Average Private School Tuition Cost

States States  Towns Towns  Counties Counties 
  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $10,671 per year (2018-19).
  • The private elementary school average is $9,631 per year and the private high school average is $14,575 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2018-19)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$7,016$6,118$7,514
Alabama$7,315$7,623$6,572
Arkansas$5,608$6,670$4,449
Arizona$10,842$18,896$6,154
California$13,773$18,887$10,916
Colorado$11,434$14,819$8,187
Connecticut$25,140$32,239$16,463
District of Columbia$25,014$29,382$20,646
Delaware$10,665$10,590$10,715
Florida$8,554$9,272$7,729
Georgia$10,599$11,671$8,890
Hawaii$12,112$14,526$8,753
Iowa$5,233$8,427$3,735
Idaho$6,166$6,636$5,416
Illinois$7,914$11,864$6,036
Indiana$7,168$11,255$5,186
Kansas$8,356$10,910$5,253
Kentucky$6,569$7,796$5,560
Louisiana$6,588$7,676$5,777
Massachusetts$20,839$31,576$12,008
Maryland$12,696$16,463$9,893
Maine$20,881$28,850$8,130
Michigan$7,082$10,867$4,515
Minnesota$6,625$11,186$4,264
Missouri$9,662$12,326$7,279
Mississippi$5,421$5,959$4,465
Montana$7,629$6,582$8,976
North Carolina$9,168$9,817$7,811
Nebraska$3,076n/a$2,536
New Hampshire$18,836$27,380$8,511
New Jersey$13,084$17,586$9,067
New Mexico$8,616$10,442$6,825
Nevada$10,118$11,536$8,924
New York$17,784$23,834$12,376
Ohio$6,431$9,160$4,809
Oklahoma$5,382$6,159$4,606
Oregon$8,756$10,767$7,361
Pennsylvania$11,286$15,293$8,030
Rhode Island$14,354$23,999$10,068
South Carolina$6,503$6,635$6,136
Tennessee$9,546$9,954$8,785
Texas$9,079$10,619$7,358
Utah$9,406$11,103$6,936
Virginia$13,878$16,457$11,062
Vermont$21,588$33,225$9,545
Washington$10,562$12,561$9,676
Wisconsin$4,305$7,995$3,212
West Virginia$4,761$5,295$3,425
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The most expensive town for private school tuition is Ojai, CA with an average tuition of $38,570. The most expensive county for private school tuition is Litchfield County, CT with an average tuition of $46,028.