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Eastside College Preparatory School

Closing the achievement gap that persists for low-income, minority students

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four stars

93.30

1041 Myrtle Street East Palo Alto, CA 94303
tel: (650) 688-0850   Web Site
EIN: 94-3187806

Board Leadership
Chris Bischof
Board President

CEO
Chris Bischof
Principal

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.30 four stars
  Financial 93.62 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Eastside College Preparatory School is an independent 6-12th grade school serving low-income students who will be the first generation in their family to go to college. All students attend tuition-free. The school's approach is geared toward one central mission: the enrollment of every graduate in a four-year college. Since Eastside was founded in 1996, 100% of Eastside's graduates have been admitted to four-year colleges across the country.

Eastside has a residential program for students who benefit from the safety, stability and structure it provides. Eastside students come predominantly from East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park, as well as from other educationally underserved Bay Area communities.

Eastside College Preparatory School is an independent 6-12th grade school serving low-income students who will be the first generation in their family to go to college. All students attend tuition-free. The school's approach is geared toward one central mission: the enrollment of every graduate in a four-year college. Since Eastside was founded in 1996, 100% of Eastside's graduates have been admitted to four-year colleges across the country.

Eastside has a residential program for students who benefit from the safety, stability and structure it provides. Eastside students come predominantly from East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park, as well as from other educationally underserved Bay Area communities.

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Financial

four stars

93.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.26
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Eastside College Preparatory School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Eastside College Preparatory School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Eastside College Preparatory School (CA) 93.30 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,900,935
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,900,935
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $10,900,935
   Other Revenue $2,362,292
TOTAL REVENUE $13,263,227
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,380,859
   Administrative Expenses $932,586
   Fundraising Expenses $557,377
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,870,822
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,392,405
   
Net Assets $135,140,674

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
Educating Students $7,380,859 100.0%

Ratings History
Eastside College Preparatory School has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 93.30 four stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 93.29 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 93.42 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 91.09 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.12 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 93.25 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2015 94.91 four stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 92.13 four stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 88.77 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 93.67 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.65 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 88.19 three stars
2007-08 06/01/2008 95.33 four stars
2006-08 04/01/2007 98.14 four stars
2005-08 11/01/2006 93.80 four stars
2004-08 05/01/2005 95.40 four stars
2003-08 12/01/2004 98.27 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 94-3187806
Name in IRS Master File EASTSIDE COLLEGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL INC
NTEE Code B25
NTEE Classification Secondary, High School
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (288) Other sports club
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 March, 1999
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
$150,208 1.69% Chris Bischof Principal

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Charity Contact Info

Eastside College Preparatory School
1041 Myrtle Street
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
tel: (650) 688-0850
fax: (650) 688-0859
EIN: 94-3187806

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Board Leadership

Chris Bischof
Board President

CEO

Chris Bischof
Principal

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