EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING SCHOOL BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Address
1700 S HOLLY STREET
DENVER, CO 80222
Contact
Website: http://www.rmsel.org
Phone: +1 (303) 759-2076
Nonprofit
NTEE: B20 - Elementary, Secondary Education, K - 12
EIN: 84-1240658

Mission

AS A K-12 COMMUNITY, THE MISSION OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN SCHOOL OF EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING IS TO EMPOWER STUDENTS AND STAFF TO BE LEARNERS, THINKERS, CITIZENS AND EXPLORERS ENGAGED IN AND INSPIRED BY THE REAL WORLD 'WE ARE CREW NOT PASSENGERS.'
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1993
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeAssociation
Metropolitan statistical area2082
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$264,277.00$257,358.00$325,539.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$210,988.00$197,478.00$182,154.00
Number of employees738380
Number of people compensated >$100k110
Number of volunteers150150151
Number of highly compensated contractors000
Personnel
Burns, Chad
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personCHAD BURNSCHAD BURNSCHAD BURNS
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$117,044.00$109,375.00$99,167.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$25,272.00$24,662.00$22,103.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Johnson, Michael
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person MICHAEL JOHNSONMICHAEL JOHNSON
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
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Larsen, Kevin
Title  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  KEVIN LARSEN
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
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Lemieux, Anne
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personANNE MARIE LEMIEUXANNE MARIE LEMIEUX 
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 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
McDonald, Janice
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personJANICE MCDONALDJANICE MCDONALD 
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 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Nelson, Eric
Title  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  ERIC NELSON
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
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Perez, Kelley
Title  VICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person  KELLEY PEREZ
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
Position  Individual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Perez, Kelly
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personKELLY PEREZKELLY PEREZ 
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 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Rowe, Anne
TitleBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated personANNE ROWE  
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  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Stelzer, Julie
TitleFINANCE DIRECTORFINANCE DIRECTORFINANCE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJULIE STELZERJULIE STELZERJULIE STELZER
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$93,944.00$88,103.00$82,987.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$24,610.00$23,341.00$20,340.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Ward, Rosann
TitleSECRETARY AND TREASURERSECRETARY AND TREASURERSECRETARY AND TREASURER
Name of key/compensated personROSANN WARDROSANN WARDROSANN WARD
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
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Willman, David
Title  PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person  DAVID WILLMAN
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
Position  Individual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Yamrick, Barbara
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personBARBARA YAMRICKBARBARA YAMRICK 
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 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesAS A K-12 COMMUNITY, THE MISSION OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN SCHOOL OF EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING IS TO EMPOWER STUDENTS AND STAFF TO BE LEARNERS, THINKERS, CITIZENS AND EXPLORERS ENGAGED IN AND INSPIRED BY THE REAL WORLD. 'WE ARE CREW, NOT PASSENGERS.'AS A K-12 COMMUNITY, THE MISSION OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN SCHOOL OF EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING IS TO EMPOWER STUDENTS AND STAFF TO BE LEARNERS, THINKERS, CITIZENS AND EXPLORERS ENGAGED IN AND INSPIRED BY THE REAL WORLD. 'WE ARE CREW, NOT PASSENGERS.'AS A K-12 COMMUNITY, THE MISSION OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN SCHOOL OF EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING IS TO EMPOWER STUDENTS AND STAFF TO BE LEARNERS, THINKERS, CITIZENS AND EXPLORERS ENGAGED IN AND INSPIRED BY THE REAL WORLD. 'WE ARE CREW, NOT PASSENGERS.'
Program expenses (total)$4,864,771.00$3,094,878.00$2,873,127.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
OPERATION OF A K-12 EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING SCHOOL THAT DRAWS STUDENTS FROM THE MEMBER DISTRICTS AND THAT REPRESENTS A CROSS-DISTRICT COLLABORATION BENEFITTING APPROXIMATELY 393 STUDENTS.
