The million-dollar salaries of New York Metropolis’s elite personal faculty principals the place dad and mom are up in arms about anti-racism ideologies and Crucial Race Idea being pushed on their kids have been revealed.
Faculty tax filings, obtained by the New York Publish, reveal that seven faculty heads took dwelling greater than $1 million every in whole compensation within the 12 months ending June 30 2020.
One other three broke the $900,000 benchmark, placing all of them within the nation’s prime one % of earners.
Their hefty salaries come amid a rising variety of controversies at a number of of the elite NYC prep faculties the place some dad and mom and lecturers have complained in regards to the ‘woke’ ideology being taught to kids.
Faculty tax filings, seen by the New York Publish, reveal 7 faculty heads acquired over $1 million every in whole compensation within the 12 months ending June 30 2020. The most important earner was Thomas Kelly (pictured)
Kelly is the principal at Horace Mann (pictured) within the Bronx. He earned $1,272,141 within the final tax 12 months
The salaries of NYC’s elite prep faculty heads
1. Thomas Kelly
Faculty: Horace Mann
2. Paul Burke
Faculty: Nightingale-Bamford Faculty
3. John Allman
4. Jessica Bagby
Faculty: Moral Tradition Fieldston
5. Lee Levison
6. Dominic Randolph
Faculty: Riverdale Nation Day
7. Patricia Hayot
8. Bodie Brizendine
9. Jane Foley Fried
10. Jim Greatest
11. William Donohue
Faculty: Columbia Grammar Prep
The most important earner was Thomas Kelly, who earned $1,272,141 as principal at Horace Mann within the Bronx.
Shut behind was Paul Burke, the pinnacle of Nightingale-Bamford Faculty on Manhattan’s Higher East Aspect.
He earned $1,195,538 together with a wage of $918,502 and different compensation reminiscent of housing of $219,343.
The Higher West Aspect’s Trinity, which was among the many faculties focused with cellular billboards this week studying ‘range not indoctrination’ and ‘WOKE SCHOOL? SPEAK OUT’ this week, pays its head $1,128,031.
John Allman acquired a wage of $751,348, $105,300 bonus, $47,250 in deferred compensation, and $224,133 in advantages, together with a brownstone home.
At Riverdale Nation Day faculty, principal Dominic Randolph took dwelling whole earnings of $1,075,504, together with $1,018,857 wage, housing and a social membership membership.
One father or mother Bion Bartning mentioned he was so upset with the ideologies being taught at Riverdale that he pulled his kids out of the $54,000-a-year faculty.
Bartning then went additional, founding the Basis Towards Intolerance & Racism (FAIR) to combat again in opposition to what he calls a harmful new ‘orthodoxy’ in faculties.
Spence faculty, the all-girls faculty within the Higher East Aspect, paid head Bodie Brizendine $886,860 in wage, contributing to her whole compensation of $942,615.
An alum slammed the college in April after it despatched out a letter and posted it on the college’s web site commenting on Derek Chauvin’s responsible verdict for the homicide of George Floyd.
This got here after billionaire hedge fund supervisor John Paulson threatened to cease donating to the $54,000 faculty final 12 months citing ‘anti-white indoctrination’ within the curriculum being taught to his two daughters.
Brearley has additionally been on the middle of controversy after father or mother Andrew Gutmann mentioned he was pulling his daughter from the all-girls over its woke antiracism ‘obsession’ which he described as efforts to ‘brainwash’ college students.
The top of the college, Jane Foley Fried, was paid $939,622, together with a wage of $717,888, $87,500 bonus and housing and maid service valued at $98,879.
Dalton’s Jim Greatest took dwelling barely much less with $937,973 whole compensation together with a wage of $888,377.
Greatest introduced in April he’s stepping down this 12 months after being slammed by dad and mom for pushing an ‘obsessive’, antiracism agenda on college students.
His resignation got here after a bunch of Dalton dad and mom penned an nameless open letter to the college describing an ‘obsessive deal with race and identification’.
The varsity was embroiled in additional controversy this month as dad and mom fumed that its well being and wellness educator Justine Ang Fonte confirmed first-graders intercourse schooling movies that seem to incorporate details about masturbation.
At Chapin – an all-girls faculty in Higher East Aspect (left) Patricia Hoyt (proper) acquired a complete package deal of $1,041,864
Others with salaries upward of $1 million included Lee Levison (left) who was head of the all-boys Collegiate Faculty on the Higher West Aspect (proper) till final June. His whole compensation package deal reached $1,087,660, together with a wage of $936,323
Fonte additionally held a lecture at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory Faculty on ‘electro porn.’
Columbia, the $47,000-a-year personal faculty as soon as attended by Barron Trump, paid its personal head William Donohue $539,700, together with a $442,017 wage and a $75,000 bonus.
