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 Elizabeth Dabney at elizabeth.dabney@nboa.org or call 202-407-7149.

BIIS

NBOA's signature data-collection platform offers a comprehensive look at your school's financial health, sustainability and staffing levels, customized benchmarking, and tools like the NBOA Dashboard and Composite Financial Index (CFI) calculator.

Research Reports

NBOA develops research reports to help business officers, heads of school and other independent school leaders understand key trends in independent school finances and operations that may inform strategic decisions.

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Effective Financial Governance for Independent School Trustees

New from NBOA: Effective Financial Governance for Independent School Trustees

A must-read for every board member and for every school administrator who interacts with the board, this new guide provides essential knowledge and guidance on the independent school business model, in terms that the finance committee and other board members can understand and apply.

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