Best West Virginia Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 132 private schools serving 14,405 students in West Virginia (there are 698 public schools, serving 253,086 students). 5% of all K-12 students in West Virginia are educated in private schools (compared to the national average of 10%).
The average private school tuition is $6,621 for elementary schools and $6,730 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in West Virginia include The Linsly School, Highland Adventist School and St. Francis Central Catholic School.
The average acceptance rate is 90% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 9% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
86% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Baptist and Catholic).

Top Ranked West Virginia Private Schools by County (2024)

County
# Schools
# Students
% of K-12 Students in Private Schools
10
1,773
23%

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in West Virginia?
The best top ranked private schools in West Virginia include The Linsly School, Highland Adventist School and St. Francis Central Catholic School.
How many private schools are located in West Virginia?
132 private schools are located in West Virginia.
How much do private schools cost in West Virginia?
The average private school tuition in West Virginia is $6,621 for elementary schools and $6,730 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in West Virginia?
West Virginia private schools are approximately 9% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in West Virginia go to private school?
5% of all K-12 students in West Virginia are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in West Virginia?
86% of private schools in West Virginia are religiously affiliated (most commonly Baptist and Catholic).

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