Others with salaries upward of $1 million included Lee Levison who was head of the all-boys Collegiate Faculty on the Higher West Aspect till final June.
His whole compensation package deal reached $1,087,660, together with a wage of $936,323.
Moral Tradition Fieldston’s Principal Jessica Bagby earned a complete package deal of $1,098,788 final 12 months, together with $795,872 in wage, a $112,500 bonus, $63,096 in ‘different compensation’ and different advantages together with housing and automotive allowances.
And Chapin’s Patricia Hoyt acquired a complete package deal of $1,041,864.
The Higher West Aspect’s Trinity (left), which was among the many faculties focused with cellular billboards this week studying ‘range not indoctrination’ and ‘WOKE SCHOOL? SPEAK OUT’ this week, pays its head John Allman $1,128,031 (proper)
Moral Tradition Fieldston’s (proper) Principal Jessica Bagby (left) earned a complete package deal of $1,098,788 final 12 months
Paul Burke (left), the pinnacle of Nightingale-Bamford Faculty (proper) on Manhattan’s Higher East Aspect. He earned $1,195,538 together with a wage of $918,502 and different compensation reminiscent of housing of $219,343
Riverdale Nation Day
Riverdale Nation Day faculty, the place principal Dominic Randolph earned a seven-figure wage within the final tax 12 months, has come beneath hearth over its anti-racism initiatives in latest months.
Bion Bartning’s two younger kids attended Riverdale till he pulled them from the college final 12 months over what he described as the harmful new ‘orthodoxy’ it’s instructing college students.
Bartning, who’s Mexican and Yaqui on one facet and Jewish on the opposite, mentioned he was shocked to study that schoolchildren are being pressured to label themselves as privileged or oppressed by pores and skin colour.
‘I do not match into any of these race buckets,’ Bartning instructed the New York Publish.
‘I feel it’s fallacious to be instructing youngsters these socially constructed race classes.
‘It is a harmful ideology, instructing kids to be pessimistic and filled with grievance moderately than being optimistic and filled with gratitude. It goes in opposition to all of the values I used to be raised with, and there are numerous on the market who really feel as I do,’ he mentioned.
At Riverdale Nation Day faculty (proper), principal Dominic Randolph (left) took dwelling whole earnings of $1,075,504, together with $1,018,857 wage, housing and a social membership membership
One father or mother Bion Bartning mentioned he was so upset with the ideologies being taught at Riverdale that he pulled his kids out of the $54,000-a-year faculty
Bartning mentioned he had even encountered cases of youngsters being given colour palettes to match with their pores and skin tone to evaluate their stage of privilege.
He mentioned even his Soviet Union-raised spouse discovered the anti-racist teachings ‘alarming’.
Bartning has since launched FAIR, which describes itself as a ‘nonpartisan group devoted to advancing civil rights and liberties for all Individuals, and selling a standard tradition primarily based on equity, understanding and humanity’ on its web site.
The group was launched final month to sort out what it calls neo-racism and ‘illiberal orthodoxy’ in US establishments and has shortly develop into a champion for these condemning antiracism teachings in faculties.
Board members embrace former New York Occasions journalist Bari Weiss and media pundit Megyn Kelly – who pulled her two sons from their Higher West Aspect personal faculty final 12 months as a result of its ‘woke’ teachings.
Spence got here beneath hearth for its ‘woke’ teachings in April when it commented on Derek Chauvin’s conviction for the homicide of George Floyd.
The varsity, which boasts notable alum together with Gwyneth Paltrow and Kerry Washington, despatched a letter out and posted an announcement on its web site.
In it, head Bodie Brizendine referred to as the conviction a ‘crucible second for our nation and for our ongoing wrestle for racial justice and fairness.’
‘The jury’s verdict, an essential step towards accountability and therapeutic, nevertheless, doesn’t erase the tragedy of the homicide of George Floyd, and there’s essential work forward that requires our collective voice and braveness,’ the letter reads.
‘Our cost and our wrestle stay the identical: to form a world that rejects injustice and hate, and affords dignity and humanity for all people and communities. Our Anti-Racism Activity Power Report—deeply rooted in our mission that has by no means wavered from the tenets of inclusivity, belonging and justice—stands as our essential path ahead for our faculty and our neighborhood,’ it reads.
Spence faculty (left), the all-girls faculty within the Higher East Aspect, paid head Bodie Brizendine (proper) $886,860 in wage, contributing to her whole compensation of $942,615
‘Extra instantly, and within the aftermath of this trial, we flip our consideration to our college students who look to us to assist them comprehend this second. Our divisional counselors are able to assist our college students with developmentally applicable care and steering.
