Delaware Private Schools

There are 153 private schools in Delaware, serving 26,529 students.
The average private school tuition is $9,416 for elementary schools and $11,370 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The average acceptance rate is 88% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 24% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
63% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).
  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 2626 Schools
    2,1812,181 Students
    35% 35% Minority
  • 109109 Schools
    22,52122,521 Students
    26% 26% Minority
  • 1818 Schools
    1,8161,816 Students
    17% 17% Minority
Recent Articles
Vouchers aka Tax Credits and Scholarship Funds
August 09, 2015
Voucher programs have gained a lot of traction since 1989 when the first voucher program appeared in Milwaukee. We look at how things are playing out in 2015.
Why Would I Want to....
July 12, 2015
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
So Many Choices
June 28, 2015
When it comes to choosing a private school, there are so many choices to consider that the project can be a huge challenge to most of us. We offer some help and advice to help you get started.