Growing Enrollment
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A School strategy after a Net Promoter Score Survey: Our 5-Step Process to grow your NPS Points
Ask Enrollhand
For NPS to mean something, a school needs to calculate the score and act on it. Here are five tips that can help your school grow from its results:
Why School Tours Need To Be Assessed: A Case Study
The more closely we work with schools these days, the more we recognize the need for setting up a school tour assessment process. Here is an example of how an ongoing tour review has turned around the enrollment numbers in a small, private school in Sacramento.
School Mystery Shopping: A Case Study
Growing Enrollment
This past summer, we worked with a small school on a mystery shopping project. The school was keen to understand the overall experience that prospective parents received when communicating with the school.
7 Ways to Make Your Next Follow-Up Your Best Follow-Up
The World of Education
Following up on prospective parents can feel painful. Making several calls, writing, and sending emails is not an easy task. So now, maybe you reached out a couple of times, and then you wait for a response. You've done your job. You've reached out. And then when you don't hear back, you give up...
Three Enrollment Accelerators To Get The Most Out Of Your School's Growth Potential
Growing Enrollment
All too often, massive growth opportunities may lie within your school's existing organization. Your school's internal growth potential often gets overlooked because familiarity with the status quo can blindside you to the opportunities.
Will this Crisis Help or Hurt Your School?
Growing Enrollment
This rollercoaster is here to stay 🎢 I was in a virtual gathering with 120 educators on Thursday, talking about change after this crisis. On the one hand, there was a consensus that "the
10 Reasons Parents Decide To Enroll Their Kids At Your School
Growing Enrollment
The key to any enrollment strategy is to provide more value to families than your competing schools. Stop trying to fix them. Stop trying to take value from them. Your goal is to
Striking the Right Tone in Your Outreach
Growing Enrollment
A lot of school leaders are nervous and anxious about reaching out to families and parent prospects right now. I get emails, daily, asking me, "Will I upset prospects if I send them
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How to Strategically Position Your School
Branding Strategies
Competition is a fact of life and it makes growing enrollment difficult (while also putting downward pressure on tuition for private schools). Finding a unique, unchallenged space in your neighborhood's market is the
What's Your School's ROI  for Each Family?
The World of Education
Why is public education winning out to such an extent over the past 20 years? Public education enrollment has grown by about 8% since 2001, while private school enrollment has dropped by a
New Study Reproduces the NCES May 2019 Numbers
Growing Enrollment
New study reproduces the NCES May 2019 numbers; the highlights being: ⁍ Public school enrollment is projected to be 'flattish' through 2028 (+3%). All southern states seem to be 'cooling off' following 15 years
What's Your School's "Product"?
Growing Enrollment
Ten years from now, even the best school marketing won't work for you. A state-of-the art enrollment funnel usually bring in prospective families on autopilot today. Not in ten years.
How the 'Stealth Applicant Effect' is Affecting K-16 Enrollment Nationwide
Growing Enrollment
Do you know what's a ‘stealth applicant’? It used to be that you got to speak to most families considering your school. If I had a dollar each time I heard, ‘when I
Is Facebook or Google better for enrolling students?
Social Media Marketing
Digital advertising is the single most effective way to generate awareness and inquiries from prospective families. It is most effective when they are part of a larger digital media strategy that: • Connects with
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