‘The underside line is that some of these crimes shouldn’t be taking place. Full cease. And, as our neighborhood continues to maneuver ahead, we may also proceed to recollect the lack of life—males, girls and kids—who’ve fallen prey to mindless brutality.’
Derek Chauvin was discovered responsible of second-degree unintentional homicide, third-degree homicide and second-degree manslaughter within the demise of George Floyd.
An alum who requested to not be named acquired the letter and was appalled, telling DailyMail.com she was shocked at ‘how they pressured college students to get entangled’ within the trial.
‘The place is the safety of innocence?’ she mentioned.
‘I attended Spence Faculty and wrote a letter about their involvement within the Chauvin trial. I used to be appalled they had been subjecting kids to such horror.’
This controversy got here after billionaire hedge fund supervisor John Paulson hit out on the faculty’s ‘anti-white indoctrination’ way back to 2017.
Billionaire hedge fund supervisor John Paulson and his spouse Jenny (pictured in 2017) accused Manhattan’s elite all-girls Spence Faculty of ‘anti-white indoctrination’ three years in the past
Paulson, who grew to become a star within the banking business after raking in billions from his wager in opposition to the American housing market forward of the 2008 monetary disaster and served as an financial adviser to Donald Trump, made the claims in a letter to the college in 2017 that was unearthed this week by Web page Six.
On the time each of Paulson’s daughters, Giselle and Danielle, attended the college on the Higher East Aspect, which prices practically $50,000 per 12 months in tuition and boasts many well-known alumni together with Gwenyth Paltrow.
Within the letter, signed by Paulson and his spouse Jenny, the couple describe a number of examples of studying supplies their daughters acquired which they declare embrace malicious portrayals of white folks.
They argued that the curriculum is ‘designed’ to advertise anti-white ideologies by instructing college students, of which lower than 1 / 4 are minorities, that white persons are profitable due to their race.
At Brearley, the place head Jane Foley Fried was paid $939,622, discovered itself on the middle of controversy as one New York father hit out at its instructing of Crucial Race Idea.
Andrew Gutmann, 45, revealed in an April letter that he pulling his daughter from the college, the place annual tuition is $54,000, over its woke antiracism ‘obsession.’
He instructed the New York Publish he despatched the 1,700-word letter to 650 totally different households as a result of ‘somebody needed to converse out.’
‘She hasn’t been brainwashed but by the college – however she’s had me at dwelling. I am not so positive that is true of the opposite youngsters,’ Gutmann instructed the outlet, referring to his daughter.
‘Somebody needed to do it. Somebody needed to gentle the match. Everybody’s so afraid of cancel tradition. We’ll destroy the town, we’ll destroy the nation.’
Brearley (left) has additionally been on the middle of controversy. The top of the college, Jane Foley Fried (proper), was paid $939,622
Andrew Gutmann, 45, mentioned he was pulling his daughter from the all-girls over its woke antiracism ‘obsession’ which he described as efforts to ‘brainwash’ college students
Fried responded by sending a message to the college’s households by which she slammed Gutmann’s letter as ‘deeply offensive and dangerous.’
Gutman has appeared within the media a number of occasions since, pushing again in opposition to Crucial Race Idea being taught in faculties.
‘What the college is saying, what all these faculties are saying, is that if you happen to do not agree with us, we do not need a dialogue, do not even need your child in our faculty,’ Gutmann instructed DailyMail.com throughout an unique interview at his dwelling on April 20.
‘They shove it down our throats. Actually, I’ve no downside if folks disagree with all the pieces I wrote. However there needs to be a dialogue. That is my level.’
Gutmann mentioned the academic issues cannot be mounted till ‘we eradicate the insidious most cancers that’s cancel tradition.’
The father or mother additionally mentioned he had refused to signal the college’s anti-racism pledge in October.
The varsity had began the required pledge after black alum accused it of racism in posts made to the Instagram account account ‘Black at Brearley.’
Dalton has been suffering from quite a few controversies together with its instructing of Crucial Race Idea and claims first-grade kids are being taught about masturbation.
Mother and father final month had been left livid that first-graders had been proven intercourse schooling movies that seem to incorporate details about masturbation.
Justine Ang Fonte, a well being and wellness trainer on the faculty, allegedly confirmed college students a video final fall from the free intercourse schooling sequence for youngsters referred to as AMAZE, by which a cartoon boy asks about erections.
Fonte’s courses additionally reportedly included classes on gender identification and consent, instructing kids that their dad and mom and grandparents shouldn’t contact them with out asking permission.
