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Education : Special Education

Weingarten Children's Center

Developing auditory, language, speech, and cognitive skills in deaf children

three stars

82.72

3518 Jefferson Avenue Redwood City, CA 94062
tel: (650) 365-7500   Web Site
EIN: 94-1706320

Board Leadership
Ken Levinson
President

CEO
William Doyle
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.72 three stars
  Financial 80.72 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Weingarten Children's Center (formerly Jean Weingarten Peninsula Oral School for the Deaf and currently legally incorporated as the Foundation for Hearing Research)) is a not-for-profit, state accredited non-public school teaching children with hearing loss to listen, think and talk through intensive speech/language therapy and the development of listening skills. Established in 1967, our program focuses on the development of auditory, language, speech and cognitive skills in children with hearing aids and cochlear implants.

Weingarten Children's Center (formerly Jean Weingarten Peninsula Oral School for the Deaf and currently legally incorporated as the Foundation for Hearing Research)) is a not-for-profit, state accredited non-public school teaching children with hearing loss to listen, think and talk through intensive speech/language therapy and the development of listening skills. Established in 1967, our program focuses on the development of auditory, language, speech and cognitive skills in children with hearing aids and cochlear implants.

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Financial

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80.72

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.11
  Program Expenses Growth -6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Weingarten Children's Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Weingarten Children's Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Weingarten Children's Center (CA) 82.72 three stars
Lee Pesky Learning Center (ID) 89.42 three stars
Tucker-Maxon Oral School (OR) 86.89 three stars
Learning Ally (NJ) 87.80 three stars
National Center for Learning Disabilities (DC) 93.70 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $619,529
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $153,430
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $772,959
   Program Service Revenue $1,153,575
Total Primary Revenue $1,926,534
   Other Revenue $136,342
TOTAL REVENUE $2,062,876
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,582,825
   Administrative Expenses $343,522
   Fundraising Expenses $36,603
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,962,950
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $99,926
   
Net Assets $2,470,666

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 82.72 three stars
2017-06 12/21/2018 73.61 two stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 81.15 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 79.68 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.14 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.77 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 80.15 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 83.62 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 85.05 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 80.65 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 72.16 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 66.94 one star
2008-06 03/01/2010 87.47 three stars
2007-06 12/01/2008 68.64 one star
2006-06 09/01/2007 81.53 three stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 88.88 three stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 83.03 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 94-1706320
Name in IRS Master File FOUNDATION FOR HEARING RESEARCH INC
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 (46) Private school
(31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
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 June, 1970
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,006 4.58% Michael Mckechnie Interim CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$108,292 5.51% Jennifer Aguilar Director of Student Services

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Weingarten Children's Center (CA) 82.72 three stars
Eye to Eye (NY) 91.75 four stars
Lee Pesky Learning Center (ID) 89.42 three stars
Little Light House (OK) 96.33 four stars
National Center for Learning Disabilities (DC) 93.70 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Weingarten Children's Center
3518 Jefferson Avenue
Redwood City, CA 94062
tel: (650) 365-7500
fax: (650) 365-7557
EIN: 94-1706320

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Board Leadership

Ken Levinson
President

CEO

William Doyle
Executive Director

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