Better Business Bureau Report for
Pitt Academy

Better Business Bureau Report issued January 2017
Better Business Bureau Report expires January 2019

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Pitt Academy
Address: 7515 Westport Road
  Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: 502-966-6979
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1972, Kentucky
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Pitt Academy provides a safe, nurturing school environment and an individualized curriculum that allows students to realize their full potential and to develop the skills necessary to become more independent and productive members of society.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Pitt Academy meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Pitt Academy is fully accredited by the Kentucky Non-Public Schools Commission, Inc. Pitt is an independent K-12 Archdiocesan school with a non-denominational enrollment policy. Pitt sees students as individuals with a unique pattern of strengths, learning styles and challenges. Pitt focuses on a child’s abilities, not his or her disabilities. The environment at Pitt Academy gives students every opportunity to reach their own academic, social and creative potential in a learning environment that meets the needs and abilities of each student. Pitt Academy offers an individualized educational program, an adapted curriculum, trained instructors and a vibrant community that are committed to helping students develop the skills and self-confidence necessary to lead independent and fulfilling lives. In addition, Pitt Academy offers a Life Skills Program, a Community Based Instruction Program, and classes in music, art, technology and physical education. Pitt partners with outside agencies to offer speech, language, occupation and physical therapy services. Pitt Academy is also affiliated with and has teams involved in Special Olympics.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016, Pitt Academy's program expenses were:

Program Services 709,267
Total Program Expenses: $709,267
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Chief Executive : Renee Doty, School Principal

Chair of the Board: Kevin Massey, Board President
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Project Heating and Cooling, Vice President

Co-Chair of the Board : Dan Moyers, Vice President

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Moyers Financial Services

Co-Chair of the Board : Linda Hare, Secretary

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Retiree

Board Size: 17

Paid Staff Size: 24

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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements, cause-related marketing
Fund raising costs were 4% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $891,113, 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 Pitt Academy's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016.

Ending net assets as reported below include $1,481,025 in unrestricted net assets and $207,896 in temporarily restricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $1,638,041 invested in property, land, and equipment.

Source of Funds  
Grants/Donations 670,836
Tuition/Fees 615,701
Bingo,net 145,186
Other Fundraising, net 75,091
All Other 35,327
Total Income $1,542,141


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 77%  Fund Raising: 3%  Administrative: 20% 

Total income $1,542,141
Program expenses $709,267
Fund raising expenses 31,659
Administrative expenses 189,357
Total expenses $930,283
Income in Excess of Expenses 611,858
Beginning net assets 1,077,063
Ending net assets 1,688,921
Total liabilities 490,750
Total assets $2,179,671

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