Scholastic Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1920

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 8,413


  • Stock Symbol
  • SCHL

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 26

  • Share Price
  • $35.70
  • (As of Friday Closing)

Scholastic General Information


Scholastic Corp is an American publishing and education media company that focuses on books and educational material for schools, teachers, parents, and children. The company is one of the world's largest publishers of children's books and also owns exclusive rights to various books, including Harry Potter and The Hunger Games. Some of the company's original titles include Clifford the Big Red Dog, Goosebumps, and The Magic School Bus. It has three reportable segments Children's Book Publishing and Distribution, Education Solutions and International. It majority of its revenue is from the Children's Book Publishing and Distribution segment.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 557 Broadway
  • New York, NY 10012
  • United States
+1 (212) 000-0000

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Scholastic Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$35.70 $34.83 $32.50 - $45.98 $1.01B 28.6M 261K $1.53

Scholastic Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 29-Feb-2024 FY 2023 31-May-2023 FY 2022 31-May-2022 FY 2021 31-May-2021
EV 1,142,698 1,296,386 1,077,573 1,086,671
Revenue 1,643,100 1,704,000 1,642,900 1,300,300
EBITDA 124,100 171,200 157,000 52,500
Net Income 51,900 86,300 80,900 (11,000)
Total Assets 1,715,200 1,866,700 1,940,800 2,008,300
Total Debt 133,500 101,000 97,100 282,600
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Scholastic Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Scholastic Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
John Wiley & Sons Corporation Hoboken, NJ 0000 00000000
HarperCollins Publishers Corporate Backed or Acquired New York, NY 0000 000000&0
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Private Equity-Backed Boston, MA 0000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
Cengage Learning Formerly PE-Backed Independence, KY 0000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
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Scholastic Executive Team (28)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Peter Warwick Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Ellie Berger Executive Vice President and President, Trade Publishing
Sasha Quinton Executive Vice President & President
Kenneth Cleary President
Rosamund Else-Mitchell President
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Scholastic Board Members (12)

Name Representing Role Since
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0000 00000000 Scholastic Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer and President Scholastic Entertainment Chair of the Board 000 0000
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Scholastic Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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Scholastic Investments & Acquisitions (26)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
9 Story Media Group 12-Mar-2024 0000000000 00000 Movies, Music and Entertainment 00000 000
Make Believe Ideas 01-Jun-2023 000000000 Publishing
Learning Ovations 01-Sep-2022 0000000000 000.00 Education and Training Services (B2B) 00000000
Mrs. Nelson's Book Fair (Assets in Pomona) 25-Oct-2019 000000000 Buildings and Property 0000 0000
Make Believe Ideas 27-Mar-2019 Merger/Acquisition Publishing 00000 000
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Scholastic Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Learning Ovations Education and Training Services (B2B) Irvine, CA 2013
Laburnum house educational Distributors/Wholesale Gainsborough, United Kingdom 0000
Make Believe Ideas Publishing Berkhamsted, United Kingdom 0000
Chicken House Publishing Frome, United Kingdom 0000
Troubadour Publishing Publishing Leicester, United Kingdom 0000
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Scholastic ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated December, 23, 2022

14.99 | Low Risk

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Peers Analysis

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Scholastic Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Class Messenger 10-Sep-2013 000000000 000 Completed
  • 0000000000 01-Jul-2007 00000 00000 00 00.00 Completed
  • 5 buyers
Teachers Pay Teachers 01-Dec-2006 000000000000000000 Completed
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The Book People 24-Jun-2002 Corporate 000.00 Completed
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Scholastic FAQs

  • When was Scholastic founded?

    Scholastic was founded in 1920.

  • Who is the CEO of Scholastic?

    Peter Warwick is the CEO of Scholastic.

  • Where is Scholastic headquartered?

    Scholastic is headquartered in New York, NY.

  • What is the size of Scholastic?

    Scholastic has 8,413 total employees.

  • What industry is Scholastic in?

    Scholastic’s primary industry is Publishing.

  • Is Scholastic a private or public company?

    Scholastic is a Public company.

  • What is Scholastic’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Scholastic is SCHL.

  • What is the current stock price of Scholastic?

    As of 19-Apr-2024 the stock price of Scholastic is $35.70.

  • What is the current market cap of Scholastic?

    The current market capitalization of Scholastic is $1.01B.

  • What is Scholastic’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Scholastic is $1.64B.

  • Who are Scholastic’s competitors?

    John Wiley & Sons, HarperCollins Publishers, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Cengage Learning are competitors of Scholastic.

  • What is Scholastic’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Scholastic’s EPS for 12 months was $1.53.

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