Ronald Knox Montessori School

Address
2031 Elmwood Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
Contact
Website: http://www.ronaldknox.org
Phone: +1 (847) 256-2922
Nonprofit
NTEE: B21 - Kindergarten, Preschool, Nursery School, Early Admissions
EIN: 36-2516437

Mission

To follow the philosophy and guiding principles of Dr. Maria Montessori and to uphold the standards of the American Montessori Society, to create a nurturing, stimulating environment that is responsive to a child's needs and tendencies at each stage of his or her development, to help each and every child reach his or her full potential by attending to his or her total development - intellectual, social, physical and emotional, to instill a lifelong love of learning, and to foster a strong community of parents, faculty, and administrators.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1963
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area1602
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$112,793.00$104,268.00$101,845.00$91,390.00$88,206.00
Number of employees3238373332
Number of people compensated >$100k11100
Number of volunteers1515122010
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Adam, Robert
Title   President 
Name of key/compensated person   Robert Adam 
Position of compensated person
Current officer   True 
Average hours per week working for org   0.00 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Adams, Rob and Stephanie
Title    Vice President
Name of key/compensated person    Rob and Stephanie Adams
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Argeros, Linda and Anthony
Title    Vice President
Name of key/compensated person    Linda and Anthony Argeros
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Callahan, Amanda
TitlePresidentVice PresidentDevelopment  
Name of key/compensated personAmanda CallahanAmanda CallahanAmanda Callahan  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.000.00  
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  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Diamond, Carrie
Title  Parent Relation  
Name of key/compensated person  Carrie Diamond  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  0.00  
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  
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.00  
Dunn, Katherine
Title TrusteeTrustee  
Name of key/compensated person Katherine DunnKatherine Dunn  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 1.000.00  
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  
Gainer, Brian and Meredith
Title    Secretary
Name of key/compensated person    Brian and Meredith Gainer
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Ginsberg, Lisa
Title  DirectorDevelop Chair 
Name of key/compensated person  Lisa GinsbergLisa Ginsberg 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  0.000.00 
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 
Ginsberg, Lisa and Todd
Title    Vice President
Name of key/compensated person    Lisa and Todd Ginsberg
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Hart, Eileen and Doug
Title    Vice President
Name of key/compensated person    Eileen and Doug Hart
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Hebbeler, Scott
TitleTreasurerTreasurer   
Name of key/compensated personScott HebbelerScott Hebbeler   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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 orgs0.000.00   
Helin, Amy
TitleTrusteeParent Relation   
Name of key/compensated personAmy HelinAmy Helin   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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 orgs0.000.00   
Hirschtritt, Laura
Title  SecretarySecretary 
Name of key/compensated person  Laura HirschtrittLaura Hirschtritt 
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  0.000.00 
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 
Hirschtritt, Shelly and Laura
Title    Vice President
Name of key/compensated person    Shelly and Laura Hirschtritt
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Hourihane, Justine
TitleSecretarySecretary   
Name of key/compensated personJustine HourihaneJustine Hourihane   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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 orgs0.000.00   
Kelly, Melinda
Title   Trustees Chair 
Name of key/compensated person   Melinda Kelly 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   0.00 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Kelly, Walter and Melinda
Title    President
Name of key/compensated person    Walter and Melinda Kelly
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Kontrick, Amy
TitleVice President    
Name of key/compensated personAmy Kontrick    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
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    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Luett, Celia
TitleParent Social    
Name of key/compensated personCelia Luett    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
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    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Manzari, Oona
Title   Audit Chairman 
Name of key/compensated person   Oona Manzari 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   0.00 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Manzari, Pascal and Oona
Title    Vice President
Name of key/compensated person    Pascal and Oona Manzari
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Mooney, Heather
Title  TreasurerFinance Chair 
Name of key/compensated person  Heather MooneyHeather Mooney 
Position of compensated person
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org  0.000.00 
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 
Murphy, Brett and Karen
Title    Vice President
Name of key/compensated person    Brett and Karen Murphy
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Owen, Chris
Title   Treasurer 
Name of key/compensated person   Chris Owen 
Position of compensated person
Current officer   True 
Average hours per week working for org   0.00 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs   0.00 
Owen, Chris and Kathy
Title    Treasurer
Name of key/compensated person    Chris and Kathy Owen
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    0.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Parish, Amy
TitleDevelopment    
Name of key/compensated personAmy Parish    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
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    
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00    
Rudberg, Aaron
TitleFinanceFinanceFinance  
Name of key/compensated personAaron RudbergAaron RudbergAaron Rudberg  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org1.001.000.00  
