Average Private School Tuition Cost

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The national average private school tuition is approximately $11,173 per year (2021).
The private elementary school average is $10,066 per year and the private high school average is $14,978 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2021)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$7,035$6,118$7,756
Alabama$7,396$7,797$6,529
Arkansas$5,906$6,611$4,929
Arizona$10,448$15,878$6,545
California$14,732$19,996$11,594
Colorado$11,771$15,450$8,751
Connecticut$26,067$34,479$17,599
District of Columbia$24,631$29,114$20,047
Delaware$10,982$11,673$10,248
Florida$8,951$9,887$7,775
Georgia$10,411$11,272$9,014
Hawaii$12,690$15,517$9,549
Iowa$5,279$9,189$3,670
Idaho$8,323$6,877$9,991
Illinois$8,325$12,555$6,286
Indiana$6,970$10,019$5,352
Kansas$7,694$10,276$4,940
Kentucky$6,947$7,821$6,169
Louisiana$6,799$8,182$5,852
Massachusetts$21,668$31,912$13,235
Maryland$12,886$16,465$10,586
Maine$21,925$30,777$8,094
Michigan$6,941$10,332$4,702
Minnesota$6,838$11,970$4,342
Missouri$10,132$12,242$8,183
Mississippi$5,528$6,191$4,469
Montana$8,472$8,026$9,174
North Carolina$9,867$10,492$8,511
North Dakota$5,360n/an/a
Nebraska$3,664$7,158$2,992
New Hampshire$19,393$28,231$8,511
New Jersey$13,819$18,768$9,593
New Mexico$8,921$10,504$6,954
Nevada$10,526$11,751$9,621
New York$18,793$25,198$13,081
Ohio$6,938$9,752$5,174
Oklahoma$6,326$7,637$5,081
Oregon$9,874$12,161$8,322
Pennsylvania$11,570$16,303$7,939
Rhode Island$15,743$27,990$10,608
South Carolina$6,762$7,005$6,186
South Dakota$3,624n/a$3,005
Tennessee$10,020$10,342$9,304
Texas$9,827$11,389$8,097
Utah$11,587$13,782$8,715
Virginia$14,291$17,508$10,747
Vermont$22,067$31,154$10,141
Washington$11,300$13,054$10,517
Wisconsin$4,494$8,321$3,437
West Virginia$6,068$6,553$4,890
Wyoming$8,689n/an/a
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