SYLVAN HEIGHTS SCIENCE CHARTER SCHOOL

Address
915 SOUTH 13TH STREET
HARRISBURG, PA 171043402
Contact
Website: http://www.shscs.org
Phone: +1 (717) 232-9220
Nonprofit
NTEE: B20 - Elementary, Secondary Education, K - 12
EIN: 23-2912328

Mission

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION WITH THE PURPOSE OF ENHANCING CHILDREN'S LIVES THROUGH EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES THAT ARE GROUNDED IN A COMPREHENSIVE, SCIENCE-DRIVEN INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTING DISCOVERY AND CREATIVITY.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1997
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area3240
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Number of employees3643413841
Number of volunteers   100100
Personnel
Bryant, Elaine
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    ELAINE BRYANT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Chambers, Tiffani
Title DIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person TIFFANI CHAMBERSTIFFANI CHAMBERS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Chase, Carol
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personCAROL CHASE    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Diggs, Shavonne
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    SHAVONNE DIGGS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Duvall, Elizabeth
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personELIZABETH DUVALLELIZABETH DUVALL   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Giannelli, Sam
Title DIRECTORTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated person SAM GIANNELLISAM GIANNELLISAM GIANNELLISAM GIANNELLI
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.00 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Haywood, Yolanda
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personYOLANDA HAYWOODYOLANDA HAYWOODYOLANDA HAYWOODYOLANDA HAYWOODYOLANDA HAYWOOD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.00 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Hotsko, Chad
TitleDIRECTORPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personCHAD HOTSKOCHAD HOTSKOCHAD HOTSKOCHAD HOTSKOCHAD HOTSKO
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.00 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Jennings, Tracey
Title    SECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person    TRACEY JENNINGS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Johnson, Andre
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personANDRE JOHNSON    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Kurtz, Laura
TitleVICE PRESIDEDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personLAURA KURTZLAURA KURTZLAURA KURTZLAURA KURTZLAURA KURTZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.00 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Lee, Anthony
Title   DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person   ANTHONY LEE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   1.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Marek, Merita
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMERITA MAREKMERITA MAREKMERITA MAREKMERITA MAREKMERITA MAREK
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.00 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Miller, Shalla
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personSHALLA MILLER    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Neusbaum, Nancy
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personNANCY NEUSBAUMNANCY NEUSBAUMNANCY NEUSBAUM  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Persak, Warren
Title   VICE PRESIDEVICE PRESIDE
Name of key/compensated person   WARREN PERSAKWARREN PERSAK
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Troutman, J
TitleTREASURERTREASURERDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJ MICHAEL TROUTMANJ MICHAEL TROUTMANJ MICHAEL TROUTMANJ MICHAEL TROUTMANJ MICHAEL TROUTMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.00 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Winder, Torrie
TitlePRESIDENTVICE PRESIDESECRETARYSECRETARYDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personTORRIE WINDERTORRIE WINDERTORRIE WINDERTORRIE WINDERTORRIE WINDER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.00 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesEDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION WITH THE PURPOSE OF ENHANCING CHILDREN'S LIVES THROUGH EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES THAT ARE GROUNDED IN A COMPREHENSIVE, SCIENCE-DRIVEN INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTING DISCOVERY AND CREATIVITY.EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION WITH THE PURPOSE OF ENHANCING CHILDREN'S LIVES THROUGH EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES THAT ARE GROUNDED IN A COMPREHENSIVE, SCIENCE-DRIVEN INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTING DISCOVERY AND CREATIVITY.EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION WITH THE PURPOSE OF ENHANCING CHILDREN'S LIVES THROUGH EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES THAT ARE GROUNDED IN A COMPREHENSIVE, SCIENCE-DRIVEN INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTING DISCOVERY AND CREATIVITY.EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION WITH THE PURPOSE OF ENHANCING CHILDREN'S LIVES THROUGH EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES THAT ARE GROUNDED IN A COMPREHENSIVE, SCIENCE-DRIVEN INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTING DISCOVERY AND CREATIVITY.EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION WITH THE PURPOSE OF ENHANCING CHILDREN'S LIVES THROUGH EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES THAT ARE GROUNDED IN A COMPREHENSIVE, SCIENCE-DRIVEN INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTING DISCOVERY AND CREATIVITY.
