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Denver Kids, Inc.

Every Student Counts. Every Student Graduates.

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three stars

82.44

1860 Lincoln Street 9th Floor
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (720) 423-2470   Web Site
EIN: 84-1244211

Board Leadership
Mary Penny
Board Chair

CEO
Jim Goebelbecker
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.44 three stars
  Financial 77.75 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Denver Kids, Inc. exists to support Denver Public Schools (DPS) students, grades K-12, who face the personal challenges of higher risk environments, to successfully complete high school, pursue a post-secondary option, and become contributing members of the community. The Denver Kids, Inc. educational counselors are the core of our program. Averaging caseloads of 55 students, our educational counselors provide the one-on-one support and advocacy necessary to empower our Denver Kids, Inc. students to succeed academically, personally, and socially. Stationed at our main office at 1860 Lincoln Street and five satellite offices throughout DPS, the educational counselors interact with school personnel, families, mentors, and various community members and agencies to provide support for their students to help them reach their full potential.

Denver Kids, Inc. exists to support Denver Public Schools (DPS) students, grades K-12, who face the personal challenges of higher risk environments, to successfully complete high school, pursue a post-secondary option, and become contributing members of the community. The Denver Kids, Inc. educational counselors are the core of our program. Averaging caseloads of 55 students, our educational counselors provide the one-on-one support and advocacy necessary to empower our Denver Kids, Inc. students to succeed academically, personally, and socially. Stationed at our main office at 1860 Lincoln Street and five satellite offices throughout DPS, the educational counselors interact with school personnel, families, mentors, and various community members and agencies to provide support for their students to help them reach their full potential.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Rate of student attendance during the reporting period
85
Number of students enrolled
1,150
This impact information is current as of July 2019, 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

two stars

77.75

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
71.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Denver Kids, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Denver Kids, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Denver Kids, Inc. (CO) 82.44 three stars
Let's Get Ready (NY) 92.03 four stars
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NY) 85.27 three stars
College Bound, MO (MO) 86.38 three stars
Mikva Challenge (IL) 95.01 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,928,676
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $387,432
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,316,108
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,316,108
   Other Revenue $104,628
TOTAL REVENUE $2,420,736
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,770,833
   Administrative Expenses $287,054
   Fundraising Expenses $377,877
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,435,764
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-15,028
   
Net Assets $2,527,837

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
Professional Educational Counseling and Mentoring $1,770,833 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 04/01/2019 82.44 three stars
2017-08 07/01/2018 73.58 two stars
2016-08 06/01/2017 86.69 three stars
2015-08 07/01/2016 86.76 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 90.10 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 90.46 four stars
2013-08 11/01/2014 85.30 three stars
2012-08 05/01/2014 88.77 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 84-1244211
Name in IRS Master File DENVER KIDS INC
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(43) Other student aid
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 February, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Denver Kids, Inc. (CO) 82.44 three stars
Communities In Schools of Nevada (NV) 91.18 four stars
First Graduate (CA) 90.80 four stars
AMIT (NY) 90.28 four stars
CollegeBound Foundation (MD) 90.37 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Denver Kids, Inc.
1860 Lincoln Street
9th Floor
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (720) 423-2470
fax: (720) 423-1594
EIN: 84-1244211

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Board Leadership

Mary Penny
Board Chair

CEO

Jim Goebelbecker
CEO

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