Average Private School Tuition Cost (2016-2017)

States States  Towns Towns  Counties Counties 
  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $10,003 per year.
  • The private elementary school average is $8,908 per year and the private high school average is $13,538 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2016-2017)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska $6,797 $5,340 $8,046
Alabama $6,789 $7,044 $6,133
Arkansas $5,182 $6,297 $3,927
Arizona $10,734 $17,372 $6,268
California $13,199 $18,535 $10,359
Colorado $10,416 $12,910 $8,135
Connecticut $23,336 $31,413 $13,412
Delaware $10,242 $11,485 $8,661
Florida $7,914 $8,942 $6,786
Georgia $10,091 $10,900 $8,695
Hawaii $11,342 $14,048 $7,212
Iowa $5,774 $10,093 $3,614
Idaho $6,090 $6,897 $4,779
Illinois $7,719 $11,710 $5,929
Indiana $6,681 $10,526 $4,463
Kansas $8,809 $10,864 $5,521
Kentucky $5,986 $6,810 $5,397
Louisiana $6,061 $6,472 $5,773
Massachusetts $19,940 $30,186 $10,822
Maryland $12,363 $15,925 $9,600
Maine $21,725 $29,059 $7,723
Michigan $6,777 $10,107 $4,408
Minnesota $6,645 $10,715 $4,156
Missouri $9,320 $12,275 $6,621
Mississippi $5,334 $5,767 $4,323
Montana $7,215 $6,187 $8,390
North Carolina $8,937 $9,554 $7,677
Nebraska $3,339 n/a $2,643
New Hampshire $21,426 $29,649 $10,773
New Jersey $13,222 $18,190 $8,617
New Mexico $8,331 $10,028 $6,456
Nevada $9,564 $10,873 $8,545
New York $15,765 $21,041 $10,513
Ohio $6,186 $8,730 $4,749
Oklahoma $5,324 $5,959 $4,689
Oregon $8,439 $10,874 $6,746
Pennsylvania $10,865 $14,569 $7,725
Rhode Island $13,241 $24,161 $7,234
South Carolina $7,372 $6,570 $8,782
Tennessee $9,174 $9,613 $8,473
Texas $8,489 $9,751 $7,036
Utah $9,213 $10,589 $6,633
Virginia $13,303 $15,574 $10,755
Vermont $19,665 $31,532 $8,973
Washington $9,755 $11,412 $9,015
Wisconsin $4,169 $7,580 $3,065
West Virginia $4,769 $5,254 $3,638
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