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.

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.

Business Office NOW in Boston, November 15-16

Business Office NOW

Register today for NBOA's Business Office NOW program in Boston, Massachusetts! This recently updated, two-day workshop is taught by a diverse group of national thought leaders and features a broad range of business office topics that will benefit nearly every member of your school's administration and staff.