Private-Independent School Study Finds Tuition Does Not Affect Enrollment Even During Recession Years

On Sunday September 26, 2010, at the National Business Officers Association (NBOA) conference in St. Louis, two of the nation’s leading private-independent school research and consulting firms, Measuring Success and Independent School Management (jointly referred to as MS/ISM), released their latest analysis answering the question many schools and parents have wondered since the recession first struck three years ago: “Have private schools of all types hit a price breakpoint at which further tuition increases will drive enrollment declines?”

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