Program expenses$4,864,771.00$3,094,878.00$2,873,127.00
Grants and allocations made$24,333.00$24,345.00$20,810.00
Program revenue$447,181.00$425,960.00$429,427.00
Program descriptionOPERATION OF A K-12 EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING SCHOOL THAT DRAWS STUDENTS FROM THE MEMBER DISTRICTS AND THAT REPRESENTS A CROSS-DISTRICT COLLABORATION BENEFITTING APPROXIMATELY 393 STUDENTS.OPERATION OF A K-12 EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING SCHOOL THAT DRAWS STUDENTS FROM THE MEMBER DISTRICTS AND THAT REPRESENTS A CROSS-DISTRICT COLLABORATION BENEFITTING APPROXIMATELY 392 STUDENTS.OPERATION OF A K-12 EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING SCHOOL THAT DRAWS STUDENTS FROM THE MEMBER DISTRICTS AND THAT REPRESENTS A CROSS-DISTRICT COLLABORATION BENEFITTING APPROXIMATELY 392 STUDENTS.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$5,506,917.00$3,693,727.00$3,474,992.00
Program services (total functional expenses)$4,864,771.00$3,094,878.00$2,873,127.00
Management & general (total functional expenses)$642,146.00$598,849.00$601,865.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Revenue
Total revenue$3,718,521.00$3,732,367.00$3,544,131.00
Program service revenue (total)$3,372,012.00$425,960.00$421,193.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$306,760.00$3,252,407.00$3,090,484.00
Revenue from noncash contributions  $12,810.00
Investment income$4,661.00$2,013.00$1,315.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$35,088.00$51,987.00$31,139.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$306,760.00$3,252,407.00$3,090,484.00
Gross receipts$3,767,982.00$3,783,401.00$3,609,197.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$12,525.00$15,983.00$18,742.00
Contributions from related organizations$62,954.00$60,235.00$37,240.00
Revenue from gov't grants$224,781.00$3,169,689.00$3,028,002.00
Revenue from all other contributions$6,500.00$6,500.00$6,500.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$12,457.00$6,451.00$8,234.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$4,661.00$2,013.00$1,315.00
Net rental income$4,449.00$9,026.00$8,355.00
Net income from fundraising events$18,182.00$36,510.00$14,550.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$8,778.00$9,336.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounting service fees (total)$16,200.00$15,800.00$14,800.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$6,982,277.00$3,029,603.00$2,289,930.00
Total assets, beginning of year$3,029,603.00$2,289,930.00$1,906,641.00
Total liabilities$12,339,432.00$6,598,362.00$5,897,329.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$6,598,362.00$5,897,329.00$356,706.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$2,050.00$3,227.00$5,377.00
Net assets-$5,357,155.00-$3,568,759.00-$3,607,399.00
Net assets, beginning of year-$3,568,759.00-$3,607,399.00$1,549,935.00
Other liabilities$12,078,997.00$6,313,609.00$5,632,281.00
Other assets$4,652,583.00$758,288.00$273,976.00
Investments: other securities$253,502.00$500,727.00$348,473.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$1,950.00$4,980.00$7,300.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$1,422,558.00$1,080,076.00$1,026,551.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$1,080,076.00$1,026,551.00$11,394.00
Inventories for sale or use$3,924.00$3,379.00$5,234.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$1,788,396.00$38,640.00$69,139.00
Accounts receivable, net$6,997.00$6,667.00$8,332.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$104,928.00$133,946.00$106,016.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$195,628.00$211,622.00$195,034.00
Deferred revenue$64,807.00$73,131.00$70,014.00
Total net assets or fund balances-$5,357,155.00-$3,568,759.00-$3,607,399.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$137,987.00$113,089.00$94,758.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members666
Number of independent voting members666
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-302016-06-302015-06-30
Accounting methodOtherOtherOther
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-192017-09-062016-07-29
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v6.0
Filing identifier201811319349304446201741229349301344201621199349300727
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