The World’s Most Expensive And Exclusive Private And Boarding Schools

The most expensive boarding and private schools in the world have educated many of the most highly-esteemed leaders, celebrities, and entrepreneurs. These educational facilities are not cheap, with tuitions ranging from $42,000 to well over $100,000 per year. To make our list, it wasn’t enough to just be expensive; we focused on expensive schools that are also exclusive based on academics, world-class sports programs, and the type of people who seek them out.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School (USA): $42,000

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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is a private college preparatory day school located in Potomac, Maryland. The school says on its website that its focus is based around research-informed teaching and learning.

At approximately $42,000 per year, this highly sought after private school, which is located just 30 minutes from the White House, is the cheapest private school features on our list. The school accepts students from age two through 12th grade. The school features a 7:1 student to teacher ratio.