EIN 42-0752666

Pella Christian Grade School

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Pella Christian Grade School offers excellent academic training rooted in God's infallible word, challenging students to develop their individual God-given gifts for a life of service in God's kingdom. With a preschool program that serves about 105 students annually and options for 2-day preschool, 3-day preschool, 4-day preschool or 3-day pre-kindergarten, our school is an extension of the home and church as we teach students about God's world in every way possible. Our education includes 181 days of instructional Christian education for 351 students from kindergarten through eighth grade.
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Program areas at Pella Christian Grade School

Education - Pella Christian Grade School provides 181 days of instructional Christian education for 351 students in kindergarten through eighth Grade. We consider ourselves an extension of the home and church as we teach students about god's world in every subject of every day. Our mission is to challenge students to develop their individual gifts for a life of service in god's kingdom.
Preschool - our preschool program annually serves about 105 students from the Pella area. Parents have options for 2-day preschool, 3-day preschool, 4-day preschool or 3-day pre-kindergarten. Our preschool program takes place in a house on 909 franklin st., in Pella. Our pre-kindergarten program takes place within the Pella Christian Grade School facility. Our mission is to "offer a secure, loving, Christian environment where each child can develop spiritually, physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually through curriculum rooted in god's word."
Bus service - Pella Christian Grade School utilizes ten bus routes to transport students from their homes to School each morning and from School to their homes after School for each of the 181 days of School. Eight of the ten buses travel outside of the district to bring students in from about a 45 mile radius. Our transportation director is the immediate supervisor of all bus services.
Food service - our food service program offers to serve hot lunch to the students each day of School. A reimbursable meal contains a healthy variety of foods. Five food choices are given while students must choose three. The food service program is federally funded. Activity fund - provides extra curricular activities for the students of the School.

Who funds Pella Christian Grade School

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Heart of Iowa School Tuition OrganizationTo Provide Student Scholarships$250,531
Pella Christian High School SocietyEducation$65,627
Vermeer Charitable FoundationEducation$62,000
...and 8 more grants received

Personnel at Pella Christian Grade School

Ben DirksenPK - 8 Principal
Dr. Dan ZylstraHead of Schools
Mr. Kevin Herdegen9 - 12 Principal
Gomez, RebeccaSpanish Immersion Director Administration
Mrs. Brenda HuismanPreschool Teacher and Extended Care Director
...and 11 more key personnel

Financials for Pella Christian Grade School

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,322,634
Program services$3,544,642
Investment income and dividends$210,073
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$571,307
Net income from fundraising events$6,486
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$5,655,142

Form 990s for Pella Christian Grade School

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062022-11-30990View PDF
2021-062021-11-11990View PDF
2020-062021-02-19990View PDF
2019-062020-01-10990View PDF
2018-062018-12-22990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
July 14, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
July 4, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
May 29, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 7 new personnel
May 13, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $15,000 from Vanden Bosch Foundation
November 13, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
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General information
216 Liberty St
Pella, IA 50219
Marion County, IA
Website URL
(641) 628-2414
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B24: Elementary School
NAICS code, primary
611110: Elementary and Secondary Schools
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