Oldest Private Elementary Schools in Alabama

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The average private elementary school in Alabama was founded around 1975 (2021).
The oldest private elementary school in Alabama is St. Mary Catholic School, founded in 1867.
The oldest private elementary schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Elementary Schools in Alabama (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    St. Mary Catholic School
    St. Mary Catholic School Photo - Blessings of The Pets!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1867
    Grades: PK-8107 N Lafayette St
    Mobile, AL 36604
    (251) 433-9904

  • Rank: #22.
    Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School
    Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1873
    Grades: PK-125350 Vaughn Road
    Montgomery, AL 36116
    (334) 272-7220

  • Rank: #33.
    Sacred Heart Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1878
    Grades: PK-6112 2nd Ave Se
    Cullman, AL 35055
    (256) 734-4563

  • Rank: #44.
    St. Bernard Preparatory School
    St. Bernard Preparatory School Photo - An Extensive Fine Arts program including Drama, Art, Chorus, Band, Instrumentals, and many other individual opportunities.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1891
    Grades: 7-121600 Saint Bernard Ave Se
    Cullman, AL 35055
    (256) 255-5945

  • Rank: #55.
    Oakwood Adventist Academy K-12
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1896
    Grades: NS-127000 Adventist Blvd
    Huntsville, AL 35896
    (256) 489-7006

  • Rank: #66.
    Southern Preparatory Academy
    Southern Preparatory Academy Photo - Sports and Activities currently offered: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Cross Country, Color Guard, Drill Team, Ranger Team, Scholars' Bowl, Beta Club, and Sword Drill.
    All-boys | Military School
    Founding Date: 1898
    Grades: 6-12174 Ward Circle
    Auburn, AL 36830
    (256) 675-6260

  • Rank: #77.
    Floral Crest School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1905
    Grades: PK-81228 County Road 89
    Bryant, AL 35958
    (256) 597-2582

  • Rank: #88.
    St. James Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1912
    Grades: PK-8700 Albert Rains Blvd
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 546-0132

  • Rank: #99.
    Mobile Junior Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1920
    Grades: PK-81900 Cody Rd S
    Mobile, AL 36695
    (251) 633-8638

  • Rank: #1010.
    The Altamont School
    The Altamont School Photo
    Founding Date: 1922
    Grades: 5-124801 Altamont Road South
    Birmingham, AL 35222
    (205) 879-2006

  • Rank: #1111.
    Little Flower Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1934
    Grades: PK-82103 Government St
    Mobile, AL 36606
    (251) 479-5761

  • Rank: #1212.
    Alabama Christian Academy
    Alabama Christian Academy Photo - At Alabama Christian Academy we are committed to creating a Christ-centered environment that encourages students to dream to the future and dare to make a difference. Along with advanced academics, ACA provides a comprehensive AHSAA athletics program, an award-winning fine arts department and other enrichment opportunities. Soar into excellence at ACA!
    (Church of Christ)
    Founding Date: 1942
    Grades: PK-124700 Wares Ferry Road
    Montgomery, AL 36109
    (334) 277-1985

  • Rank: #13-1513.- 15.
    Hoover Christian School
    Hoover Christian School Photo - We have a wonderful building and atmosphere at our school.
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-122113 Old Rocky Ridge Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35216
    (205) 987-3376

  • Rank: #13-1513.- 15.
    Mars Hill Bible School
    Mars Hill Bible School Photo
    (Church of Christ)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: NS-12698 Cox Creek Pkwy
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256) 767-1203

  • Rank: #13-1513.- 15.
    St. Paul's Episcopal School
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-12161 Dogwood Ln
    Mobile, AL 36608
    (251) 342-6700

  • Rank: #1616.
    Christ The King Catholic School
    Christ The King Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: PK-81503 Main St
    Daphne, AL 36526
    (251) 626-1692

  • Rank: #1717.
    Advent Episcopal Day School
    Advent Episcopal Day School Photo - Welcome To Our Classroom
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1950
    Grades: PK-82019 6th Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35203
    (205) 252-2535

