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 Mary Kay Markunas at marykay.markunas@nboa.org or call 202-407-7135.

BIIS

Use NBOA's signature data-collection tool to get a comprehensive look at your school's financial health, sustainability and staffing levels compared to a national data set.

Commonfund Benchmarks Study

Critical data on independent school endowments and their trends.

Past Research Reports

Access the narrative reports from NBOA's past research efforts, including Financial Position Survey and the Business Office Compensation and Staffing Study.

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The Future of Financial Aid: A Partnership

To mirror the essential bond between business officers and enrollment managers that is imperative for the financial sustainability and strategic direction of a school, NBOA has partnered with the Enrollment Management Association (EMA) to explore issues of affordability in PK-12 independent schools and spotlight innovations underway to address these challenges.

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