Average Private School Tuition Cost

States States  Towns Towns  Counties Counties 
  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $10,413 per year (2018-19).
  • The private elementary school average is $9,398 per year and the private high school average is $14,205 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2018-19)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$7,007$6,118$7,501
Alabama$7,357$7,577$6,795
Arkansas$5,648$6,670$4,421
Arizona$10,889$19,162$6,126
California$13,809$18,975$10,935
Colorado$11,108$14,290$8,221
Connecticut$25,229$32,107$16,003
District of Columbia$24,017$27,508$20,527
Delaware$10,881$10,819$10,922
Florida$8,435$9,069$7,699
Georgia$10,479$11,392$9,074
Hawaii$12,072$14,543$8,742
Iowa$4,834$7,279$3,729
Idaho$6,057$6,484$5,416
Illinois$7,896$11,899$6,004
Indiana$7,031$11,142$4,938
Kansas$8,302$11,108$5,310
Kentucky$6,381$7,421$5,554
Louisiana$6,511$7,524$5,777
Massachusetts$20,792$31,538$11,870
Maryland$12,678$16,582$9,804
Maine$21,119$28,939$8,271
Michigan$6,967$10,638$4,484
Minnesota$6,610$11,176$4,221
Missouri$9,681$12,347$7,260
Mississippi$5,440$5,959$4,609
Montana$7,587$6,582$8,878
North Carolina$9,119$9,776$7,804
Nebraska$3,244$6,418$2,554
New Hampshire$19,188$27,854$8,963
New Jersey$13,310$17,895$9,371
New Mexico$8,531$10,437$6,813
Nevada$9,848$10,561$9,278
New York$17,390$23,098$12,398
Ohio$6,429$9,113$4,795
Oklahoma$5,370$6,094$4,601
Oregon$8,738$10,754$7,352
Pennsylvania$11,480$15,459$8,048
Rhode Island$14,517$25,551$9,661
South Carolina$6,539$6,699$6,132
Tennessee$9,420$9,777$8,763
Texas$8,938$10,303$7,437
Utah$7,366$7,690$6,880
Virginia$13,757$16,281$10,929
Vermont$21,522$33,098$9,545
Washington$10,611$12,715$9,680
Wisconsin$4,288$7,955$3,160
West Virginia$4,746$5,313$3,425
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