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Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis

Junior Achievement Sparks Student Success

four stars

90.87

17339 North Outer 40 Road Chesterfield, MO 63005
tel: (800) 342-7119   Web Site
EIN: 43-0652112

Board Leadership
Jim Runnels
Chair

CEO
Lori Jacob
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.87 four stars
  Financial 87.45 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1943, Junior Achievement of St. Louis seeks to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Our volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential. With the help of more than 7,500 volunteers, JA students develop the skills they need to experience the realities and opportunities of work and entrepreneurship in the 21st-century global marketplace.

Founded in 1943, Junior Achievement of St. Louis seeks to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Our volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential. With the help of more than 7,500 volunteers, JA students develop the skills they need to experience the realities and opportunities of work and entrepreneurship in the 21st-century global marketplace.

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Financial

three stars

87.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.09
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis (MO) 90.87 four stars
Junior Achievement of San Diego and Imperial Counties (CA) 87.64 three stars
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 93.86 four stars
The Education Fund (FL) 86.44 three stars
Junior Achievement of South Dakota (SD) 87.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,102,324
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $840,228
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,942,552
   Program Service Revenue $202,457
Total Primary Revenue $3,145,009
   Other Revenue $164,172
TOTAL REVENUE $3,309,181
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,821,753
   Administrative Expenses $379,801
   Fundraising Expenses $332,834
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,534,388
   
Payments to Affiliates $113,184
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-225,207
   
Net Assets $7,403,256

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
Elementary School Program $1,051,655 37.3%
Capstone Program $871,013 30.9%
Middle Grades Program $459,042 16.3%

Ratings History
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 90.87 four stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 94.40 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 92.25 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 91.89 four stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.96 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 86.64 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 43-0652112
Name in IRS Master File JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF GREATER ST LOUIS
NTEE Code Q32
NTEE Classification International Economic Development
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT USA
Ruling Date May, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$232,136 6.56% Lori Jacob President and CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis (MO) 90.87 four stars
GPS Education Partners (WI) 88.89 three stars
Bible in the Schools (TN) 90.89 four stars
Junior Achievement of Central Virginia (VA) 88.81 three stars
Constitutional Rights Foundation (CA) 90.53 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis
17339 North Outer 40 Road
Chesterfield, MO 63005
tel: (800) 342-7119
fax: (636) 728-0708
EIN: 43-0652112

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Board Leadership

Jim Runnels
Chair

CEO

Lori Jacob
President

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