Best District Of Columbia Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 103 private schools serving 19,727 students in District Of Columbia (there are 242 public schools, serving 88,177 students). 18% of all K-12 students in District Of Columbia are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $29,281 for elementary schools and $34,064 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in District Of Columbia include Gonzaga College High School, Maret School and National Cathedral School.
The average acceptance rate is 61% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 46% and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.
45% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Episcopal).

Top Ranked District Of Columbia Private Schools by County (2024)

Popular cities: Washington (103 schools).
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in District Of Columbia?
The best top ranked private schools in District Of Columbia include Gonzaga College High School, Maret School and National Cathedral School.
How many private schools are located in District Of Columbia?
103 private schools are located in District Of Columbia.
How much do private schools cost in District Of Columbia?
The average private school tuition in District Of Columbia is $29,281 for elementary schools and $34,064 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in District Of Columbia?
District Of Columbia private schools are approximately 46% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in District Of Columbia go to private school?
18% of all K-12 students in District Of Columbia are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in District Of Columbia?
45% of private schools in District Of Columbia are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Episcopal).

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