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Lee Pesky Learning Center

We specialize in providing solutions for people who think and learn differently.

three stars

87.34

3324 Elder Street Boise, ID 83705
tel: (208) 333-0008   Web Site
EIN: 13-3878574

Board Leadership
Michael Shaugnessy, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Evelyn Johnson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.34 three stars
  Financial 83.99 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

83.99

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.86
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lee Pesky Learning Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lee Pesky Learning Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lee Pesky Learning Center (ID) 87.34 three stars
Challenged Child & Friends (GA) 85.38 three stars
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NY) 89.39 three stars
The Brookwood Community (TX) 90.05 four stars
Blind Children's Learning Center (CA) 88.94 three stars

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Lee Pesky Learning Center (LPLC) strengthens literacy (reading, writing, and math) in the community with an emphasis on helping those with learning disabilities. We achieve our mission by providing research-based assessment, academic instruction, and counseling to individuals and small groups; consultation and training to schools and educators to improve the literacy of all children; and literacy resources (books, curricula, classes, tools) to children, families, and communities. We provide one-on-one evaluation and academic intervention for individuals with learning differences at offices in Boise, Caldwell, Hailey, and Ketchum. We partner with schools to provide special academic intervention programs for children who are at risk of educational failure.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $772,214
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $25,335
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $797,549
   Program Service Revenue $762,555
Total Primary Revenue $1,560,104
   Other Revenue $4,671
TOTAL REVENUE $1,564,775
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,103,659
   Administrative Expenses $195,802
   Fundraising Expenses $148,085
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,447,546
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $117,229
   
Net Assets $1,177,276

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
Assessments, Instruction, & Counseling $705,970 64.0%
Training and Consultation $198,116 18.0%
Grants $199,573 18.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 87.34 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.37 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 83.36 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 81.72 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 80.65 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 91.31 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 83.54 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 81.46 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 67.81 one star
2008-06 02/01/2010 76.39 two stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 77.79 two stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 87.15 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 88.16 three stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 84.89 three stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 81.02 three 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 13-3878574
Name in IRS Master File LEE PESKY LEARNING CENTER INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 December, 1996
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
$90,652 6.26% Evelyn Johnson Executive Director

Lee Pesky Learning Center (LPLC) strengthens literacy (reading, writing, and math) in the community with an emphasis on helping those with learning disabilities. We achieve our mission by providing research-based assessment, academic instruction, and counseling to individuals and small groups; consultation and training to schools and educators to improve the literacy of all children; and literacy resources (books, curricula, classes, tools) to children, families, and communities. We provide one-on-one evaluation and academic intervention for individuals with learning differences at offices in Boise, Caldwell, Hailey, and Ketchum. We partner with schools to provide special academic intervention programs for children who are at risk of educational failure.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lee Pesky Learning Center (ID) 87.34 three stars
Blind Children's Learning Center (CA) 88.94 three stars
Eye to Eye (NY) 86.81 three stars
Challenged Child & Friends (GA) 85.38 three stars
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 89.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lee Pesky Learning Center
3324 Elder Street
Boise, ID 83705
tel: (208) 333-0008
EIN: 13-3878574

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Board Leadership

Michael Shaugnessy, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Evelyn Johnson
Executive Director

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