Average Private School Tuition Cost

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  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $11,012 per year (2020).
  • The private elementary school average is $9,946 per year and the private high school average is $14,711 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2020)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$7,035$6,118$7,544
Alabama$7,311$7,718$6,388
Arkansas$5,897$6,680$4,698
Arizona$10,623$17,339$6,283
California$14,378$19,476$11,377
Colorado$11,296$14,709$8,396
Connecticut$24,505$33,072$15,938
Delaware$11,033$12,261$10,021
Florida$8,878$9,801$7,781
Georgia$10,771$11,850$9,055
Hawaii$12,393$14,968$9,200
Iowa$5,264$9,203$3,712
Idaho$8,501$6,894$10,511
Illinois$8,068$11,869$6,265
Indiana$6,844$10,320$5,225
Kansas$7,959$10,063$5,253
Kentucky$6,838$7,708$6,081
Louisiana$6,706$7,874$5,891
Massachusetts$20,992$31,056$12,811
Maryland$13,101$16,831$10,552
Maine$20,814$30,296$7,987
Michigan$7,136$10,901$4,546
Minnesota$6,761$11,149$4,339
Missouri$9,711$12,199$7,448
Mississippi$5,569$6,191$4,465
Montana$8,302$7,749$9,091
North Carolina$9,781$10,428$8,379
Nebraska$3,577$7,038$2,885
New Hampshire$19,696$27,676$8,679
New Jersey$13,406$18,473$8,672
New Mexico$8,879$10,560$7,030
Nevada$10,468$11,605$9,642
New York$18,073$24,306$12,675
Ohio$6,866$9,855$4,956
Oklahoma$5,816$6,863$4,918
Oregon$9,302$11,562$7,721
Pennsylvania$11,350$15,543$8,107
Rhode Island$14,983$25,478$10,641
South Carolina$6,739$7,008$6,203
Tennessee$9,553$9,967$8,712
Texas$9,511$10,873$8,010
Utah$11,854$13,856$8,685
Virginia$14,111$17,178$10,580
Vermont$22,430$34,078$10,431
Washington$10,936$12,702$10,082
Wisconsin$4,531$8,355$3,429
West Virginia$5,099$5,375$4,506
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