The reasons parents send their kids to private schools in Louisiana vary.

For some it's religion, athletics, education, and for some parents it's the unique benefits these institutions can offer.

Whatever the reasons, parents across Louisiana feel that the tuition they pay for private high schools is well worth the investment for their kids.

Let's take a look at "The 10 Most Expensive Private High Schools in Louisiana".

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Why Do Parents Send Their Kids To Private Schools?

Many private schools maintain smaller class sizes, which can result in more personalized attention for each student.

Some often boast high academic standards and rigorous curriculum, which can lead to better preparation for college.

Often private schools offer specialized programs tailored to specific talents, interests, or career paths, such as performing arts, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Private schools often foster a unique culture that promotes shared values. This can create a strong sense of community among students, parents, and staff.

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The 10 Most Expensive Private High Schools in Louisiana

According to, there are a 128 private high schools in Louisiana.

Before we get to the most expensive, let's a quick look at a few of the most affordable private high schools in Louisiana.

The three most affordable private high schools in Louisiana according to are -

1) Oasis Of Love Christian Academy in Natchitoches - $2,750 per year.

2) Bethel Christian School in Ruston - $3,100 per year.

3) Franklin Academy in Winnsboro - $3,500.


Over at, they've listed the top 50 most expensive private high schools in Louisiana.

A large majority of these schools are Baton Rouge and New Orleans, but a few of them are here in Acadiana.

The Louisiana average for private high school tuition in Louisiana is $7,827 for 2024.

Taking a look at the list, you'll certainly notice quite a few schools from the Acadiana area and Louisiana not on the list. This could be for a few reasons. Either the tuition wasn't pricey enough to make the higher spots on the list, or the schools didn't share their tuition information.

Keeping that in mind, here are "The 10 Most Expensive Private High Schools in Louisiana" as listed by

1) Greater Baton Rouge Hope Academy in Baton Rouge - $12,500 per year.

2) Northlake Christian School in Convington - $13,400 per year.

3) The Brighton School in Baton Rouge - $13,450

4) Berchmans Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau - $13,700

5) St. Lillian Academy in Baton Rouge - $14,600

6) Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans - $20,000 (Tie)

7) Louise S. McGehee School in New Orleans - $20,000 (Tie)

8) Episcopal School of Baton Rouge - $21,000

9) The Dunham School in Baton Rouge - $21,400

10) Metairie Park Country Day School in Matairie - $25,120

11) Louisiana Christian School in Breaux Bridge - $36,000


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