Average Private School Tuition Cost

The national average private school tuition is $12,218 per year (2022-23).
The private elementary school average tuition cost is $11,235 per year and the private high school average is $15,858 per year.
The state with the highest average private school tuition is Connecticut with a $28,987 average tuition cost. The state with the lowest tuition cost is South Dakota with an average cost of $3,825.
Tuition Range: $3,825 $28,987 Avg. Tuition: $12,218

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2022-23)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
$7,040
$6,392
$7,119
$7,530
$7,966
$7,492
$6,158
$7,163
$6,144
$10,196
$15,113
$9,763
$16,087
$21,559
$15,309
$12,741
$15,941
$11,387
$28,987
$41,841
$23,447
$25,138
$30,592
$26,549
$11,014
$11,445
$10,317
$9,945
$11,067
$9,838
$11,309
$12,251
$11,221
$14,233
$17,061
$14,084
$5,352
$9,208
$4,654
$8,388
$7,753
$8,384
$8,627
$12,811
$7,894
$7,215
$10,495
$5,739
$8,112
$10,645
$7,195
$7,119
$8,022
$6,946
$7,312
$8,901
$7,341
$24,471
$36,539
$21,471
$13,974
$17,903
$13,280
$22,547
$29,970
$14,845
$7,446
$11,368
$6,330
$7,518
$13,297
$7,278
$10,447
$12,228
$10,064
$5,881
$6,449
$5,760
$8,932
$8,208
$8,192
$9,670
$10,066
$9,030
$5,092
n/a
$4,010
$4,168
$7,880
$3,635
$20,416
$28,893
$11,751
$14,900
$19,882
$14,625
$8,587
$10,044
$8,640
$10,271
$11,348
$10,457
$19,761
$25,336
$19,879
$7,603
$10,611
$6,959
$6,568
$7,605
$6,568
$9,995
$12,358
$9,172
$11,900
$16,363
$10,552
$16,415
$28,550
$13,713
$7,740
$8,104
$7,899
$3,825
n/a
$3,735
$10,557
$11,105
$10,534
$10,384
$11,598
$10,056
$11,160
$13,434
$11,098
$14,545
$16,638
$13,068
$23,300
$32,678
$18,003
$12,151
$14,506
$12,192
$4,520
$8,249
$3,964
$6,164
$6,617
$6,358
$6,771
n/a
$3,717

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Did You Know?

The most expensive town for private school tuition is Newton, MA with an average tuition of $43,903. The most expensive county for private school tuition is Litchfield County, CT with an average tuition of $52,490.