Best Washington Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 773 private schools serving 112,103 students in Washington (there are 2,554 public schools, serving 1,081,849 students). 9% of all K-12 students in Washington are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $13,485 for elementary schools and $15,214 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Washington include Dartmoor School, Spring Academy and Summit Christian Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 85% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 32% and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.
47% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Washington Private Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
12
1,928
35%
7
1,149
18%
43
5,825
20%
324
52,016
37%
36
2,569
19%
63
11,147
35%
58
12,467
25%
25
2,772
26%
21
4,477
15%
19
2,475
42%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Washington?
The best top ranked private schools in Washington include Dartmoor School, Spring Academy and Summit Christian Academy.
How many private schools are located in Washington?
773 private schools are located in Washington.
How much do private schools cost in Washington?
The average private school tuition in Washington is $13,485 for elementary schools and $15,214 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Washington?
Washington private schools are approximately 32% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Washington go to private school?
9% of all K-12 students in Washington are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Washington?
47% of private schools in Washington are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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