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)
Alaska101 students
Anchorage Christian Schools (640)
Grace Christian School (607)
Gateway Christian Schools (488)
Catholic Schools Of Fairbanks (415)
Anchor Lutheran School (209)
View Top AK Schools
Alabama191 students
Briarwood Christian School (1,845)
Faith Academy (1,687)
St Paul's Episcopal School (1,348)
Ums-wright Preparatory School (1,266)
Mcgill-toolen Catholic High School (1,138)
View Top AL Schools
Arkansas169 students
Little Rock Christian Academy (1,432)
Pulaski Academy (1,360)
Shiloh Christian School (1,036)
Arkansas Baptist School (781)
Arkansas Baptist School System (776)
View Top AR Schools
Arizona159 students
Northwest Christian School (1,455)
Brophy College Preparatory (1,345)
Xavier College Preparatory (1,177)
Salpointe Catholic High School (1,136)
Gilbert Christian Schools (1,084)
View Top AZ Schools
California179 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)
Maranatha Christian Academy (1,935)
View Top CA Schools
Colorado158 students
Christ The King Roman Catholic School (4,469)
Bishop Machebeuf High School (1,664)
Faith Christian Academy - Elementary School (1,151)
Faith Christian Academy - High School (1,035)
Regis Jesuit High School - Boys Division (956)
View Top CO Schools
Connecticut175 students
Horace Mann School John Dorr Nature Laboratory (1,330)
Brunswick School (964)
Fairfield College Preparatory (904)
Xavier High School (882)
Greenwich Academy (873)
View Top CT Schools
District of Columbia207 students
St. Johns College High School (1,130)
Sidwell Friends School (1,126)
Georgetown Day School (1,075)
Gonzaga College High School (965)
Washington International School (904)
View Top DC Schools
Delaware191 students
St. Mark's High School (1,250)
Caravel Academy (1,144)
The Independence School (1,118)
Salesianum School (1,047)
Tower Hill School (736)
View Top DE Schools
Florida186 students
American Heritage School (2,800)
Pine Crest School (2,436)
St. Thomas Aquinas High School (2,194)
Lake Highland Preparatory School (1,920)
Calvary Christian Academy (1,818)
View Top FL Schools
Georgia206 students
Woodward Academy (2,667)
Greater Atlanta Christian School (1,920)
The Westminster Schools (1,845)
The Lovett School (1,673)
Holy Innocents' Episcopal School (1,362)
View Top GA Schools
Hawaii318 students
Punahou School (3,751)
Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus (3,186)
The Kamehameha Schools (2,441)
Iolani School (1,938)
Mid-Pacific (1,552)
View Top HI Schools
Iowa195 students
Dowling Catholic High School (1,406)
Kuemper Catholic School System (1,007)
Des Moines Christian School (971)
Regina Catholic Education Center (938)
St. Edmond Catholic Middle/high School (801)
View Top IA Schools
Idaho118 students
Cole Valley Christian Schools (747)
Bishop Kelly High School (720)
Nampa Christian Schools (702)
The Ambrose School (529)
Watersprings School (423)
View Top ID Schools
Illinois177 students
Loyola Academy (2,072)
Marist High School (1,780)
Univ Of Chicago Lab School (1,771)
Carmel Catholic High School (1,364)
St. Ignatius College Prep (1,363)
View Top IL Schools
Indiana171 students
Cathedral High School (1,272)
Roncalli High School (1,219)
Heritage Christian School (1,186)
Bishop Dwenger High School (1,035)
Canterbury School (1,007)
View Top IN Schools
Kansas197 students
Bishop Carroll Catholic High School (1,149)
St. James Academy (937)
Saint Thomas Aquinas High School (928)
Kapaun Mt Carmel Catholic High School (903)
St Francis Of Assisi School (775)
View Top KS Schools
Kentucky214 students
Christian Academy Of Louisville (Christian Academy School System) (2,382)
