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Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence

Providing a public voice advocating for continually improved education for all Kentuckians

four stars

90.11

271 West Short Street Suite 202
Lexington, KY 40507
tel: (859) 233-9849   Web Site
EIN: 61-1026214

Board Leadership
Franklin K. Jelsma
Chair

CEO
Brigitte Blom Ramsey
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.11 four stars
  Financial 91.37 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

91.37

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 19.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 11.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence (KY) 90.11 four stars
The Mind Trust (IN) 90.21 four stars
New Profit (MA) 92.22 four stars
Pinellas Education Foundation (FL) 94.49 four stars
Reading Reform Foundation of New York (NY) 85.61 three stars

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The Prichard Committee For Academic Excellence aims to provide a public voice for continually improved education for all Kentuckians. It recognizes that if the Kentucky economy is to continue growing and expanding, educational improvements must too. To help meet that need, the Prichard Committee marked its 25th anniversary by embarking on an ambitious Top 20 By 2020 Campaign designed to put Kentucky in the highest tier of public education in the nation.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,256,487
   Federated Campaigns $50,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,306,487
   Program Service Revenue $42,894
Total Primary Revenue $1,349,381
   Other Revenue $50,403
TOTAL REVENUE $1,399,784
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,435,900
   Administrative Expenses $375,558
   Fundraising Expenses $144,227
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,955,685
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-555,901
   
Net Assets $3,874,741

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.11 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 84.62 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 77.25 two stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 82.34 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 61-1026214
Name in IRS Master File PRICHARD COMMITTEE FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
NTEE Code B24
NTEE Classification Primary, Elementary Schools
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 September, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$32,905 1.68% Brigitte Blom-Ramsey Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$99,266 5.07% Stu Silberman Former Executive Director

The Prichard Committee For Academic Excellence aims to provide a public voice for continually improved education for all Kentuckians. It recognizes that if the Kentucky economy is to continue growing and expanding, educational improvements must too. To help meet that need, the Prichard Committee marked its 25th anniversary by embarking on an ambitious Top 20 By 2020 Campaign designed to put Kentucky in the highest tier of public education in the nation.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence (KY) 90.11 four stars
Breakthrough Collaborative (CA) 86.14 three stars
National Association of Charter School Authorizers (IL) 85.02 three stars
New Teacher Center (CA) 90.57 four stars
Illinois Network of Charter Schools (IL) 91.97 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence
271 West Short Street
Suite 202
Lexington, KY 40507
tel: (859) 233-9849
fax: (859) 233-0760
EIN: 61-1026214

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Board Leadership

Franklin K. Jelsma
Chair

CEO

Brigitte Blom Ramsey
Executive Director

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