Better Business Bureau Report for
Meredith-Dunn School

Better Business Bureau Report issued July 2016
Better Business Bureau Report expires July 2018

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Meredith-Dunn School
Address: 3023 Melbourne Avenue
  Louisville, KY 40220
Phone: 502-456-5819
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1973, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of Meredith-Dunn School is to provide prescriptive instruction in a nurturing environment designed to empower students who learn differently in become accomplished learners and resilient individuals.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Meredith-Dunn School meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Meredith-Dunn offers a specialized curriculum for students in grades 1-8 with diagnosed learning differences, as well as an after care program, summer school, tutoring & diagnostics/evaluations.

For the fiscal year ended July 31, 2016, Meredith-Dunn School's program expenses were:

School 1,926,472
Evaluation 62,884
After school program 36,807
Summer program 19,316
Tutoring 14,947
Total Program Expenses: $2,060,426
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Chief Executive : Kathy N. Beam, Head of School

Chair of the Board: William Simpson
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: UPS

Co-Chair of the Board : Shawn Freibert

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Freibert/Mattingly Title Group,LLC

Co-Chair of the Board : N/A

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: N/A

Board Size: 12

Paid Staff Size: 51

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals
Fund raising costs were 3% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $599,875, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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The following information is based on Meredith-Dunn School's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2016.

Ending net assets as reported below include $2,236,603 in unrestricted net assets and $90,082 in temporarily restricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $2,950,453 invested in property and equipment.

Source of Funds  
Tuition and fees 2,593,988
Gifts and private grants 439,286
Fundraising events, net 148,777
Evaluations 59,869
After school program 57,464
Other income 22,470
Tutoring 14,883
Donated material and services 11,812
Interest Income 180
Loss on disposal of property and equipment -5,461
Total Income $3,343,268


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 69%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative: 24%  Other Expenses: 6%

Total income $3,343,268
Program expenses $2,060,426
Fund raising expenses 19,690
Administrative expenses 718,404
Other Expenses 188,484
Total expenses $2,987,004
Income in Excess of Expenses 356,264
Beginning net assets 1,970,421
Ending net assets 2,326,685
Total liabilities 1,092,275
Total assets $3,418,960

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