10 Best Private Schools in the World (Updated for 2024)

Want a well-rounded private education and got 100K+ per year to spend on it? If so, then you might want to consider applying to Le Rosey in Switzerland, the world’s most expensive private school.

Here is a look at Le Rosey and 10 best private schools in the world. (all in $USD, day school tuition full year)

Wycombe Abbey School (Great Britain): Tuition per year – $30K+

  • It is academically one of the top girls boarding schools in the United Kingdom.

Phillips Academy Andover (USA): Tuition per year – $70K+

  • Screen legend Humphrey Bogart attended Phillips Academy.

La Rosey International Boarding School (Switzerland): Tuition per year – $150K+

  • The world’s most expensive private school.

Berlin Brandenburg International School (Germany): Tuition per year – $25K+

  • The first IB school in the world to be fully authorized by the international baccalaureate organization.

Lundsberg SKola (Sweden): Tuition per year – $26K+

  • In 2013, this elite boarding school was closed for 12 days due to problems concerning bullying.

NyBorg Gymnasium (Denmark): Tuition per year – $50K+

  • Nyborg gymnasium has democratic conditions which students participate, influence, and take responsibility for the daily life of the school.

St. Gilgen International School (Austria): Tuition per year – $50K+

  • The outdoor education program includes kayaking, mountaineering, rock climbing, hillwalking, waterskiing, mountain biking, and avalanche awareness training.

Branksome Hall (Canada): Tuition per year – $50K+

  • There are approximately forty grade 11 and 12 students in Branksome hall who act as peer mentors for the school community.

Canadian Academy (Japan): Tuition per year – $45K+

  • The school is located in Kobe, Japan on the made-made Rokko island.

Kilkenny College (Ireland): Tuition per year – $30K+

  • The school’s students are mainly Protestant, although it is open to other denominations.

Ten of the Best Schools from Around the World

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Is your child applying to private school? If so, he/she will need to take either the SSAT or ISEE private school admissions tests. Since 1999, we have prepped hundreds of students for the SSAT and ISEE tests and successfully helped them get into the top private schools in the world. See more here, Test Prep for Private School Admissions.

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