Christian Academy Of Louisville School System (1,714)
Lexington Christian Academy (1,520)
St Xavier High School (1,390)
Trinity High School (1,225)
View Top KY Schools
Louisiana330 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 (1,173)
View Top LA Schools
Massachusetts160 students
Boston College High School (1,539)
St. John's Preparatory School (1,500)
Central Catholic High School (1,353)
Phillips Academy Andover (1,150)
St John's High School (1,050)
View Top MA Schools
Maryland185 students
Griggs International Academy (1,460)
Mcdonogh School (1,305)
Archbishop Spalding High School (1,215)
Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School (1,200)
Calvert Hall College High School (1,188)
View Top MD Schools
Maine110 students
Thornton Academy (1,643)
Erskine Academy (598)
Berwick Academy (590)
Fryeburg Academy (583)
Waynflete School (544)
View Top ME Schools
Michigan170 students
Cranbrook Schools (1,661)
Detroit Country Day School (1,522)
Grand Traverse Area Catholic School (1,278)
Notre Dame Preparatory & Marist Academy (1,167)
Catholic Central High School (1,025)
View Top MI Schools
Minnesota172 students
The Blake School (2,369)
The Blake School/Upper School (1,367)
Cretin Derham Hall (1,320)
Benilde-St Margaret's School (1,143)
Breck School (1,131)
View Top MN Schools
Missouri190 students
Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS) (1,225)
The Pembroke Hill School (1,172)
Rockhurst High School (1,100)
St Louis University High School (1,094)
Westminster Christian Academy (1,015)
View Top MO Schools
Mississippi234 students
NorthStar Academy (1,559)
Jackson Academy (1,222)
St Andrew's Episcopal School (1,175)
St. Andrews Episcopal School (1,158)
Northpoint Christian School (1,109)
View Top MS Schools
Montana88 students
St Labre Indian Catholic School (673)
Stillwater Christian School (348)
Billings Central Catholic High School (347)
Butte Central Catholic Elementary School (314)
Valley Christian School (304)
View Top MT Schools
North Carolina175 students
C3 Concord Christian School (2,329)
Charlotte Country Day School (1,660)
Providence Day School (1,608)
North Raleigh Christian Academy (1,466)
Charlotte Latin School (1,401)
View Top NC Schools
North Dakota159 students
Oak Grove Lutheran School (644)
Trinity High School (561)
Shanley High School & Sullivan Middle School (550)
Bishop Ryan Catholic School (423)
Shiloh Christian School (416)
View Top ND Schools
Nebraska190 students
Pius X High School (1,057)
Creighton Preparatory School (1,021)
St Wenceslaus School (883)
St. Stephen The Martyr School (866)
St Vincent De Paul School (796)
View Top NE Schools
New Hampshire95 students
Phillips Exeter Academy (1,085)
Bishop Guertin High School (800)
Coe-brown Northwood Academy (717)
St Thomas Aquinas High School (643)
St. Paul's School (530)
View Top NH Schools
New Jersey167 students
Lakewood Cheder School Boys (1,899)
Paramus Catholic High School (1,520)
Bais Faiga School For Girls (1,484)
Paul Vi High School (1,192)
The Pingry School (1,129)
View Top NJ Schools
New Mexico122 students
Hope Christian Schools Inc (1,432)
Albuquerque Academy (1,121)
St Pius X High School (813)
St. Michaels High School (600)
St Mary's School (549)
View Top NM Schools
Nevada178 students
Faith Lutheran Middle School & High School (2,058)
Bishop Gorman High School (1,471)
Las Vegas Day School (965)
The Meadows School (898)
Lake Mead Christian Academy (809)
View Top NV Schools
New York242 students
United Talmudical Academy Of Kiryas Joel (6,472)
Central Uta Inc (4,500)
Beth Rachel School For Girls (4,086)
Bais Rochel School (3,683)
