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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Denver Street School

Bringing hope to Denver's at-risk youth

three stars

88.99

1380 Ammons Street Lakewood, CO 80214
tel: (303) 860-1702   Web Site
EIN: 84-1216351

Board Leadership
Ann Paneitz
Chairman

CEO
Tom Tillapaugh
Founder, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.99 three stars
  Financial 88.99 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1985 by Tom Tillapaugh, The Denver Street School (DSS) is a Christian alternative high school primarily serving the troubled and at-risk youth of the Denver metropolitan area. DSS offers struggling students a second chance to earn a high school diploma through a fully accredited program in a small classroom setting. We believe that a quality education is the most effective approach to transforming many underprivileged members of our society into productive citizens, and serves the population of students in Metro Denver that have struggled with, dropped-out or been expelled from the public school system, helping them toward self-sufficiency through education.

Founded in 1985 by Tom Tillapaugh, The Denver Street School (DSS) is a Christian alternative high school primarily serving the troubled and at-risk youth of the Denver metropolitan area. DSS offers struggling students a second chance to earn a high school diploma through a fully accredited program in a small classroom setting. We believe that a quality education is the most effective approach to transforming many underprivileged members of our society into productive citizens, and serves the population of students in Metro Denver that have struggled with, dropped-out or been expelled from the public school system, helping them toward self-sufficiency through education.

Financial

three stars

88.99

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.04
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Denver Street School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Denver Street School on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Denver Street School (CO) 88.99 three stars
Gottesman RTW Academy (NJ) 89.19 three stars
Harlem Academy (NY) 91.71 four stars
Bethesda Academy (GA) 86.29 three stars
Marian Middle School (MO) 90.04 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $885,750
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $885,750
   Program Service Revenue $36,325
Total Primary Revenue $922,075
   Other Revenue $91,956
TOTAL REVENUE $1,014,031
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,032,031
   Administrative Expenses $65,098
   Fundraising Expenses $88,835
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,185,964
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-171,933
   
Net Assets $46,882

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
Classroom Activity $1,032,031 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 88.99 three stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 89.69 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.56 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 89.64 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 82.55 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 75.62 two stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 75.51 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 69.25 one star
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 59.18 one star
2009-06 06/01/2010 73.45 two stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 78.17 two stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 89.18 three stars
2006-06 12/15/2006 85.83 three stars
2005-06 02/01/2006 67.73 one star
2004-06 03/01/2005 71.61 two 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 84-1216351
Name in IRS Master File DENVER STREET SCHOOL
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
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 July, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$49,200 4.14% Thomas Tillapaugh Executive Director $2,250

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Denver Street School (CO) 88.99 three stars
Street School (OK) 97.66 four stars
Nativity Academy at Saint Boniface (KY) 89.42 three stars
City Academy (MO) 86.36 three stars
Harlem Academy (NY) 91.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Denver Street School
1380 Ammons Street
Lakewood, CO 80214
tel: (303) 860-1702
fax: (303) 942-6055
EIN: 84-1216351

Mail donations to:
PO Box 140069
Denver, CO 80214

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Board Leadership

Ann Paneitz
Chairman

CEO

Tom Tillapaugh
Founder, Executive Director

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