EIN 91-0161095

The Bush School

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
329
Year formed
1931
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
The Bush School is an independent, coeducational day school located in Seattle, Washington enrolling 630 students in grades K–12. The mission of The Bush School is to spark in students of diverse backgrounds and talents a passion for learning, accomplishment, and contribution to their communities. Helen Bush–Parkside, as it was then known, was coeducational through 6th grade. 7th through 12th grades were girls only. In 1970, the Upper School began accepting boys, and the school changed its name to The Bush School.
Total revenues
$31,213,281
2020
Total expenses
$24,966,139
2020
Total assets
$64,352,035
2020
Num. employees
329
2020

Program areas at The Bush School

The Bush School provides innovative experiential education to 674 students from Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade. Bush prepares students for a lifetime of learning, focusing on direct experiences, collaboration, and contribution to our local, national, and international communities. The Bush School is accredited by the Northwest Association of Independent Schools, National Association of Independent Schools, the Northwest Accreditation Commission, and the State of Washington.

Who funds The Bush School

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Morgan Stanley Global Impact Funding TrustUnrestricted General Support$935,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$304,750
Schwab Charitable FundEducation$243,730
...and 22 more grants received totalling $2,109,785

Personnel at The Bush School

NameTitleCompensation
Percy AbramHead of School$539,055
Robin BentleyAssis Head of Finance and Oper.$203,561
Sharon HurtDevelopment Director$166,769
Polly FredlundDirector of Admissions$174,415
James FranklinMiddle School Director$141,495
...and 9 more key personnel

Financials for The Bush School

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,283,542
Program services$24,387,029
Investment income and dividends$617,840
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$38,005
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$910
Net income from fundraising events$-94,430
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-19,615
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$31,213,281

Form 990s for The Bush School

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-05-14990View PDF
2016-062017-08-25990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
October 12, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
July 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $32,448 from Scholarship Fund for Rainier Scholars
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Ruettgers Family Charitable Foundation
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $138,057 from American Online Giving Foundation
September 1, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsK-12 schoolsCharities
Issues
Education
Characteristics
Conservation easementFundraising eventsNational levelEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
3400 E Harrison St
Seattle, WA 98112
Metro area
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
County
King County, WA
Website URL
bush.edu/ 
Phone
(206) 322-7978
Facebook page
TheBushSchool 
Twitter profile
@thebushschool 
IRS details
EIN
91-0161095
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1931
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
B24: Elementary School
NAICS code, primary
611110: Elementary and Secondary Schools
Parent/child status
Independent
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