NOBLE ACADEMY

Address
3310 HORSE PEN CREEK ROAD
GREENSBORO, NC 27410
Contact
Website: http://www.nobleknights.org
Phone: +1 (336) 282-7044
Nonprofit
NTEE: B28 - Specialized Education Institutions
EIN: 56-1676066

Mission

NOBLE ACADEMY (FORMERLY GUILFORD DAY SCHOOL) IS AN INDEPENDENT, NON-PROFIT, CO-EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION, WITH THE MISSION OF ENABLING STUDENTS WITH SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES AND/OR OTHER ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDERS WITH AVERAGE TO ABOVE AVERAGE INTELLECT TO REACH THEIR HIGHEST POTENTIAL BY ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING A SAFE, SUPPORTIVE AND POSITIVE EDUCATIONAL SETTING THAT CREATES OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUCCESS, CHALLENGES EXPECTATIONS AND BUILDS A STRONG FOUNDATION OF SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE THAT LEADS TO SUCCESSFUL TRANSITIONS.
 20172016201520142012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1987
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area3120
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$146,000.00$95,196.00$113,200.00$91,894.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$140,469.00$95,196.00$113,344.00$110,200.00 
Number of employees71787071 
Number of people compensated >$100k1111 
Number of volunteers72727272 
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Akin, Melissa
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personMELISSA AKINMELISSA AKINMELISSA AKINMELISSA AKIN 
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 
Ballen, Patrick
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person PATRICK BALLENPATRICK BALLENPATRICK BALLEN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
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 
Black, Betsy
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARY   
Name of key/compensated personBETSY BLACKBETSY BLACK   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Black, Lynn
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERVICE CHAIR 
Name of key/compensated person LYNN BLACKLYNN BLACKLYNN BLACK 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
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 
Blomgren, Rebecca
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personREBECCA BLOMGRENREBECCA BLOMGREN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Brainard, Frank
TitleVICE CHAIRBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personFRANK BRAINARDFRANK BRAINARD   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Campbell, Tom
Title   BOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person   TOM CAMPBELL 
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 
Carr, Billy
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person BILLY CARRBILLY CARRBILLY CARR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
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 
Carter, Bethany
TitleCHAIRVICE CHAIRSECRETARYBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personBETHANY CARTERBETHANY CARTERBETHANY CARTERBETHANY CARTER 
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 
Dunn, Gwyn
Title   BOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person   GWYN DUNN 
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 
Forman, Kim
Title CHAIRCHAIRCHAIR 
Name of key/compensated person KIM FORMANKIM FORMANKIM FORMAN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
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 
Goodman, John
Title TREASURERTREASURERTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated person JOHN GOODMANJOHN GOODMANJOHN GOODMAN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
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 
Gusler, Patty
TitleBOARD MEMBERPFA PRESIDENTPFA PRESIDENT  
Name of key/compensated personPATTY GUSLERPATTY GUSLERPATTY GUSLER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Hale, Linda
TitleHEAD OF SCHOOLHEAD OF SCHOOLHEAD OF SCHOOLHEAD OF SCHOOL 
Name of key/compensated personLINDA HALELINDA HALELINDA HALELINDA HALE 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$140,469.00$95,196.00$113,344.00$110,200.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$7,469.00$22,551.00$10,844.00$10,724.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Himes, Jennifer
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personJENNIFER HIMES    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
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    
Holbrook, Shari
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personSHARI HOLBROOKSHARI HOLBROOK   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Kirkpatrick, Michell
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  MICHELL KIRKPATRICKMICHELL KIRKPATRICK 
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 
Lee, Liza
Title   BOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person   LIZA 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 
Lookabill, Chris
TitleTREASURER    
Name of key/compensated personCHRIS LOOKABILL    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
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    
Mahrt, Donna
Title   PFA PRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated person   DONNA MAHRT 
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 
Malloy, Michelle
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personMICHELLE MALLOY    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
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    
McDaid, Terry
Title   SECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated person   TERRY MCDAID 
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 
Moore, Larry
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person LARRY MOORELARRY MOORELARRY MOORE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
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 
Poole, Matthew
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personMATTHEW POOLEMATTHEW POOLEMATTHEW POOLEMATTHEW POOLE 
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 
Shutter, Michele
Title BOARD MEMBERVICE CHAIRBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person MICHELE SHUTTERMICHELE SHUTTERMICHELE SHUTTER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
