School Membership

NAIS member schools are K-13 private, independent schools of all types and sizes around the country. Being a part of the NAIS community helps you stay updated on best practices and keeps your school competitive among your peers.


NAIS Subscription

NAIS Subscription is for schools that do not meet NAIS membership requirements. NAIS Subscribers receive access to many of NAIS’s resources and services throughout the course of one school year.


NAIS Association Membership

NAIS Member Associations are local, state, and regional associations of independent schools, and other associations, in and out of the U.S., that are operated for charitable and educational purposes.


NAIS Supporter Program

The NAIS Supporter program is offered to organizations and nonprofits looking to increase their reach within the independent school community. We continue to expand this program to include more ways you can gain broad visibility with decision makers at more than 1,500 independent schools across the nation.


NAIS Member Voices

​NAIS Member Voices is a podcast specifically focusing on the thoughtful, hard-working individuals that make up the independent school community. Each episode will feature a discussion with a different staff member at an NAIS member school about his or her role, challenges, successes, inspiration sources, and more.

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Membership FAQs

We realize that making the decision to join NAIS is a big one. And it may be a decision made by your school’s whole leadership team, or even in consultation with your board. Here is information that can answer questions your team may have.