Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization

Awarding scholarships to students attending Christian schools in Arizona

four stars

90.48

P.O. Box 6580 Chandler, AZ 85246
tel: (480) 820-0403   Web Site
EIN: 86-0931047

Board Leadership
Scott Saunders
President

CEO
Steve Yarbrough
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.48 four stars
  Financial 92.25 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since it began in 1998, Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization (ACSTO) has awarded scholarships to more than 19,000 students attending 150 Arizona Christian schools. Over 50,000 visionary Arizona taxpayers have made this possible by donating to ACSTO, and taking advantage of Arizona's unique opportunity to receive a dollar-for-dollar credit against their Arizona state income tax. The goal of ACSTO is to further Christian education by effectively implementing the provisions of the Arizona private school tuition tax credit law for the benefit of Christian school students and their families.

Since it began in 1998, Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization (ACSTO) has awarded scholarships to more than 19,000 students attending 150 Arizona Christian schools. Over 50,000 visionary Arizona taxpayers have made this possible by donating to ACSTO, and taking advantage of Arizona's unique opportunity to receive a dollar-for-dollar credit against their Arizona state income tax. The goal of ACSTO is to further Christian education by effectively implementing the provisions of the Arizona private school tuition tax credit law for the benefit of Christian school students and their families.

Financial

four stars

92.25

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
92.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,280,606
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $21,280,606
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $21,280,606
   Other Revenue $17,195
TOTAL REVENUE $21,297,801
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,080,933
   Administrative Expenses $976,370
   Fundraising Expenses $480,214
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,537,517
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,760,284
   
Net Assets $11,157,326

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$98,241 0.59% Steven B. Yarbrough Executive Director, Co-Founder

Mission

Since it began in 1998, Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization (ACSTO) has awarded scholarships to more than 19,000 students attending 150 Arizona Christian schools. Over 50,000 visionary Arizona taxpayers have made this possible by donating to ACSTO, and taking advantage of Arizona's unique opportunity to receive a dollar-for-dollar credit against their Arizona state income tax. The goal of ACSTO is to further Christian education by effectively implementing the provisions of the Arizona private school tuition tax credit law for the benefit of Christian school students and their families.

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Charity Contact Info

Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization
P.O. Box 6580
Chandler, AZ 85246
tel: (480) 820-0403
fax: (480) 820-2027
EIN: 86-0931047

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Board Leadership

Scott Saunders
President

CEO

Steve Yarbrough
Executive Director