PONDEROSA MONTESSORI INC

Address
4 Mariposa Court
WHITE ROCK, NM 87547
Contact
Website: http://ponderosamontessori.com
Phone: +1 (505) 672-9211
Nonprofit
NTEE: B20 - Elementary, Secondary Education, K - 12
EIN: 27-2674520

Mission

PONDEROSA MONTESSORI,INC PROVIDES EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION THROUGH A STIMULATING MONTESSORI ENVIRONMENT THAT SUPPORTS CHILDREN IN DEVELOPING THE FUNDAMENTAL HABITS, ATTITUDES, SKILLS, AND IDEAS ESSENTIAL FOR A LIFETIME OF CREATIVE THINKING AND LEARNING.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2010
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area7490
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00$43,335.00$33,791.00$0.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$63,998.00$51,639.00$43,335.00$33,791.00 
Number of employees1819121215
Number of people compensated >$100k00000
Number of volunteers121212  
Number of highly compensated contractors00000
Personnel
Ellard, Joan
Title   DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person   JOAN ELLARDJOAN ELLARD
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.000.00
Files, Christina
TitleDirec/SecretaryDirec/SecretaryDirec/SecretaryDirec/SecretaryDirec/Secretary
Name of key/compensated personCHRISTINA FILESCHRISTINA FILESCHRISTINA FILESCHRISTINA FILESCHRISTINA FILES
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
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 orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Mosier, Stephen
TitleDirect/TeacherDirect/TeacherDirect/TeacherDirect/Teacher 
Name of key/compensated personSTEPHEN MOSIERSTEPHEN MOSIERSTEPHEN MOSIERSTEPHEN MOSIER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org55.0055.0045.0045.00 
Reportable compensation from org$40,148.00$38,862.00$43,335.00$33,791.00 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.000.00 
Pruitt, Marilyn
TitleDirec/Vice PresDirec/Vice PresDirec/Vice PresDirec/Vice PresDirec/Vice Pres
Name of key/compensated personMARILYN S PRUITTMARILYN S PRUITTMARILYN S PRUITTMARILYN S PRUITTMARILYN S PRUITT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org8.008.008.008.008.00
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 orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Seitz, Sharon
TitleExec Dir/ PresExec Dir/ PresExec Dir/ PresExec Dir/ PresExec Dir/ Pres
Name of key/compensated personSHARON L SEITZSHARON L SEITZSHARON L SEITZSHARON L SEITZSHARON L SEITZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org54.0054.0035.0020.0035.00
Reportable compensation from org$23,850.00$12,777.00$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 orgs0.000.000.000.000.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPONDEROSA MONTESSORI,INC PROVIDES EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION THROUGH A STIMULATING MONTESSORI ENVIRONMENT THAT SUPPORTS CHILDREN IN DEVELOPING THE FUNDAMENTAL HABITS, ATTITUDES, SKILLS, AND IDEAS ESSENTIAL FOR A LIFETIME OF CREATIVE THINKING AND LEARNING.PONDEROSA MONTESSORI,INC PROVIDES EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION THROUGH A STIMULATING MONTESSORI ENVIRONMENT THAT SUPPORTS CHILDREN IN DEVELOPING THE FUNDAMENTAL HABITS, ATTITUDES, SKILLS, AND IDEAS ESSENTIAL FOR A LIFETIME OF CREATIVE THINKING AND LEARNING.PONDEROSA MONTESSORI,INC PROVIDES EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION THROUGH A STIMULATING MONTESSORI ENVIRONMENT THAT SUPPORTS CHILDREN IN DEVELOPING THE FUNDAMENTAL HABITS, ATTITUDES, SKILLS, AND IDEAS ESSENTIAL FOR A LIFETIME OF CREATIVE THINKING AND LEARNING.PONDEROSA MONTESSORI,INC PROVIDES EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION THROUGH A STIMULATING MONTESSORI ENVIRONMENT THAT SUPPORTS CHILDREN IN DEVELOPING THE FUNDAMENTAL HABITS, ATTITUDES, SKILLS, AND IDEAS ESSENTIAL FOR A LIFETIME OF CREATIVE THINKING AND LEARNING.PONDEROSA MONTESSORI,INC PROVIDES EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION THROUGH A STIMULATING MONTESSORI ENVIRONMENT THAT SUPPORTS CHILDREN IN DEVELOPING THE FUNDAMENTAL HABITS, ATTITUDES, SKILLS, AND IDEAS ESSENTIAL FOR A LIFETIME OF CREATIVE THINKING AND LEARNING.
