Average Private School Tuition Cost

States States  Towns Towns  Counties Counties 
  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $11,012 per year (2020).
  • The private elementary school average is $9,946 per year and the private high school average is $14,711 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2020)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$7,035$6,118$7,544
Alabama$7,260$7,645$6,388
Arkansas$5,802$6,460$4,698
Arizona$10,612$17,097$6,288
California$14,453$19,637$11,389
Colorado$11,315$14,706$8,535
Connecticut$24,481$32,601$16,206
Delaware$11,033$12,261$10,021
Florida$8,952$9,890$7,814
Georgia$10,798$11,875$9,110
Hawaii$12,612$15,262$9,220
Iowa$5,264$9,203$3,712
Idaho$8,501$6,894$10,511
Illinois$8,109$11,854$6,341
Indiana$6,890$10,169$5,269
Kansas$7,790$10,165$4,940
Kentucky$6,915$7,897$6,081
Louisiana$6,674$7,874$5,820
Massachusetts$21,146$31,430$12,836
Maryland$13,050$16,956$10,493
Maine$21,627$31,196$8,119
Michigan$7,059$10,823$4,531
Minnesota$6,764$11,153$4,365
Missouri$9,679$12,093$7,453
Mississippi$5,569$6,191$4,465
Montana$8,325$7,749$9,149
North Carolina$9,721$10,303$8,417
Nebraska$3,564$7,038$2,895
New Hampshire$19,770$27,790$8,696
New Jersey$13,377$18,435$8,648
New Mexico$8,856$10,513$6,959
Nevada$10,453$11,504$9,642
New York$18,240$24,648$12,779
Ohio$6,874$9,918$4,969
Oklahoma$5,934$7,021$5,001
Oregon$9,602$12,074$7,891
Pennsylvania$11,409$15,659$8,071
Rhode Island$14,825$25,478$10,564
South Carolina$6,738$6,991$6,214
Tennessee$9,586$9,975$8,845
Texas$9,548$10,918$8,040
Utah$11,726$13,856$8,614
Virginia$14,198$17,312$10,687
Vermont$21,520$31,176$10,054
Washington$10,896$12,665$10,052
Wisconsin$4,564$8,365$3,453
West Virginia$4,981$5,189$4,506
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