Oldest Private High Schools in Alabama

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  • The average private high school in Alabama was founded around 1975 (2020).
  • The oldest private high schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The oldest private high school in Alabama is Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School, founded in 1873.

Oldest Private High Schools in Alabama (2020)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    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: #22.
    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)739-6682

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Oakwood Academy/elementary
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1896
    Grades: K-12Box 30108, 7000 Adventist Blvd
    Huntsville, AL 35896
    (256)726-7899

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Oakwood Adventist Academy K-12
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1896
    Grades: K-127000 Adventist Blvd
    Huntsville, AL 35896
    (256)489-7006

  • Rank: #55.
    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
    Camp Hill, AL 36830
    (256)675-6260

  • Rank: #66.
    Floral Crest Jr Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1905
    Grades: K-91228 County Road 89
    Bryant, AL 35958
    (256)597-2582

  • Rank: #77.
    The Altamont School
    The Altamont School Photo - Students feel confident talking to teachers after class - or anytime - and they take that confidence on to college. Teachers, in turn, feel very much a part of each student's success.
    Founding Date: 1922
    Grades: 5-124801 Altamont Road South
    Birmingham, AL 35222
    (205)879-2006

  • Rank: #88.
    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: #9-129.-12.
    Hoover Christian School
    Hoover Christian School Photo - We have a wonderful building and atmosphere at our school.
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: K-122113 Old Rocky Ridge Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35216
    (205)987-3376

  • Rank: #9-129.-12.
    John Carroll Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: 9-12300 Lakeshore Parkway
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205)940-2400

  • Rank: #9-129.-12.
    Mars Hill Bible School
    Mars Hill Bible School Photo
    (Church of Christ)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-12698 Cox Creek Pkwy
    Florence, AL 35630
    (256)767-1203

  • Rank: #9-129.-12.
    St Paul's Episcopal School
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-12161 Dogwood Ln
    Mobile, AL 36608
    (251)342-6700

  • Rank: #1313.
    Indian Springs School
    Indian Springs School Photo
    Founding Date: 1952
    Grades: 8-12190 Woodward Drive
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205)988-3350

  • Rank: #14-1514.-15.
    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: #14-1514.-15.
    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: #16-1716.-17. Founding Date: 1959
    Grades: K-123240 Vaughn Rd
    Montgomery, AL 36106
    (334)272-8210

  • Rank: #16-1716.-17.
    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: #18-2018.-20.
    Cottage Hill Christian Academy
    Cottage Hill Christian Academy Photo - Robotics Team Competition
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1961
    Grades: NS-124255 Cottage Hill Road
    Mobile, AL 36609
    (251)660-2427

  • Rank: #18-2018.-20.
    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: #18-2018.-20.
    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: #21-2221.-22.
    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: #21-2221.-22.
    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: #23-2423.-24.
    Briarwood Christian School
    Briarwood Christian School Photo
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1964
    Grades: NS-122204 Briarwood Way
    Birmingham, AL 35243
    (205)776-5812

  • Rank: #23-2423.-24.
    Westminster Christian Academy
    (Presbyterian)
    Founding Date: 1964
    Grades: PK-12237 Johns Rd Nw
    Huntsville, AL 35806
    (256)705-8000

  • Rank: #2525.
    Lowndes Academy
    Founding Date: 1966
    Grades: K-12215 S Broad St
    Lowndesboro, AL 36752
    (342)783-366

  • Rank: #26-2826.-28.
    Edgewood Academy
    Founding Date: 1967
    Grades: PK-125475 Elmore Rd
    Elmore, AL 36025
    (334)567-5102

  • Rank: #26-2826.-28.
    Emmanuel Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1967
    Grades: PK-12178 Earline Rd
    Dothan, AL 36305
    (334)792-0935

  • Rank: #26-2826.-28.
    Tuscaloosa Academy
    Tuscaloosa Academy Photo - Tuscaloosa Academy
    Founding Date: 1967
    Grades: PK-12420 Rice Valley Road N
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (205)758-4462

  • Rank: #29-3429.-34.
    Faith Academy
    Faith Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-128650 Tanner Williams Rd
    Mobile, AL 36608
    (251)633-7267

  • Rank: #29-3429.-34.
    Glen Iris Baptist School
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-121137 10th Pl S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205)323-1516

  • Rank: #29-3429.-34.
    Kelly Skelton
    Kelly Skelton Photo - What is the power of Faith? It's parents trusting that their children will receive an excellent education in a wholesome, positive environment. It's young people believing in their abilities and gaining the confidence to move forward into the future. And it's the unwavering commitment of our administrators, teachers, and coaches to each student's success.
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-128650 Tanner Williams road
    Mobile, AL 36608
    (251)633-7267

  • Rank: #29-3429.-34.
    South Choctaw Academy
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-125245 New Hope Road
    Toxey, AL 36921
    (251)843-2426

  • Rank: #29-3429.-34.
    Springwood School
    Springwood School Photo
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: NS-121814 Cherry Drive
    Lanett, AL 36863
    (334)644-2191

  • Rank: #29-3429.-34.
    Tuscaloosa Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-121601 Prudes Mill Road
    Cottondale, AL 35453
    (205)553-4303

  • Rank: #35-4235.-42.
    Bayside Academy
    Founding Date: 1970
    Grades: PK-12303 Dryer Ave
    Daphne, AL 36526
    (251)338-6415

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