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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 […]

COVID Protocol Update November 2021

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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) […]

COVID-19 Symptom and Exposure Situations

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COVID-19: Medical Considerations and Recommendations for Independent Schools

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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 […]

FastStats: Determining Faculty Salaries in NAIS and SAIS Schools

Wednesday, February 5, 2019By Jeff Mitchell, Head of School, Currey Ingram Academy, Brentwood, TN For the 25 years I have served in independent schools, there has been a healthy conversation about the philosophy underpinning the determination of faculty salaries. Among […]