The Woodlands Christian Academy

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Summary

Woodlands Christian is a PK4-12 Christian, college-preparatory private school. The Woodlands Christian Academy exists to graduate Christ-centered students inspired to fulfill God's purpose for their lives as leaders - spiritually, intellectually, creatively, physically and socially.


Contact information

Mailing address:
The Woodlands Christian Academy
5800 Academy Way
The Woodlands, TX 77384

Website: twca.net

Phone: (936) 273-2555

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 760391401

CEO/President: Julie H. Ambler

Chairman: Anthony George

Board size: 6

Founder:

Ruling year: 1993

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2018


Purpose

At The Woodlands Christian Academy, we equip servant leaders to impact their world and eternity for Jesus Christ.


Mission statement

The Woodlands Christian Academy is an independent, Christ-centered, college preparatory school that integrates learning with biblical faith and challenges students to reach their highest potential spiritually, academically, physically and socially, for the glory of Jesus Christ.


Statement of faith

Because The Woodlands Christian Academy is an institution founded by the direction of Christ Jesus, and because the commitment of The Woodlands Christian Academy is to remain always faithful to Him, the following truths are to be held in continual agreement by all persons involved with Woodlands Christian:

1. We believe in the Trinity: God eternally exists in three persons-the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit-and these three are one God, having precisely the same nature, attributes, and perfection.

2. We believe in the full deity and humanity of Christ: we believe that Jesus Christ is both God and man. Although He is fully God, He was born of a virgin and lived a perfect sinless life as a man.

3. We believe in the spiritual lostness of the human race: all men have sinned and have separated themselves from God by their sin.

4. We believe in the substitutionary atonement and bodily resurrection of Christ: Christ's death on the Cross paid the penalty for sin and removed humanity's separation from God. Christ physically rose from the dead and is now at the right hand of the Father making intercession for all who trust in Him.

5. We believe in salvation by faith alone in Christ alone: salvation is a gift of God to all who trust in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. We believe that at the time of salvation, the Holy Spirit indwells the believer.

6. We believe in the physical return of Christ: Jesus Christ will one day return in power and glory; the believer will be united with Christ to live eternally in His presence, while the unbeliever will be eternally separated from God.

7. We believe in the authority and inerrancy of Scripture: the Bible is the only inspired word of God and is inerrant by His design.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: K-12 Schools/Academies

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating469 of 111331 of 49
Fund acquisition rating530 of 111436 of 49
Resource allocation rating490 of 111418 of 49
Asset utilization rating501 of 111325 of 49

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
11%17%20%27%137%39%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
3%3%4%4%6%5%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
16%20%19%14%4%12%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
3%4%5%4%6%6%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
84%80%81%86%96%88%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
83%85%85%85%82%84%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
94%82%83%85%97%87%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
77%69%70%72%80%73%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
6%18%17%15%3%13%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
4%15%14%12%2%11%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
14%11%11%10%12%10%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.490.460.410.390.420.38
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
3.151.711.761.932.072.00
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.590.790.710.750.870.76
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
2.792.031.541.401.401.24
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.360.490.650.710.720.80
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
3.547.755.894.553.933.08
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20232022202120202019
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
32%32%39%41%44%45%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
9%3%2%3%9%4%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
147%148%149%151%133%144%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20232022202120202019
Cash$27,711,474$5,237,453$16,401,862$14,609,867$14,226,086
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$2,900,073$8,994,063$6,552,387$5,364,878$6,400,602
Short-term investments$326,870$14,328,089$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$30,938,417$28,559,605$22,954,249$19,974,745$20,626,688
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$21,933,629$21,692,598$21,372,447$21,328,149$20,692,016
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$21,933,629$21,692,598$21,372,447$21,328,149$20,692,016
Total assets$52,872,046$50,252,203$44,326,696$41,302,894$41,318,704
 
Liabilities20232022202120202019
Payables and accrued expenses$1,353,516$1,054,710$1,497,860$958,450$2,514,179
Other current liabilities$13,867,237$17,505,824$14,884,272$13,347,036$14,084,789
Total current liabilities$15,220,753$18,560,534$16,382,132$14,305,486$16,598,968
Debt$1,724,016$1,136,285$1,364,737$3,542,423$1,827,915
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$109,003$368,009$409,424$343,138
Total long-term liabilities$1,724,016$1,245,288$1,732,746$3,951,847$2,171,053
Total liabilities$16,944,769$19,805,822$18,114,878$18,257,333$18,770,021
 
Net assets20232022202120202019
Without donor restrictions$26,396,173$25,565,222$25,021,229$22,270,697$20,075,630
With donor restrictions$9,531,104$4,881,159$1,190,589$774,864$2,473,053
Net assets$35,927,277$30,446,381$26,211,818$23,045,561$22,548,683
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20232022202120202019
Total contributions$5,854,656$4,620,054$2,830,007$723,519$2,243,048
Program service revenue$23,006,543$19,436,338$16,771,380$16,335,318$14,427,392
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$767,146$29,843$64,028$244,600$269,068
Other revenue$190,221$513,363$828,508$498,236$1,164,175
Total other revenue$23,963,910$19,979,544$17,663,916$17,078,154$15,860,635
Total revenue$29,818,566$24,599,598$20,493,923$17,801,673$18,103,683
 
Expenses20232022202120202019
Program services$20,609,341$17,268,320$14,765,479$14,251,674$13,240,307
Management and general$2,715,450$2,192,902$1,786,577$2,062,299$1,586,447
Fundraising$1,012,879$917,512$775,610$990,822$873,838
Total expenses$24,337,670$20,378,734$17,327,666$17,304,795$15,700,592
 
Change in net assets20232022202120202019
Surplus (deficit)$5,480,896$4,220,864$3,166,257$496,878$2,403,091
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$5,480,896$4,220,864$3,166,257$496,878$2,403,091

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Julie AmblerHead of School$451,952
Tom HauserCFO/CAO$222,010
Patty BruhaLower School Principal$157,767
Stephen ClarkHigh School Principal$151,686
Randy HollasAthletic Director$117,215

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2023


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History

Per Wikipedia:

The school opened in September 1993, covering grades Pre-Kindergarten through 6th.

In 1999, The Woodlands Christian Academy moved to its pre 40-acre campus on Academy Way. The Timothy Administrative Building was the first permanent structure on campus in 1999. The high school was also established at that time and the first class of twelve students graduated in 2001.

In 2002, Woodlands Christian completed construction of the first gym, pavilion and athletic facilities, including a state of the art baseball complex and lighted football field.

The first permanent classroom building, the Nehemiah Academic Center, opened for the high school during the summer of 2009.

In 2014, the Joshua Academic Center, providing permanent classrooms for lower and middle school students, and a second gym, the David Gymnasium, was completed.

In early May of that year the school held a gala in which it raised $2.5 million. It plans to use the money to establish a synthetic track lane around the American football facilities. The construction was scheduled to be held in 2016 from April to October. The following project was to be a high school facility.


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