Average Private School Tuition Cost (2016-2017)

States States  Towns Towns  Counties Counties 
  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $10,003 per year.
  • The private elementary school average is $8,908 per year and the private high school average is $13,538 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2016-2017)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska $6,804 $5,298 $8,309
Alabama $6,718 $7,019 $5,994
Arkansas $5,195 $5,798 $4,659
Arizona $10,523 $17,794 $5,931
California $13,020 $18,088 $10,306
Colorado $10,594 $12,863 $8,326
Connecticut $23,084 $31,737 $12,465
Delaware $10,827 $11,967 $9,592
Florida $7,864 $8,926 $6,681
Georgia $10,192 $10,999 $8,873
Hawaii $11,477 $14,877 $7,460
Iowa $5,705 $10,442 $3,424
Idaho $5,988 $6,795 $4,779
Illinois $7,546 $11,209 $5,789
Indiana $6,252 $9,427 $4,400
Kansas $8,834 $11,150 $4,783
Kentucky $5,896 $6,780 $5,271
Louisiana $5,911 $6,464 $5,559
Massachusetts $20,440 $30,548 $11,267
Maryland $12,202 $15,787 $9,349
Maine $21,576 $29,045 $7,317
Michigan $6,649 $9,969 $4,383
Minnesota $6,519 $10,817 $4,123
Missouri $9,093 $12,095 $6,487
Montana $7,577 $6,400 $9,145
North Carolina $8,916 $9,457 $7,808
Nebraska $3,635 $6,111 $2,861
New Hampshire $21,003 $29,513 $10,474
New Jersey $13,033 $18,110 $8,435
New Mexico $8,202 $10,262 $6,033
Nevada $10,042 $10,845 $9,450
New York $15,117 $20,491 $9,592
Ohio $6,165 $8,800 $4,665
Oklahoma $5,709 $6,712 $4,706
Oregon $7,933 $9,969 $6,485
Pennsylvania $10,735 $14,351 $7,646
Rhode Island $13,243 $24,161 $7,524
South Carolina $7,322 $6,539 $8,830
Tennessee $8,655 $8,759 $8,490
Texas $8,522 $9,672 $7,190
Utah $9,202 $10,486 $5,777
Virginia $13,167 $15,846 $10,277
Vermont $20,687 $37,119 $8,939
Washington $9,460 $10,584 $8,995
Wisconsin $4,209 $7,685 $3,106
West Virginia $4,771 $5,224 $3,638
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The most expensive town for private school tuition is Palo Alto, CA with an average tuition of $28,875. The most expensive county for private school tuition is Litchfield County, CT with an average tuition of $46,010.