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Communities In Schools of Jacksonville

Helping students choose success.

two stars

78.46

6261 Dupont Station Court Jacksonville, FL 32217
tel: (904) 344-3900   Web Site
EIN: 59-3027895

Board Leadership
Josh Woolsey
Board Chair

CEO
Leon Baxton
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.46 two stars
  Financial 76.19 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Communities In Schools (CIS) was founded in 1977 in New York to help adolescents stay in school and graduate from high school. Communities In Schools of Jacksonville grew out of the concerns of community leaders about the high social and financial costs related to the problem of dropouts in the local school system. Since its inception in 1990, Communities In Schools of Jacksonville has grown from one site at Jefferson Davis Middle School to serving more than 35 schools and reaching nearly 7,000 students annually through case management, after-school, mentoring, and literacy tutoring programs. Communities In Schools of Jacksonville is unique in its ability to link valuable resources with those students in danger of falling through the cracks, enabling them to successfully learn, stay in school and prepare for life.

Communities In Schools (CIS) was founded in 1977 in New York to help adolescents stay in school and graduate from high school. Communities In Schools of Jacksonville grew out of the concerns of community leaders about the high social and financial costs related to the problem of dropouts in the local school system. Since its inception in 1990, Communities In Schools of Jacksonville has grown from one site at Jefferson Davis Middle School to serving more than 35 schools and reaching nearly 7,000 students annually through case management, after-school, mentoring, and literacy tutoring programs. Communities In Schools of Jacksonville is unique in its ability to link valuable resources with those students in danger of falling through the cracks, enabling them to successfully learn, stay in school and prepare for life.

Financial

two stars

76.19

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth 0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Communities In Schools of Jacksonville on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Communities In Schools of Jacksonville on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Communities In Schools of Jacksonville (FL) 78.46 two stars
REACH Prep (CT) 95.05 four stars
National Guard Youth Foundation (DC) 91.72 four stars
The TEAK Fellowship (NY) 96.04 four stars
Communities In Schools of Houston (TX) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,511,210
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,511,210
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,511,210
   Other Revenue $141,984
TOTAL REVENUE $7,653,194
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,760,641
   Administrative Expenses $696,928
   Fundraising Expenses $192,657
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,650,226
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,968
   
Net Assets $592,971

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
After School Programs $4,064,360 60.1%
Case Management $2,119,812 31.4%
Duval Reads $576,469 8.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 78.46 two stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 81.43 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 82.87 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 83.88 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 81.21 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.98 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 84.10 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 85.62 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 92.59 four stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 99.25 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 94.29 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 89.36 three stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 94.29 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.36 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 95.88 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 98.80 four stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 88.41 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 85.90 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 74.05 two stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 91.68 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 59-3027895
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF JACKSONVILLE
NTEE Code B95
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(480) Propose, support, or oppose legislation
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 January, 1991
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Communities In Schools of Jacksonville (FL) 78.46 two stars
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College Bound, St. Louis (MO) 87.83 three stars
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Legal Outreach (NY) 86.61 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Communities In Schools of Jacksonville
6261 Dupont Station Court
Jacksonville, FL 32217
tel: (904) 344-3900
fax: (904) 366-6360
EIN: 59-3027895

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Board Leadership

Josh Woolsey
Board Chair

CEO

Leon Baxton
Chief Executive Officer

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