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 
Taylor, Sylvestor
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personSYLVESTOR TAYLORSYLVESTOR TAYLOR   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Thomas, John
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personJOHN THOMASJOHN THOMASJOHN THOMASJOHN THOMAS 
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 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesOPERATION OF A SCHOOL PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12 WITH LEARNING DISABILITIESOPERATION OF A SCHOOL PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12 WITH LEARNING DISABILITIESOPERATION OF A SCHOOL PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12 WITH LEARNING DISABILITIESOPERATION OF A SCHOOL PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12 WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES 
Program service expenses, total$3,425,891.00$3,391,483.00$3,478,701.00$3,308,868.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
OPERATION OF A SCHOOL PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12 WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
Program expenses$3,425,891.00$3,391,483.00$3,478,701.00$3,308,868.00 
Grants and allocations made$248,573.00$277,500.00$250,200.00$212,578.00 
Program revenue$3,353,328.00$3,236,066.00$3,385,480.00$3,469,841.00 
Program descriptionOPERATION OF A SCHOOL PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12 WITH LEARNING DISABILITIESOPERATION OF A SCHOOL PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12 WITH LEARNING DISABILITIESOPERATION OF A SCHOOL PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12 WITH LEARNING DISABILITIESOPERATION OF A SCHOOL PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO STUDENTS IN GRADES K-12 WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$3,741,168.00$3,380,224.00$3,506,163.00$3,937,937.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$108,940.00$90,088.00$63,267.00$71,128.00$74,944.00
Investment income, current yr$246,033.00$11,984.00$16,519.00$355,802.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$108,940.00$90,088.00$63,267.00$71,128.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$32,867.00$42,086.00$40,897.00$41,166.00 
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Program service revenue (total)$3,353,328.00$3,236,066.00$3,385,480.00$3,469,841.00$2,742,608.00
Gross receipts$3,745,849.00$3,402,952.00$3,518,352.00$3,950,396.00 
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$108,940.00$90,088.00$63,267.00$71,128.00 
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$32,487.00$42,947.00$39,765.00$39,964.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$246,033.00$13,751.00$16,897.00$355,802.00 
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$200.00
Net income from fundraising events$380.00-$861.00$1,132.00$1,202.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$3,600,841.00$3,578,527.00$3,706,328.00$3,497,602.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $3,425,891.00$3,391,483.00$3,478,701.00$3,308,868.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$174,950.00$187,044.00$227,627.00$188,734.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$2,506.00$680.00$8,263.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$9,993,319.00$10,084,827.00$10,332,343.00$10,882,952.00$9,833,207.00
Total assets, beginning of year$10,084,827.00$10,332,343.00$10,882,952.00$10,551,516.00 
Total liabilities$2,811,634.00$3,043,469.00$3,092,682.00$3,443,126.00$3,332,738.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$3,043,469.00$3,092,682.00$3,443,126.00$3,552,025.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net  $0.00$1,400.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$4,692,504.00$4,728,320.00$4,816,399.00$4,953,461.00 
Temporarily restricted net assets$690,325.00$514,237.00$626,611.00$689,714.00 
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$1,798,856.00$1,798,801.00$1,796,651.00$1,796,651.00 
Net assets$7,181,685.00$7,041,358.00$7,239,661.00$7,439,826.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$7,041,358.00$7,239,661.00$7,439,826.00$6,999,491.00 
Other liabilities$0.00$17,023.00$33,855.00$53,503.00 
Other assets$21,778.00$19,441.00$15,158.00$32,197.00 
Investments: other securities$90,930.00$82,960.00$91,892.00  
Investments: publicly traded securities$2,384,841.00$2,226,768.00$2,324,086.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$3,431.00$4,471.00$6,979.00$11.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$4,471.00$6,979.00$3,434.00$18.00 
Loans and other payables to key persons  $525,000.00$550,000.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$140,327.00-$198,303.00-$200,165.00$440,335.00 
Advertising (total)$41,834.00$46,828.00$43,641.00  
Savings & temp cash investment$1,696,709.00$1,557,788.00$1,778,887.00$4,643,155.00 
Accounts receivable, net$1,392,039.00$1,660,044.00$1,436,939.00$1,412,498.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$184,020.00$157,492.00$181,824.00$182,211.00 
Deferred revenue$2,370,291.00$2,600,297.00$2,352,003.00$2,657,412.00 
Secured mortgages and notes payable$257,323.00$268,657.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$7,181,685.00$7,041,358.00$7,239,661.00$7,439,826.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$203,457.00$208,673.00$207,335.00$214,553.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members13171317 
Number of independent voting members13171317 
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Relationships among key personnel TrueTrueTrue 
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-012013-07-01 
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012012-06-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Outstanding loan to key person or disqualified person  TrueTrue 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990 
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-042017-04-142016-02-012014-12-11 
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.0 
Filing identifier201713389349300276201613359349300211201533159349300013201443179349301539 
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