Average Private School Student Size

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  • The national average private school student size is approximately 175 students (2020).
  • The private elementary school average is 166 students and the private high school average is 243 students.
  • The private schools with the largest average student size in each state are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Average Private School Student Size (2020)

Average School Size
Largest Schools
(# of Students)
Alaska91 students
Grace Christian School (544)
Anchorage Christian Schools (524)
Gateway Christian Schools (487)
Catholic Schools Of Fairbanks (419)
Immaculate Conception School (404)
View Top AK Schools
Alabama180 students
Kelly Skelton (2,975)
Briarwood Christian School (1,762)
Faith Academy (1,712)
St Paul's Episcopal School (1,348)
Ums-wright Preparatory School (1,266)
View Top AL Schools
Arkansas148 students
Little Rock Christian Academy (1,436)
Pulaski Academy (1,395)
Shiloh Christian School (965)
Catholic High School For Boys (772)
Episcopal Collegiate School (762)
View Top AR Schools
Arizona139 students
Northwest Christian School (1,459)
Gilbert Christian Schools (1,408)
Brophy College Preparatory (1,345)
Salpointe Catholic High School (1,270)
Xavier College Preparatory (1,187)
View Top AZ Schools
California169 students
Mother Of Devine Grace School (4,537)
National University Virtual High School (3,273)
Laurel Springs School (2,997)
Valley Christian High School (2,799)
Valley Christian Elementary School (2,735)
View Top CA Schools
Colorado132 students
Regis Jesuit High School (1,619)
Resurrection Christian School (1,390)
Faith Christian Academy - Elementary School (1,151)
Faith Christian Academy - High School (1,035)
Colorado Academy (994)
View Top CO Schools
Connecticut153 students
Horace Mann School John Dorr Nature Laboratory (1,330)
Greenwich Country Day School (1,251)
Brunswick School (1,006)
Choate Rosemary Hall (850)
Fairfield College Preparatory (826)
View Top CT Schools
District of Columbia183 students
St Johns College High School (1,170)
Sidwell Friends School (1,151)
Georgetown Day School (1,050)
Gonzaga College High School (962)
Washington International School (899)
View Top DC Schools
Delaware158 students
Caravel Academy (1,117)
Salesianum School (1,034)
Tower Hill School (791)
Wilmington Friends School (699)
Padua Academy (658)
View Top DE Schools
Florida158 students
American Heritage School (2,800)
American High School (2,161)
St Thomas Aquinas High School (2,108)
Lake Highland Preparatory School (1,992)
Calvary Christian Academy (1,818)
View Top FL Schools
Georgia174 students
James Madison High School (4,500)
Woodward Academy (2,487)
The Westminster Schools (1,868)
The Lovett School (1,673)
Greater Atlanta Christian School (1,457)
View Top GA Schools
Hawaii286 students
Punahou School (3,751)
Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus (3,186)
The Kamehameha Schools (2,441)
Iolani School (1,999)
Mid Pacific Institute (1,538)
View Top HI Schools
Iowa189 students
Dowling Catholic High School (1,428)
Kuemper Catholic School System (1,162)
Des Moines Christian School (1,017)
Regina Catholic Education Center (934)
Cedar Valley Catholic Schools (861)
View Top IA Schools
Idaho108 students
Bishop Kelly High School (839)
Cole Valley Christian Schools (747)
Nampa Christian Schools (675)
The Ambrose School (525)
Logos School (489)
View Top ID Schools
Illinois157 students
American School (6,319)
Univ Of Chicago Lab School (2,170)
Loyola Academy (2,072)
One World School- Llc (1,914)
Marist High School (1,780)
View Top IL Schools
Indiana151 students
Heritage Christian School (1,279)
Roncalli High School (1,177)
