Oldest Private Schools in Colorado

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  • The average private school in Colorado was founded around 1980 (2020).
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The oldest private school in Colorado is St Mary's Academy, founded in 1864.

Oldest Private Schools in Colorado (2020)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    St Mary's Academy
    St Mary's Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1864
    Grades: PK-124545 S University Blvd
    Englewood, CO 80113
    (303)762-8300

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    St. Mary's Academy
    St. Mary's Academy Photo - St. Mary's Academy High School excels at preparing young women for leadership in a global society. Our goal is to empower our students through the development of analytical skills, confidence, and generosity to make a difference in the world around them.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1864
    Grades: PK-124545 South University Boulevard
    Englewood, CO 80113
    (303)762-8300

  • Rank: #33.
    Regis Jesuit High School - Boys Division
    Regis Jesuit High School - Boys Division Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1877
    Grades: 9-126400 S Lewiston Way
    Aurora, CO 80016
    (303)269-8000

  • Rank: #44.
    St. Columba School
    St. Columba School Photo - St. Columba School, where students are known, respected, and cared for by faculty, staff, and peers; where exploring ideas and loving learning are cool; where happiness and challenge walk hand-in-hand; where leadership and extracurricular opportunities abound; and where the presence of the Catholic tradition stamps a profound and lasting influence on the educational experience of our young scholars.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1882
    Grades: PK-81801 E 3rd Ave
    Durango, CO 81301
    (970)547-5527

  • Rank: #55.
    St Mary's High School
    St Mary's High School Photo - Mens' Athletics
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1885
    Grades: 9-122501 E Yampa St
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719)635-7540

  • Rank: #66.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    Trinity Lutheran School Photo
    (Other Lutheran)
    Founding Date: 1893
    Grades: NS-8701 W Evans Ave
    Pueblo, CO 81004
    (719)542-1864

  • Rank: #77.
    Child Nursery Centers
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1897
    Grades: NS-5104 E Rio Grande Street
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903
    (719)632-1754

  • Rank: #8-108.-10.
    St. John's Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1899
    Grades: NS-8700 S Franklin St
    Denver, CO 80209
    (303)733-3777

  • Rank: #8-108.-10.
    Vista Ridge Academy
    Vista Ridge Academy Photo
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1899
    Grades: NS-83100 Ridge View Dr
    Erie, CO 80516
    (303)828-4944

  • Rank: #8-108.-10.
    Zion Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1899
    Grades: PK-81400 Skeel St
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303)659-3443

  • Rank: #1111.
    Sacred Heart Of Jesus School
    Sacred Heart Of Jesus School Photo - Sacred Heart of Jesus School educating children for nearly 120 years!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1900
    Grades: PK-81317 Mapleton Avenue
    Boulder, CO 80304
    (303)447-2362

  • Rank: #1212.
    Hms Richards Adventist School
    Hms Richards Adventist School Photo
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1904
    Grades: PK-8342 42nd St Sw
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970)667-2427

  • Rank: #13-1413.-14.
    The Mcclelland School
    The Mcclelland School Photo - The McClelland School has active seating in Kindergarten-2nd grade. We have stability disk in chairs at the student's desks and stability balls in the reading areas. This helps to stimulate blood flow, encourage active learning and develop core muscles.
    Founding Date: 1905
    Grades: PK-8415 E Abriendo Ave.
    Pueblo, CO 81004
    (719)543-5271

  • Rank: #13-1413.-14. Founding Date: 1905
    Grades: PK-8925 Grant Ave
    Louisville, CO 80027
    (303)666-6220

  • Rank: #1515.
    Campion Academy
    Campion Academy Photo - Sign at entrance to campus.
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1907
    Grades: 9-12300 42nd St SW
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970)667-5592

  • Rank: #1616.
    Mile High Academy
    Mile High Academy Photo - Art Education
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1913
    Grades: NS-121733 Dad Clark Drive
    Littleton, CO 80126
    (303)744-1069

  • Rank: #17-1917.-19.
    Brighton Adventist Academy
    Brighton Adventist Academy Photo - BAA Sports League: Sports included are soccer, basketball and flag football.
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1916
    Grades: K-10820 S 5th Ave
    Brighton, CO 80601
    (303)659-1223

