Deciding where to apply for next year? If you prefer a lower-profile school that is more likely to stay out of the news, you may want to take into account that Donald Trump is a Columbia Grammar and Prep parent.
From Alex Campbell of Buzzfeed:
Trump’s foundation donated $50,000 to the school (Columbia Grammar) that same day. The program from this year’s event, which Trump did not attend, lists him as having contributed several items to the school’s auction.
Columbia Prep’s academic reputation doesn’t quite match Dalton’s, but it attracts plenty of the city’s most well-to-do. This can be a source of frustration for the school’s neighbors on West 93rd Street, who have complained in the past of chauffeurs in Bentleys clogging street traffic.
Columbia Grammar and Prep’s longstanding head, Richard Soghoian, will retire after the 2016-17 school year.