Bishop Dwenger High School (1,075)
Cathedral High School (1,074)
Canterbury School (1,007)
View Top IN Schools
Kansas178 students
Bishop Carroll Catholic High School (1,169)
Kapaun Mt Carmel Catholic High School (899)
Saint Thomas Aquinas High School (888)
St. James Academy (846)
Bishop Miege High School (689)
View Top KS Schools
Kentucky178 students
Christian Academy Of Louisville English Campus (1,765)
Christian Academy Of Louisville School System (1,714)
St Xavier High School (1,346)
Lexington Christian Academy (1,221)
Trinity High School (1,218)
View Top KY Schools
Louisiana301 students
Jesuit High School (1,349)
Mount Carmel Academy (1,250)
Brother Martin High School (1,247)
St George School (1,172)
St Aloysius School (1,168)
View Top LA Schools
Massachusetts145 students
Boston College High School (1,539)
St. John's Preparatory School (1,500)
Central Catholic High School (1,316)
Phillips Academy Andover (1,146)
Bishop Feehan (1,084)
View Top MA Schools
Maryland167 students
Bais Yaakov School For Girls (1,537)
Griggs International Academy (1,460)
Mcdonogh School (1,357)
Archbishop Spalding High School (1,265)
Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School (1,200)
View Top MD Schools
Maine107 students
Thornton Academy (1,643)
Berwick Academy (590)
Fryeburg Academy (583)
Lincoln Academy (564)
Erskine Academy (560)
View Top ME Schools
Michigan159 students
Cranbrook Schools (1,661)
Griggs International Academy (1,559)
Detroit Country Day School (1,521)
Detroit Country Day School (1,328)
Grand Traverse Area Catholic School (1,278)
View Top MI Schools
Minnesota148 students
Excel High School (4,200)
The Blake School (1,366)
The Blake School/Upper School (1,366)
The Blake School (1,366)
Cretin Derham Hall (1,220)
View Top MN Schools
Missouri173 students
Mizzou K 12 Online/mu High School (6,961)
MICDS (Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School) (1,245)
The Pembroke Hill School (1,156)
St Louis University High School (997)
Rockhurst High School (989)
View Top MO Schools
Mississippi204 students
Northstar Academy (1,316)
Jackson Academy (1,162)
Madison Ridgeland Academy (1,075)
Northpoint Christian School (926)
Parklane Academy (866)
View Top MS Schools
Montana82 students
St Labre Indian Catholic School (501)
Stillwater Christian School (361)
Billings Central Catholic High School (325)
Manhattan Christian School (321)
St Francis Primary School (291)
View Top MT Schools
North Carolina137 students
Charlotte Country Day School (1,665)
Providence Day School (1,624)
Cardinal Gibbons High School (1,565)
North Raleigh Christian Academy (1,432)
Durham Academy (1,229)
View Top NC Schools
North Dakota159 students
Oak Grove Lutheran School (601)
Shiloh Christian School (590)
Shanley High School & Sullivan Middle School (550)
Dickinson Catholic Schools (520)
Bishop Ryan Catholic School (420)
View Top ND Schools
Nebraska178 students
Pius X High School (1,251)
Creighton Preparatory School (1,007)
St Wenceslaus Catholic School (916)
St Vincent De Paul School (876)
St Patrick's Catholic School (858)
View Top NE Schools
New Hampshire88 students
Phillips Exeter Academy (1,085)
Bishop Guertin High School (789)
Coe-brown Northwood Academy (717)
St. Paul's School (539)
Presentation Of Mary Academy (508)
View Top NH Schools
New Jersey151 students
Lakewood Cheder School (2,175)
Bais Faiga School For Girls (1,484)
Paramus Catholic High School (1,353)
Notre Dame High School (1,141)
The Pingry School (1,129)
View Top NJ Schools
New Mexico112 students
Hope Christian Schools Inc (1,156)
Albuquerque Academy (1,149)
St Pius X High School (665)
Rehoboth Christian School (525)
Sandia Preparatory School (521)
View Top NM Schools
