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Catalyst Schools

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Catalyst Schools is a elementary school based in Chicago, IL that was founded in 2005. As of 2018 they had $21 million in revenue and $20 million in assets.

Catalyst Schools operate tuition free public grade schools committed to providing quality education for students and families in low income communities of Chicago. Catalyst Schools operate tuition-free public grade schools and high school committed to...

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Program areas at Catalyst Schools

Catalyst Schools partner with urban communities to offer college-preparatory K-12 education. Each child is given a rigorous academic program suited to his or her needs. In addition, Catalyst helps each child develop positive leadership traits that will help him or her be an asset and change agent in the community. Catalyst's goal is to provide a quality educational choice to families who experience the effects of economic difficulty and who have not been adequately served by existing educational institutions so their children will ultimately graduate from college. Catalyst has two campuses.Circle Rock Elementary School is a Kindergarten through 8th grade school, in the Austin neighborhood and opened in fall 2007, in a building that was purchased in fiscal year 2017. The school operates two classrooms at each grade level with approximately 520 students enrolled.Catalyst Maria Charter School is a Kindergarten through 12th grade school in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. The ...

Form 990s for Catalyst Schools

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Jul 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 19, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Aug 21, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Catalyst Schools

Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,525,379
Program services$19,214,090
Investment income and dividends$8,093
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-14,556
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$140,665
Total revenues$21,873,671

Vendors for Catalyst Schools

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2020-09-06
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-09-06
█████████ ████████Software2020-09-06
███████Content management system software2020-09-06
████ █████ ████ ██████Insurance2019-12-31
████ ████ █████████ ███████ ██ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
█████████ ████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
███ █████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$2,2072019-12-31
...and two more vendors

Personnel at Catalyst Schools

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Gordon HannonChief Executive Officer$172,639Oct. 3, 2020
Elizabeth Jamison-DunnPrincipal$115,895Oct. 3, 2020
████ ███████ ████████Principal and Associate Director-Sept. 1, 2019
███████ ██████Director of Administration / Principal-Oct. 3, 2020
██████ █████Director of Facilities and Operations-Oct. 3, 2020
███████ █████Director of Finance and Compliance$97,225Oct. 3, 2020
██████ ██████████Director of External Relations / Director of Mission and External Relations$104,346Oct. 3, 2020
██████ ██████████Director of External Relations-June 19, 2018
█████ ██████Director of Information Technology-Oct. 3, 2020
███████ █████Director of Administration$0Sept. 1, 2019
...and 24 more key personnel

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