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.

Registration Open for HR Compliance for Independent Schools Online Course

Online Courses

HR Compliance is a 6-week online course designed for both human resources professionals and business officers who oversee and manage human resources. Participants will develop an understanding in key areas of federal human resources compliance and be empowered to address day-to-day human resources challenges and improve their policies and practices.