Best Delaware Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 139 private schools serving 21,980 students in Delaware (there are 231 public schools, serving 139,935 students). 14% of all K-12 students in Delaware are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $12,568 for elementary schools and $13,993 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Delaware include Tower Hill School, Archmere Academy and Salesianum School.
The average acceptance rate is 90% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 28% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
58% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Delaware Private Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% of K-12 Students in Private Schools
24
1,848
6%
101
18,260
19%
14
1,872
5%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Delaware?
The best top ranked private schools in Delaware include Tower Hill School, Archmere Academy and Salesianum School.
How many private schools are located in Delaware?
139 private schools are located in Delaware.
How much do private schools cost in Delaware?
The average private school tuition in Delaware is $12,568 for elementary schools and $13,993 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Delaware?
Delaware private schools are approximately 28% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Delaware go to private school?
14% of all K-12 students in Delaware are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Delaware?
58% of private schools in Delaware are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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