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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Highland Park Education Foundation

Supporting quality education in the Highland Park Independent School District

four stars

95.05

4201 Grassmere Lane Dallas, TX 75205
tel: (214) 780-4060   Web Site
EIN: 75-1999200

Board Leadership
Dallas Cothrum
President

CEO
Lauren Holloway Lauren Holloway Lauren Holloway
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.05 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated as a nonprofit in 1984, the Highland Park Education Foundation exists to support quality education in the Highland Park Independent School District. Some of the programs supported by the Education Foundation include teacher salary support district-wide, teacher leader academy, distance learning, resiliency training, New Jersey writing project in Texas, curriculum alignment and teacher training, technology and Teacher of the Year awards.

Incorporated as a nonprofit in 1984, the Highland Park Education Foundation exists to support quality education in the Highland Park Independent School District. Some of the programs supported by the Education Foundation include teacher salary support district-wide, teacher leader academy, distance learning, resiliency training, New Jersey writing project in Texas, curriculum alignment and teacher training, technology and Teacher of the Year awards.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
88.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.00
  Program Expenses Growth 30.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Highland Park Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Highland Park Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Highland Park Education Foundation (TX) 95.05 four stars
Naval War College Foundation (RI) 93.13 four stars
Manhattan Beach Education Foundation (CA) 93.08 four stars
State University College at Oneonta Foundation Corporation (NY) 93.19 four stars
American Friends of The Tel Aviv University (NY) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,209,311
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,209,311
   Program Service Revenue $209,704
Total Primary Revenue $4,419,015
   Other Revenue $1,124,979
TOTAL REVENUE $5,543,994
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,483,991
   Administrative Expenses $298,879
   Fundraising Expenses $255,905
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,038,775
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-494,781
   
Net Assets $33,696,647

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
Highland Park Education Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 11/01/2020 95.05 four stars
2018-08 08/01/2019 95.05 four stars
2017-08 09/01/2018 92.98 four stars
2016-08 02/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 90.57 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 84.40 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 86.73 three stars
2013-08 10/01/2014 85.89 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 75-1999200
Name in IRS Master File HIGHLAND PARK ISD EDUCATION FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (922) Endowment fund or financial services
(59) Other school related activities
(40) Scholarships (other)
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, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,059 2.23% Lauren Holloway Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$154,054 2.55% Jan Peterson Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Highland Park Education Foundation (TX) 95.05 four stars
USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation (NY) 92.74 four stars
Big Shoulders Fund (IL) 97.87 four stars
American Friends of The Tel Aviv University (NY) 98.23 four stars
The Public Education Foundation (NV) 92.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Highland Park Education Foundation
4201 Grassmere Lane
Dallas, TX 75205
tel: (214) 780-4060
fax: (214) 780-3064
EIN: 75-1999200

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Board Leadership

Dallas Cothrum
President

CEO

Lauren Holloway Lauren Holloway Lauren Holloway
Executive Director

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