Disable all preview features

Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Classroom, Inc.

Engaging students. Supporting teachers.

three stars

87.65

123 William Street Suite 1201
New York, NY 10038
tel: (800) 258-0640   Web Site
EIN: 13-3666846

Board Leadership
Lewis W. Bernard
Chair

CEO
Lisa Holton
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.65 three stars
  Financial 83.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Classroom, Inc.'s innovative curriculum engages students with the greatest needs and helps them develop academic skills essential for success in school and the workplace. Since 1991, our programs have been in over 700 sites in 15 states, and we have served over 600,000 students. Classroom, Inc.'s content-rich instructional programs turn classrooms into learning environments that motivate students through innovative teaching methods and materials based on the idea that young people learn better when they are compelled by their work. We develop computer software simulations that place students in virtual workplaces, create print curriculum materials corresponding to each simulation, and provide a comprehensive professional development program that helps teachers to effectively integrate our curriculum into their classroom instruction.

Classroom, Inc.'s innovative curriculum engages students with the greatest needs and helps them develop academic skills essential for success in school and the workplace. Since 1991, our programs have been in over 700 sites in 15 states, and we have served over 600,000 students. Classroom, Inc.'s content-rich instructional programs turn classrooms into learning environments that motivate students through innovative teaching methods and materials based on the idea that young people learn better when they are compelled by their work. We develop computer software simulations that place students in virtual workplaces, create print curriculum materials corresponding to each simulation, and provide a comprehensive professional development program that helps teachers to effectively integrate our curriculum into their classroom instruction.

Financial

three stars

83.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
69.6%
  Administrative Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.38
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Classroom, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Classroom, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Classroom, Inc. (NY) 87.65 three stars
Communities in Schools of Charlotte Mecklenburg, Inc. (NC) 92.07 four stars
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (WI) 92.74 four stars
Junior Achievement of Chicago (IL) 88.68 three stars
The SEED Foundation (DC) 89.48 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,659,909
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,157,436
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $258,892
Total Contributions $5,076,237
   Program Service Revenue $26,525
Total Primary Revenue $5,102,762
   Other Revenue $-56,482
TOTAL REVENUE $5,046,280
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,180,179
   Administrative Expenses $820,866
   Fundraising Expenses $642,808
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,643,853
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $402,427
   
Net Assets $6,770,479

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
Support to Schools $1,935,689 60.9%
Curriculum Development $848,204 26.7%
Research and Assessment $396,286 12.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 87.65 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 90.62 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 86.12 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 86.31 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.53 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 83.58 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 83.66 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 89.32 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 79.33 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 12/22/2010 68.78 one star
2009-06 05/01/2010 77.85 two stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 85.12 three stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 83.52 three stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 76.93 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 73.48 two stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 69.32 one star
2003-06 05/01/2004 87.67 three stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 95.66 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 98.06 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 13-3666846
Name in IRS Master File CLASSROOM INC
NTEE Code B60
NTEE Classification Adult, Continuing Education
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(149) Other instruction and training
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 August, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$263,615 5.67% Lisa Holton President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Classroom, Inc. (NY) 87.65 three stars
Junior Achievement of South Dakota (SD) 87.17 three stars
Junior Achievement of Greater Washington (DC) 89.92 three stars
Junior Achievement of Washington (WA) 86.48 three stars
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 91.45 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

Classroom, Inc.
123 William Street
Suite 1201
New York, NY 10038
tel: (800) 258-0640
fax: (212) 481-7178
EIN: 13-3666846

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Lewis W. Bernard
Chair

CEO

Lisa Holton
President

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.