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  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.000.000.00  
Silva, Blythe
TitleHead of SchoolHead of SchoolHead of SchoolHead of SchoolHead of School
Name of key/compensated personBlythe SilvaBlythe SilvaBlythe SilvaBlythe SilvaBlythe Silva
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$112,793.00$104,268.00$101,845.00$91,390.00$88,206.00
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
Wormely, Rosemary
Title President   
Name of key/compensated person Rosemary Wormely   
Position of compensated person
Current officer 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   
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00   
Wormley, Rosemary
Title  PresidentVice President 
Name of key/compensated person  Rosemary WormleyRosemary Wormley 
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  0.000.00 
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 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTo create an environment that is responsive to a child's needs at each stage of development, to help each child reach his potential, to instill a lifelong love of learning, and to foster a strong community of parents and staff through the Montessori method.To create an environment that is responsive to a child's needs at each stage of development, to help each child reach his potential, to instill a lifelong love of learning, and to foster a strong community of parents and staff through the Montessori method.To create an environment that is responsive to a child's needs at each stage of development, to help each child reach his potential, to instill a lifelong love of learning, and to foster a strong community of parents and staff through the Montessori method.To create an environment that is responsive to a child's needs at each stage of development, to help each child reach his potential, to instill a lifelong love of learning, and to foster a strong community of parents and staff through the Montessori method.To create an environment that is responsive to a child's needs at each stage of development, to help each child reach his potential, to instill a lifelong love of learning, and to foster a strong community of parents and staff through the Montessori method.
Program service expenses, total$886,634.00$815,052.00$951,390.00$918,111.00$863,437.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Providing education through the Montessori method to toddler through Kindergarten.
Program expenses$886,634.00$815,052.00$951,390.00$918,111.00$863,437.00
Program descriptionProviding education through the Montessori method to toddler through Kindergarten.Providing education through the Montessori method to toddler through Kindergarten.Providing education through the Montessori method to toddler through Kindergarten.Providing education through the Montessori method to toddler through Kindergarten.Providing education through the Montessori method to toddler through Kindergarten.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,417,497.00$1,420,518.00$1,514,847.00$1,500,920.00$1,141,307.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$19,500.00$12,000.00$43,800.00$0.00$51,450.00
Investment income, current yr$161.00$197.00$6,997.00$145,070.00$266.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$19,500.00$12,000.00$43,800.00$0.00$51,450.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$39,512.00$51,920.00$51,041.00-$126.00-$165,768.00
Program service revenue (total)$1,358,324.00$1,356,401.00$1,413,009.00$1,355,976.00$1,255,359.00
Gross receipts$1,434,669.00$1,439,268.00$1,536,697.00$2,831,305.00$1,434,465.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$19,500.00$12,000.00$43,800.00 $51,450.00
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$161.00$197.00$6,997.00$258.00$266.00
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00-$55,749.00-$216,369.00
Net income from fundraising events$39,512.00$51,920.00$51,041.00$55,623.00$50,601.00
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$1,220,438.00$1,139,837.00$1,309,002.00$1,253,910.00$1,180,391.00
Total functional expenses: program service $886,634.00$815,052.00$951,390.00$918,111.00$863,437.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$333,804.00$324,785.00$357,612.00$335,799.00$313,597.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$3,357.00
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$6,563.00$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$5,998,762.00$6,031,604.00$5,883,310.00$6,016,746.00$6,118,138.00
Total assets, beginning of year$6,031,604.00$5,883,310.00$6,016,746.00$6,118,138.00$6,291,016.00
Total liabilities$3,065,541.00$3,295,442.00$3,427,829.00$3,767,048.00$4,115,450.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$3,295,442.00$3,427,829.00$3,767,048.00$4,115,450.00$4,249,244.00
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$2,933,221.00$2,736,162.00$2,455,481.00$2,249,698.00$2,002,688.00
Net assets$2,933,221.00$2,736,162.00$2,455,481.00$2,249,698.00$2,002,688.00
Net assets, beginning of year$2,736,162.00$2,455,481.00$2,249,698.00$2,002,688.00$2,041,772.00
Other liabilities$76,000.00$89,000.00$97,000.00$119,500.00$108,500.00
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$753,417.00$890,700.00$706,693.00$613,339.00$509,625.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$890,700.00$706,693.00$613,339.00$509,625.00$15,720.00
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$197,059.00$280,681.00$205,845.00$247,010.00-$39,084.00
Advertising (total)$10,695.00$10,999.00$9,628.00$0.00$0.00
Savings & temp cash investment$546,448.00$324,241.00$213,810.00$254,577.00$245,014.00
Accounts receivable, net$475.00$9,089.00$26,426.00$58,938.00$32,612.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$26,021.00$12,059.00$15,103.00$10,070.00$45,567.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$4,292.00$8,527.00$10,718.00$40,903.00$18,394.00
Deferred revenue$607,087.00$591,832.00$528,651.00$636,396.00$629,350.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable$2,378,162.00$2,606,083.00$2,791,460.00$2,970,249.00$3,359,206.00
Total net assets or fund balances$2,933,221.00$2,736,162.00$2,455,481.00$2,249,698.00$2,002,688.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$123,289.00$125,762.00$170,068.00$129,039.00$128,679.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members878810
Number of independent voting members878810
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 submitted2018-03-052017-07-112016-07-222015-03-192014-03-14
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v6.02013v4.02012v2.0
Filing identifier201810339349300816201710169349300631201630759349301178201530699349300038201430279349300963
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