GATEWAY SCIENCE ACADEMY OF ST LOUIS

Address
6576 SMILEY AVE
ST LOUIS, MO 63139
Contact
Website: http://www.gsastl.org
Phone: +1 (314) 932-7513
Nonprofit
NTEE: V30 - Interdisciplinary Research
EIN: 26-1425925

Mission

TO PROVIDE QUALITY EDUCATION WITH AN EMPHASIS ON SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS, AND TECHNOLOGY WHILE BALANCING ALL CORE SUBJECTS. WE STRIVE TO CREATE AN ATMOSPHERE THAT PROVIDES STUDENTS, PARENTS AND TEACH OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONTINUOUS GROWTH, ENABLING THEM TO REACH THEIR HIGHEST POTENTIAL.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2006
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area7040
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$333,368.00$237,891.00$159,732.00$129,326.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$260,055.00$218,779.00$162,953.00$129,326.00 
Number of employees218204179145 
Number of people compensated >$100k   0 
Number of volunteers5587 
Number of highly compensated contractors1111 
Personnel
Akkaya, Kemal
Title  MEMBERMEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  KEMAL AKKAYAKEMAL AKKAYA 
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 
Celik, Nuh
TitlePRINCIPALPRINCIPALPRINCIPALPRINCIPAL 
Name of key/compensated personNUH CELIKNUH CELIKNUH CELIKNUH CELIK 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$91,169.00$79,260.00$68,574.00$28,370.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$21,126.00$20,098.00$21,920.00$20,292.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Deifenbach, Ben
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated personBEN DEIFENBACHBEN DEIFENBACHBEN DEIFENBACHBEN DEIFENBACH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
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 
Dzekic, Alija
Title  VICE PRESIDEVICE PRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated person  ALIJA DZEKICALIJA DZEKIC 
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 
Gilliam, Wendy
TitlePRINCIPALPRINCIPAL   
Name of key/compensated personWENDY GILLIAMWENDY GILLIAM   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$81,081.00$68,372.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$19,651.00$18,658.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Goerger, Orville
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personORVILLE R GOERGERORVILLE R GOERGERORVILLE R GOERGERORVILLE R GOERGER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
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 
Hunt, Patricia
TitleMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personPATRICIA G HUNTPATRICIA G HUNTPATRICIA G HUNTPATRICIA G HUNT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
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 
Kahveci, Mehmet
TitleTREASURERTREASURERMEMBERMEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personMEHMET KAHVECIMEHMET KAHVECIMEHMET KAHVECIMEHMET KAHVECI 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
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 
Kandemir, Cenk
Title  PRINCIPALPRINCIPAL 
Name of key/compensated person  CENK KANDEMIRCENK KANDEMIR 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  40.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $34,339.00$58,159.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $1,691.00$19,608.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Resch, Vivian
TitleMEMBERMEMBERMEMBERMEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personVIVIAN RESCHVIVIAN RESCHVIVIAN RESCHVIVIAN RESCH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
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 
Sagnak, Murat
TitlePRINCIPALPRINCIPALPRINCIPALPRINCIPAL 
Name of key/compensated personMURAT SAGNAKMURAT SAGNAKMURAT SAGNAKMURAT SAGNAK 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$87,805.00$71,147.00$60,040.00$42,797.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$20,425.00$19,414.00$21,135.00$19,159.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Subasi, Musa
Title  TREASURERTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated person  MUSA SUBASIMUSA SUBASI 
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 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTEACHERS, PARENTS, AND STUDENTS WORK TOGETHER TO DEVELOP YOUNG PEOPLE WHO ARE CONFIDENT AND ACHIEVE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN A POWERFUL COLLEGE PREP CURRICULUM. STUDENTS DO NOT QUESTION "WHETHER" THEY WILL GO TO COLLEGE BUT, INSTEAD, ASK "WHEN- AND "WHERE;" THEY UNDERSTAND THAT WITH HARD WORK DREAMS ARE POSSIBLE. STUDENTS DEVELOP MATH, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SKILLS NECESSARY TO BECOME BOLD INQUIRERS, ANALYTICAL THINKERS AND ETHICAL LEADERS IN THE 21ST CENTURY, AND ARE EMPOWERED TO BECOME PRODUCTIVELY ENGAGED IN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY AND BROADER SOCIETY.TEACHERS, PARENTS, AND STUDENTS WORK TOGETHER TO DEVELOP YOUNG PEOPLE WHO ARE CONFIDENT AND ACHIEVE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN A POWERFUL COLLEGE PREP CURRICULUM. STUDENTS DO NOT QUESTION "WHETHER" THEY WILL GO TO COLLEGE BUT, INSTEAD, ASK "WHEN- AND "WHERE;" THEY UNDERSTAND THAT WITH HARD WORK DREAMS ARE POSSIBLE. STUDENTS DEVELOP MATH, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SKILLS NECESSARY TO BECOME BOLD INQUIRERS, ANALYTICAL THINKERS AND