Average Private School Tuition Cost

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  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $10,671 per year (2018-19).
  • The private elementary school average is $9,631 per year and the private high school average is $14,575 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2018-19)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$7,016$6,118$7,514
Alabama$7,254$7,626$6,407
Arkansas$5,690$6,670$4,621
Arizona$10,783$18,515$5,893
California$13,883$18,998$11,004
Colorado$11,398$15,039$8,093
Connecticut$24,611$32,312$15,787
District of Columbia$24,428$28,553$20,646
Delaware$10,811$10,590$10,971
Florida$8,678$9,401$7,825
Georgia$10,639$11,668$8,934
Hawaii$12,112$14,526$8,753
Iowa$5,233$8,427$3,735
Idaho$6,173$6,678$5,416
Illinois$7,895$11,871$6,004
Indiana$6,868$10,379$5,216
Kansas$8,356$10,910$5,253
Kentucky$6,701$7,802$5,797
Louisiana$6,593$7,718$5,777
Massachusetts$20,901$31,506$12,087
Maryland$12,760$16,512$9,994
Maine$20,912$28,900$8,130
Michigan$7,043$10,768$4,515
Minnesota$6,603$10,992$4,261
Missouri$9,633$12,337$7,245
Mississippi$5,511$6,100$4,465
Montana$7,651$6,364$9,796
North Carolina$9,049$9,640$7,782
Nebraska$3,370$7,038$2,536
New Hampshire$18,845$27,395$8,511
New Jersey$13,231$18,048$8,913
New Mexico$8,656$10,442$6,909
Nevada$10,184$11,536$9,103
New York$17,802$23,973$12,376
Ohio$6,444$9,221$4,812
Oklahoma$5,547$6,159$4,969
Oregon$8,759$10,828$7,393
Pennsylvania$11,077$15,055$7,934
Rhode Island$14,620$25,745$10,088
South Carolina$6,590$6,741$6,171
Tennessee$9,668$10,136$8,794
Texas$9,110$10,688$7,372
Utah$10,625$11,862$8,714
Virginia$13,964$16,573$11,056
Vermont$21,588$33,225$9,545
Washington$10,601$12,567$9,687
Wisconsin$4,303$8,003$3,220
West Virginia$4,761$5,295$3,425
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