Oldest Private High Schools in Alabama

The average private high school in Alabama was founded around 1979 (2024).
The oldest private high school in Alabama is Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School, founded in 1873.
Year Founded Range: 1873 1970 Avg. Year Founded: 1953

Oldest Private High Schools in Alabama (2024)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School
Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School Photo
(Catholic)
(6)
Founding Date: 1873
Grades: PK-12
5350 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.
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1891
Grades: 7-12
1600 Saint Bernard Ave Se
Cullman, AL 35055
(256) 255-5880
Rank: #33.
Southern Preparatory Academy
Southern Preparatory Academy Photo - Academics are at the highest level of importance at Southern Prep. The curriculum is designed to provide seven years of academic study to students in grades 6-12 who are preparing for vocational training or admission into a college or university. It is challenging, yet rewarding.
All-boys
Founding Date: 1898
Grades: 6-12
174 Ward Circle
Camp Hill, AL 36850
(256) 307-7348
Rank: #44.
Floral Crest School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1905
Grades: PK-12
1228 County Road 89
Bryant, AL 35958
(256) 597-2582
Rank: #55.
The Altamont School
The Altamont School Photo
Founding Date: 1922
Grades: 5-12
4801 Altamont Road South
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 879-2006
Rank: #66.
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!
(Christian)
(10)
Founding Date: 1942
Grades: PK-12
4700 Wares Ferry Road
Montgomery, AL 36109
(334) 277-1985
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
Hoover Christian School
Hoover Christian School Photo - We have a wonderful building and atmosphere at our school.
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(1)
Founding Date: 1947
Grades: K-12
2113 Old Rocky Ridge Rd
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 987-3376
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
John Carroll Catholic High School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1947
Grades: 9-12
300 Lakeshore Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 940-2400
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
Mars Hill Bible School
Mars Hill Bible School Photo
(Church of Christ)
(2)
Founding Date: 1947
Grades: PK-12
698 Cox Creek Pkwy
Florence, AL 35630
(256) 767-1203
Rank: #7 - 107. - 10.
St. Paul's Episcopal School
(Episcopal)
(1)
Founding Date: 1947
Grades: PK-12
161 Dogwood Ln
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 342-6700
Rank: #1111.
Indian Springs School
Indian Springs School Photo
(1)
Founding Date: 1952
Grades: 8-12
190 Woodward Drive
Pelham, AL 35124
(205) 988-3350
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Madison Academy
Madison Academy Photo - Second graders learn about Johnny Appleseed and taste test different varieties of apples.
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1955
Grades: PK-12
325 Slaughter Rd
Madison, AL 35758
(256) 469-6410
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
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.
(1)
Founding Date: 1955
Grades: PK-12
6010 Vaughn Road
Montgomery, AL 36116
(334) 273-2992
Rank: #1414.
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-12
1005 Drake Avenue SE
Huntsville, AL 35802
(256) 799-6100
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Cottage Hill Christian Academy
Cottage Hill Christian Academy Photo - Robotics Team Competition
(Christian)
(15)
Founding Date: 1961
Grades: NS-12
4255 Cottage Hill Road
Mobile, AL 36609
(251) 660-2427
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Mobile Christian School
Mobile Christian School Photo
(Church of Christ)
(6)
Founding Date: 1961
Grades: PK-12
5900 Cottage Hill Road
Mobile, AL 36609
(251) 661-1613
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
St. Luke's Episcopal School
St. Luke's Episcopal School Photo
(Episcopal)
(3)
Founding Date: 1961
Grades: PK-12
1400 University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36609
(251) 666-2991
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
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-12
2501 Henry Road
Anniston, AL 36207
(256) 237-5477
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Huntsville Achievement School
Huntsville Achievement School Photo
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1963
Grades: K-12
4217 9th Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805
(256) 539-1772
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Briarwood Christian School
Briarwood Christian School Photo
(Presbyterian)
(2)
Founding Date: 1964
Grades: PK-12
2204 Briarwood Way
Birmingham, AL 35243
(205) 776-5909
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Westminster Christian Academy
(African Methodist Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1964
Grades: PK-12
237 Johns Rd Nw
Huntsville, AL 35806
(256) 705-8000
Rank: #2222.
Lowndes Academy
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1966
Grades: PK-12
215 S Broad St
Lowndesboro, AL 36752
(334) 278-3366
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Edgewood Academy
Founding Date: 1967
Grades: PK-12
5475 Elmore Rd
Elmore, AL 36025
(334) 567-5102
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Emmanuel Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
Founding Date: 1967
Grades: PK-12
178 Earline Rd
Dothan, AL 36305
(334) 792-0935
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Tuscaloosa Academy
Tuscaloosa Academy Photo - Tuscaloosa Academy
Founding Date: 1967
Grades: PK-12
420 Rice Valley Road N
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
(205) 758-4462
Rank: #26 - 2926. - 29.
Faith Academy
Faith Academy Photo
(Christian)
(1)
Founding Date: 1969
Grades: PK-12
8650 Tanner Williams Rd
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 633-7267
Rank: #26 - 2926. - 29.
Glen Iris Baptist School
(Baptist)
(3)
Founding Date: 1969
Grades: PK-12
1137 10th Pl S
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 323-1516
Rank: #26 - 2926. - 29.
South Choctaw Academy
Founding Date: 1969
Grades: PK-12
5245 New Hope Road
Toxey, AL 36921
(251) 843-2426
Rank: #26 - 2926. - 29.
Tuscaloosa Christian School
(Baptist)
(1)
Founding Date: 1969
Grades: PK-12
1601 Prudes Mill Road
Cottondale, AL 35453
(205) 553-4303
Rank: #30 - 3830. - 38.
Bayside Academy
(1)
Founding Date: 1970
Grades: PK-12
303 Dryer Ave
Daphne, AL 36526
(251) 338-6300
Rank: #30 - 3830. - 38.
Cahawba Christian Academy
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1970
Grades: PK-12
2415 Montevallo Road
Centreville, AL 35042
(205) 926-4676
Rank: #30 - 3830. - 38.
Coosa Valley Academy
(Christian)
(2)
Founding Date: 1970
Grades: PK-12
163 Park Pl
Harpersville, AL 35078
(205) 672-7326
Rank: #30 - 3830. - 38.
Escambia Academy
(Baptist)
(1)
Founding Date: 1970
Grades: K-12
268 Cowpen Creek Rd
Atmore, AL 36502
(251) 368-2080
Rank: #30 - 3830. - 38.
Glenwood School
Founding Date: 1970
Grades: PK-12
5801 Summerville Rd
Smiths Station, AL 36877
(334) 221-3757
Rank: #30 - 3830. - 38.
Hooper Academy
Founding Date: 1970
Grades: NS-12
380 Fischer Rd
Hope Hull, AL 36043
(334) 288-5980
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