COLLEGIATE CHOICES INC DBA LIT ROCK PREPARATORY ACADEMY

Address
1616 S SPRING STREET
LITTLE ROCK, AR 72206
Contact
Website: http://littlerockprep.org
Phone: +1 (501) 683-1855
Nonprofit
NTEE: B29 - Education
EIN: 26-1787446

Mission

THE LITTLE ROCK PREPARATORY ACADEMY PREPARES STUDENTS FROM UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES FOR COMPETITIVE COLLEGES AND ADVANCED CAREERS BY ENSURING MASTERY OF THE CORE SUBJECTS AND DEVELOPING THE KEY BEHAVIORS
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2008
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area4400
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel  $60,000.00$60,000.00$60,000.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Number of employees597268059
Number of people compensated >$100k 0000
Number of volunteers 62702030
Number of highly compensated contractors1410 
Personnel
Blackwo, Sharon
TitleSECRETARY    
Name of key/compensated personSHARON BLACKWO    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1    
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    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Blackwood, Sharon
Title SECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person SHARON BLACKWOODSHARON BLACKWOODSHARON BLACKWOODSHARON BLACKWOOD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
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
Brown, Darrell
TitleBOARD CHAIRMANTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personDARRELL BROWNDARRELL BROWNDARRELL BROWNDARRELL F BROWN JRDARRELL F BROWN JR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org11.001.001.001.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Eddington, Ramsey
Title TRUSTEE   
Name of key/compensated person RAMSEY EDDINGTON   
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   
Edingto, Ramsey
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personRAMSEY EDINGTO    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1    
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    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Garth, Shanta
Title DIRECTOR OF FINANCE   
Name of key/compensated person SHANTA GARTH   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.00   
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  $30,675.00   
Lindquist, Benjakin
Title    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    BENJAKIN LINDQUIST
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
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     $128,500.00
Lindquist, Benjamin
Title   EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person   BENJAMIN LINDQUIST 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   40.00 
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    $132,000.00 
Linquist, Benjamin
Title EXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person BENJAMIN LINQUISTBENJAMIN LINQUIST  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.00  
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  $118,500.00$138,600.00  
Long, Christina
TitleSUPERINTENDENT    
Name of key/compensated personCHRISTINA LONG    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org20    
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 $50,000.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Morrow, Beverly
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personBEVERLY MORROW    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1    
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    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Nobel, Nathaniel
Title VICE CHAIRVICE CHAIR  
Name of key/compensated person NATHANIEL NOBELNATHANIEL NOBEL  
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  
Nobl, Nathaniel
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personNATHANIEL NOBL    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1    
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    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Noble, Nathaniel
Title   VICE CHAIRVICE CHAIR
Name of key/compensated person   NATHANIEL NOBLENATHANIEL NOBLE
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
Parks, Rachida
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person RACHIDA PARKSRACHIDA PARKSRACHIDA PARKSRACHIDA PARKS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
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
Stewar, Charles
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES STEWAR    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1    
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    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Stewart, Charles
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person CHARLES STEWARTCHARLES STEWARTCHARLES STEWARTCHARLES STEWART
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
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
Webster, Angela
Title  CHAIR  
Name of key/compensated person  ANGELA WEBSTER  
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  
Webster-Smith, Angela
Title CHAIR CHAIRCHAIR
Name of key/compensated person ANGELA WEBSTER-SMITH ANGELA WEBSTER-SMITHANGELA WEBSTER-SMITH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.00 1.001.00
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
Yarb, Christian
TitleDIRECTOR OF FI    
Name of key/compensated personCHRISTIAN YARB    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org20    
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 $39,000.00    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Zelnick, Jan
TitleBOARD MEMBERTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personJAN ZELNICKJAN ZELNICKJAN ZELNICKJAN ZELNICKJAN ZELNICK
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org11.001.001.001.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs0    
