School Leaders

David McBride

Principal

David McBride joined Rochester Prep in 2006 as the founding history teacher at Brooks Campus. From the 2009-2010 school year to the 2012-2013 school year he served as Principal of Rochester Prep Brooks Campus before stepping down to open the high school. Prior to joining Rochester Prep, David taught U.S. History and Foreign Policy at the University of Leicester in England. 

 

John Claypool

Director of Operations

Mr. Claypool was born in Philadelphia, PA and spent most of his childhood there.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Social Studies Education from Syracuse University in 2005.  After graduating, Mr. Claypool spent six years teaching Middle School History at Remington Middle School, in Franklin, MA.  While teaching at Remington, Mr. Claypool earned his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Organizational Management from Endicott College.  In 2011, Mr. Claypool joined Rochester Prep as the founding History teacher at Rochester Prep - West Campus.  In 2014, Mr. Claypool became the Director of Operations at Rochester Prep – Brooks Campus. Two years later in 2016, Mr. Claypool became the Director of Operations at Rochester Prep High School.