Nevada156 students
Faith Lutheran Middle School & High School (1,946)
Bishop Gorman High School (1,450)
Las Vegas Day School (965)
The Meadows School (898)
Lake Mead Christian Academy (809)
View Top NV Schools
New York235 students
United Talmudical Academy Of Kiryas Joel (6,472)
Bais Ruchel Dsatmar Inc Dba Central Uta (4,679)
Khhd Yoel Of Satmar Bp (4,600)
Bais Rochel School (4,482)
Bais Rochel School (3,683)
View Top NY Schools
Ohio165 students
St Xavier High School (1,529)
Saint Ignatius High School (1,506)
The Columbus Academy (1,121)
Hawken School (1,115)
The Summit Country Day School (1,031)
View Top OH Schools
Oklahoma163 students
Crossings Christian School (1,112)
Heritage Hall (980)
Casady School (949)
Bishop Kelley High School, Inc. (927)
Holland Hall (925)
View Top OK Schools
Oregon114 students
Jesuit High School (1,268)
Central Catholic High School (913)
Oregon Episcopal School (863)
Catlin Gabel School (773)
Grace Cascade Christian Schools (773)
View Top OR Schools
Pennsylvania127 students
Milton Hershey School (2,040)
Bridgeway Academy (1,947)
The Episcopal Academy (1,250)
Germantown Academy (1,183)
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (1,149)
View Top PA Schools
Rhode Island126 students
La Salle Academy (1,540)
Bishop Hendricken High School (937)
Moses Brown School (753)
Wheeler School (740)
St Raphael Academy (509)
View Top RI Schools
South Carolina153 students
Bob Jones Academy (1,189)
Christ Church Episcopal School (1,127)
Southside Christian School (1,063)
Laurence Manning Academy (994)
Porter-gaud School (935)
View Top SC Schools
South Dakota153 students
Sioux Falls Christian Schools (1,350)
O'gorman High School (788)
St. Francis Indian School (575)
Red Cloud Indian School (542)
Roncalli Jr & Sr High School (482)
View Top SD Schools
Tennessee176 students
Briarcrest Christian High School (1,560)
Chattanooga Christian School (1,273)
Lipscomb Academy (1,224)
The Ensworth School (1,154)
St George's Independent School (1,110)
View Top TN Schools
Texas162 students
The Village School (1,773)
The Awty International School (1,522)
Trinity Christian Academy (1,509)
St Johns School (1,431)
Prestonwood Christian Academy (1,416)
View Top TX Schools
Utah121 students
Rowland Hall (953)
Rowland Hall Secondary (936)
The Waterford School (903)
American Heritage School (891)
Juan Diego Catholic High School (763)
View Top UT Schools
Virginia143 students
Liberty University Online Academy (4,789)
Fairfax Collegiate Summer Program (4,095)
Liberty Christian Academy (1,956)
ED Anywhere (1,900)
Collegiate School (1,670)
View Top VA Schools
Vermont87 students
St. Johnsbury Academy (930)
Burr and Burton Academy (665)
Lyndon Institute (594)
Oak Meadow School (549)
Renaissance School (437)
View Top VT Schools
Washington137 students
Enlightium Academy (1,920)
Cedar Park Christian Schools (1,591)
Greenways Academy Of Washington (1,310)
King's Schools (1,236)
Lynden Christian School (1,210)
View Top WA Schools
Wisconsin142 students
Green Bay Area Catholic Edu. Inc Grace (2,084)
Regis Catholic Schools (1,132)
University School-milwaukee (1,107)
Marquette University High School (1,028)
Aldo Leopold Nature Center (1,000)
View Top WI Schools
West Virginia100 students
Charleston Catholic High School (450)
The Linsly School (436)
St Francis Central Catholic School (408)
St Joseph Grade School (376)
Sacred Heart Grade School (341)
View Top WV Schools
Wyoming72 students
St. Anthony Tri-Parish Catholic School (352)
John Paul Ii Catholic School At St Matthew's (235)
St Mary S School (206)
Mountain Academy of Teton Science Schools (190)
Holy Name Catholic School (135)
View Top WY Schools
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