Average Private School Tuition Cost

States States  Towns Towns  Counties Counties 
  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $10,413 per year (2018-19).
  • The private elementary school average is $9,398 per year and the private high school average is $14,205 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2018-19)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$7,007$6,118$7,501
Alabama$7,315$7,623$6,572
Arkansas$5,648$6,670$4,421
Arizona$10,889$19,162$6,126
California$13,804$18,981$10,937
Colorado$11,420$14,816$8,221
Connecticut$25,190$32,305$16,134
District of Columbia$25,014$29,382$20,646
Delaware$10,771$10,563$10,922
Florida$8,532$9,241$7,715
Georgia$10,565$11,649$8,864
Hawaii$12,110$14,526$8,749
Iowa$5,153$8,094$3,729
Idaho$6,089$6,510$5,416
Illinois$7,901$11,903$6,022
Indiana$7,135$11,142$5,191
Kansas$8,331$10,866$5,253
Kentucky$6,339$7,312$5,560
Louisiana$6,547$7,581$5,777
Massachusetts$20,783$31,529$11,944
Maryland$12,700$16,585$9,867
Maine$20,725$28,939$8,130
Michigan$7,071$10,840$4,488
Minnesota$6,628$11,176$4,249
Missouri$9,659$12,326$7,272
Mississippi$5,421$5,959$4,465
Montana$7,587$6,582$8,878
North Carolina$9,222$9,853$7,971
Nebraska$3,071n/a$2,554
New Hampshire$18,802$27,319$8,511
New Jersey$13,176$17,684$9,201
New Mexico$8,531$10,437$6,813
Nevada$9,848$10,561$9,278
New York$17,925$24,045$12,424
Ohio$6,403$9,113$4,801
Oklahoma$5,376$6,094$4,613
Oregon$8,760$10,732$7,363
Pennsylvania$11,328$15,235$8,088
Rhode Island$14,608$25,642$9,940
South Carolina$6,539$6,699$6,132
Tennessee$9,538$9,954$8,763
Texas$9,030$10,489$7,422
Utah$7,371$7,690$6,936
Virginia$13,894$16,467$11,018
Vermont$21,522$33,098$9,545
Washington$10,689$12,761$9,785
Wisconsin$4,293$7,986$3,164
West Virginia$4,761$5,295$3,425
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