  • Rank: #17-1917.-19.
    Denver Christian School
    Denver Christian School Photo - Every day is an open house at Denver Christian School.We look forward to providing a personal tour to share what DCS has to offer your students & family.Please join us this summer, starting June 9 on Sundays 2-4 pm and Wednesdays 6-8 pm, to preview our school and learn more about Denver Christian School.
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1916
    Grades: PK-123898 S. Teller St.
    Denver, CO 80235
    (303)733-2421

  • Rank: #17-1917.-19.
    Holy Family Catholic School
    Holy Family Catholic School Photo - Holy Family School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1916
    Grades: PK-8786 26 1/2 Road
    Grand Junction, CO 81506
    (970)242-6168

  • Rank: #2020.
    Belleview Christian School
    Belleview Christian School Photo - As a college preparatory school, our standards at Belleview Christian School are high. Specials include Art, Music, PE, Chapel, Spanish, Computer, and Accelerated Reader.
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1920
    Grades: NS-123455 W 83rd Ave
    Westminster, CO 80031
    (303)427-5459

  • Rank: #2121.
    St Catherine Of Siena Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1921
    Grades: PK-84200 Federal Blvd
    Denver, CO 80211
    (303)477-8035

  • Rank: #22-2422.-24.
    Blessed Sacrament Parish School
    Blessed Sacrament Parish School Photo - Annual Race for Education held at City Park
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1922
    Grades: PK-81973 Elm Street
    Denver, CO 80220
    (303)377-8835

  • Rank: #22-2422.-24.
    Holy Family High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1922
    Grades: 9-125195 W 144th Ave
    Broomfield, CO 80023
    (303)400-1411

  • Rank: #22-2422.-24.
    Kent Denver School
    Kent Denver School Photo
    Founding Date: 1922
    Grades: 6-124000 East Quincy Avenue
    Englewood, CO 80113
    (303)770-7660

  • Rank: #2525. Founding Date: 1924
    Grades: NS-855 Clermont St
    Denver, CO 80220
    (303)399-8361

  • Rank: #26-2726.-27.
    Fort Collins Christian School & Preschool
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1927
    Grades: NS-82040 Nancy Gray Avenue
    Fort Collins, CO 80525
    (970)893-2925

  • Rank: #26-2726.-27.
    St. Vincent De Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1927
    Grades: PK-81164 S Josephine St
    Denver, CO 80210
    (303)777-3812

  • Rank: #2828. Founding Date: 1930
    Grades: 9-126155 Fountain Valley School Road
    Colorado Springs, CO 80911
    (719)391-5251

  • Rank: #2929.
    Mullen High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1931
    Grades: 9-123601 S Lowell Blvd
    Denver, CO 80236
    (303)761-1764

  • Rank: #3030.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1946
    Grades: PK-83000 35th Ave
    Greeley, CO 80634
    (970)330-2485

  • Rank: #3131.
    Christ The King Roman Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: PK-8860 Elm St
    Denver, CO 80220
    (303)321-2123

  • Rank: #3232.
    St. Anne's Episcopal School
    St. Anne's Episcopal School Photo - Campus
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1950
    Grades: PK-82701 S York Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (303)756-9481

  • Rank: #3333. Founding Date: 1953
    Grades: 9-12500 Holden Way
    Carbondale, CO 81623
    (970)963-2562

  • Rank: #34-3534.-35.
    Lutheran High School
    Lutheran High School Photo - Lutheran High School - Encouraging academic excellence, Nurturing growth in Christ.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1955
    Grades: 9-1211249 N Newlin Gulch Blvd
    Parker, CO 80134
    (303)841-5551

  • Rank: #34-3534.-35.
    St John The Evangelist Catholic School
    St John The Evangelist Catholic School Photo - Saint John the Evangelist Catholic School is located in Northern Colorado and serves the Loveland, Fort Collins and Greeley communities. St. John's is dedicated to providing our students with an excellent private Catholic education. We strive to teach the whole person by maintaining high academic standards as well as guiding the student's spiritual walk of faith.
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1955
    Grades: PK-81730 W 12th St
    Loveland, CO 80537
    (970)635-5830

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