Average Private School Tuition Cost

The national average private school tuition is $11,797 per year (2021-22).
The private elementary school average tuition cost is $10,822 per year and the private high school average is $15,331 per year.
The state with the highest average private school tuition is Connecticut with a $26,540 average tuition cost. The state with the lowest tuition cost is South Dakota with an average cost of $3,699.
Tuition Range: $3,699 $26,540 Avg. Tuition: $11,797

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2021-22)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
$6,926
$5,999
$7,003
$7,324
$7,687
$7,289
$6,089
$7,098
$6,071
$10,430
$15,588
$9,632
$15,311
$20,915
$14,405
$12,361
$15,619
$10,905
$26,540
$37,855
$22,896
$25,052
$29,688
$26,533
$11,201
$11,825
$10,486
$9,430
$10,336
$9,325
$10,895
$11,783
$10,808
$13,390
$16,236
$13,402
$5,359
$9,202
$4,614
$8,233
$7,576
$8,223
$8,333
$12,234
$7,583
$7,068
$10,056
$5,491
$7,977
$10,608
$6,993
$7,072
$8,072
$6,910
$7,128
$8,615
$7,145
$22,669
$33,900
$19,406
$13,348
$16,680
$12,650
$22,888
$30,795
$15,216
$7,244
$10,825
$6,143
$7,036
$11,927
$6,765
$10,152
$11,712
$9,782
$5,682
$6,337
$5,554
$8,821
$8,117
$8,050
$9,679
$10,148
$9,112
$5,092
n/a
$4,010
$3,977
$7,798
$3,554
$19,967
$28,897
$11,320
$13,993
$18,637
$13,778
$8,892
$10,388
$9,001
$10,421
$12,011
$10,526
$19,156
$25,129
$19,310
$7,311
$10,344
$6,733
$6,474
$7,452
$6,474
$9,763
$12,175
$8,907
$11,949
$16,670
$10,612
$15,756
$26,663
$13,125
$6,956
$7,196
$7,099
$3,699
n/a
$3,597
$10,285
$10,607
$10,226
$9,997
$11,062
$9,619
$11,009
$12,808
$11,118
$14,211
$16,552
$12,794
$22,873
$32,117
$17,671
$11,839
$13,821
$11,936
$4,507
$8,370
$3,998
$6,273
$6,809
$6,089
$7,238
n/a
$3,665

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Did You Know?

The most expensive town for private school tuition is Stamford, CT with an average tuition of $48,406. The most expensive county for private school tuition is Litchfield County, CT with an average tuition of $45,740.