Program service expenses, total$393,961.00$368,884.00$343,723.00$335,212.00$366,065.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
DURING THE 2017 SCHOOL YEAR, PONDEROSA MONTESSORI SCHOOL TAUGHT 78 CHILDREN (INCLUDING 3 CHILDREN FROM NM CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES DEPARTMENT), INFANTS THROUGH 12 YEARS OLD, WITH 6 FULL-TIME FACULTY MEMBERS, 6 PART TIME FACULTY MEMBERS, AND 1 ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR. PONDEROSA SCHOOL TEACHES PRE-KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SIXTH GRADE. THE CURRICULUM INCLUDES LANGUAGE ARTS, MATHEMATICS, SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE, MUSIC AND CREATIVE MOVEMENT, ART, PRACTICAL LIFE, SENSORIAL, PHYSICAL AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY, BOTANY AND ZOOLOGY, AND COOKING AND NUTRITION.
Program expenses$393,961.00$368,884.00$343,723.00$335,212.00$366,065.00
Program revenue $427,948.00$375,369.00$349,116.00$395,374.00
Program descriptionDURING THE 2017 SCHOOL YEAR, PONDEROSA MONTESSORI SCHOOL TAUGHT 78 CHILDREN (INCLUDING 3 CHILDREN FROM NM CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES DEPARTMENT), INFANTS THROUGH 12 YEARS OLD, WITH 6 FULL-TIME FACULTY MEMBERS, 6 PART TIME FACULTY MEMBERS, AND 1 ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR. PONDEROSA SCHOOL TEACHES PRE-KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SIXTH GRADE. THE CURRICULUM INCLUDES LANGUAGE ARTS, MATHEMATICS, SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE, MUSIC AND CREATIVE MOVEMENT, ART, PRACTICAL LIFE, SENSORIAL, PHYSICAL AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY, BOTANY AND ZOOLOGY, AND COOKING AND NUTRITION.DURING THE 2016 SCHOOL YEAR, PONDEROSA MONTESSORI SCHOOL TAUGHT 62 CHILDREN (INCLUDING 3 CHILDREN FROM NM CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES DEPARTMENT), INFANTS THROUGH 12 YEARS OLD, WITH 7 FULL-TIME FACULTY MEMBERS, 5 PART TIME FACULTY MEMBERS, AND 1 ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR. PONDEROSA SCHOOL TEACHES PRE-KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SIXTH GRADE. THE CURRICULUM INCLUDES LANGUAGE ARTS, MATHEMATICS, SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE, MUSIC AND CREATIVE MOVEMENT, ART, PRACTICAL LIFE, SENSORIAL, PHYSICAL AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY, BOTANY AND ZOOLOGY, AND COOKING AND NUTRITION.DURING THE 2015 SCHOOL YEAR, PONDEROSA MONTESSORI SCHOOL TAUGHT 54 CHILDREN (INCLUDING 3 CHILDREN FROM NM CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES DEPARTMENT), INFANTS THROUGH 12 YEARS OLD, WITH 7 FULL-TIME FACULTY MEMBERS, 5 PART TIME FACULTY MEMBERS, AND 1 ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR. PONDEROSA SCHOOL TEACHES PRE-KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SIXTH GRADE. THE CURRICULUM INCLUDES LANGUAGE ARTS, MATHEMATICS, SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE, MUSIC AND CREATIVE MOVEMENT, ART, PRACTICAL LIFE, SENSORIAL, PHYSICAL AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY, BOTANY AND ZOOLOGY, AND COOKING AND NUTRITION.DURING THE 2014 SCHOOL YEAR, PONDEROSA MONTESSORI SCHOOL TAUGHT 98 CHILDREN (INCLUDING 3 CHILDREN FROM NM CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES DEPARTMENT), INFANTS THROUGH 12 YEARS OLD, WITH 7 FULL-TIME FACULTY MEMBERS, 3 PART TIME FACULTY MEMBERS, AND 1 ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR. PONDEROSA SCHOOL TEACHES PRE-KINDERGARTEN THROUGH FOURTH GRADE. THE CURRICULUM INCLUDES LANGUAGE ARTS, MATHEMATICS, SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE, MUSIC AND CREATIVE MOVEMENT, ART, PRACTICAL LIFE, SENSORIAL, PHYSICAL AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY, BOTANY AND ZOOLOGY, AND COOKING AND NUTRITION.DURING THE 2013 SCHOOL YEAR, PONDEROSA MONTESSORI SCHOOL TAUGHT 115 CHILDREN (INCLUDING 3 CHILDREN FROM NM CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES DEPARTMENT), 2-12 YEARS OLD, WITH 8 FULL-TIME FACULTY MEMBERS, 6 SUBSTITUTES, AND 1 ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR. PONDEROSA STUDENTS RANGE FROM PRE-KINDERGARTEN THROUGH FOURTH GRADE. THE CURRICULUM INCLUDES LANGUAGE ARTS, MATHEMATICS, SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE, MUSIC AND CREATIVE MOVEMENT, ART, PRACTICAL LIFE, SENSORIAL, PHYSICAL AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY, BOTANY AND ZOOLOGY, AND COOKING AND NUTRITION.