Most Outrageous School Tuition celebrities Pay For

Thomas's Battersea
Thomas's Battersea

As the recent college tuition scandal that ensnared Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman and Full House actress Lori Loughlin proved, celebrities will spare no expense when it comes to getting their kids the best education possible.

With that in mind, check out the hefty tuitions paid by celebs who send their progeny to these 10 exclusive schools; all figures are in Canadian dollars.

 

10. Lycée Français de New York

Most courses are taught in French, and celeb progeny to attend include some of Angelina Jolie’s kids, the children of novelist Danielle Steele and Madonna’s daughter, Lourdes.

Where: New York, New York
Yearly tuition: $34,000
Grades: Pre-K-12
Number of students: 1,350

 

9. Center for Early Education

This celeb-studded school has educated the children of Denzel Washington, Jack Nicholson and former Disney CEO Michael Eisner, while Will Ferrell and his wife have served on the board. It’s also the school selected by Jay-Z and Beyonce for their daughter, Blue Ivy.

Where: West Hollywood, California
Yearly tuition: $26,000 to $41,000
Grades: Pre-K-6
Number of students: 537

 

8. Avenues: The World School

Suri Cruise, daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, is reportedly a student in this school favoured by Manhattan’s elite.

Where: New York, New York
Yearly tuition: $52,000
Grades: Pre-K-12
Number of students: 1,320

 

7. Sidwell Friends School

Chelsea Clinton and Sasha and Malia Obama attended this posh DC school, which counts Bill Nye the Science Guy among its former students.

Where: Washington, DC
Yearly tuition: $45,000
Grades: Pre-K-12
Number of students: 1,100

 

6. The Buckley School

Not only is this the school where future celebs Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian met, other graduates include Nicole Richie, Laura Dern, while all three of Michael Jackson’s children have attended.

Where: Sherman Oaks, California
Yearly tuition: $43,000 to $51,000
Grades: K-12
Number of students: 830

 

5.Cassidy Preschool

It’s never too early to start kids off on the right foot — and this prestigious preschool is where the children of celebs such as model Alessandra Ambrosio are sent.

Where: Santa Monica, California
Yearly tuition: $25,000
Grades: Ages 2-5
Number of students: 154

 

4.Wildwood School

Steven Spielberg, Dustin Hoffman, Demi Moore, Rob Reiner and Meryl Streep have all sent their children to this school, which strives to “cultivate reflective scholars, bold innovators and compassionate leaders equipped with the skills, ethics and inspiration to transform their world.”

Where: Marina del Rey, California
Yearly tuition: $49,000
Grades: K-12
Number of students: 718

 

3.Harvard-Westlake School

The progeny of director Steven Spielberg, former CBS CEO Les Moonves and movie mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg has attended, as did actors Lily Collins, Ben Platt and both Maggie and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Where: Bel Air, California
Yearly tuition: $37,800
Grades: 7-12
Number of students: 1,598

 

2.Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences

Boasting an eight-to-one ratio student to teachers, this creative-skewing school-educated such celebs as Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tobey Maguire, Jack Black and director Michael Bay.

Where: Santa Monica, California
Yearly tuition: $50,000
Grades: K-12
Number of students: 1,174

 

1.Thomas’s Battersea

Prince William and Kate Middleton selected Thomas’s Battersea as the school of choice for Prince George and Princess Charlotte, while famous alums include actress Cara Delevingne and singer Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine.

Where: London, England
Yearly tuition: $31,000
Grades: Ages four to 13
Number of students: 560

 

 

Source: | Business Insider