Education is a lucrative business, plain and simple. The logic goes, if I pay a premium for something, I will benefit from it more than others who do no pay. Simply put, paying the price of a college tuition just to attend high school is now a common practice. Here are the noteables from a list put together by Business Insider of the #37 most expensive prep schools:
#36 St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire
Boarding student tuition: $46,175
Endowment: $437 million
#35 Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, Conn.
Boarding student tuition: $46,420
Endowment: $283 million
#34 Taft School, Watertown, Conn.
Boarding student tuition: $46,500
Endowment: $203 million
#28 Loomis Chaffee, WIndsor, Conn.
Boarding student tuition: $47,100
Endowment: $197 million
#25 Kent School, Kent, Conn.
Boarding student tuition: $47,400
Endowment: $62 million
#22 Brooks School, North Andover, Mass,
Boarding student tuition: $47,555
Endowment: $65.6 million
#10 The Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, NJ
Boarding student tuition: $48,800
Endowment: $330 million
#6 Groton School, Groton, Mass.
Boarding student tuition: $49,810
Endowment: $305 million
Note that only 4 of the 8 schools in the Eight School Association are present. Missing are: Andover, Exeter, Deerfield, Hotchkiss, Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH).