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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

The Potter's House

Making Christ-centered education available to all children

one star

67.83

810 Van Raalte Drive, SW Grand Rapids, MI 49509
tel: (616) 241-5220   Web Site
EIN: 38-2372676

Board Leadership
Paul De Boer
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 67.83 one star
  Financial 93.39 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 55.00 one star
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Potter's House provides a Christ-centered education to children of all ethnic heritages and income levels, equipping them to serve God and society to their fullest potential. Students are offered an excellent academic program in an urban environment. Rooted in Biblical principles and values, students are encouraged to maintain a healthy spiritual, physical, social, and emotional life. Students and their families are challenged to grow in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We promote unity and reconciliation in the Roosevelt Park Community.

The Potter's House provides a Christ-centered education to children of all ethnic heritages and income levels, equipping them to serve God and society to their fullest potential. Students are offered an excellent academic program in an urban environment. Rooted in Biblical principles and values, students are encouraged to maintain a healthy spiritual, physical, social, and emotional life. Students and their families are challenged to grow in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We promote unity and reconciliation in the Roosevelt Park Community.

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Financial

four stars

93.39

Accountability & Transparency

one star

55.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
77.3%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.83
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Potter's House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Potter's House on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Potter's House (MI) 67.83 one star
Nativity School of Worcester (MA) 88.76 three stars
Akilah Institute for Women (NY) 85.00 three stars
Guadalupe School (UT) 94.28 four stars
Nativity Academy at Saint Boniface (KY) 90.11 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,802,983
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,802,983
   Program Service Revenue $1,293,008
Total Primary Revenue $6,095,991
   Other Revenue $226,009
TOTAL REVENUE $6,322,000
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,829,525
   Administrative Expenses $895,754
   Fundraising Expenses $488,415
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,213,694
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $108,306
   
Net Assets $11,022,096

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 $4,829,525 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 67.83 one star
2017-06 08/01/2018 75.37 two stars
2015-08 07/01/2016 82.28 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 82.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 82.73 three stars
2013-08 12/01/2014 86.54 three stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 85.35 three stars
2011-08 07/01/2012 82.03 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 80.61 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 10/01/2010 81.87 three stars
2008-08 08/01/2009 80.27 three stars
2007-08 08/01/2008 75.82 two stars
2006-08 04/01/2007 80.47 three stars
2005-08 06/01/2006 84.41 three stars
2004-08 06/01/2005 81.30 three stars
2003-08 03/01/2005 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 38-2372676
Name in IRS Master File POTTERS HOUSE
NTEE Code B25
NTEE Classification Secondary, High School
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
(6) Missionary activities
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 September, 1981
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
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Potter's House (MI) 67.83 one star
Community Partnership School (PA) 92.29 four stars
Nativity Prep Academy (CA) 90.03 four stars
Good Shepherd Nativity Mission School (LA) 88.22 three stars
Bethesda Academy (GA) 85.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Potter's House
810 Van Raalte Drive, SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49509
tel: (616) 241-5220
EIN: 38-2372676

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Board Leadership

Paul De Boer
President

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