The Lawrenceville School is the most expensive private education institution in the state of New Jersey with an average tuition of $51,440.
A list of the priciest institutions in the state was compiled by NJ Advance Media by cross-referencing other resources including Business Insider and Niche.com’s estimations of yearly tuition costs.
Purnell School, Peddie School, Dwight-Englewood School and Morristown-beard School made up the rest of the Top 5 most expensive schools in the state.
Even with nationwide concerns of rising costs for higher education, some New Jerseyans are willing to pay even more for traditional K-12 education. Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey’s most expensive yearly tuition higher education institution, compared closely to the priciest K-12 schools in the state with an average cost of roughly $35,000 a year.
For the most part, parents are getting what they paid for. Of the Top 20 list, only two schools did not receive an A+ rating from Niche.com. Purnell School received an A- while Saddle River Day School was rated an A.
The Top 10 most expensive private schools in New Jersey:
10. The Pingry School, Basking Ridge; $38,273
9. Kent Place School, Summit; $38,995
8. The Hun School of Princeton, Princeton; $39,000
7. Newark Academy, Livingston; $39,350
6. Blair Academy, Bairstown; $40,500
5. Morristown-Beard School, Morristown; $40,760
4. Dwight-Englewood School, Englewood; $41,780
3. Peddie School, Hightstown; $43,500
2. Purnell School, Bedminster; $44,570
1. The Lawrenceville School; $51,440
To see the full list of the Top 20, click here.