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These Fairfield County Private Schools Rank Among State's Most Expensive

The Southport School in Southport.
The Southport School in Southport. Photo Credit: Southport School

Fairfield County is home to some of Connecticut’s best - and most expensive - private schools in the country, according to a recently released report by the Private School Review.

According to the report, the average price of private school tuition statewide is approximately $24,395 per year, with the private elementary school average of $14,424 per year and the private high school average of $31,893 per year.

The most expensive tuition in Connecticut is Franklin Academy, at $77,000, while Litchfield Montessori School is the lowest, at just $1,550 annually.

Fairfield County private schools that are among the most expensive in Connecticut include:

  • The Southport School in Southport, which has 104 students and a yearly tuition of $52,900, and an average class size of eight students.
  • The Villa Maria School on Sky Meadow Drive in Stamford, which houses 74 students grades K through 9 has an annual tuition of $44,000.
  • The King School on Newfield Avenue in Stamford is also among the most expensive, with 675 students paying an yearly tuition of $42,800.
  • The Bridgeport International Academy in Bridgeport has 70 high school students ranging with a yearly tuition of $41,900.
  • St. Luke’s School in New Canaan has an annual tuition of $39,980 for each of its 565 students.
  • Brunswick School in Greenwich, which houses 964 students from pre-K through graduation, has an annual tuition of $37,050.

The complete Private School Review report can be found here .

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