Oldest Private Schools in Arkansas

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  • The average private school in Arkansas was founded around 1987 (2019-20).
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The oldest private school in Arkansas is Christ Lutheran School, founded in 1870.

Oldest Private Schools in Arkansas (2019-20)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Christ Lutheran School
    Christ Lutheran School Photo - Our students and parents feel like CLS is a big family - partners in children's education!
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1870
    Grades: NS-8315 S Hughes Street
    Little Rock, AR 72205

  • Rank: #22.
    Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1878
    Grades: PK-87025 Jasna Gora Drive
    North Little Rock, AR 72118

  • Rank: #33.
    Sacred Heart Catholic School
    Sacred Heart Catholic School Photo - School Crest
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1880
    Grades: PK-12106 N Saint Joseph St
    Morrilton, AR 72110

  • Rank: #44.
    Subiaco Academy
    Subiaco Academy Photo - Subiaco Academy, a Benedictine, College Preparatory school for boys of all faiths in grades 7 - 12.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1887
    Grades: 7-12405 North Subiaco Avenue
    Subiaco, AR 72865

  • Rank: #55.
    St Boniface Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1888
    Grades: PK-6201 N 19th St
    Fort Smith, AR 72901

  • Rank: #66.
    North Little Rock Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1898
    Grades: PK-81518 Parker St
    North Little Rock, AR 72114

  • Rank: #77.
    St John Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1908
    Grades: PK-8583 W Grand Ave
    Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901

  • Rank: #88.
    Harding Academy
    (Church of Christ)
    Founding Date: 1924
    Grades: PK-121529 E. Park Ave.
    Searcy, AR 72143

  • Rank: #9-109.-10.
    Gravette Holiness Bible School
    (Church of God)
    Founding Date: 1927
    Grades: 1-12606 Atlanta St Se
    Gravette, AR 72736

  • Rank: #9-109.-10.
    Holy Souls Catholic School
    Holy Souls Catholic School Photo - MissionOur Lady of the Holy Souls Catholic School is dedicated to providing an education that is built on the Gospel message. Students are helped to build a foundation of faith, hope, love and respect to support all areas of their lives. Students are instructed to strive for academic excellence and self-discipline. Students are encouraged to use their gifts
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1927
    Grades: PK-81001 N Tyler St
    Little Rock, AR 72205

  • Rank: #1111.
    Ozark Adventist Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1942
    Grades: 9-1220997 Dawn Hill East Rd
    Gentry, AR 72734

  • Rank: #12-1312.-13.
    Christ The King Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: PK-61918 S Greenwood Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72901

  • Rank: #12-1312.-13.
    Salem Lutheran School
    Salem Lutheran School Photo - Salem Lutheran School
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: NS-PK1800 W Emma
    Springdale, AR 72762

  • Rank: #1414.
    Immaculate Conception School
    Immaculate Conception School Photo - Exceptional Music program!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1956
    Grades: PK-87000 John F Kennedy Blvd
    North Little Rock, AR 72116

  • Rank: #1515.
    St Vincent De Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1957
    Grades: PK-81315 W Cypress St
    Rogers, AR 72758

  • Rank: #1616.
    Little Rock Montessori School
    Little Rock Montessori School Photo - Little Rock Montessori School offers over fifty years of quality education.
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1966
    Grades: PK-33704 N Rodney Parham Rd
    Little Rock, AR 72212

  • Rank: #1717.
    The Montessori School Of Fort Smith
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-63908 Jenny Lind Ave
    Fort Smith, AR 72903

  • Rank: #18-2018.-20. Founding Date: 1971
    Grades: 7-121 Windsong Dr.
    Maumelle, AR 72113

  • Rank: #18-2018.-20.
    The New School
    The New School Photo - The New School is located in the heart of Fayetteville, Arkansas, part of the larger Northwest Arkansas community. Our 26 acre campus includes 4 buildings, 4 playgrounds, an amphitheater, and a large wooded area. We are also a certified Natural Wildlife Habitat.
    Founding Date: 1971
    Grades: NS-102514 New School Place
    Fayetteville, AR 72703

  • Rank: #18-2018.-20.
    Pulaski Academy
    Pulaski Academy Photo - ECS-LS Library
    Founding Date: 1971
    Grades: PK-1212701 Hinson Road
    Little Rock, AR 72212

  • Rank: #21-2221.-22. Founding Date: 1974
    Grades: PK-12Po Box 511
    Eureka Springs, AR 72632

  • Rank: #21-2221.-22.
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1974
    Grades: PK-357 E Township St
    Fayetteville, AR 72703

  • Rank: #23-2423.-24.
    Bentonville Adventist School
    Bentonville Adventist School Photo - Bentonville Seventh-day Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1976
    Grades: PK-82522 SE 14th St
    Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Rank: #23-2423.-24.
    Shiloh Christian School
    Shiloh Christian School Photo
    Founding Date: 1976
    Grades: PK-121707 Johnson Rd
    Springdale, AR 72762

  • Rank: #2525.
    Little Rock Christian Academy
    Little Rock Christian Academy Photo
    Founding Date: 1977
    Grades: PK-1219010 Cantrell Road
    Little Rock, AR 72223

  • Rank: #2626.
    Jacksonville Christian Academy
    Founding Date: 1978
    Grades: PK-123301 N First Street
    Jacksonville, AR 72076

  • Rank: #2727.
    Montessori Children's Schoolho
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1979
    Grades: NS-PK415 N 2nd St
    Harrison, AR 72601

  • Rank: #2828.
    Christian Ministries Academy
    Christian Ministries Academy Photo - 9th and 10th Grade Class
    Founding Date: 1980
    Grades: K-12548 Brookhill Ranch Rd
    Hot Springs Village, AR 71909

  • Rank: #2929.
    The Baptist Preparatory School
    The Baptist Preparatory School Photo
    Founding Date: 1981
    Grades: NS-1262 Pleasant Valley Drive
    Little Rock, AR 72212

  • Rank: #30-3130.-31.
    Glenwood Christian School
    Founding Date: 1985
    Grades: PK-12608 N Clay St
    Glenwood, AR 71943

  • Rank: #30-3130.-31.
    West Side Christian School
    Founding Date: 1985
    Grades: PK-122400 W Hillsboro Street
    El Dorado, AR 71730

  • Rank: #3232.
    Friendship Christian Academy
    Founding Date: 1989
    Grades: K-123712 Highway 1 S
    Marianna, AR 72360

  • Rank: #3333.
    Avilla Christian Academy
    Avilla Christian Academy Photo
    (Other Lutheran)
    Founding Date: 1990
    Grades: NS-12302 Avilla E
    Alexander, AR 72002

  • Rank: #3434.
    Walnut Farm Montessori School
    Walnut Farm Montessori School Photo - The nationally accredited Walnut Farm Montessori School provides a Montessori education honoring community and individuality by promoting peace, and empowering children for life-long learning.
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1991
    Grades: PK-64208 E Central Ave
    Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Rank: #3535.
    Conway Christian School
    Founding Date: 1992
    Grades: PK-12500 E German Ln S
    Conway, AR 72032

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