Program service expenses, total$2,675,367.00$2,586,946.00$2,646,781.00$2,402,398.00$2,069,028.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
TO PROVIDE CHILDREN WITH AN EDUCATION WHICH WILL HELP THEM MEET THE RAPID CHANGES OF A HIGHLY TECHNICAL SOCIETY.
Program expenses$2,675,367.00$2,586,946.00$2,646,781.00$2,402,398.00$2,069,028.00
Program revenue$2,677,212.00$2,487,544.00 $2,427,514.00 
Program descriptionTO PROVIDE CHILDREN WITH AN EDUCATION WHICH WILL HELP THEM MEET THE RAPID CHANGES OF A HIGHLY TECHNICAL SOCIETY.TO PROVIDE CHILDREN WITH AN EDUCATION WHICH WILL HELP THEM MEET THE RAPID CHANGES OF A HIGHLY TECHNICAL SOCIETY.TO PROVIDE CHILDREN WITH AN EDUCATION WHICH WILL HELP THEM MEET THE RAPID CHANGES OF A HIGHLY TECHNICAL SOCIETY.TO PROVIDE CHILDREN WITH AN EDUCATION WHICH WILL HELP THEM MEET THE RAPID CHANGES OF A HIGHLY TECHNICAL SOCIETY.TO PROVIDE CHILDREN WITH AN EDUCATION WHICH WILL HELP THEM MEET THE RAPID CHANGES OF A HIGHLY TECHNICAL SOCIETY.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$3,033,822.00$2,840,008.00$2,723,739.00$2,925,650.00$3,037,111.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$352,288.00$348,590.00$341,717.00$491,909.00$408,594.00
Investment income, current yr$4,322.00$3,874.00$4,351.00$2,647.00$2,878.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$352,288.00$348,590.00$341,717.00$491,909.00$408,594.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$280.00$3,580.00$3,508.00
Program service revenue (total)$2,677,212.00$2,487,544.00$2,377,391.00$2,427,514.00$2,622,131.00
Gross receipts$3,033,822.00$2,840,008.00$2,723,739.00$2,925,650.00$3,037,111.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$328,847.00$344,432.00$338,751.00$487,390.00$407,459.00
Revenue from all other contributions$23,441.00$4,158.00$2,966.00$4,519.00$1,135.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)   $220.00$148.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$4,322.00$3,874.00$4,351.00$2,647.00$2,878.00
Net rental income $0.00$280.00$3,360.00$3,360.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$2,940,984.00$2,855,040.00$3,047,566.00$2,797,165.00$2,411,994.00
Total functional expenses: program service $2,675,367.00$2,586,946.00$2,646,781.00$2,402,398.00$2,069,028.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$265,617.00$268,094.00$400,785.00$394,767.00$342,966.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$5,004,206.00$4,418,745.00$4,472,140.00$4,029,939.00$4,207,426.00
Total assets, beginning of year$4,418,745.00$4,472,140.00$4,029,939.00$4,207,426.00$3,962,878.00
Total liabilities$4,902,426.00$4,409,803.00$4,448,166.00$235,354.00$541,326.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$4,409,803.00$4,448,166.00$235,354.00$541,326.00$921,895.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$367,272.00$364,213.00$275,634.00$371,669.00$309,365.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$101,780.00$8,942.00$23,974.00$3,794,585.00$3,666,100.00
Net assets$101,780.00$8,942.00$23,974.00$3,794,585.00$3,666,100.00
Net assets, beginning of year$8,942.00$23,974.00$3,794,585.00$3,666,100.00$3,040,983.00
Other liabilities$4,648,879.00$4,189,046.00$4,204,809.00$20,284.00$305,979.00
Other assets$757,659.00$445,278.00$580,700.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$2,560,786.00$2,232,065.00$2,203,160.00$2,202,425.00$2,390,048.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$2,232,065.00$2,203,160.00$2,202,425.00$2,390,048.00$2,098,720.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$92,838.00-$15,032.00-$323,827.00$128,485.00$625,117.00
Advertising (total)$1,196.00$2,762.00$3,086.00$1,113.00$1,718.00
Accounts receivable, net $501.00$667.00$1,206.00$1,770.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$35,897.00$42,437.00$32,202.00$48,044.00$42,252.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$253,547.00$220,757.00$243,357.00$214,790.00$234,267.00
Deferred revenue   $280.00$1,080.00
Total net assets or fund balances$101,780.00$8,942.00$23,974.00$3,794,585.00$3,666,100.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$69,106.00$68,923.00$69,038.00$66,385.00$68,026.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members111010911
Number of independent voting members111010911
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-012013-07-012012-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-03-192017-04-192016-02-232014-12-032013-12-23
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.12012v2.3
Filing identifier201810089349300331201643449349300319201523379349300717201403169349300515201323189349306192
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