Big Data

The Data Always Tells a Story

By Patrick Zoccali, Senior Data Analyst In working with independent schools, faith-based organizations, and nonprofits, it has been enlightening to see how data always tells the story of how a given institution is performing. As a senior data analyst at Measuring Success, one of my jobs is to look at […]

Using Data Analytics to Find Prospective Families that Resemble Your Current Parents

Measuring Success Offers Highly Targeted (Data-Driven) Prospect Lists to Jewish Day Schools By Mark Cross, CEO It is the time of year for independent school admissions professionals to be finalizing the details of who will be enrolling for the 2018-2019 school year. But, what if you have empty seats to fill? Do […]

New! Products to Enhance Independent Schools

Measuring Success Announces Two New Products: Financial Sustainability and Enrollment Products for Independent Schools Enhance the long-term financial viability of your school through our proprietary six-step process using Value MAX. We work with you and your staff, board and families to implement a strategy and develop a customized solution so […]

Look for Measuring Success at Booth 436 During NAIS 

Are you attending the NAIS Annual Meeting in Atlanta? If so, we would love to discuss how we use data analytics to help schools improve recruitment and retention, and use comparative benchmarking to create a path to long-term financial sustainability. We’re proud to have helped hundreds of independent schools throughout […]

Meet One-on-One With Us at NBOA’s Annual Meeting

Are you attending the NBOA Annual Meeting in Nashville? If so, keep an eye out for our own Dr. Harry Bloom, who will be presenting in two sessions during the gathering March 4 through 7. Use the NBOA Conference App to find and attend Dr. Bloom’s presentation (s), then get […]

Quick Tips for Maximizing Participation in Parent Surveys

At Measuring Success, we’ve been conducting parent, alumni, and student surveys since 2003. We know that independent schools use these surveys to improve program offerings, gain insights into parent perceptions, and learn what messaging turns a parent into a brand ambassador. But, a survey is only as good as the […]

Pacific Region Schools: Put the Focus on Lower School Enrollment

In this fourth in a series of white papers (click the image, left, to download a PDF), Dr. Harry Bloom, Measuring Success’ Senior Vice President of Client Solutions looks at how independent schools in the Pacific region are faring relative to schools in other areas of the U.S. and Canada. In the paper, Dr. Bloom shares […]

The Special Sauce for Meaningfully Improving Parent Perceptions at Your School

By Daniel Chiat Vice President, Measuring Success The school year is almost to the halfway point (right? Can you believe it?). Your parents are now developing a solid, but not entirely unmalleable, belief system about your school. Through their own, and their child’s experiences, they are becoming more settled in […]

Lessons from TABS (The Association of Boarding Schools) Annual Conference

By Mark Cross CEO Measuring Success Measuring Success was proud to be an exhibitor at The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) conference in Boston last week. We not only met great people working to improve their schools, but we also learned of the problems they face and spoke with school […]