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Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech

Providing children who are deaf and hard of hearing with the listening, learning and spoken language skills they need.

three stars

86.65

45 Round Hill Road Northampton, MA 01060
tel: (413) 584-3450   Web Site
EIN: 04-2104008

Board Leadership
Hugh Babowal
Chair

CEO
Cahterin Bartlett
Interim President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.65 three stars
  Financial 82.91 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

82.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.09
  Program Expenses Growth -6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech (MA) 86.65 three stars
Blind Children's Learning Center (CA) 88.94 three stars
Little Light House (OK) 94.06 four stars
St. Rita School for the Deaf (OH) 88.34 three stars
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 89.39 three stars

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Clarke provides children who are deaf and hard of hearing with the listening, learning and spoken language skills they need to succeed. Annually, more than 800 children and their families benefit from programs and services at our five campus locations: Boston, Jacksonville, New York City, Northampton and Philadelphia. Clarke impacts the lives of children and adults through educational and early childhood programs, hearing services, mainstream services, research, curriculum development and the teachers and professionals trained by Clarke who take their special skills to all parts of the world.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,011,755
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $383,650
Total Contributions $2,395,405
   Program Service Revenue $6,572,181
Total Primary Revenue $8,967,586
   Other Revenue $1,535,357
TOTAL REVENUE $10,502,943
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,478,359
   Administrative Expenses $1,592,948
   Fundraising Expenses $944,270
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,015,577
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-512,634
   
Net Assets $29,187,106

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
School Programs $3,919,125 46.2%
Mainstream Services $2,747,136 32.4%
Early Intervention Programs $1,812,098 21.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 86.65 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.19 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 78.66 two stars
2012-06 04/01/2014 80.95 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 80.32 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 82.29 three stars
2010-06 08/01/2012 83.10 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 82.63 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 70.61 two stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 88.77 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 91.18 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 94.57 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 86.34 three stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 84.22 three stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 95.78 four stars
2002-06 02/01/2004 95.75 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 04-2104008
Name in IRS Master File CLARKE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
NTEE Code B28
NTEE Classification Specialized Education Institutions
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 April, 1938
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$180,314 1.63% William Corwin President

Clarke provides children who are deaf and hard of hearing with the listening, learning and spoken language skills they need to succeed. Annually, more than 800 children and their families benefit from programs and services at our five campus locations: Boston, Jacksonville, New York City, Northampton and Philadelphia. Clarke impacts the lives of children and adults through educational and early childhood programs, hearing services, mainstream services, research, curriculum development and the teachers and professionals trained by Clarke who take their special skills to all parts of the world.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech (MA) 86.65 three stars
Eye to Eye (NY) 86.81 three stars
The Parish School (TX) 87.67 three stars
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NY) 89.39 three stars
Challenged Child & Friends (GA) 85.38 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech
45 Round Hill Road
Northampton, MA 01060
tel: (413) 584-3450
fax: (413) 587-0383
TTY: (413) 584-3450
EIN: 04-2104008

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Board Leadership

Hugh Babowal
Chair

CEO

Cahterin Bartlett
Interim President

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