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Holy Family Parochial School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1952
    Grades: PK-82300 Beasley Ave NW
    Huntsville, AL 35816
    (256) 539-5221

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Indian Springs School
    Indian Springs School Photo
    Founding Date: 1952
    Grades: 8-12190 Woodward Drive
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205) 988-3350

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Madison Academy
    Madison Academy Photo - High school and administrative offices entrance
    (Church of Christ)
    Founding Date: 1955
    Grades: PK-12325 Slaughter Rd
    Madison, AL 35758
    (256) 469-6400

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Saint James School
    Saint James School Photo - The Saint James Class of 2019 earned $4.4million in scholarships to colleges and universities around the world.
    Founding Date: 1955
    Grades: PK-126010 Vaughn Road
    Montgomery, AL 36116
    (334) 277-8033

  • Rank: #2222.
    Saint Rose Academy
    Saint Rose Academy Photo - Our beautiful campus!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1956
    Grades: PK-81401 22nd Street S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 933-0549

  • Rank: #2323.
    Highlands School
    Highlands School Photo - Visit www.60moreyears.highlandsschool.org for a glimpse into the NEXT 60 years of progressive, student-centered learning!
    Founding Date: 1958
    Grades: PK-84901 Old Leeds Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35213
    (205) 956-9731

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25. Founding Date: 1959
    Grades: K-123240 Vaughn Rd
    Montgomery, AL 36106
    (334) 272-8210

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Randolph School
    Randolph School Photo - Our campus on Drake Avenue SE in Huntsville hosts K-8th grades. A second campus on Garth Road hosts grades 9-12.
    Founding Date: 1959
    Grades: K-121005 Drake Avenue SE
    Huntsville, AL 35802
    (256) 799-6100

  • Rank: #26-2826.- 28.
    Cottage Hill Christian Academy
    Cottage Hill Christian Academy Photo - Robotics Team Competition
    Special Program Emphasis (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1961
    Grades: NS-124255 Cottage Hill Road
    Mobile, AL 36609
    (251) 660-2427

  • Rank: #26-2826.- 28.
    Mobile Christian School
    Mobile Christian School Photo
    (Church of Christ)
    Founding Date: 1961
    Grades: PK-125900 Cottage Hill Road
    Mobile, AL 36609
    (251) 661-1613

  • Rank: #26-2826.- 28.
    St. Luke's Episcopal School
    St. Luke's Episcopal School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1961
    Grades: PK-121400 University Blvd
    Mobile, AL 36693
    (251) 666-2991

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    The Donoho School
    The Donoho School Photo - At every level, we strive to provide our students a safe, nurturing environment that cultivates a love of learning, challenges students to stretch themselves, and encourages initiative, integrity, and creativity.
    Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: PK-122501 Henry Road
    Anniston, AL 36207
    (256) 237-5477

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Huntsville Achievement School
    Huntsville Achievement School Photo
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: K-124217 9th Ave SW
    Huntsville, AL 35805
    (256) 539-1772

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Briarwood Christian School
    Briarwood Christian School Photo
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1964
    Grades: NS-122204 Briarwood Way
    Birmingham, AL 35243
    (205) 776-5812

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Westminster Christian Academy
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1964
    Grades: PK-12237 Johns Rd Nw
    Huntsville, AL 35806
    (256) 705-8000

  • Rank: #3333.
    The Montessori School Of Huntsville
    The Montessori School Of Huntsville Photo - Toddlers of Hampton Cove campus
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1965
    Grades: PK-615975 Chaney Thompson Road SE
    Huntsville, AL 35803
    (256) 881-3790

  • Rank: #3434.
    Lowndes Academy
    Founding Date: 1966
    Grades: K-12215 S Broad St
    Lowndesboro, AL 36752
    (342) 783-366

  • Rank: #35-3735.- 37.
    Edgewood Academy
    Founding Date: 1967
    Grades: PK-125475 Elmore Rd
    Elmore, AL 36025
    (334) 567-5102

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