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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

University City Children's Center

What happens early in life lasts a lifetime

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three stars

85.48

6646 Vernon Avenue University City, MO 63130
tel: (314) 726-0148   Web Site
EIN: 43-0958608

Board Leadership
Sheryl Hicks
President

CEO
Stephen Zwolak
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.48 three stars
  Financial 92.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

University City Children's Center (UCCC) is committed to providing innovative, quality care and education to a racially, culturally, developmentally, and socio-economically diverse population of children between the ages of six weeks and six years in a nurturing environment that provides supportive services to families. University City Children's Center is a diverse, intentional early childhood community that respects and nurtures children and adults in a trusting culture of love, empathy, compassion, and joy that is guided by visionary leadership. An integral part of our mission and practice is developing partnerships and educational outreach to the larger St. Louis community.

University City Children's Center (UCCC) is committed to providing innovative, quality care and education to a racially, culturally, developmentally, and socio-economically diverse population of children between the ages of six weeks and six years in a nurturing environment that provides supportive services to families. University City Children's Center is a diverse, intentional early childhood community that respects and nurtures children and adults in a trusting culture of love, empathy, compassion, and joy that is guided by visionary leadership. An integral part of our mission and practice is developing partnerships and educational outreach to the larger St. Louis community.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of students who exhibit kindergarten readiness
20
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

four stars

92.24

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth 9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by University City Children's Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by University City Children's Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
University City Children's Center (MO) 85.48 three stars
Georgia Center for Child Advocacy (GA) 91.26 four stars
American Friends of Migdal Ohr (NY) 87.28 three stars
Friends of Chimbote (ND) 86.59 three stars
Charity Newsies (OH) 86.50 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $981,410
   Federated Campaigns $167,549
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $181,055
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $582,062
Total Contributions $1,912,076
   Program Service Revenue $1,958,515
Total Primary Revenue $3,870,591
   Other Revenue $-33,701
TOTAL REVENUE $3,836,890
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,313,557
   Administrative Expenses $399,131
   Fundraising Expenses $262,597
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,975,285
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-138,395
   
Net Assets $2,671,029

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
Daily Care for Children of Working Parents $2,382,859 71.9%
LUME $930,698 28.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 85.48 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.04 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 88.18 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.89 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 83.06 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 90.05 four 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 43-0958608
Name in IRS Master File UNIVERSITY CITY CHILDRENS CENTER
NTEE Code P33
NTEE Classification Child Day Care
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (574) Day care center
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1971
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$148,000 3.72% Steve Zwolak Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
University City Children's Center (MO) 85.48 three stars
The Children's Assessment Center Foundation (TX) 98.23 four stars
Orangewood Foundation (CA) 93.37 four stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida (FL) 90.46 four stars
Clothes To Kids (FL) 90.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

University City Children's Center
6646 Vernon Avenue
University City, MO 63130
tel: (314) 726-0148
fax: (314) 721-0939
EIN: 43-0958608

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Board Leadership

Sheryl Hicks
President

CEO

Stephen Zwolak
Executive Director

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