Educational Institutions

Yellowstone Academy

  • Houston, TX
  • www.yellowstoneacademy.org

Mission Statement

Yellowstone Academy is the premier school in Houston's inner-city. At Yellowstone, students receive an education that cultivates their intellect, nourishes their spirit, and empowers them to capitalize on their potential to create fulfilling futures for themselves. By providing an academically rigorous, Christian education, Yellowstone Academy is answering the challenge of the education crisis that faces many economically disadvantaged students.

Main Programs

  1. Yellowstone Academy
Service Areas

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Texas

Yellowstone Academy is located in Houston, Texas' historic Third Ward. Our students primarily reside in the greater Third Ward area including the Sunnyside and South Park neighborhoods.

ruling year

2007

Executive Director

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Ryan Dolibois

Keywords

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education, disadvantaged children

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EIN

76-0686870

Physical Address

3000 Trulley

Houston, 77004 1743

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Primary/Elementary Schools (B24)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Kindergarten, Nursery Schools, Preschool, Early Admissions (B21)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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Yellowstone Academy exists to promote human flourishing among Houston’s neediest families.  The school exclusively serves children from very low-income families with a program designed to provide them the educational, spiritual, social and practical resources they need to succeed in life. Yellowstone Academy is a faith based, comprehensive approach to addressing the multi-dimensional challenges of poverty in the lives of children from the platform of a high quality private pre-school through eighth grade educational institution.  Through education and intensive intervention, these children can break the cycle of intergenerational poverty and grow up to become responsible, productive adults.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Yellowstone Academy

Yellowstone Academy serves 350 students from pre-kindergarten through the 8th grade providing them with a high quality, faith based education that will prepare them for high school.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

None

Budget

$4,900,000

Service Areas

Self-reported

Texas

Yellowstone Academy is located in Houston, Texas' historic Third Ward. Our students primarily reside in the greater Third Ward area including the Sunnyside and South Park neighborhoods.

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Financials

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YELLOWSTONE ACADEMY INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Yellowstone Academy

Leadership

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Executive Director

Ryan Dolibois

STATEMENT FROM THE Executive Director

"Yellowstone Academy is the premier school in Houston's inner-city. The school provides a high-quality, faith based education to students from economically disadvantaged families. Through partnering with the Houston community, Yellowstone is able to provide a transformational opportunity to more than 300 students thereby challenging the narrative "

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Frank Tsuru

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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