Scholastic creates quality books, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, magazines, multi-media and other products that help children learn both at school and at home. The Company distributes its products and services worldwide through a variety of channels, including school-based book clubs and book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, on-air, and online. International operations include the publication and distribution of products outside the United States by Scholastic international operations, export and foreign rights businesses. The company has long-established operations in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia, with newer operations in China and India.

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
8,900 (est)
Scholastic was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Scholastic

Richard Robinson

Richard Robinson

Chairman, President & CEO
Maureen O'Connell

Maureen O'Connell

Andrew Hedden

Andrew Hedden

EVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Judith Newman

Judith Newman

EVP and President, Scholastic Book Clubs and E-Commerce
Alan Boyko

Alan Boyko

President, Scholastic Book Fairs

Scholastic Office Locations

Scholastic has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
555 Broadway

Scholastic Data and Metrics

Scholastic Financial Metrics

Scholastic's revenue was reported to be $1.7 b in FY, 2016 which is a 2% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.7 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

910.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

40.5 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

67.6 m

Market capitalization (27-Jun-2017)

1.5 b

Closing share price (27-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

214 m
Scholastic's current market capitalization is $1.5 b.
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.1 b1.5 b1.8 b1.6 b1.7 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

984.6 m715.4 m846 m758.5 m762.3 m

Gross profit

1.2 b834.4 m976.3 m877.3 m910.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

1.8 b1.6 b1.6 b


63.1 m32.9 m67.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

16.5 m15.7 m7.5 m3.8 m2.2 m

Interest income

600 k300 k1.1 m

Income tax expense

61.6 m1.7 m6.1 m14.4 m24.7 m

Net Income

44.4 m294.6 m40.5 m
USDY, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016


105.3 m194.9 m181.5 m196.1 m195.9 m214 m

Accounts Receivable

253.3 m193.8 m196.3 m


272.7 m33.7 m72.5 m

Current Assets

663.4 m1.1 b950.1 m


439.7 m437.6 m


144.5 m116.3 m116.2 m

Total Assets

1.5 b1.8 b1.7 b

Accounts Payable

145.3 m146.8 m138.2 m

Current Liabilities

429.7 m547.6 m378.3 m

Non-Current Liabilities

183.4 m69.8 m77.2 m

Total Liabilities

613.1 m617.4 m455.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

580.8 m591.5 m600.7 m

Retained Earnings

765.1 m1 b1.1 b

Total Equity

1.2 b1.3 b

Financial Leverage

1.5 x1.4 x
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

44.4 m294.6 m40.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

62.7 m48.3 m39.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(49 m)1.6 m(19 m)


(21 m)(33 m)(28 m)

Accounts Payable

(11.2 m)12.1 m(12.7 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

156.8 m166.9 m(78.9 m)

Purchases of PP&E

(27 m)(30.3 m)(35.6 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(345.7 m)445.3 m(39.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

122.5 m(124.5 m)12 m

Interest Paid

7.1 m3.2 m1.6 m
USDY, 2016


188 k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

Scholastic Market Value History

Scholastic Median Salaries

Source: 28 public H-1B filings from Scholastic

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