Publications

NBOA's esteemed publications deliver timely, relevant content on the top issues involving independent school business operations. In print and online, these publications offer facts and perspectives to help your school thrive.

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Net Assets Magazine

The flagship publication of the National Business Officers Association (NBOA) delivers forward-thinking solutions to independent school business and operational leaders.

Industry Guidance

NBOA develops guidance to help business officers, heads of school and other independent school leaders understand pressing issues in the areas of school finance and operations, launch discussions and take action. For NBOA’s research publications, see the Research Reports page.

Books

NBOA's books include "By the Numbers," an introduction to all aspects of independent school business operations; "Culture Meets Compliance," a self-assessment of independent school human resources; and "Effective Financial Governance for Independent School Trustees," a guide to improved financial stewardship.

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Just Released: Financial State of the Industry BIIS Financial and Operational Indicators: 2019-2020

The only research study based on the audited financial statements of independent schools, the Financial State of the Industry draws on data from hundreds of NBOA member schools collected in the BIIS platform. This report considers financial and operational data from the singular 2019-20 school year, which ended with remote instruction for most independent U.S. schools. Changes in schools’ financial health occurred both before the COVID-19 pandemic and as a result of it.

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