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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services (Grantmaking)

Classroom Central

Turning Pencils into Possibilities

100.00

2116 Wilkinson Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28208
tel: (704) 377-1740   Web Site
EIN: 03-0455618

Board Leadership
Bill Meeker
Chair

CEO
Karen Calder
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Classroom Central fosters equity in education by providing teachers and students with the free resources they need to succeed. Classroom Central envisions a world where every student has what they need to learn and every teacher feels valued and supported. When equipped with the proper supplies, we believe there's no limit to what children can achieve. Classroom Central serves high-poverty schools in six school districts: Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Gaston, Iredell-Statesville, Union, Kannapolis & Lancaster.

Classroom Central fosters equity in education by providing teachers and students with the free resources they need to succeed. Classroom Central envisions a world where every student has what they need to learn and every teacher feels valued and supported. When equipped with the proper supplies, we believe there's no limit to what children can achieve. Classroom Central serves high-poverty schools in six school districts: Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Gaston, Iredell-Statesville, Union, Kannapolis & Lancaster.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
95.4%
  Administrative Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth 22.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Classroom Central on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Classroom Central on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Classroom Central (NC) 100.00
AchieveMpls (MN) 91.43
Hillsborough Education Foundation (FL) 98.23
DonorsChoose (NY) 96.66
AdoptAClassroom.org (MN) 91.16

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,956,690
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,956,690
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,956,690
   Other Revenue $160,766
TOTAL REVENUE $9,117,456
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,981,079
   Administrative Expenses $107,454
   Fundraising Expenses $199,849
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,288,382
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,829,074
   
Net Assets $7,169,963

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
Donated Supplies to Teachers $5,981,079 100.0%

Ratings History
Classroom Central has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2021 100.00
2018-06 07/01/2019 98.23
2017-06 08/01/2018 94.74
2016-06 08/01/2017 90.71
2015-06 11/01/2016 86.84
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.43
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.81
2013-06 08/01/2014 88.66
2012-06 04/01/2014 86.50

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 03-0455618
Name in IRS Master File CLASSROOM CENTRAL INC
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 July, 2002
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,851 2.20% Karen Calder Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Classroom Central (NC) 100.00
DonorsChoose (NY) 96.66
A Gift for Teaching (FL) 91.16
Crayons to Classrooms (OH) 98.33
AdoptAClassroom.org (MN) 91.16

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Charity Contact Info

Classroom Central
2116 Wilkinson Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28208
tel: (704) 377-1740
EIN: 03-0455618

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Board Leadership

Bill Meeker
Chair

CEO

Karen Calder
Executive Director

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