Top District of Columbia Private Schools
- For the 2019-20 school year, there are 107 top private schools in District of Columbia, serving 19,778 students.
- The average private school tuition is $19,084 for elementary schools and $27,337 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 61% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 49% and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.
National Presbyterian School Photo - Nursery students study our newly hatched chicks in the NPS science lab.
Cornerstone Schools-washington Photo - Second grade teacher Ms. Wright and her students enjoy some read-aloud time.
Montessori School Of Chevy Chase Photo - Our classrooms at The Montessori School of Chevy Chase provide a warm, challenging and stimulating environment.
Washington School For Girls Photo - The Washington School for Girls develops confidence, competence, and compassion in young leaders.
Gonzaga College High School Photo - Gonzaga seeks to form young men of intellect, faith, and character.
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