Board Composition

The Park School Board Composition 2020-21 

The Park School strives to build and sustain a Board membership that incorporates and reflects the skills, experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives of the greater Park community.  Candidates are considered and reviewed by the Committee on Trustees based on the needs of the Board and on the skills and perspectives each candidate brings to the overall composition of the Board. 

For the 2020-21 academic year, the members of the Board of Trustees self-identify as follows:

Source: Survey conducted by the Board, Fall 2020. Data self-reported by Board members. 

Gender

Members of the Board: 

54% Female
46% Male 

Age 

Members of the Board:

71% age 40-49
18% age 50-59
  7% age 30-39
  4% age 60 or older 

Relationship to the School 

Members of the Board:

61% have children who are Park alumni
86% have at least one child at Park during 2020-21
19% are Park alumni 

Financial Aid 

Members of the Board:

14% receive financial aid from The Park School
86% do not receive financial aid from The Park School

Park Students:

21% receive financial aid from The Park School
79% do not receive financial aid from The Park School 

Ethnicity

Pie Chart showing the self-identified ethnicities of Board members

Members of the Board:

61% White/European/European-American
11% Black/African/African-American
11% South Asian/South Asian-American
  7% East Asian/East Asian-American
  7% Prefer not to answer
  3% Hispanic/Latinx
 *0% Native American or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern or Arab-American, Multiracial, or “Other”

In comparison, Park students identify as follows:

59% White/European/European-American
15% Multiracial
10% East Asian/East Asian-American
  7% Black/African/African-American
  3% South Asian/South Asian-American
  3% Hispanic/Latinx
  2% Prefer not to answer
  1% Middle Eastern/Arab American
 *0% Native American or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or “Other”