Average Private School Student Size (2017-2018)

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  • The national average private school student size is approximately 178 students.
  • 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 (2017-2018)

State
Average School Size
Largest Schools
(# of Students)
Alaska98 students
Anchorage Christian Schools (640)
Grace Christian School (544)
Gateway Christian Schools (488)
Catholic Schools Of Fairbanks (415)
Immaculate Conception School (404)
View Top AK Schools
Alabama181 students
Briarwood Christian School (1,828)
Faith Academy (1,687)
St Paul's Episcopal School (1,348)
Ums-wright Preparatory School (1,266)
Mcgill-toolen Catholic High School (1,185)
View Top AL Schools
Arkansas160 students
Little Rock Christian Academy (1,432)
Pulaski Academy (1,360)
Shiloh Christian School (1,036)
Central Arkansas Christian School (805)
Arkansas Baptist School (781)
View Top AR Schools
Arizona137 students
Northwest Christian School (1,455)
Brophy College Preparatory (1,345)
Xavier College Preparatory (1,206)
Gilbert Christian Schools (1,149)
Salpointe Catholic High School (1,136)
View Top AZ Schools
California165 students
National University Virtual High School (3,273)
Valley Christian High School (2,765)
Mater Dei High School (2,075)
The Harker School Upper School (2,030)
Chaminade College Preparetory (1,984)
View Top CA Schools
Colorado143 students
Christ The King Roman Catholic School (4,469)
Bishop Machebeuf High School (1,664)
Resurrection Christian School (1,465)
Faith Christian Academy - Elementary School (1,151)
Faith Christian Academy - High School (1,035)
View Top CO Schools
Connecticut156 students
Horace Mann School John Dorr Nature Laboratory (1,330)
Brunswick School (963)
The Greenwich Country Day School (907)
Fairfield College Preparatory (900)
Greenwich Country Day School (864)
View Top CT Schools
District of Columbia182 students
Sidwell Friends School (1,153)
St. Johns College High School (1,130)
Gonzaga College High School (965)
Washington International School (904)
Maret School (650)
View Top DC Schools
Delaware172 students
St. Mark's High School (1,250)
Caravel Academy (1,117)
Salesianum School (1,047)
Tower Hill School (736)
Wilmington Friends School (703)
View Top DE Schools
Florida164 students
American Heritage School (2,800)
Pine Crest School (2,436)
St Thomas Aquinas High School (2,171)
American High School (2,161)
Lake Highland Preparatory School (1,920)
View Top FL Schools
Georgia179 students
James Madison High School (4,500)
Woodward Academy (2,667)
Greater Atlanta Christian School (1,930)
The Westminster Schools (1,845)
The Lovett School (1,673)
View Top GA Schools
Hawaii298 students
Punahou School (3,751)
Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus (3,176)
The Kamehameha Schools (2,441)
Iolani School (1,938)
Mid-pacific Institute (1,556)
View Top HI Schools
Iowa189 students
Dowling Catholic High School (1,406)
Kuemper Catholic School System (1,045)
Des Moines Christian School (971)
Regina Catholic Education Center (895)
Xavier High School (738)
View Top IA Schools
Idaho108 students
Cole Valley Christian Schools (747)
Bishop Kelly High School (720)
Nampa Christian Schools (711)
The Ambrose School (525)
Logos School (421)
View Top ID Schools
Illinois161 students
American School (3,356)
Univ Of Chicago Lab School (2,094)
Loyola Academy (2,072)
One World School- Llc (1,914)
Marist High School (1,780)
View Top IL Schools
Indiana159 students
Cathedral High School (1,272)
Roncalli High School (1,223)
Heritage Christian School (1,186)
Bishop Dwenger High School (1,069)
Canterbury School (1,007)
View Top IN Schools
Kansas179 students
