Research

NBOA collects and analyzes data on a wide range of topics to give you timely, relevant information to make strategic decisions about your school’s finances. These targeted research efforts help you put your school’s numbers in context.

Questions? Contact Genevieve Madigan at genevieve.madigan@nboa.org or call 202-407-7144.

Financial Position Survey

A comprehensive look at the "balance sheet" of independent schools.

Business Office Compensation and Staffing Study

A detailed view of the compensation and organization of the positions commonly found in the business office reporting structure.

Business Office Survey

The most comprehensive survey in the industry of independent school business officers and their schools.

Commonfund Benchmarks Study

Critical data on independent school endowments and their trends.

Supplemental Surveys

Additional surveys and studies related to independent school business operations.

Summer Online Courses

Online Courses

Learn from the comfort of your own desk in one of two online courses NBOA is offering this summer: HR 101 for School Administrators and Essentials of School Business for Non-Business Administrators. Each class requires about 3-5 hours of work each week and lasts for 3 weeks.

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