Delaware Private Schools

There are 158 private schools in Delaware, serving 27,390 students.
Minority enrollment is 21% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
60% of Delaware private schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).
  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 3131 Schools |
    2,5422,542 Students |
    23% 23% Minority
  • 112112 Schools |
    23,08123,081 Students |
    21% 21% Minority
  • 1515 Schools |
    1,7671,767 Students |
    18% 18% Minority
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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Delaware is $10,804 for elementary schools and $8,231 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Delaware is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).