The Dunham School

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Summary

At Dunham, you'll find intentionally small classes, where a blend of traditional and innovative teaching is combined with the latest technology to ignite creativity and intellectual curiosity.


Contact information

Mailing address:
The Dunham School
11111 Roy Emerson Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Website: www.dunhamschool.org

Phone: (225) 767-7097

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 720921878

CEO/President: Steven Eagleton

Chairman: Blair Gremillion

Board size: 14

Founder:

Ruling year: 1981

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

To this end, the school offers boys and girls rigorous academic instruction: challenging athletic and recreational opportunities along with an exemplary fine arts program.


Mission statement

The Dunham School seeks to provide students with the opportunity for college-preparatory education set in the framework of Christian instruction and example.


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

D

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: K-12 Schools/Academies

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating275 of 110214 of 48
Fund acquisition rating436 of 110329 of 48
Resource allocation rating506 of 110319 of 48
Asset utilization rating246 of 110212 of 48

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
11%14%24%92%59%25%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
2%3%3%4%4%3%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
16%19%13%4%7%10%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
3%3%3%4%4%3%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
84%81%87%96%93%90%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
83%84%81%81%81%75%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
91%88%91%108%106%99%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
74%74%74%88%86%75%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
9%12%9%-8%-6%1%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
8%35%38%-45%-24%2%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
14%13%15%15%15%22%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.450.740.750.730.690.61
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
3.052.422.572.752.812.72
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.451.791.942.011.951.66
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
3.031.141.121.010.921.02
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.330.880.890.991.080.98
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.400.820.650.04-0.500.12
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20222021202020192018
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
32%72%80%88%83%80%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
12%36%45%51%45%44%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
143%38%27%17%24%32%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20222021202020192018
Cash$8,023,726$6,382,808$4,993,630$4,209,596$4,531,299
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$3,076,831$3,428,266$4,063,869$5,129,147$5,777,558
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$11,100,557$9,811,074$9,057,499$9,338,743$10,308,857
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$14,256,354$14,511,481$15,454,336$16,430,086$16,972,796
Other long-term assets$1,492,967$895,001$403,334$493,489$762,689
Total long-term assets$15,749,321$15,406,482$15,857,670$16,923,575$17,735,485
Total assets$26,849,878$25,217,556$24,915,169$26,262,318$28,044,342
 
Liabilities20222021202020192018
Payables and accrued expenses$863,894$640,408$567,952$451,538$492,630
Other current liabilities$8,880,079$8,140,467$8,432,237$9,653,941$9,649,203
Total current liabilities$9,743,973$8,780,875$9,000,189$10,105,479$10,141,833
Debt$9,534,798$11,405,247$12,809,966$11,687,173$12,347,232
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$9,534,798$11,405,247$12,809,966$11,687,173$12,347,232
Total liabilities$19,278,771$20,186,122$21,810,155$21,792,652$22,489,065
 
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$3,102,927$3,623,930$1,665,513$2,712,294$3,621,093
With donor restrictions$4,468,180$1,407,504$1,439,501$1,757,372$1,934,184
Net assets$7,571,107$5,031,434$3,105,014$4,469,666$5,555,277
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20222021202020192018
Total contributions$4,172,419$2,713,394$703,363$1,201,161$1,779,644
Program service revenue$18,212,557$17,800,280$16,053,594$15,763,293$15,224,856
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$31,184$376,784$70,957$221,121$231,821
Other revenue$55,290$10,352$9,816$10,300$15,443
Total other revenue$18,299,031$18,187,416$16,134,367$15,994,714$15,472,120
Total revenue$22,471,450$20,900,810$16,837,730$17,195,875$17,251,764
 
Expenses20222021202020192018
Program services$16,590,153$15,424,459$14,836,541$14,787,069$12,874,679
Management and general$2,658,836$2,919,895$2,763,922$2,754,123$3,804,971
Fundraising$599,102$640,898$645,349$705,104$450,093
Total expenses$19,848,091$18,985,252$18,245,812$18,246,296$17,129,743
 
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$2,623,359$1,915,558($1,408,082)($1,050,421)$122,021
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$2,623,359$1,915,558($1,408,082)($1,050,421)$122,021

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Steve A EagletonHeadmaster$290,591
Nikole BlanchardDirector of Innovation and$125,939
Grady HazelCFO$120,053

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2022


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History

In 1981, the Koch, Love, Michaelson, Snoddy, and Tabb families joined together to form a college preparatory school grounded in Christian faith and principles. As they began the complex task of founding a school, they established three pillars of purpose-academics, arts, and athletics-all resting upon a foundation of faith. Their bold dream formed the vision behind The Dunham School's mission to educate minds and hearts for Christ.

Through three locations, four name changes, seven heads of school, countless prayers, and, above all, God's incredible provision, the faith of the school's founders has become a reality. Today, The Dunham School is recognized not only as a leader in Christian education, but also as one of the most innovative and technologically advanced schools in the country.


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