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$7,317$7,626$6,572
Arkansas$5,690$6,670$4,621
Arizona$10,842$18,896$6,154
California$13,805$18,839$10,991
Colorado$11,434$14,819$8,187
Connecticut$24,778$32,239$16,047
District of Columbia$25,014$29,382$20,646
Delaware$10,665$10,590$10,715
Florida$8,592$9,289$7,789
Georgia$10,639$11,707$8,902
Hawaii$12,112$14,526$8,753
Iowa$5,233$8,427$3,735
Idaho$6,173$6,678$5,416
Illinois$7,905$11,864$6,033
Indiana$7,174$11,255$5,195
Kansas$8,356$10,910$5,253
Kentucky$6,569$7,796$5,560
Louisiana$6,588$7,676$5,777
Massachusetts$20,825$31,576$12,063
Maryland$12,685$16,471$9,892
Maine$20,912$28,900$8,130
Michigan$7,082$10,866$4,515
Minnesota$6,625$11,186$4,264
Missouri$9,628$12,326$7,245
Mississippi$5,511$6,100$4,465
Montana$7,651$6,364$9,796
North Carolina$9,153$9,787$7,813
Nebraska$3,076n/a$2,536
New Hampshire$18,845$27,395$8,511
New Jersey$13,026$17,510$8,972
New Mexico$8,616$10,442$6,825
Nevada$10,118$11,536$8,924
New York$17,807$23,834$12,452
Ohio$6,431$9,160$4,809
Oklahoma$5,547$6,159$4,969
Oregon$8,798$10,767$7,432
Pennsylvania$11,235$15,226$8,010
Rhode Island$14,368$23,999$10,088
South Carolina$6,573$6,741$6,136
Tennessee$9,562$9,979$8,785
Texas$9,124$10,705$7,359
Utah$10,130$11,103$8,714
Virginia$13,986$16,544$11,105
Vermont$21,588$33,225$9,545
Washington$10,566$12,561$9,682
Wisconsin$4,307$8,003$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.