Dalton’s (proper) Jim Greatest (left) took dwelling $937,973 whole compensation. Greatest introduced in April he’s stepping down this 12 months after being slammed by dad and mom for pushing an ‘obsessive’, antiracism agenda on college students
A number of dad and mom complained about to high school directors however had been instructed that they had misinterpreted the teachings.
This got here after headmaster Jim Greatest introduced in April he was stepping stepped down from his function amid a wave of criticism over the college’s instructing of Crucial Race Idea.
Greatest mentioned he would see out the 12 months on the $50,000-a-year establishment then step right down to pursue ‘different alternatives’.
His resignation got here after Dalton dad and mom penned an nameless open letter to the college earlier this 12 months describing an ‘obsessive deal with race and identification’.
Mother and father final month had been left livid that first-graders had been proven intercourse schooling movies (above) that seem to incorporate details about masturbation
Within the video, a cartoon little boy asks: ‘Hey, how come typically my penis will get massive typically and factors within the air?’
The video additionally teaches the primary graders in regards to the variations between a penis and a clitoris
‘Each class this 12 months has had an obsessive deal with race and identification, ‘racist cop’ reenactments in science, ‘de-centering whiteness’ in artwork class, studying about white supremacy and sexuality in well being class.
‘Wildly inappropriate, many of those courses really feel extra akin to a Zoom company sensitivity-training than to Dalton’s intellectually participating curriculum,’ it learn.
In December, the college printed an anti-racism manifesto, saying the college employed 12 range officers and proposing ‘Black liberation’ programs and courses difficult white supremacy.
It additionally urged that if black college students weren’t performing on the identical stage as white college students by 2023, it could abolish a few of its programs solely.
The varsity has mentioned it could require each pupils and oldsters to participate in anti-racist coaching, and to help in ‘figuring out and eliminating insurance policies, practices and beliefs that uphold racial inequality.’
Dalton mentioned it would ‘adapt our coverage to raised reside as much as our said values as a visibly, vocally, structurally anti-racist establishment.’
Former college students at Dalton embrace Anderson Cooper, Chevy Chase and Claire Danes.
Columbia Grammar and Preparatory Faculty
Mother and father at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory Faculty have been up in arms this month after juniors had been required to attend a lecture on porn entitled: ‘Pornography Literacy: An intersectional deal with mainstream porn.’
The lecture, held by Fonte, taught round 120 college students aged 16 and 17 about how folks will be aroused by electrocution movies.
‘So electro is like precise … electrocuting … that they are doing on porn, however persons are truly attracted and aroused by it,’ Fonte tells the scholars within the leaked audio.
‘So even when it is truly pretend and , hopefully the performers are protected or we’ve got actual people who find themselves trying to find that as a result of that is what they get off to.’
She added that her purpose ‘as a intercourse educator is that my college students, grades one by means of 100, have a protected, fulfilling and pleasurable sexual lives, wherever it’ll be related for them.’
Columbia (proper), the $47,000-a-year personal faculty as soon as attended by Barron Trump, paid its personal head William Donohue (left) $539,700, together with a $442,017 wage and a $75,000 bonus
College students additionally realized how porn takes care of ‘three male vulnerabilities,’ and had been proven statistics on the ‘orgasm hole’ — exhibiting straight girls have fewer orgasms with their companions than homosexual males or lesbians.
They had been additionally proven pictures of partially-nude girls, a few of whom had been in bondage to investigate ‘What’s porn and what’s artwork?’
One other slide cited varied genres of porn, reminiscent of ‘incest-themed,’ consensual or ‘vanilla,’ ‘barely authorized,’ ‘kink’ and BDSM.
The slideshow additionally included an inventory of the most-searched pornographic phrases in 2019, together with ‘anal,’ ‘gangbang’ and even ‘stepmom,’ and mentioned OnlyFans, the place ‘content material creators’ share pictures and movies of themselves bare or having intercourse with subscribers for a month-to-month charge.
Fonte additionally held a lecture at Columbia on ‘electro porn’. The slideshow offered to college students included pictures of partially-nude girls, asking college students if it was ‘artwork or porn?’
The lesson additionally included statistics on the ‘orgasm hole’ exhibiting straight girls are much less prone to orgasm than straight or homosexual males and homosexual girls
Mother and father slammed the college – which was attended by Barron Trump earlier than Donadl Trump took workplace – with one telling the Publish, ‘not one of the dad and mom knew this was deliberate. We had been fully left in the dead of night.
‘It makes us surprise what else the college is as much as,’ the unnamed mom mentioned.
Faculty officers later apologized to oldsters for the lecture, with Donohue saying they weren’t conscious of what the lesson would entail.
He wrote that the ‘context and tone of the presentation didn’t characterize our philosophy, which is to teach our college students in ways in which promote private growth and total well being, in addition to to specific respect for them as people.’