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7 Ways Your Private Christian School Can Reach Churches & Preschools

If I told you that there were several key locations within a 10 mile radius of your school where you could speak directly to a concentrated group of mission-appropriate families in one place, I’m guessing you would be all in.

You know these...

Get More Applications This Year With These 7 Tips for Private School Admissions

This admissions season, as school tours and open houses are coming into full swing and families around your area are feeling out all their options for their kids’ education for the coming school year.

If you’re just hanging on and doing...

School Marketing Strategy: Key Components of a Successful School Tour

Everything is back in full swing after winter break, second semester has begun...and your admissions office is getting busier with inquiries from prospective families.

Anyone working in private school admissions knows that mid-winter is prime...

Stay Ahead of Reenrollment Season: 5 Things To Do NOW To Improve Retention

The imminent holiday season may be consuming our collective time and resources right now, but those of us in the private school world know what’s coming just after the Christmas lights dim and the new year kicks in: reenrollment season.

Stop Enrollment Leaks: The 3 Funnels of School Admissions Marketing

Yes, we know school just started and you're in the throes of back-to-school brouhaha and all that goes along with it. But as your offices and hallways settle into a state of normalcy over the coming days, your administrative and school admissions...

5 Ways Teachers Can Propel Your School Admissions & Retention Efforts

It's August. Back to school season is upon us. Which means that our recruitment and retention efforts can take a back seat for now, right?Wrong. So very wrong.Because, believe it or not, re-enrollment begins with the very first day of school.Is...

10 Tips To Turn Prospective Families Into Enrolled Families This Summer

While most of your school community is out gallivanting in the ocean waves, hopping through every playground in town, and generally soaking in all the fun that summer sunshine has to offer, we know that the grit of school admissions work doesn't...

When Should You Add an Admissions Director to a Small Private School Administrative Team?

Inbound marketing is a proven and effective way to grow school enrollment and many schools we work with who adopt an inbound marketing strategy receive a relatively quick return on their investment in the form of increased traffic that, in turn,...

The 3 “Rs” of School Enrollment Growth

The long term success and sustainability of any school involves much more than simply its ability to fill empty classroom seats.  It requires the discipline on the part of its leaders to create and execute an effective growth strategy.  Here are...

Facing The Elephant in the Classroom to Achieve School Enrollment Growth

One of the greatest challenges schools struggling to achieve enrollment growth face is acknowledging the proverbial elephant in the room.  You know, those major problems so obviously present but avoided because it’s more comfortable to turn a...