Average Private School Tuition Cost

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  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $10,676 per year (2018-19).
  • The private elementary school average is $9,638 per year and the private high school average is $14,522 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2018-19)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$7,016$6,118$7,514
Alabama$7,217$7,630$6,325
Arkansas$5,690$6,670$4,621
Arizona$10,788$18,482$5,850
California$13,944$19,080$11,037
Colorado$11,277$14,923$7,960
Connecticut$24,671$32,425$15,787
District of Columbia$24,703$29,129$20,646
Delaware$10,937$10,890$10,971
Florida$8,655$9,362$7,822
Georgia$10,726$11,807$8,958
Hawaii$12,129$14,622$8,805
Iowa$5,215$8,579$3,744
Idaho$6,258$6,819$5,416
Illinois$7,920$11,974$6,016
Indiana$6,893$10,460$5,216
Kansas$7,497$9,461$5,253
Kentucky$6,678$7,696$5,818
Louisiana$6,652$7,733$5,868
Massachusetts$20,977$31,471$12,421
Maryland$12,765$16,566$9,987
Maine$20,912$28,900$8,130
Michigan$7,090$10,828$4,515
Minnesota$6,617$11,018$4,293
Missouri$9,575$12,175$7,245
Mississippi$5,553$6,166$4,465
Montana$8,289$7,467$9,796
North Carolina$9,180$9,772$7,892
Nebraska$3,352$7,038$2,551
New Hampshire$18,796$27,395$8,396
New Jersey$13,245$18,105$8,882
New Mexico$8,731$10,598$6,909
Nevada$10,033$11,536$8,888
New York$17,886$24,112$12,376
Ohio$6,464$9,260$4,810
Oklahoma$5,587$6,241$4,969
Oregon$8,768$10,851$7,393
Pennsylvania$11,080$15,101$7,946
Rhode Island$15,004$26,681$10,417
South Carolina$6,559$6,742$6,093
Tennessee$9,691$10,171$8,794
Texas$9,168$10,682$7,493
Utah$10,633$11,862$8,735
Virginia$13,890$16,433$11,059
Vermont$21,834$33,702$9,545
Washington$10,610$12,586$9,687
Wisconsin$4,375$8,207$3,244
West Virginia$4,761$5,295$3,425
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