Average Private School Tuition Cost

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  • 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$7,254$7,626$6,407
Arkansas$5,690$6,670$4,621
Arizona$10,703$18,416$5,825
California$13,887$19,023$10,999
Colorado$11,256$14,827$7,950
Connecticut$24,634$32,354$15,787
District of Columbia$24,703$29,129$20,646
Delaware$10,937$10,890$10,971
Florida$8,659$9,380$7,809
Georgia$10,717$11,807$8,934
Hawaii$12,104$14,579$8,805
Iowa$5,210$8,579$3,735
Idaho$6,258$6,819$5,416
Illinois$7,902$11,971$6,003
Indiana$6,893$10,460$5,216
Kansas$7,497$9,461$5,253
Kentucky$6,713$7,802$5,818
Louisiana$6,604$7,718$5,795
Massachusetts$20,949$31,526$12,243
Maryland$12,753$16,553$9,976
Maine$20,912$28,900$8,130
Michigan$7,114$10,949$4,515
Minnesota$6,612$11,018$4,261
Missouri$9,627$12,325$7,245
Mississippi$5,553$6,166$4,465
Montana$8,289$7,467$9,796
North Carolina$9,049$9,579$7,872
Nebraska$3,370$7,038$2,536
New Hampshire$18,796$27,395$8,396
New Jersey$13,232$18,082$8,878
New Mexico$8,682$10,497$6,909
Nevada$10,033$11,536$8,888
New York$17,820$24,011$12,376
Ohio$6,464$9,260$4,810
Oklahoma$5,573$6,211$4,969
Oregon$8,759$10,828$7,393
Pennsylvania$11,068$15,086$7,937
Rhode Island$15,138$26,681$10,436
South Carolina$6,591$6,742$6,171
Tennessee$9,678$10,152$8,794
Texas$9,105$10,661$7,382
Utah$10,633$11,862$8,735
Virginia$13,933$16,513$11,059
Vermont$21,682$33,408$9,545
Washington$10,610$12,586$9,687
Wisconsin$4,374$8,207$3,243
West Virginia$4,761$5,295$3,425
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