Independent Schools

Build sustainable programs that transform young lives and communities with the help of a team that has worked in the education industry for more than half a century.

Tailored guidance for independent schools

While independent schools face distinct challenges, with the right strategy you can chart a course that meets your short- and long-term needs. Our professionals can help you strengthen business processes so you can build a legacy of excellence in education.

We’re committed to addressing what matters most to you:

  • Increasing costs, such as health care, aging buildings, and technology upgrades
  • Planning and restructuring for changing student demographics
  • Monitoring the changes of endowments
  • Finding new ways to operate more effectively and efficiently
  • Successfully competing for revenue

Experience our client-focused approach

CLA professionals understand education because we’ve been serving the industry for more than 50 years. Our CPAs and consultants are active members of national, state, and regional industry associations. We have the experience that independent schools need to navigate challenges and achieve long-term goals. Our distinctive approach combines a deep understanding of the independent school environment with proficiency in finance and operations. We meet you where you are — then help you get where you want to be.

Services for independent schools

Experience the CLA Promise