Average Private School Tuition Cost

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  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $10,676 per year (2019-20).
  • 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 (2019-20)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$7,035$6,118$7,544
Alabama$7,252$7,633$6,388
Arkansas$5,804$6,580$4,724
Arizona$10,674$17,339$6,300
California$14,249$19,235$11,360
Colorado$11,151$14,557$8,155
Connecticut$24,433$32,456$15,929
Delaware$10,998$10,967$11,020
Florida$8,871$9,637$7,968
Georgia$10,715$11,793$9,001
Hawaii$12,393$14,968$9,200
Iowa$5,218$8,769$3,712
Idaho$8,444$6,894$10,511
Illinois$7,936$11,744$6,161
Indiana$6,840$10,309$5,225
Kansas$7,613$9,677$5,253
Kentucky$6,838$7,708$6,081
Louisiana$6,671$7,799$5,884
Massachusetts$21,072$31,223$12,762
Maryland$12,948$16,696$10,242
Maine$21,093$30,239$7,947
Michigan$7,082$10,884$4,530
Minnesota$6,638$10,861$4,301
Missouri$9,697$12,195$7,425
Mississippi$5,569$6,191$4,465
Montana$8,165$7,312$9,873
North Carolina$9,708$10,336$8,374
Nebraska$3,565$7,038$2,871
New Hampshire$19,828$28,157$8,661
New Jersey$13,347$18,355$8,721
New Mexico$8,762$10,563$6,855
Nevada$10,487$11,605$9,674
New York$18,114$24,400$12,594
Ohio$6,812$9,864$4,905
Oklahoma$5,844$6,798$4,986
Oregon$9,096$11,344$7,567
Pennsylvania$11,330$15,493$8,044
Rhode Island$14,997$25,478$10,504
South Carolina$6,650$6,895$6,151
Tennessee$9,634$10,040$8,811
Texas$9,361$10,729$7,867
Utah$11,976$13,834$8,766
Virginia$14,249$17,051$11,166
Vermont$22,628$33,893$10,251
Washington$10,902$12,603$10,119
Wisconsin$4,475$8,327$3,311
West Virginia$4,823$5,375$3,442
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