The King's Christian Academy / Lexington Park Christian School

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Summary

The King's Christian Academy is a college preparatory school committed to helping students achieve academic excellence in Pre-K through the 12th grade.


Contact information

Mailing address:
The King's Christian Academy
20738 Point Lookout Rd.
Callaway, MD 20620

Website: kingschristianacademy.org

Phone: 301-994-3080

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 521181790

CEO/President: James Harris

Chairman: Betsy Barreto

Board size: 11

Founder: group of parents

Ruling year: 1980

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 07/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2002


Purpose

VISION

Honor our Lord Jesus Christ by educating our students in His name and for His glory.
Provide a unique educational experience for our students for generations to come.
Be invaluable to parents and churches who want their children trained in harmony with their Biblical worldview.
Be prized by a community that esteems Christian character in its citizens.


Mission statement

The King's Christian Academy exists to help parents and churches educate their children in truth and righteousness with academic excellence based on the Biblical worldview for Christian character development.


Statement of faith

The following has been adopted as the official doctrinal position of The King's Christian Academy. All Biblical instruction shall be in conformity to these commonly held doctrines of historic Christianity. Denominational distinctive shall be left to the individual churches and shall not be taught within the school.

We believe in one God, Creator and Sustainer of all things - eternally existent in three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
We believe the Bible to be the only inspired, infallible, and authoritative Word of God.
We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, and in His substitutionary and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, and in His Ascension to the right hand of the Father.
We believe that man was created as a unique being in the image of God to have dominion over the earth, but man fell into sin and is, therefore, lost and only through regeneration by the Holy Spirit can salvation be obtained.
We believe that the shed blood of Jesus Christ and His resurrection provide the only ground for justification and salvation for all who believe, and only such as receive Jesus Christ are born of the Holy Spirit, and thus become believers.
We believe that the true church is composed of all such persons who, through saving faith in Jesus are born of the Holy Spirit, and thus become believers.
We believe in the personal and imminent return of our Lord Jesus Christ and that this blessed hope has a vital bearing on the personal life of the believer.
We believe in the bodily resurrection of the dead, of the believer to everlasting blessedness and joy with the Lord, of the unbeliever to judgment and everlasting punishment.

STATEMENT OF FAITH
The Bible is God's revelation to man and is our final authority in all areas of life.
God is the creator and sustainer of all things and in Him resides all truth and only as we know Him can we completely know anything. Col. 1: 16-17
Man is made in the image of God and created for His glory.
Because of man's depravity through sin he is inherently evil, and his only hope for restoration to God is through regeneration provided by Jesus Christ.
The primary responsibility for the education of a child lies with the parent.
The Christian school is an extension of the Christian home, and both work together in harmony with the Christian church.
The school is responsible to educate the total child - spiritually, mentally, physically, and socially; however, the primary responsibility of the school is for the intellectual development of the child.
Since all truth is God's truth, every subject must be taught from a Biblical prospective.
Students are responsible to submit to the authority of the school and to actively support its program.
The school has the responsibility of a Biblical stewardship of its authority.
The teacher represents the parent.
The school is responsible to civil authority unless contrary to the teachings of the Bible.
Since we are involved in a spiritual warfare, we must be prepared not only to combat ignorance but also deception and opposition.
All personnel involved in the entire curriculum must be thoroughly committed to the Christian philosophy of education, and thoroughly Christian in character.
We recognize the disciplinary aspect of education which is based on the Word of God, and which is necessary for good instruction and good learning to take place. This includes both reward and punishment.
The Biblical view of teaching is that the instructor has a directive posture in the class as opposed to a passive one.
As a Christian school, we recognize that we have supernatural resources through prayer and the Holy Spirit and that they must be given priority in the Administration of our schools.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: K-12 Schools/Academies

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating470 of 103317 of 40
Fund acquisition rating812 of 103535 of 40
Resource allocation rating254 of 10356 of 40
Asset utilization rating412 of 103316 of 40

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
13%97%173%173%125%120%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
3%3%5%4%6%6%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
13%3%3%2%5%5%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
3%3%5%4%6%6%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
87%97%97%98%95%95%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%87%83%83%81%80%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
96%96%90%98%99%94%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
77%84%75%82%80%75%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
4%4%10%2%1%6%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
4%4%12%3%1%5%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
15%10%11%12%13%14%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.420.500.550.540.520.40
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
3.123.143.594.394.934.60
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.491.571.982.372.571.86
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
3.112.542.882.192.141.99
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.320.390.350.460.470.50
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.404.633.952.752.493.21
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
40%46%47%51%52%54%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
14%33%37%41%42%43%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
160%108%97%91%92%113%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$1,269,777$952,455$853,438$701,621$962,463
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$329,642$313,433$76,137$115,994$107,912
Short-term investments$1,124,448$1,021,689$877,191$772,719$674,957
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,723,867$2,287,577$1,806,766$1,590,334$1,745,332
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$5,802,899$5,848,864$6,040,896$6,154,277$6,202,045
Other long-term assets$20,865$77,445$82,463$91,857$89,133
Total long-term assets$5,823,764$5,926,309$6,123,359$6,246,134$6,291,178
Total assets$8,547,631$8,213,886$7,930,125$7,836,468$8,036,510
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$594,831$228,545$158,656$134,599$220,837
Other current liabilities$476,261$566,441$664,833$607,138$655,970
Total current liabilities$1,071,092$794,986$823,489$741,737$876,807
Debt$2,835,160$3,039,682$3,217,990$3,323,037$3,482,274
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$2,835,160$3,039,682$3,217,990$3,323,037$3,482,274
Total liabilities$3,906,252$3,834,668$4,041,479$4,064,774$4,359,081
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$4,550,570$4,337,090$3,790,809$3,649,816$3,582,856
With donor restrictions$90,809$42,128$97,837$121,878$94,573
Net assets$4,641,379$4,379,218$3,888,646$3,771,694$3,677,429
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$127,664$134,809$104,883$192,608$163,693
Program service revenue$4,156,270$4,393,844$4,111,525$3,848,514$3,177,085
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$34,477$408,312$71,230$28,689$3,473
Other revenue$131,252$114,902$94,475$78,759$88,503
Total other revenue$4,321,999$4,917,058$4,277,230$3,955,962$3,269,061
Total revenue$4,449,663$5,051,867$4,382,113$4,148,570$3,432,754
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$3,715,629$3,781,783$3,575,327$3,329,210$2,584,260
Management and general$440,750$519,318$526,543$523,838$462,722
Fundraising$123,197$233,226$181,634$240,803$195,995
Total expenses$4,279,576$4,534,327$4,283,504$4,093,851$3,242,977
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$170,087$517,540$98,609$54,719$189,777
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$170,087$517,540$98,609$54,719$189,777

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
James HarrisDirector$78,523

Compensation data as of: 7/31/2020


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