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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Cover of Supplement to Operating Guidance for Independent School Pandemic Management

Just Released: 2021 Supplement to NBOA's COVID-19 Field Guide

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves and restrictions loosen, NBOA, in consultation with engineers and industrial hygienists from Environmental Health & Engineering (EH&E), has produced a Supplement to Operating Guidance for Independent School Pandemic Management to help guide schools in planning for the 2021-22 school year. This update covers the latest research on the spread of COVID-19 and virus variants, vaccines that protect against the virus, and practices to mitigate risk on school campuses.

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