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Key Insights from the 2023 Security Survey

In 2022, SAIS launched its first school security survey, asking heads of member schools to share general safety and security information about their schools. This year, 176 SAIS member schools participated in the survey. A variety of school types and […]

Work Related Stress Among Employees: The Burnout Epidemic

The literature review in this paper is a review of what we currently know about chronic job-related stress and burn-out as of the summer of 2021.  This is about to radically change.  No one could have predicted the loss, grief, […]

Protected: Governance Health Check Benchmarks

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Employee Benefits Survey of SAIS Schools

The Employee Benefits Survey was designed to gather insights on school-specific and regional trends around benefits in SAIS member schools. The survey was administered in January 2023. Human resources, financial officers, and other business office personnel from all SAIS member […]

Learning Restoration in the Covid Era: A Study of SAIS Member Schools

The impact of the COVID pandemic on student learning continues to provoke expressions of deep concern. In this paper we use ERB test data to compare the impact on student learning from the initial closure of schools in March 2020 […]

Discipline and Honor Committees

SAIS surveyed member schools to collect information on the structure, membership, and trends of discipline and honor committees. This information will be presented with further detail and discussions during the 2022 SAIS Annual Conference. For the purpose of this survey, […]

School Community Feedback Survey Trends

With more than 28,000 responses to our updated survey, the need for social-emotional support and staff diversity are evident. Students indicate a need for both social-emotional learning in the school program and a need for more support of their social-emotional […]

FastStats Heads Compensation Trends

Demographic Questions

The following demographic questions are asked of stakeholders completing the School Community Feedback Survey: Parent Group: How would you describe your family’s race/ethnicity? How many children do you have currently enrolled in the school? What grade level(s) is your child(ren) […]

FastStats: From Total Compensation to Unsung Benefits

Wednesday, February 12, 2020By Jeff Mitchell, Head of School, Currey Ingram Academy, Brentwood, TN Introduction As a companion to the comprehensive 2019 SAIS Human Resources Survey Report, this FastStats highlights base salary and total compensation trends for NAIS and SAIS schools, some underlying factors that influence the setting of […]