ETHICAL LEADERS IN THE 21ST CENTURY, AND ARE EMPOWERED TO BECOME PRODUCTIVELY ENGAGED IN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY AND BROADER SOCIETY.TEACHERS, PARENTS AND STUDENTS WORK TOGETHER TO DEVELOP YOUNG PEOPLE WHO ARE CONFIDENT AND ACHIEVE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN A POWERFUL COLLEGE PREP CURRICULUM.TEACHERS, PARENTS AND STUDENTS WORK TOGETHER TO DEVELOP YOUNG PEOPLE WHO ARE CONFIDENT AND ACHIEVE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN A POWERFUL COLLEGE PREP CURRICULUM. STUDENTS DO NOT QUESTION "WHETHER" THEY WILL GO TO COLLEGE BUT, INSTEAD, ASK "WHEN" AND "WHERE;" THEY UNDERSTAND THAT WITH HARD WORK DREAMS ARE POSSIBLE. STUDENTS DEVELOP MATH, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SKILLS NECESSARY TO BECOME BOLD INQUIRERS, ANALYTICAL THINKERS AND ETHICAL LEADERS IN THE 21ST CENTURY, AND ARE EMPOWERED TO BECOME PRODUCTIVELY ENGAGED IN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY AND BROADER SOCIETY. 
Program service expenses, total$10,661,042.00$9,975,273.00$9,107,292.00$7,256,428.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION SERVING STUDENTS ENROLLED IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 12TH GRADE.
Program expenses$10,661,042.00$9,975,273.00$9,107,292.00$7,256,428.00 
Program revenue$331,333.00$306,008.00$262,436.00$295,402.00 
Program descriptionOPERATE AND MAINTAIN AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION SERVING STUDENTS ENROLLED IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 12TH GRADE.OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AN EDUCATION INSTITUTION SERVING STUDENTS ENROLLED IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 12TH GRADE.OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AN EDUCATION INSTITUTION SERVING STUDENTS ENROLLED IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 11TH GRADE.OPERATE AND MAINTAIN AN EDUCATION INSTITUTION SERVING STUDENTS ENROLLED IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 10TH GRADE. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$13,984,905.00$12,538,911.00$11,084,506.00$9,789,459.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$13,653,572.00$12,232,903.00$10,822,070.00$9,494,057.00$6,181,049.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$13,653,572.00$12,232,903.00$10,822,070.00$9,494,057.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net unrelated business taxable revenue   $0.00 
Program service revenue (total)$331,333.00$306,008.00$262,436.00$295,402.00$136,862.00
Gross receipts$13,984,905.00$12,538,911.00$11,084,506.00$9,789,459.00 
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$13,550,114.00$12,153,767.00$10,774,819.00$9,471,562.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$103,458.00$79,136.00$47,251.00$22,495.00 
Other types of revenue
Net rental income  $0.00 $0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$13,234,895.00$12,152,159.00$11,069,709.00$9,218,845.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $10,661,042.00$9,975,273.00$9,107,292.00$7,256,428.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$2,573,853.00$2,176,886.00$1,962,417.00$1,962,417.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$30,872.00$41,903.00$30,652.00$34,670.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
General management fees (total)$1,405,297.00$1,098,714.00$982,940.00$777,679.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$6,934,091.00$6,454,875.00$6,251,657.00$6,417,775.00$3,936,121.00
Total assets, beginning of year$6,454,875.00$6,251,657.00$6,417,775.00$3,936,121.00 
Total liabilities$3,729,803.00$3,708,773.00$3,892,307.00$4,073,222.00$2,162,182.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$3,708,773.00$3,892,307.00$4,073,222.00$2,162,182.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$3,204,288.00$2,746,102.00$2,359,350.00$2,344,553.00 
Net assets$3,204,288.00$2,746,102.00$2,359,350.00$2,344,553.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$2,746,102.00$2,359,350.00$2,344,553.00$1,773,939.00 
Other assets   $0.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$1,827,451.00$1,352,592.00$956,604.00$956,421.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$1,352,592.00$956,604.00$956,421.00$894,319.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$750,010.00$386,752.00$14,797.00$570,614.00 
Advertising (total)$11,807.00$62,853.00$10,274.00$30,909.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$69,752.00$111,820.00$107,430.00$119,485.00 
Secured mortgages and notes payable$3,660,051.00$3,596,953.00$3,784,877.00$3,953,737.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$3,204,288.00$2,746,102.00$2,359,350.00$2,344,553.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$697,285.00$634,806.00$600,032.00$450,565.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members5587 
Number of independent voting members5587 
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Other accounting method (indicator)TrueTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-012013-07-01 
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990 
Date e-filing submitted2018-05-252017-09-222016-08-052015-07-06 
IRS schema version2016v3.12015v3.02014v6.02013v4.0 
Filing identifier201801299349303070201721359349305167201611379349310006201501189349301060 
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