The Episcopal School of Dallas

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Summary

ESD is a co-ed, college preparatory school for curious and joyful learners, ages 3 through grade 12, located in Dallas, Texas.


Contact information

Mailing address:
The Episcopal School of Dallas
4100 Merrell Road
Dallas, TX 75229

Website: www.esdallas.org

Phone: 214-358-4368

Email: admission@esdallas.org


Organization details

EIN: 751451116

CEO/President: David Baad

Chairman: Giffen Weinmann

Board size: 31

Founder:

Year founded: 1974

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

On the first day of school in 1974, The Reverend Canon Stephen B. Swann and his faculty of two gathered their eleven students around a campfire, and they together established the principles that would become the foundation of The Episcopal School of Dallas. Our Founding Tenets of religio, daily worship; eruditio, scholarship; and disciplina, training within a community of learners, have continued to direct our mission to ignite a life of purpose in each student through the development of an educated conscience. In combination with outdoor education and service learning, these elements are essential to the ESD experience, allowing teachers to shepherd children through lessons that enable them to overcome trepidation, develop resilience, and embrace stillness.

Though we have grown to serve more than 1,100 students, age 3 to 12th grade, we continue to know and love each child. We optimally challenge all students, capitalizing on their passions or interests, making our most advanced curriculum accessible to all. We shape our curriculum using the Hallmarks of an ESD Education: academic excellence and rigor, a strong sense of community, understanding of self, and a faith-informed foundation of values. Our community members live with honor, integrity, and respect for all as expressed in our Code of Conduct.


Mission statement

Our mission is to ignite a life of purpose through the development of an educated conscience.


Statement of faith

The Episcopal School of Dallas was founded on the belief that every child was made in the image of a loving God. We believe our Episcopal Identity has to be incarnate. It is visible in how we all live and interact with one another and what we carry forth into the world.

"As Episcopalians, we are followers of Jesus Christ, and both our worship and our mission are in Christ's name. In Jesus, we find that the nature of God is love, and through baptism, we share in his victory over sin and death."

To find out more, please visit EpiscopalChurch.org.

Transparency grade

D

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: K-12 Schools/Academies

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating695 of 94028 of 30
Fund acquisition rating523 of 94222 of 30
Resource allocation rating762 of 94225 of 30
Asset utilization rating484 of 94017 of 30

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
18%29%28%13%7%3%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
3%3%3%3%2%1%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
12%10%12%24%25%30%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
3%3%4%4%2%1%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
88%90%88%76%75%70%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
82%76%75%80%94%94%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
96%103%92%83%92%82%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
79%79%69%66%86%77%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
4%-3%8%17%8%18%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
2%-2%4%11%6%15%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
14%21%22%17%4%5%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.380.350.320.330.380.37
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
3.233.382.921.972.102.38
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.341.180.920.640.810.89
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
3.101.031.121.751.521.34
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.320.970.890.570.660.75
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.060.301.427.965.083.42
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
30%40%40%39%43%44%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
13%11%9%10%11%12%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
163%172%190%185%150%150%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$19,324,821$18,609,686$30,081,114$21,476,823$17,846,689
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$15,168,783$22,190,784$27,293,234$28,742,836$24,712,315
Short-term investments$56,954$55,654$49,183$56,564$50,682
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$34,550,558$40,856,124$57,423,531$50,276,223$42,609,686
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$77,545,171$73,832,129$49,723,628$49,820,756$52,887,855
Other long-term assets$4,547,166$4,466,993$5,798,326$5,644,874$5,753,274
Total long-term assets$82,092,337$78,299,122$55,521,954$55,465,630$58,641,129
Total assets$116,642,895$119,155,246$112,945,485$105,741,853$101,250,815
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$2,107,133$5,273,266$2,278,659$2,651,050$2,781,372
Other current liabilities$31,416,127$31,152,873$30,591,354$30,458,632$29,014,737
Total current liabilities$33,523,260$36,426,139$32,870,013$33,109,682$31,796,109
Debt$12,792,376$11,172,862$11,540,314$11,894,156$12,435,722
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$140,387$68,150$169,906$130,994$102,361
Total long-term liabilities$12,932,763$11,241,012$11,710,220$12,025,150$12,538,083
Total liabilities$46,456,023$47,667,151$44,580,233$45,134,832$44,334,192
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$65,993,201$62,400,449$36,563,805$34,844,360$37,805,526
With donor restrictions$4,193,671$9,087,646$31,801,447$25,762,661$19,111,097
Net assets$70,186,872$71,488,095$68,365,252$60,607,021$56,916,623
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$4,091,634$4,909,599$10,531,291$10,944,929$13,675,906
Program service revenue$34,780,371$34,673,339$33,305,471$32,465,514$31,461,046
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$258,268$344,107$274,480$201,800$172,395
Other revenue$342,687$753,847$673,216$617,544$991,882
Total other revenue$35,381,326$35,771,293$34,253,167$33,284,858$32,625,323
Total revenue$39,472,960$40,680,892$44,784,458$44,229,787$46,301,229
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$31,041,769$28,096,692$29,459,095$38,166,144$35,632,117
Management and general$8,527,980$8,104,451$6,216,818$1,576,044$1,802,057
Fundraising$1,205,733$1,360,022$1,356,100$797,201$467,498
Total expenses$40,775,482$37,561,165$37,032,013$40,539,389$37,901,672
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)($1,302,522)$3,119,727$7,752,445$3,690,398$8,399,557
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($1,302,522)$3,119,727$7,752,445$3,690,398$8,399,557

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
David L BaadHead of School$384,773
Robert A BuchholzChief Financial Officer$313,897
Ruth M BurkeAssistant Head of School$274,266
Denis M StokesDirector of Development$255,248
Henry F HeilHead of Upper School$184,975
John E BobergAcademic Dean$181,103
Michael J SchneiderPhysical Education Chair$167,070
Blanca M HernandezDirector of Finance$154,951
Dawn M LewisDirector of Human Resources$145,703

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020


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