Average Private School Tuition Cost

States States  Towns Towns  Counties Counties 
The national average private school tuition is approximately $11,173 per year (2021).
The private elementary school average is $10,066 per year and the private high school average is $14,978 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2021)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$7,089$6,407$7,756
Alabama$7,214$7,659$6,323
Arkansas$5,906$6,611$4,929
Arizona$10,450$15,644$6,505
California$14,821$20,099$11,734
Colorado$11,870$15,640$8,825
Connecticut$26,429$35,499$17,489
District of Columbia$24,681$29,208$20,047
Delaware$11,176$11,707$10,575
Florida$8,993$9,903$7,818
Georgia$10,605$11,572$8,942
Hawaii$12,843$15,679$9,692
Iowa$5,261$9,189$3,690
Idaho$8,221$6,897$9,638
Illinois$8,289$12,397$6,345
Indiana$6,962$9,991$5,377
Kansas$7,894$10,451$4,971
Kentucky$7,039$7,941$6,216
Louisiana$6,876$8,443$5,831
Massachusetts$21,720$32,199$13,091
Maryland$13,063$16,601$10,739
Maine$21,930$29,801$8,286
Michigan$7,133$10,392$5,027
Minnesota$6,902$12,061$4,393
Missouri$9,923$11,923$8,120
Mississippi$5,528$6,191$4,469
Montana$8,513$8,026$9,183
North Carolina$9,842$10,438$8,547
North Dakota$5,360n/an/a
Nebraska$3,796$7,158$3,173
New Hampshire$19,350$27,885$8,536
New Jersey$13,799$18,831$9,645
New Mexico$8,935$10,504$6,987
Nevada$10,520$12,101$9,466
New York$18,976$25,260$13,296
Ohio$6,998$9,621$5,345
Oklahoma$6,361$7,605$5,177
Oregon$9,798$12,148$8,231
Pennsylvania$11,577$16,141$8,014
Rhode Island$15,638$27,374$10,553
South Carolina$6,811$7,049$6,238
South Dakota$3,624n/a$3,005
Tennessee$10,018$10,300$9,401
Texas$9,842$11,259$8,296
Utah$11,445$13,417$8,715
Virginia$14,201$17,149$10,932
Vermont$22,219$31,406$10,162
Washington$11,401$13,039$10,685
Wisconsin$4,535$8,503$3,445
West Virginia$6,089$6,556$4,890
Wyoming$7,238n/an/a
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