Tested survey instruments for independent schools

  • Specifically designed to identify the factors that have the greatest impact on enrollment and retention
  • Allows you to benchmark your independent school against a database of 30,000 parents, including a self-selected peer group
  • Third party administration ensures honesty and confidentiality for parents
  • Inform strategic direction by highlighting areas for improvement
  • Review historical trends (if survey is repeated)
  • Ensure responsiveness to parent concerns
  • Take away the guesswork by using evidence-based practices
  • A proprietary process that defines your particular school’s best future enrollment prospects so that research can be conducted among them
  • Contact information for targeting families for market research and marketing communication purposes
  • A proven quantitative research program conducted among your prime enrollment prospects that defines their most important school choice criteria.
  • We have collected more than 10,000 Alumni Survey responses across North America (Schools rely on alumni feedback to learn from recent and older graduates)
  • Keep track of alumni achievements, optimize programming to keep pace with marketplace demands, and solidify a working relationship with graduates
  • Gain valuable, objective feedback on school effectiveness in preparing students for higher education, career development, and leadership and life skills
  • Document the value and benefits to potential families 
  • Identify donor prospects
  • Designed specifically to glean data directly from your students (among your best ambassadors for word-of-mouth marketing to prospective students and families)
  • Understand the drivers of student retention for more targeted recruitment efforts
  • Measure the school’s impact on students academically, socially, and emotionally
  • Identify areas for improvements in instruction and extracurriculars
  • Understand the perspective of sub-segments of the school population
  • Inform long-term strategic decisions
  • Understand the faculty experience in key areas
  • Insights into the working environment and overall culture at your school
  • Administered nationally
  • Gauge overall satisfaction
  • Measure “net promoter” score
  • Third-party administration maintains confidentiality and security
  • Benchmark against other independent schools nationally
  • Baseline data to assess improvement
  • Fully administered online survey with (optional) customization
  • On-demand analysis that cuts survey results by a variety of demographic measures
  • Private consultation options to review results and develop a strategic action plan
  • Part of a suite of services that allow you to learn more about your school community
  • Highlight success stories among families in your community
  • Comprehensive and in-depth reporting via Tableau®
  • High response rates due to user-friendly interface

“The work that we have done with Measuring Success has allowed us to deeply examine what the perception is in our community of our program and of our excellence.”

— Dr. Bruce Powell, 
Head of School
De Toledo High School

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