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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Esperanza Academy

Inspiring our students to become active learners and responsible global citizens

three stars

83.65

198 Garden Street Lawrence, MA 01840
tel: (978) 686-4673   Web Site
EIN: 73-1722348

Board Leadership
Sarah Bankson Newton
President

CEO
Jadihel Taveras
Head of School

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.65 three stars
  Financial 79.67 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Esperanza Academy is a tuition-free, independent middle school in the Episcopal tradition welcoming girls of diverse faiths, races and cultures from Lawrence, Massachusetts. Our mission is to inspire our students to become active learners and responsible global citizens. We empower and prepare our girls to meet challenges with courage, integrity, and respect.

Esperanza Academy is a tuition-free, independent middle school in the Episcopal tradition welcoming girls of diverse faiths, races and cultures from Lawrence, Massachusetts. Our mission is to inspire our students to become active learners and responsible global citizens. We empower and prepare our girls to meet challenges with courage, integrity, and respect.

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Financial

two stars

79.67

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
72.4%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.05
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Esperanza Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Esperanza Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Esperanza Academy (MA) 83.65 three stars
The East Harlem School at Exodus House (NY) 92.87 four stars
Gottesman RTW Academy (NJ) 89.24 three stars
Denver Street School (CO) 85.88 three stars
Nativity Prep Academy (CA) 90.03 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,635,159
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $316,381
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $41,322
Total Contributions $1,992,862
   Program Service Revenue $17,484
Total Primary Revenue $2,010,346
   Other Revenue $42,533
TOTAL REVENUE $2,052,879
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,427,148
   Administrative Expenses $211,856
   Fundraising Expenses $292,601
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,931,605
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $121,274
   
Net Assets $4,046,007

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
Tuition-Free Middle School $1,427,148 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 83.65 three stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 84.79 three stars
2017-06 09/03/2019 87.94 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 73-1722348
Name in IRS Master File ESPERANZA ACADEMY INC
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 December, 2005
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$68,650 3.55% Jadihel Taveras Head of School
Other Salaries of Note
$101,901 5.27% Shelley Reese Director Of Development

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Esperanza Academy (MA) 83.65 three stars
Fugees Family (GA) 88.48 three stars
Beacon Academy (MA) 92.20 four stars
The East Harlem School at Exodus House (NY) 92.87 four stars
Gesu School (PA) 94.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Esperanza Academy
198 Garden Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
tel: (978) 686-4673
fax: (978) 681-1591
EIN: 73-1722348

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Board Leadership

Sarah Bankson Newton
President

CEO

Jadihel Taveras
Head of School

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