Bishop Carroll Catholic High School (1,188)
St. James Academy (937)
Saint Thomas Aquinas High School (928)
Kapaun Mt Carmel Catholic High School (927)
Bishop Miege High School (745)
View Top KS Schools
Kentucky191 students
Christian Academy Of Louisville (Christian Academy School System) (2,382)
Christian Academy Of Louisville School System (1,714)
Lexington Christian Academy (1,460)
St Xavier High School (1,334)
Trinity High School (1,225)
View Top KY Schools
Louisiana307 students
Jesuit High School (1,335)
Parkview Baptist School (1,274)
Brother Martin High School (1,247)
Mount Carmel Academy (1,245)
St Aloysius School (1,189)
View Top LA Schools
Massachusetts147 students
Boston College High School (1,539)
St. John's Preparatory School (1,500)
Central Catholic High School (1,316)
Phillips Academy Andover (1,150)
St John's High School (1,050)
View Top MA Schools
Maryland164 students
Bais Yaakov School For Girls (1,537)
Griggs International Academy (1,460)
Mcdonogh School (1,340)
Archbishop Spalding High School (1,215)
Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School (1,200)
View Top MD Schools
Maine106 students
Thornton Academy (1,643)
Erskine Academy (598)
Lincoln Academy (593)
Berwick Academy (590)
Fryeburg Academy (583)
View Top ME Schools
Michigan160 students
Cranbrook Schools (1,661)
Griggs International Academy (1,559)
Detroit Country Day School (1,522)
Grand Traverse Area Catholic School (1,278)
Notre Dame Preparatory & Marist Academy (1,167)
View Top MI Schools
Minnesota147 students
The Blake School (2,369)
Excel High School (2,000)
The Blake School/Upper School (1,367)
Cretin Derham Hall (1,220)
Breck School (1,164)
View Top MN Schools
Missouri173 students
Mizzou K 12 Online/mu High School (2,197)
Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS) (1,225)
The Pembroke Hill School (1,172)
St Louis University High School (1,038)
Westminster Christian Academy (1,024)
View Top MO Schools
Mississippi224 students
Jackson Academy (1,222)
St Andrew's Episcopal School (1,172)
St. Andrews Episcopal School (1,158)
Northstar Academy (1,111)
Northpoint Christian School (1,084)
View Top MS Schools
Montana82 students
St Labre Indian Catholic School (501)
Stillwater Christian School (348)
Butte Central Catholic Schools (345)
Billings Central Catholic High School (325)
Valley Christian School (304)
View Top MT Schools
North Carolina145 students
Charlotte Country Day School (1,660)
Providence Day School (1,598)
North Raleigh Christian Academy (1,466)
Cardinal Gibbons High School (1,464)
Charlotte Latin School (1,401)
View Top NC Schools
North Dakota149 students
Oak Grove Lutheran School (644)
Shiloh Christian School (564)
Shanley High School & Sullivan Middle School (550)
Bishop Ryan High School (445)
Our Redeemers Christian School (372)
View Top ND Schools
Nebraska180 students
Pius X High School (1,224)
Creighton Preparatory School (1,021)
St Patrick's Catholic School (885)
St Vincent De Paul School (875)
St Wenceslaus School (830)
View Top NE Schools
New Hampshire89 students
Phillips Exeter Academy (1,085)
Bishop Guertin High School (800)
Coe-brown Northwood Academy (717)
St. Paul's School (530)
St Thomas Aquinas High School (526)
View Top NH Schools
New Jersey155 students
Lakewood Cheder School Boys (1,899)
Paramus Catholic High School (1,520)
Bais Faiga School For Girls (1,484)
The Pingry School (1,129)
Paul Vi High School (1,113)
View Top NJ Schools
New Mexico109 students
Hope Christian Schools Inc (1,432)
Albuquerque Academy (1,121)
St Pius X High School (692)
St. Michaels High School (600)
Sandia Preparatory School (522)
View Top NM Schools
Nevada155 students
Faith Lutheran Middle School & High School (2,058)