Bais Rochel School (3,095)
View Top NY Schools
Ohio228 students
St. Xavier High School (1,597)
Saint Ignatius High School (1,500)
The Columbus Academy (1,087)
Walsh Jesuit High School (1,068)
Central Catholic High School (1,050)
View Top OH Schools
Oklahoma184 students
Victory Christian School (1,145)
Crossings Christian School (1,000)
Holland Hall (995)
Rejoice Christian School Inc (986)
Oklahoma Christian School (933)
View Top OK Schools
Oregon124 students
Jesuit High School (1,248)
Grace Christian Schools (1,005)
Oregon Episcopal School (858)
Central Catholic High School (829)
Catlin Gabel School (756)
View Top OR Schools
Pennsylvania152 students
Milton Hershey School (2,029)
Archbishop Ryan High School (1,615)
Bridgeway Academy (1,512)
Cardinal O'hara High School (1,386)
Bethel Dunkard Brethren Church School (1,281)
View Top PA Schools
Rhode Island139 students
La Salle Academy (1,478)
St. Mary Academy-bay View (1,106)
Bishop Hendricken High School (937)
Wheeler School (827)
Moses Brown School (792)
View Top RI Schools
South Carolina166 students
Bob Jones Academy (1,153)
Christ Church Episcopal School (1,099)
Southside Christian School (1,045)
Laurence Manning Academy (1,028)
Porter-gaud School (898)
View Top SC Schools
South Dakota155 students
Sioux Falls Christian Schools (1,254)
O'gorman High School (755)
Rapid City Catholic School System (751)
St. Francis Indian School (575)
Red Cloud Indian School (505)
View Top SD Schools
Tennessee190 students
Concord Christian School and Preschool (1,367)
Lipscomb Academy (1,265)
St. George's Independent School - Collierville (1,214)
University School of Jackson (1,178)
Chattanooga Christian School (1,154)
View Top TN Schools
Texas191 students
St Johns Lower School (2,221)
The Village School (1,750)
Trinity Christian Academy (1,509)
Prestonwood Christian Academy (1,444)
Greenhill School (1,383)
View Top TX Schools
Utah132 students
The Waterford School (976)
Rowland Hall (943)
American Heritage School (916)
Juan Diego Catholic High School (763)
Judge Memorial Catholic High School (726)
View Top UT Schools
Virginia165 students
Fairfax Collegiate Summer Program (4,095)
Liberty Christian Academy (1,998)
ED Anywhere (1,900)
Collegiate School (1,610)
Norfolk Academy (1,209)
View Top VA Schools
Vermont97 students
Bellows Free Academy High School (1,165)
St. Johnsbury Academy (930)
Burr and Burton Academy (665)
Lyndon Institute (594)
Heartworks, Renaissance & Endeavour Schools (459)
View Top VT Schools
Washington151 students
King's Schools (1,236)
Cedar Park Christian Schools (1,199)
Lynden Christian School (1,104)
Bellevue Christian School (1,030)
Northshore Christian Academy (1,029)
View Top WA Schools
Wisconsin154 students
St Anthony School Of Milwaukee (1,399)
Marquette University High School (1,064)
University School-milwaukee (1,060)
Urban Day School (883)
Brookfield Academy (867)
View Top WI Schools
West Virginia115 students
Sacred Heart Grade School (430)
Linsly School (429)
Charleston Catholic High School (422)
St Joseph Grade School (379)
St. Francis De Sales Central Catholic School (378)
View Top WV Schools
Wyoming72 students
St. Anthony Tri-Parish Catholic School (352)
John Paul Ii Catholic School At St. Matthew's (221)
St. Mary S School (208)
Journeys School of Teton Science Schools (190)
Holy Name Catholic School (137)
View Top WY Schools
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The state with largest average private school student size is Louisiana, with 330 students. The county with the largest average private school student size is Orange County, NY with 425 students.