Top District of Columbia Private Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 108 top private schools in District of Columbia, serving 18,741 students.
- The average private school tuition is $20,460 for elementary schools and $29,382 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 54% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 48% and the student:teacher ratio is 8:1.
Cornerstone Schools-washington Photo - Second grade teacher Ms. Wright and her students enjoy some read-aloud time.
Gonzaga College High School Photo - Gonzaga seeks to form young men of intellect, faith, and character.
Montessori School Of Chevy Chase Photo - Our classrooms at The Montessori School of Chevy Chase provide a warm, challenging and stimulating environment.
Maret School Photo - Upper School students gather in the Theatre weekly for Convocation, a meeting run by Student Council.
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School Photo - Our literacy program that starts with 3- and 4-year old children
Test your knowledge of private school facts and trivia with these twenty-one questions and answers.
As you research schools, check the national and state associations. Is the school you are considering a member? If not, why not?
If you have a child who sings, you might want to consider a choir school. In the United States, most of these schools are day schools.