Bishop Gorman High School (1,470)
Las Vegas Day School (965)
The Meadows School (898)
Lake Mead Christian Academy (809)
View Top NV Schools
New York238 students
United Talmudical Academy Of Kiryas Joel (6,472)
Bais Rochel School (4,532)
Central Uta Inc (4,500)
Beth Rachel School For Girls (3,794)
Bais Rochel School (3,683)
View Top NY Schools
Ohio168 students
St Xavier High School (1,596)
Saint Ignatius High School (1,500)
Walsh Jesuit High School (1,099)
The Columbus Academy (1,087)
Central Catholic High School (1,050)
View Top OH Schools
Oklahoma163 students
Victory Christian School (1,145)
Rejoice Christian School Inc (1,014)
Holland Hall (995)
Oklahoma Christian School (985)
Lincoln Christian School (956)
View Top OK Schools
Oregon117 students
Jesuit High School (1,300)
Central Catholic High School (913)
Oregon Episcopal School (858)
Grace Christian Schools (783)
Catlin Gabel School (756)
View Top OR Schools
Pennsylvania131 students
Milton Hershey School (2,029)
Bridgeway Academy (1,512)
Archbishop Ryan High School (1,335)
The Episcopal Academy (1,192)
Bishop Shanahan High School (1,119)
View Top PA Schools
Rhode Island132 students
La Salle Academy (1,541)
St. Mary Academy-bay View (1,106)
Bishop Hendricken High School (937)
Wheeler School (827)
Moses Brown School (792)
View Top RI Schools
South Carolina157 students
Bob Jones Academy (1,145)
Christ Church Episcopal School (1,109)
Southside Christian School (1,045)
Laurence Manning Academy (1,028)
Porter-gaud School (908)
View Top SC Schools
South Dakota156 students
Sioux Falls Christian Schools (1,302)
O'gorman High School (755)
Rapid City Catholic School System (751)
St. Francis Indian School (575)
Red Cloud Indian School (547)
View Top SD Schools
Tennessee169 students
Concord Christian School and Preschool (1,367)
Lipscomb Academy (1,265)
St George's Independent School (1,167)
Chattanooga Christian School (1,154)
University School Of Jackson (1,135)
View Top TN Schools
Texas166 students
The Village School (1,705)
The Awty International School (1,522)
Trinity Christian Academy (1,509)
Prestonwood Christian Academy (1,444)
St Johns School (1,431)
View Top TX Schools
Utah118 students
Rowland Hall (943)
The Waterford School (923)
American Heritage School (916)
Juan Diego Catholic High School (763)
Judge Memorial Catholic High School (720)
View Top UT Schools
Virginia143 students
Fairfax Collegiate Summer Program (4,095)
K12 International Academy (2,014)
Liberty Christian Academy (1,998)
ED Anywhere (1,900)
Collegiate School (1,610)
View Top VA Schools
Vermont98 students
Bellows Free Academy High School (1,165)
St. Johnsbury Academy (930)
Burr & Burton Academy (668)
Burr and Burton Academy (665)
Lyndon Institute (594)
View Top VT Schools
Washington136 students
Greenways Academy Of Washington (1,310)
King's Schools (1,236)
Lynden Christian School (1,210)
Cedar Park Christian Schools (1,199)
Northwest Christian Schools, Inc. (1,114)
View Top WA Schools
Wisconsin138 students
St Anthony School Of Milwaukee (1,806)
University School-milwaukee (1,102)
Marquette University High School (1,073)
Urban Day School (883)
Brookfield Academy (867)
View Top WI Schools
West Virginia102 students
Linsly School (429)
Charleston Catholic High School (419)
St Francis Central Catholic School (408)
St Joseph Grade School (382)
Sacred Heart Grade School (380)
View Top WV Schools
Wyoming67 students
St. Anthony Tri-Parish Catholic School (352)
John Paul Ii Catholic School At St Matthew's (225)
St Mary S School (199)
Journeys School of Teton Science Schools (190)
Holy Name Catholic School (130)
View Top WY Schools
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