Average Private School Tuition Cost

States States  Towns Towns  Counties Counties 
  • The national average private school tuition is approximately $11,012 per year (2020).
  • The private elementary school average is $9,946 per year and the private high school average is $14,711 per year.

Average Private School Tuition Cost (2020)

State
Average Tuition
High Schools
Elementary
Alaska$7,035$6,118$7,544
Alabama$7,260$7,645$6,388
Arkansas$5,802$6,460$4,698
Arizona$10,612$17,097$6,288
California$14,441$19,626$11,376
Colorado$11,270$14,706$8,406
Connecticut$24,348$32,601$15,938
Delaware$11,033$12,261$10,021
Florida$8,892$9,804$7,788
Georgia$10,789$11,875$9,085
Hawaii$12,428$15,015$9,220
Iowa$5,264$9,203$3,712
Idaho$8,501$6,894$10,511
Illinois$8,040$11,841$6,235
Indiana$6,869$10,169$5,237
Kansas$7,790$10,165$4,940
Kentucky$6,906$7,880$6,081
Louisiana$6,722$7,874$5,917
Massachusetts$21,119$31,295$12,900
Maryland$13,095$16,987$10,495
Maine$21,627$31,196$8,119
Michigan$7,079$10,932$4,507
Minnesota$6,748$11,149$4,343
Missouri$9,706$12,216$7,424
Mississippi$5,569$6,191$4,465
Montana$8,325$7,749$9,149
North Carolina$9,753$10,357$8,417
Nebraska$3,577$7,038$2,885
New Hampshire$19,669$27,617$8,696
New Jersey$13,430$18,435$8,700
New Mexico$8,820$10,443$6,959
Nevada$10,468$11,605$9,642
New York$18,214$24,632$12,779
Ohio$6,849$9,819$4,969
Oklahoma$5,861$6,863$5,001
Oregon$9,348$11,562$7,859
Pennsylvania$11,343$15,581$8,042
Rhode Island$15,036$25,478$10,714
South Carolina$6,738$6,991$6,214
Tennessee$9,526$9,980$8,639
Texas$9,557$10,950$8,033
Utah$11,726$13,856$8,614
Virginia$14,154$17,293$10,652
Vermont$21,520$31,176$10,431
Washington$10,902$12,665$10,056
Wisconsin$4,568$8,457$3,453
West Virginia$4,981$5,189$4,506
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