Oldest Private Preschools in Connecticut

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  • The average private preschool in Connecticut was founded around 1967 (2019-20).
  • The oldest private preschools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The oldest private preschool in Connecticut is American School For The Deaf, founded in 1817.

Oldest Private Preschools in Connecticut (2019-20)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    American School For The Deaf
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1817
    Grades: PK-12139 N Main St
    West Hartford, CT 06107

  • Rank: #22.
    Sacred Heart Greenwich
    Sacred Heart Greenwich Photo
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1848
    Grades: NS-121177 King Street
    Greenwich, CT 06831

  • Rank: #3-53.-5. Founding Date: 1865
    Grades: NS-12565 Chase Parkway
    Waterbury, CT 06708

  • Rank: #3-53.-5.
    King School
    King School Photo - Grade 4 students discussing the world around them in science class.
    Founding Date: 1865
    Grades: PK-121450 Newfield Ave
    Stamford, CT 06905

  • Rank: #3-53.-5.
    St Anthony School
    St Anthony School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1865
    Grades: PK-855 Oak St
    Winsted, CT 06098

  • Rank: #66.
    St. Patrick Cathedral School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1882
    Grades: PK-8211 Broadway
    Norwich, CT 06360

  • Rank: #77.
    St Joseph School
    St Joseph School Photo - First Day of School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1885
    Grades: PK-826 Main Street
    North Grosvenordale, CT 06255

  • Rank: #88.
    St Peter School
    St Peter School Photo - St. Peter School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1886
    Grades: NS-898 Main St
    Danbury, CT 06810

  • Rank: #99.
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1888
    Grades: PK-815 Hunters Ave
    Taftville, CT 06380

  • Rank: #1010.
    Oak Hill School
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1893
    Grades: PK120 Holcomb St
    Hartford, CT 06112

  • Rank: #1111.
    Brunswick School
    Brunswick School Photo - Library in the Middle School building on the King Street campus
    Founding Date: 1902
    Grades: PK-12100 Maher Avenue
    Greenwich, CT 06830

  • Rank: #1212. Founding Date: 1912
    Grades: NS-121108 Whitney Ave
    Hamden, CT 06517

  • Rank: #1313. Founding Date: 1916
    Grades: NS-9635 Frogtown Road
    New Canaan, CT 06840

  • Rank: #14-1514.-15.
    St Lawrence School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1917
    Grades: PK-8231 Main St
    West Haven, CT 06516

  • Rank: #14-1514.-15.
    The Unquowa School
    Founding Date: 1917
    Grades: PK-8981 Stratfield Road
    Fairfield, CT 06825

  • Rank: #16-1716.-17.
    St. James School
    St. James School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1921
    Grades: PK-873 Park Street
    Manchester, CT 06040

  • Rank: #16-1716.-17.
    St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School
    St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School Photo - Welcome to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School. For over 90 years we have been successfully educating students academically, spiritually, and morally. We educate students in Prekindergarten through 8th Grade. Our students live well the quote from St. Thomas Aquinas "Give expecting nothing thereof"
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1921
    Grades: PK-81719 Post Road
    Fairfield, CT 06824

  • Rank: #1818.
    Indian Mountain School
    Indian Mountain School Photo - The Main Building.
    Founding Date: 1922
    Grades: PK-9211 Indian Mountain Road
    Lakeville, CT 06039

  • Rank: #1919.
    St. Joseph Elementary School
    St. Joseph Elementary School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1924
    Grades: NS-8370 Main St
    Danbury, CT 06810

  • Rank: #2020.
    Greens Farms Academy
    Greens Farms Academy Photo
    Founding Date: 1925
    Grades: PK-1235 Beachside Avenue
    Greens Farms, CT 06838

  • Rank: #2121.
    Wooster School
    Wooster School Photo - Wooster School's James Marshall Chapel
    Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: NS-1291 Miry Brook Rd
    Danbury, CT 06810

  • Rank: #2222.
    Renbrook School
    Renbrook School Photo - Renbrook School provides students in preschool through grade nine with a robust, purposeful, and developmentally appropriate educational experience of the highest caliber.Small classes in an intimate community of supportive and caring teachers allow for an individualized approach to learningenabling each child to learn to take appropriate risks and identify and cultivate his or her own strengths.
    Founding Date: 1935
    Grades: NS-82865 Albany Avenue
    West Hartford, CT 06117

  • Rank: #2323.
    Fairfield Country Day School
    Fairfield Country Day School Photo
    Founding Date: 1936
    Grades: PK-92970 Bronson Road
    Fairfield, CT 06824

  • Rank: #24-2524.-25.
    Catholic Academy of Bridgeport-St. Ann Academy
    Catholic Academy of Bridgeport-St. Ann Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1937
    Grades: PK-8521 Brewster St
    Bridgeport, CT 06605

  • Rank: #24-2524.-25.
    St Thomas The Apostle
    St Thomas The Apostle Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1937
    Grades: PK-525 Dover Road
    West Hartford, CT 06119

  • Rank: #2626.
    St James School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1945
    Grades: PK-850 Harvey Place
    Stratford, CT 06615

  • Rank: #2727.
    Pine Point School
    Founding Date: 1948
    Grades: PK-989 Barnes Rd
    Stonington, CT 06378

  • Rank: #28-2928.-29.
    Assumption Catholic School
    Assumption Catholic School Photo - Pre-K4 in classroom field trip. Visited by Earthplace to learn about reptiles. The students got to touch the animals and ask lots of questions!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1955
    Grades: PK-8605 Stratfield Rd
    Fairfield, CT 06825

  • Rank: #28-2928.-29. Founding Date: 1955
    Grades: PK-8341 Opening Hill Road
    Madison, CT 06443

  • Rank: #3030.
    St. Gabriel School
    St. Gabriel School Photo - St. Gabriel's middle school students working on a Lego-robotics project.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1956
    Grades: PK-877 Bloomfield Avenue
    Windsor, CT 06095

  • Rank: #31-3431.-34.
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1957
    Grades: PK-850 Sacred Heart Drive
    Groton, CT 06340

  • Rank: #31-3431.-34.
    St Bernadette School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1957
    Grades: PK-820 Burr St
    East Haven, CT 06512

  • Rank: #31-3431.-34.
    St. Mary's School
    St. Mary's School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1957
    Grades: PK-8946 Hopmeadow Street
    Simsbury, CT 06070

  • Rank: #31-3431.-34.
    St. Rose Of Lima School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1957
    Grades: PK-840 Church Hill Road
    Newtown, CT 06470

  • Rank: #3535.
    Whitby School
    Whitby School Photo - Spanish immersion begins at 18 months at Whitby. Teachers take a hands on approach to help students understand a second language.
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1958
    Grades: NS-8969 Lake Avenue
    Greenwich, CT 06831

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