Charlotte Mecklenburg, Inc. (NC) 95.85 four stars
Junior Achievement of Arizona (AZ) 89.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,977,351
   Federated Campaigns $78,048
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $162,900
Total Contributions $2,218,299
   Program Service Revenue $1,155,187
Total Primary Revenue $3,373,486
   Other Revenue $61,614
TOTAL REVENUE $3,435,100
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,743,692
   Administrative Expenses $482,832
   Fundraising Expenses $149,891
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,376,415
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $58,685
   
Net Assets $1,995,151

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
GPS Youth Apprenticeship $2,743,692 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 88.14 three stars
2018-06 12/20/2019 86.90 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 84.76 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 88.89 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 90.15 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.94 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 92.08 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 87.85 three stars
2012-06 03/01/2014 87.08 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 39-1667442
Name in IRS Master File GPS EDUCATION PARTNERS INC
NTEE Code A99
NTEE Classification Arts, Culture, and Humanities N.E.C.
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 April, 1995
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
$166,930 4.94% Stephanie Borowski President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GPS Education Partners (WI) 88.14 three stars
Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana, Inc. (KY) 89.69 three stars
Junior Achievement of Georgia (GA) 98.18 four stars
Junior Achievement of Dallas (TX) 91.05 four stars
Junior Achievement USA (CO) 85.83 three stars

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GPS Education Partners
20633 Watertown Court
Suite 202
Waukesha, WI 53186
tel: (262) 226-2001
EIN: 39-1667442

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Board Leadership

Shannon Gilbertson
Chair

CEO

Stephanie Borowski
President

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