The Most Expensive Private High Schools in the Country
October 04, 2021
High school means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For parents whose children attend these 10 high schools, it means a hefty price tag.
#10. Ethical Culture Fieldston School Bronx, NY
Day School Tuition:$37,825
Endowment: $48 million
$37,825 Perks: An acclaimed summer dance program, an optional semester in Maine, and facilities designed by renowned architecture firm Cooper, Robertson & Partners.
_#9. The Hotchkiss School_Lakeville, CT
Day School Tuition: $37,950
Endowment: $380 million
$37,950 Perks: Semesters abroad in France, Italy, China Spain, or South Africa.
#8. The Hewitt School New York, NY
Day School Tuition: $38,000
Endowment: $13 million
$38,000 Perks: Personal advisors for each student and access to the 4,000 acre Black Rock Forest Consortium.
#7. Groton School Groton, MA
Day School Tuition: $38,420
Endowment: $237 million (yes, you read that right.)
$38, 420 Perks: A 385-acre campus designed by Frederick Law Olmstead.
#6. Dana Hall School Wellesley, MA
Day School Tuition: $38,496
Endowment: $21 million
$38,496 Perks: 2 indoor horseback-riding arenas, 1 outdoor riding arena and an incredible array of recreational facilities.
#5. Middlesex School Concord, MA
Day School Tuition: $38,710
Endowment: $137 million
$38,710 Perks: The Clay Centennial Center boasts an observatory with a research grade microscope.
#4. Lawrence Academy Groton, MA
Day School Tuition: $38,770
Endowment: $20 million
$38,770 Perks: Six science labs and a Sony Language Laboratory.
**#3. Concord Academy Concord, MA
Day School Tuition: $38,850
Endowment: $55 million
$38,850 Perks: A professional level dance studio designed by Graham Gund compliments the on-campus 19th century chapel.
_#2. The Lawrenceville School_Lawrenceville, NJ
Day School Tuition: $39,960
Endowment: $200 million
$39,960 Perks: An indoor ice-hockey rink, internationally zoned squash courts, a 9 hole golf course, a 6 lane competitive pool, and a ropes and mountaineering course are just a few of the incredible athletic resources housed in 2 different fitness centers and a wellness-training center.
#1. Riverdale Country School Bronx, NY
Day School Tuition: $40,450
Endowment: $43 million
$40,450 Perks: Two campuses, a fencing room, and a 25 yard swimming pool.
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