Charter School Salaries Over $100,000: Academia Antonia Alonso, Academy of Dover, Campus Community, Charter School Of Newcastle, Charter School Of Wilmington, & East Side Charter School

I did not forget charter schools in my mammoth Freedom of Information Act request!  With the above charter schools, the amount of employees making over $100,000 varies, usually based on student count.  Two of them have NO employees making over $100,000.  For Charter School of Newcastle and East Side Charter School, they are grouped together because they fall under the umbrella called Vision Academies.  For five of these charter schools, comparing their demographics to Charter School of Wilmington is crazy.  It has never been a secret that I have extreme issues with CSW’s demographics.  Two of these schools are in Dover, one is in New Castle, and the other three are in Wilmington.

ACADEMIA ANTONIA ALONSO

K-4, Wilmington

494 Students

0 Over $100k, Principal: Jose Aviles, four years ago their former Head of School did not make over $100k

 

DEMOGRAPHICS

African-American: 24.3%

American Indian: .4%

Asian: 0%

Hawaiian: 0%

Hispanic Latino: 69.6%

White: 5.7%

Multi-Racial: 0%

English Language Learners: 53.4%

Low-Income: 57.3%

Special Education: 6.1%

 

SALARIES OVER $100,000

*No employees making over $100,000

 

ACADEMY OF DOVER

K-5, Dover

270 Students

0 Over $100k, Principal: Cheri Marhsall, four years ago former (and now convicted) Principal Noel Rodriguez made $119,432

 

DEMOGRAPHICS

African-American: 73%

American Indian: 0%

Asian: 0%

Hawaiian: .7%

Hispanic/Latino: 13.3%

White: 10%

Multi-Racial: 3%

English Language Learners: 11.5%

Low-Income: 67.8%

Special Education: 6.7%

 

SALARIES OVER $100,000

*No employees making over $100,000

 

CAMPUS COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL

K-8, Dover

417 Students

 

DEMOGRAPHICS

African-American: 54.9%

American Indian: .5%

Asian: 1.7%

Hawaiian: .2%

Hispanic/Latino: 8.9%

White: 27.1%

Multi-Racial: 6.7%

English Language Learners: 1.7%

Low-Income: 40%

Special Education: 9.1%

 

SALARIES OVER $100,000

Leroy Travers, Head of School, $103,000 (four years ago their former Head of School did not make over $100,000)

 

VISION ACADAMIES

Charter School of New Castle:

K-8, New Castle

751 Students

4 Over $100k

 

DEMOGRAPHICS

African-American: 81.2%

American Indian: .7%

Asian: 1.1%

Hawaiian: .5%

Hispanic/Latino: 10.8%

White: 4.3%

Multi-Racial: 1.5%

 

East Side Charter School:

K-8, Wilmington

415 Students

 

DEMOGRAPHICS

African-American: 94.5%

American Indian: 0%

Asian: 0%

Hawaiiian: 0%

Hispanic/Latino: 5.3%

White: 0%

Multi-Racial: .2%

English Language Learners: .2%

Low-Income: 79.3%

Special Education: 14.5%

 

SALARIES OVER $100k

*Also includes Charter School of New Castle (under umbrella of Vision Academies):

Aaron Bass, Chief Executive Officer, $150,000

Stan Bobowski, Chief Academic Officer, $130,000

Laretha Odumosu, Principal Middle School, $111,000

Rachel Valentin, Principal Elementary School, $111,000

*Four years ago, Lamont Browne with East Side made $143,633, Tennell Brewington from Family Foundations Academy (now CSNC) made $127,418 and Sean Moore from FFA made $127,338

 

CHARTER SCHOOL OF WILMINGTON

9-12, Wilmington

971 Students

5 over $100k

 

DEMOGRAPHICS

African-American: 7.3%

American Indian: .5%

Asian: 33.7%

Hawaiian: .1%

Hispanic/Latino: 4.7%

White: 51.7%

Multi-Racial: 2%

English Language Learners: 0%

Low-Income: 4.5%

Special Education: .9%

 

SALARIES OVER $100,000

Eric Anderson, Vice-President/Vice-Principal, $116,398

Jed Desmond, Chief Financial Officer/Bus Coordinator, $116,398

Patrick Liberato, Computer Science Teacher/Information Technology $109,577

Samuel Paoli, President/Principal, $137,500 (his salary four years ago was $116,368, huge jump!)

Daniel Saggione, Information Technology, $100,576

 

3 thoughts on “Charter School Salaries Over $100,000: Academia Antonia Alonso, Academy of Dover, Campus Community, Charter School Of Newcastle, Charter School Of Wilmington, & East Side Charter School

  1. Most charter schools (but not all) serve far fewer children than district schools. Pay should be commiserate on the needs of the population served and the school’s unit count.

    I’d like to know – when a school/district ends up in a budget deficit, how many of these leaders sacrifice part of their salaries to “share the pain.”

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  3. The reason Academia doesn’t have anyone making over $100K, is because the current Board President and her Treasurer make for impossible working conditions for respected school leaders and now they placed the Board President’s relative in the Interim Executive Director position. They’ve also made it impossible for other board members to stay on due to their constant meddling in day-to-day operations.

    Worth a look

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