School Specialty Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1959

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 10,957

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt

  • Financing Rounds
  • 17

  • Investments
  • 24

School Specialty General Information

Description

School Specialty Inc is a distributor of supplies, furniture, technology products, supplemental learning products and curriculum solutions, primarily to the education marketplace. Its operating business segments are Distribution and Curriculum. The company generates maximum revenue from the Distribution Segment. Its Distribution segment offers products primarily to the PreK-12 education market that includes basic classroom supplies and office products, instructional materials, indoor and outdoor furniture and equipment, physical education equipment, classroom technology, and planning and organizational products.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Valley School Supply, Universal Paper and School Supply
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Business Equipment and Supplies
Former Stock Listing
SCOO
Corporate Office
  • Post Office Box 1579
  • Appleton, WI 54912
  • United States
+1 (888) 000-0000

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School Specialty Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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School Specialty Patents

School Specialty Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-D988735-S1 Stacking stool Active 04-Nov-2020 00
US-D990901-S1 Stacking stool Active 04-Nov-2020 00
US-20210196042-A1 Desk support with stool Active 31-Dec-2019 000000000
CA-210286-S Seat support desk Active 31-Dec-2019
CA-210298-S Desk support with seat Active 31-Dec-2019
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School Specialty Executive Team (22)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Ryan Bohr President & Chief Executive Officer
Richmond Holden Executive Vice President and President of Educational Resources
Gerald Hughes JD Chief Administrative Officer, Administration & Executive Vice President
Joseph Franzoi Secretary, Administration
Amy Veugeler Vice President, Marketing
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School Specialty Board Members (11)

Name Representing Role Since
0. 0000 School Specialty Board Member 000 0000
000000 0000 Self Board Member 000 0000
000 00000 Self Chairman Of The Board 000 0000
0000000 000000000 School Specialty Board Member 000 0000
0000000000 00000 Self Board Member 000 0000
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School Specialty Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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School Specialty Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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School Specialty Investments & Acquisitions (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Flaghouse 01-Mar-2023 0000000000 Specialty Retail
SchoolKidz 02-Nov-2022 0000000000 Education and Training Services (B2B) 0000 0000
Triumph Learning 18-Aug-2017 0000000000 000.00 Publishing 000000 00
Healthy Kids Challenge 15-Mar-2016 0000000000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) 00 0000
Think Math 23-Mar-2010 Corporate Asset Purchase 00.00 Buildings and Property 0000000 0
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School Specialty Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
The Guidance Group Publishing Huntington, NY 0000
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School Specialty Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Sunburst Visual Media 26-Feb-2003 000000000000000000 000 Completed
  • 000000 000000000
Teachers' Media Company 01-Jan-2000 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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