Average Private School Student Size
- The national average private school student size is approximately 178 students (2019-20).
- The private elementary school average is 168 students and the private high school average is 242 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 (2019-20)
Sometimes a regular school is not the right fit for a child. Perhaps she needs an alternative school.
A parent and I chat about finding the best school for her daughter. While the parent may be fictitious, her questions are quite typical of the kind of questions and concerns parents have when thinking about sending their children to private school.
We look at several ways you can use to search for private schools. Whether you are beginning the search process for a school for your child or just want to find out more about particular schools, we offer some tips and tricks to make searching more efficient.