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$424,801.00$446,169.00$396,510.00$371,450.00$420,746.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$16,638.00$18,031.00$16,148.00$11,361.00$24,290.00
Investment income, current yr$153.00$110.00$70.00$47.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$16,638.00$18,031.00$16,148.00$11,361.00$24,290.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$629.00$80.00$4,923.00$10,926.00$1,082.00
Program service revenue (total)$407,381.00$427,948.00$375,369.00$349,116.00$395,374.00
Gross receipts$428,925.00$448,077.00$398,228.00$373,997.00$424,818.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns$1,501.00$3,881.00$8,039.00$11,261.00$16,840.00
Revenue from fundraising events$2,445.00    
Revenue from all other contributions$12,692.00$14,150.00$8,109.00$100.00$7,450.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$153.00$110.00$70.00$47.00$0.00
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$629.00$80.00$4,923.00$10,926.00$1,082.00
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$428,653.00$399,484.00$370,456.00$366,628.00$422,149.00
Total functional expenses: program service $393,961.00$368,884.00$343,723.00$335,212.00$366,065.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$34,692.00$30,600.00$26,733.00$31,416.00$56,084.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$100.00$0.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$184,538.00$190,863.00$140,551.00$112,985.00$108,409.00
Total assets, beginning of year$190,863.00$140,551.00$112,985.00$108,409.00$109,868.00
Total liabilities$3,003.00$5,476.00$1,849.00$337.00$583.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$5,476.00$1,849.00$337.00$583.00$639.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$181,535.00$185,387.00$138,702.00$112,648.00$107,826.00
Net assets$181,535.00$185,387.00$138,702.00$112,648.00$107,826.00
Net assets, beginning of year$185,387.00$138,702.00$112,648.00$107,826.00$109,229.00
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other assets$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$8,175.00$38,832.00$12,187.00$7,145.00$2,890.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$38,832.00$12,187.00$7,145.00$2,890.00$4,735.00
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$3,852.00$46,685.00$26,054.00$4,822.00-$1,403.00
Advertising (total)$1,057.00$11.00$0.00$25.00-$20.00
Savings & temp cash investment$166,605.00$140,997.00$110,741.00$93,389.00$90,842.00
Accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$58.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$0.00$5,000.00$0.00$0.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$3,003.00$5,476.00$1,849.00$337.00$583.00
Total net assets or fund balances$181,535.00$185,387.00$138,702.00$112,648.00$107,826.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$1,276.00$1,590.00$2,228.00$2,168.00$2,132.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members44443
Number of independent voting members33333
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-202017-09-122016-11-022015-10-052014-10-09
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.02014v5.02013v3.1
Filing identifier201841779349301004201701449349300810201621999349300302201532299349303973201401349349304485
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