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Tucker-Maxon Oral School

Where every child has a voice

three stars

86.89

2860 Southeast Holgate Boulevard Portland, OR 97202
tel: (503) 235-6551   Web Site
EIN: 93-0391592

Board Leadership
Jennifer Lootens
President

CEO
Glen Glibert
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.89 three stars
  Financial 85.08 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Tucker-Maxon Oral School began in 1947 as a school where children with hearing loss learned to talk. Today we educate children with typical hearing and children with hearing loss together in small, collaborative classes. Our students who are deaf do not use sign language. Instead, with the help of digital hearing aids, cochlear implants, early diagnosis, and early intervention, our students who are deaf learn to speak and listen very well. The school operates three primary programs including the school for deaf and hearing children, a graduate program preparing teachers of deaf children, and the Technology Center for Oral Education.

The Tucker-Maxon Oral School began in 1947 as a school where children with hearing loss learned to talk. Today we educate children with typical hearing and children with hearing loss together in small, collaborative classes. Our students who are deaf do not use sign language. Instead, with the help of digital hearing aids, cochlear implants, early diagnosis, and early intervention, our students who are deaf learn to speak and listen very well. The school operates three primary programs including the school for deaf and hearing children, a graduate program preparing teachers of deaf children, and the Technology Center for Oral Education.

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Financial

three stars

85.08

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tucker-Maxon Oral School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tucker-Maxon Oral School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person)
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To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
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The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders
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We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tucker-Maxon Oral School (OR) 86.89 three stars
Lee Pesky Learning Center (ID) 89.42 three stars
The Parish School (TX) 93.74 four stars
The Brookwood Community (TX) 85.49 three stars
Sisu of Georgia (GA) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $717,905
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $39,104
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $757,009
   Program Service Revenue $1,149,503
Total Primary Revenue $1,906,512
   Other Revenue $145,049
TOTAL REVENUE $2,051,561
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,522,612
   Administrative Expenses $165,942
   Fundraising Expenses $216,385
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,904,939
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $146,622
   
Net Assets $1,344,798

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
Elementary $830,762 54.6%
Preschool $532,274 34.9%
Early Intervention $159,576 10.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 86.89 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 86.33 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2017 81.40 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 81.49 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 77.16 two stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 77.16 two stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 78.66 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 75.77 two stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 79.35 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.60 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 82.62 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 65.58 one star
2007-06 10/01/2008 69.40 one star
2006-06 05/01/2007 67.59 one star
2005-06 09/01/2006 74.24 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 80.10 three stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 90.18 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 93-0391592
Name in IRS Master File TUCKER MAXON SCHOOL
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (46) Private school
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 November, 1948
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,804 6.70% Glen Gilbert Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tucker-Maxon Oral School (OR) 86.89 three stars
Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) (KY) 93.26 four stars
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 93.16 four stars
Sisu of Georgia (GA) 90.58 four stars
Eye to Eye (NY) 91.75 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Tucker-Maxon Oral School
2860 Southeast Holgate Boulevard
Portland, OR 97202
tel: (503) 235-6551
fax: (503) 235-6973
EIN: 93-0391592

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Board Leadership

Jennifer Lootens
President

CEO

Glen Glibert
Executive Director

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