Average Private School Tuition Cost (2017-2018)

States States  Towns Towns  Counties Counties 
  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $10,413 per year.
  • 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 (2017-2018)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$6,971$6,118$7,445
Alabama$7,227$7,642$6,205
Arkansas$5,607$6,670$4,190
Arizona$10,678$19,299$6,301
California$13,780$19,107$10,817
Colorado$10,990$13,988$8,279
Connecticut$24,847$32,031$15,721
District of Columbia$23,392$27,014$20,100
Delaware$10,957$10,742$11,108
Florida$8,157$8,884$7,338
Georgia$10,372$11,277$8,811
Hawaii$11,991$14,435$8,697
Iowa$4,815$7,259$3,711
Idaho$6,209$6,776$5,416
Illinois$7,896$11,925$6,007
Indiana$6,661$10,014$4,889
Kansas$8,259$11,039$5,293
Kentucky$6,305$7,409$5,384
Louisiana$6,487$7,418$5,853
Massachusetts$20,652$31,288$11,788
Maryland$12,373$16,026$9,759
Maine$20,907$28,598$8,271
Michigan$6,726$10,200$4,485
Minnesota$6,610$11,182$4,247
Missouri$9,518$12,225$7,199
Mississippi$5,440$5,959$4,609
Montana$7,429$6,582$8,518
North Carolina$9,057$9,650$7,841
Nebraska$3,267$6,418$2,551
New Hampshire$19,839$29,286$8,973
New Jersey$13,837$18,948$9,566
New Mexico$8,740$10,779$6,851
Nevada$9,559$10,865$8,580
New York$16,566$21,989$11,676
Ohio$6,378$9,061$4,740
Oklahoma$5,344$6,100$4,588
Oregon$8,721$10,826$7,287
Pennsylvania$11,492$15,299$8,109
Rhode Island$14,343$25,000$9,653
South Carolina$6,458$6,582$6,111
Tennessee$9,288$9,639$8,646
Texas$8,936$10,338$7,378
Utah$10,067$10,773$8,970
Virginia$13,580$16,110$10,872
Vermont$21,340$31,204$10,502
Washington$10,412$12,432$9,567
Wisconsin$4,391$8,236$3,152
West Virginia$4,741$5,304$3,425
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