Blog Posts

Lessons Learned from the Great Recession that Could Help Private Schools Today and Tomorrow

Written by Dr. Harry Bloom, SVP of Client Solutions While it is still unclear the extent to which the COVID-19 outbreak will bring in its wake a painful recession, it is already apparent that it will cause financial hardship to many school families whose employment is at risk and to […]

IS YOUR SCHOOL LIVING BEYOND YOUR FAMILIES' MEANS? HERE IS WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT!

I recently visited a school to discuss strategies for engaging in a more proactive, data-driven recruitment effort. In the course of laying out the results of our research and analysis of who the prime target segments for the school should be, we raised a provocative question that the Headmaster acknowledged […]

Watch: Succeeding at Proactive Recruitment–What Heads of School Need to Know

Webinar recording: Succeeding at Proactive Recruitment–What Heads of School Need to Know On Wednesday, February 19th Measuring Success’ Dr. Harry Bloom was joined by Head of School Jonathan Eades (Saint Mary’s Hall in San Antonio, TX) for a lively discussion centered on the questions Heads of School should ask of […]

Gain Insight Into Your Faculty's Experience to Improve School Climate

GAIN INSIGHT INTO YOUR FACULTY’S EXPERIENCE TO IMPROVE SCHOOL CLIMATE Written by: Daniel Chiat, Vice President Independent school leadership commonly have some level of consternation when deciding to take an inward look at themselves by surveying key stakeholder groups. Opening itself up to constructive and even potentially negative feedback from […]

Want to Increase Enrollment? Restructure Enrollment Management Around Outcomes!

Webinar: Want to Increase Enrollment? Restructure Enrollment Management Around Outcomes! On January 30th, Dr. Harry Bloom (SVP of Client Solutions at Measuring Success)–joined by guest panelists Inez Odom (La Jolla Country Day School) and Geordie Mitchell (Buckingham, Browne, & Nichols School)–shared their thoughts on current enrollment trends and challenges faced by […]

LASSCA Schools: Increasing Enrollment By Increasing Your School’s Perceived Value

WEBINAR for LASSCA Schools: Increasing Enrollment By Increasing Your School’s Perceived Value On October 17th, Dr. Harry Bloom (SVP of Client Solutions at Measuring Success) was honored to address members of the LASSCA community. We give our many thanks to Mark Freund and LASSCA for the opportunity. You can watch […]

Webinar Recording: Optimizing Tuition Setting Through Strategic Benchmarking

WEBINAR RECORDING: Optimizing Tuition Setting Through Strategic Benchmarking Learn from the experience of St. John’s Preparatory School (Danvers, MA) which utilized comparative benchmarking and financial reengineering, with Measuring Success’ guidance, to moderate future tuition increases. The key outcome was the identification of over $9 million in long-term combined savings and […]

Upcoming Webinar: Optimizing Tuition Setting Through Strategic Benchmarking

Upcoming webinar: optimizing tuition setting through strategic benchmarking On October 16th at 1pm, Dr. Harry Bloom of Measuring Success and guest presenter Cynthia Fanikos, CFO of St. John’s Prep in Danvers, MA, will discuss the results of their robust comparative benchmarking and financial reengineering project. With Measuring Success’ guidance and […]

Webinar: Increasing Perceived Value and Enrollment at Faith-Based Schools

WEBINAR RECORDING: Increasing Perceived Value and Enrollment at Faith-Based Schools Dr. Harry Bloom of Measuring Success and guest presenter Stephen Steiner, Superintendent of Briarwood Christian School in Birmingham, AL, discussed the findings of our field research pertaining to enrollment trends in the faith based school community, and the key strategies […]

Webinar: Overcoming the Special Recruitment Challenges of Faith Based Schools

WEBINAR RECORDING: overcoming the special enrollment challenges of faith based schools Dr. Harry Bloom of Measuring Success discussed the findings of our field research pertaining to the perceptions of faith based schools, and how to embrace those perceptions to your school’s advantage. The webinar also includes a look at the current […]