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Bible in the Schools

Providing Bible history education to public schools

three stars

88.41

243 Signal Mountain Road Suite 113
Chattanooga, TN 37405
tel: (423) 648-0500   Web Site
EIN: 62-0523361

Board Leadership
Tom Glenn
Chairman

CEO
Cathy Scott
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.41 three stars
  Financial 93.40 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Bible in the Schools provides Bible history education to public schools. Bible in the Schools aims to enrich the next generation with the wisdom and knowledge of the Bible by developing curriculum, training, and financial resources for elective, for-credit courses in Bible history, using the Bible as a text, taught in a controlled curriculum by trained and certified middle and high school teachers employed by the Hamilton County Department of education. Teachers are employees of Hamilton County Department of Education, and Bible in the Schools reimburses HCDE for teacher salaries and benefits.

Bible in the Schools provides Bible history education to public schools. Bible in the Schools aims to enrich the next generation with the wisdom and knowledge of the Bible by developing curriculum, training, and financial resources for elective, for-credit courses in Bible history, using the Bible as a text, taught in a controlled curriculum by trained and certified middle and high school teachers employed by the Hamilton County Department of education. Teachers are employees of Hamilton County Department of Education, and Bible in the Schools reimburses HCDE for teacher salaries and benefits.

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Financial

four stars

93.40

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 10/01/2020 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)
79.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.30
  Program Expenses Growth 16.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bible in the Schools on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bible in the Schools on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bible in the Schools (TN) 88.41 three stars
Junior Achievement of New Jersey (NJ) 85.54 three stars
Jones Valley Teaching Farm (AL) 85.93 three stars
Junior Achievement of Central Maryland (MD) 89.24 three stars
LA Promise Fund (CA) 93.56 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,964,555
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,964,555
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,964,555
   Other Revenue $52,535
TOTAL REVENUE $2,017,090
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,578,314
   Administrative Expenses $192,090
   Fundraising Expenses $213,673
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,984,077
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $33,013
   
Net Assets $2,220,529

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
Reimbursement of Educational Expenses $1,578,314 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-07 10/01/2020 88.41 three stars
2018-07 07/01/2019 90.89 four stars
2017-07 07/01/2018 87.10 three stars
2016-07 04/01/2017 85.68 three stars
2015-07 06/01/2016 84.07 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 62-0523361
Name in IRS Master File PUBLIC SCHOOL BIBLE STUDY COMMITTEE
NTEE Code B20
NTEE Classification Elementary, Secondary Education, K - 12
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 January, 1956
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2018
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$73,920 3.72% Cathy Scott President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bible in the Schools (TN) 88.41 three stars
Junior Achievement of Central Virginia (VA) 93.38 four stars
Young Women's Preparatory Network (TX) 90.54 four stars
Junior Achievement of Georgia (GA) 98.18 four stars
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay (FL) 89.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bible in the Schools
243 Signal Mountain Road
Suite 113
Chattanooga, TN 37405
tel: (423) 648-0500
EIN: 62-0523361

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 4228
Chattanooga, TN 37405

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Board Leadership

Tom Glenn
Chairman

CEO

Cathy Scott
President

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