Private Schools

We are an established leader among private schools.

Serving more than 120 private schools, our partners and engagement teams have a wealth of real-life experiences to draw upon for business advisory and best practice recommendations. We don’t just deliver financial results in a typical "this is what happened" approach. Instead, we offer a custom set of financial solutions developed solely for our private school clients.

Armanino is different from other accounting firms. Not only do we provide the best service at competitive rates, but we also add value to your school by providing a snapshot benchmarking analysis versus a customized group of select private schools that allows you to see how your school stacks up against the best run private schools in the country. This analysis, coupled with our decades of private school experience, provides some very unique and helpful financial metric analytics that will enlighten your school in areas not otherwise considered or evaluated

Real-Time Performance Management (RPM): Through our RPM business intelligence tool, your board and key stakeholders will have 24/7 access to the transparent and accurate financial metrics and reports your school needs. Armanino’s RPM also enables your school to streamline finance meetings and accelerate reporting procedures, because it can automatically produce the majority of your financial and board reports in a concise, structured format—allowing you to focus on more pressing activities.

Custom Benchmarking: We created a snapshot benchmarking analysis, which compares a client school to a customized peer group and shows how it stacks up against other private schools. The benchmarking comparisons offer a unique view into the worlds of other schools and can be invaluable in helping your management and board make tough operational decisions and plan for the future.

Client Testimonials De La Salle High School and San Francisco University High School
Client Testimonial
De La Salle & SF University High School
Some of our Northern California clients describe what it means to work with our private school experts.
Consumer Business Consulting
Streamline your operation to achieve better accounting processes in less time.
Consumer Business Audit
Leverage reports to access new revenue streams, remove compliance risk and reach growth goals.
Marketing Services Digital Serives
Investments in digital transformation keeps your business on pace and beyond.
Outsourcing Services
Solve daily challenges faced by your finance and HR teams.
Technology Risk Assurance
Gain control over regulatory compliance requirements, data risk mitigation and internal controls.
Choosing the right technology is essential to move your organization forward.
Strategy Recommend
Prepare for future growth as your business evolves and complexity increases.
Consumer Business Tax Accounting
Minimize tax exposure by gaining both a clear vision of where to go and how to get there.
System Solutions
Technology to Help Your School Succeed
Intacct Product Tile
An ERP designed to streamline finance processes and provide business insight.
Workday
A budgeting and forecasting solution designed to be efficient and cost-effective.
Salesforce Product Tile
A CRM built to support the unique requirements of your industry and your "customers".
Client Testimonials Marlborough School and Pinewood School
Client Testimonial
Marlborough School & Pinewood School
Some of our clients describe what it means to work with our private school experts.
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Private Schools Experts
Josh Nevarez - Partner, Audit - San Ramon CA | Armanino
Partner
Josh graduated from St. Mary's College in May of 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

San Ramon, CA
Kathy Ferguson, Audit Manager, Dallas TX | Armanino
Senior Manager
Kathy has more than 15 years of accounting and auditing experience, with a focus on nonprofit entities.

Dallas, TX
Eric Thomas - Partner, Consulting - San Ramon CA
Partner
Eric is a Consulting partner with more than 20 years of experience serving nonprofit and for-profit organizations.

San Ramon, CA
Resources
Regulatory and Industry News Alerts from Armanino
Article
Non-public schools are eligible to apply for funding under EANS.

March 18, 2021
Webinars
Webinar
The future of Catholic schools depends on clear best practices and sharing resources nationwide.

January 14, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST
Webinars
Webinar
Do you know the best financial practices for your organization?

October 30, 2019 | 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST
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