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesREFER TO PAGE 2 PART III LINE 1REFER TO PAGE 2, PART III, LINE 1REFER TO PAGE 2, PART III, LINE 1REFER TO PAGE 2, PART III, LINE 1REFER TO PAGE 2, PART III, LINE 1
Program service expenses, total$2,264,088.00$2,488,009.00$2,405,564.00$2,578,674.00$2,936,838.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
THE LITTLE ROCK PREPARATORY ACADEMY OR LRPA PREPARES STUDENTS FROM
Program expenses$2,264,088.00$2,488,009.00$2,405,564.00$2,578,674.00$2,936,838.00
Program revenue$340,757.00$43,655.00$18,758.00$25,224.00$64,493.00
Program descriptionTHE LITTLE ROCK PREPARATORY ACADEMY OR LRPA PREPARES STUDENTS FROMTHE LITTLE ROCK PREPARATORY ACADEMY (LRPA) PREPARES STUDENTS FROM UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES FOR COMPETITIVE COLLEGES AND ADVANCED CAREERS BY ENSURING MASTERY OF THE CORE SUBJECTS AND DEVELOPING THE KEY BEHAVIORS REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS, CITIZENSHIP AND LEADERSHIP IN THEIR COMMUNITIES AND BEYOND. THE AVERAGE DAILY ENROLLMENT FOR GRADES K-8 FOR THE PERIOD ENDING 6-30-2016 WAS 428.THE LITTLE ROCK PREPARATORY ACADEMY (LRPA) PREPARES STUDENTS FROM UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES FOR COMPETITIVE COLLEGES AND ADVANCED CAREERS BY ENSURING MASTERY OF THE CORE SUBJECTS AND DEVELOPING THE KEY BEHAVIORS REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS, CITIZENSHIP AND LEADERSHIP IN THEIR COMMUNITIES AND BEYOND. THE AGERAGE DAILY ENROLLMENT FOR GRADES K-8 FOR THE PERIOD ENDING 6-30-2015 WAS 382.THE LITTLE ROCK PREPARATORY ACADEMY (LRPA) PREPARES STUDENTS FROM UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES FOR COMPETITIVE COLLEGES AND ADVANCED CAREERS BY ENSURING MASTERY OF THE CORE SUBJECTS AND DEVELOPING THE KEY BEHAVIORS REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS, CITIZENSHIP AND LEADERSHIP IN THEIR COMMUNITIES AND BEYOND. THE AGERAGE DAILY ENROLLMENT FOR GRADES K-8 FOR THE PERIOD ENDING 6-30-2014 WAS 387.THE LITTLE ROCK PREPARATORY ACADEMY (LRPA) PREPARES STUDENTS FROM UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES FOR COMPETITIVE COLLEGES AND ADVANCED CAREERS BY ENSURING MASTERY OF THE CORE SUBJECTS AND DEVELOPING THE KEY BEHAVIORS REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS, CITIZENSHIP AND LEADERSHIP IN THEIR COMMUNITIES AND BEYOND. THE AGERAGE DAILY ENROLLMENT FOR GRADES K-8 FOR THE PERIOD ENDING 6-30-2013 WAS 371.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$3,818,748.00$3,760,302.00$3,677,593.00$3,609,076.00$3,102,100.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$3,477,991.00$3,716,647.00$3,658,835.00$3,583,852.00$3,336,514.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00-$298,907.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$3,477,991.00$3,716,647.00$3,658,835.00$3,583,852.00$3,336,514.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$340,757.00$43,655.00$18,758.00$25,224.00$64,493.00
Gross receipts$3,818,748.00$3,760,302.00$3,677,593.00$3,609,076.00$3,401,007.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$3,434,019.00$3,620,747.00$3,612,585.00$3,367,493.00$3,267,492.00
Revenue from all other contributions$43,972.00$95,900.00$46,250.00$216,359.00$69,022.00
Other types of revenue
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$0.00    
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$3,501,940.00$3,594,511.00$3,586,104.00$3,513,791.00$3,496,886.00
Total functional expenses: program service $2,264,088.00$2,488,009.00$2,405,564.00$2,578,674.00$2,936,838.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$1,237,852.00$1,106,502.00$1,180,540.00$935,117.00$560,048.00
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
General management fees (total)    $343,686.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$677,486.00$556,159.00$499,140.00$518,611.00$442,818.00
Total assets, beginning of year$556,159.00$499,140.00$518,611.00$442,818.00$375,943.00
Total liabilities$26,957.00$222,438.00$331,209.00$442,169.00$461,661.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$222,438.00$331,209.00$442,169.00$461,661.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$591,940.00$275,084.00$167,931.00$76,442.00-$18,843.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$58,589.00$58,637.00   
Net assets$650,529.00$333,721.00$167,931.00$76,442.00-$18,843.00
Net assets, beginning of year$333,721.00$167,931.00$76,442.00-$18,843.00$375,943.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$431,402.00$27,881.00$79,630.00$25,013.00$115,236.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$27,881.00$79,630.00$25,013.00$115,236.00$11,963.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$316,808.00$165,791.00$91,489.00$95,285.00-$394,786.00
Advertising (total)$2,408.00$5,648.00$2,294.00$9,580.00$13,115.00
Accounts receivable, net$16,503.00$264,122.00$119,345.00$157,425.00$161,911.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$26,957.00$112,485.00$117,206.00$137,169.00$461,661.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable $109,953.00$214,003.00$305,000.00$0.00
Total net assets or fund balances$650,529.00$333,721.00$167,931.00$76,442.00-$18,843.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$34,576.00$36,008.00$36,009.00$32,723.00$36,061.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members78766
Number of independent voting members08766
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
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with entity ownerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-212017-09-062016-08-032015-08-212014-07-01
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v6.02013v4.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201821359349311142201701319349300910201621349349305507201521359349305462201401359349306920
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