Oldest Private Preschools in Delaware

The average private preschool in Delaware was founded around 1969 (2021).
The oldest private preschool in Delaware is Wilmington Friends School, founded in 1748. The oldest private preschools are listed below.

Oldest Private Preschools in Delaware (2021)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Wilmington Friends School
Wilmington Friends School Photo - Technology, including the one-to-one program for all students preschool - 12th grade, supports collaborative learning at Friends. The point is not the hardware but what it makes possible in teaching and engaging students in 21st century skills.
(Friends)
Founding Date: 1748
Grades: NS-12
101 School Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 576-2900
Rank: #22.
St. Michaels School & Nursery Inc
St. Michaels School & Nursery Inc Photo
Daycare / Preschool
Founding Date: 1890
Grades: PK-K
700 N. Walnut Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 656-3389
Rank: #33.
Ursuline Academy (pk-12)
Ursuline Academy (pk-12) Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(10)
Founding Date: 1893
Grades: PK-12
1106 Pennsylvania Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 658-7158
Rank: #44.
St. Peter Catholic School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1906
Grades: PK-8
515 Harmony St
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 328-1191
Rank: #55.
St. Elizabeth School
St. Elizabeth School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1908
Grades: PK-12
1500 Cedar St
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 656-3369
Rank: #66.
Tower Hill School
Tower Hill School Photo - Tower Hill School resides on a 44-acre campus with state-of- the-art athletic facilities and impressive academic and arts areas.
Founding Date: 1919
Grades: NS-12
2813 W 17th Street
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 657-8350
Rank: #77.
Greenwood Mennonite School
(Mennonite)
Founding Date: 1928
Grades: PK-12
12802 Mennonite School Road
Greenwood, DE 19950
(302) 349-4131
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Sanford School
Founding Date: 1930
Grades: PK-12
6900 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 235-6500
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
The Tatnall School
The Tatnall School Photo - Students in all four divisions perform during the annual Founder's Day celebration honoring the birthday of school founder Frances D. S. Tatnall.
(6)
Founding Date: 1930
Grades: NS-12
1501 Barley Mill Road
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 998-2292
Rank: #1010.
Wilmington Christian School
Wilmington Christian School Photo - Aerial view of Wilmington Christian School's suburban Hockessin location
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1946
Grades: PK-12
825 Loveville Rd
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 239-2121
Rank: #1111.
Holy Cross School
Holy Cross School Photo - MISSIONHoly Cross School provides an academically rich, faith-filled learning environment, thus ensuring a Catholic values based education. At Holy Cross, we strive to convey a sense of justice, peace, compassion, and respect for all God's creation.
(Roman Catholic)
(4)
Founding Date: 1952
Grades: NS-8
631 S State St
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 674-5784
Rank: #1212.
St. Anthony Of Padua Grade School
St. Anthony Of Padua Grade School Photo - St. Anthony's of Padua view from Street.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1954
Grades: PK-8
1715 W. 9th Street
Wilmington, DE 19805
(302) 421-3743
Rank: #1313.
St. David's Episcopal Day School
Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1955
Grades: NS-PK
2320 Grubb Rd
Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 475-3747
Rank: #1414.
Concord Preschool And Childcare
Concord Preschool And Childcare Photo
Alternative School (Presbyterian)
Founding Date: 1956
Grades: PK-K
1800 Fairfax Blvd
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 654-9629
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Immaculate Heart Of Mary
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1957
Grades: PK-8
1000 Shipley Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 764-0977
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
St. John The Beloved Catholic School
St. John The Beloved Catholic School Photo - St. John the Beloved Catholic School. A National Blue Ribbon School. A School in the Franciscan Traditions 3 year old - 8th Grade
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1957
Grades: NS-8
905 Milltown Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 998-5525
Rank: #1717.
St. Edmond's Academy
St. Edmond's Academy Photo
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1959
Grades: NS-8
2120 Veale Rd
Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 475-5370
Rank: #1818.
The Hockessin Montessori School
The Hockessin Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
Founding Date: 1963
Grades: PK-8
1000 Old Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE 19707
(302) 234-1240
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Early Childhood Lab School
Daycare / Preschool
Founding Date: 1964
Grades: NS-K
1200 N Dupont Hwy EH 116
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 857-6731
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Wilmington Montessori School
Wilmington Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
Founding Date: 1964
Grades: NS-8
1400 Harvey Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 475-0555
Rank: #2121.
Wesley Preschool
Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
Founding Date: 1970
Grades: NS-PK
209 S State St
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 678-8987
Rank: #2222.
Capitol Baptist School
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1971
Grades: PK-12
401 Kesselring Ave
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 678-9190
Rank: #2323.
Fairwinds Christian School
Fairwinds Christian School Photo
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1972
Grades: NS-12
801 Seymour Rd
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 328-7404
Rank: #2424.
Pike Creek KinderCare
Pike Creek KinderCare Photo - Preschool Classroom
Daycare / Preschool
Founding Date: 1973
Grades: NS-PK
3449 Hillock Ln
Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 731-7138
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Centreville Layton School
Centreville Layton School Photo
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1974
Grades: PK-12
6201 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 571-0230
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Pike Creek Christian Preschool
Alternative School (Christian)
Founding Date: 1974
Grades: PK
199 Polly Drummond Hill Road
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 731-7773
Rank: #2727.
Milford Christian School
Montessori School (Baptist)
Founding Date: 1975
Grades: PK-12
6062 Old Shawnee Rd
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 422-4263
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Concord Christian Academy
Concord Christian Academy Photo - Concord Christian Academy
(Christian)
(10)
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: PK-12
2510 Marsh Road
Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 475-3247
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Dover Montessori Country Day Academy
Dover Montessori Country Day Academy Photo - Hands Up For a Great School!
Montessori School
(2)
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: PK-1
88 Carpenter st.
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 678-8394
Rank: #3030.
Founding Date: 1978
Grades: NS-8
1300 Paper Mill Road
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 239-0332
Rank: #3131.
Epworth Christian School
Epworth Christian School Photo - Group photo after our Run with the Lions event!
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1979
Grades: PK-8
14511 Sycamore Road
Laurel, DE 19956
(302) 875-4488
Rank: #3232.
Red Lion Christian Academy
Red Lion Christian Academy Photo - ELEMENTARY PLAYGROUND
(Presbyterian)
Founding Date: 1980
Grades: NS-12
1390 Red Lion Road
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 834-2526
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Calvary Christian Academy
(Assembly of God)
Founding Date: 1985
Grades: PK-12
1143 E Lebanon Road
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 697-7860
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Naamans Road KinderCare
Naamans Road KinderCare Photo - Front Entrance
Daycare / Preschool
Founding Date: 1985
Grades: NS-PK
2018C Naamans Rd
Wilmington, DE 19810
(302) 475-2212
Rank: #3535.
Meadowood KinderCare
Meadowood KinderCare Photo - This is 50 South Meadowood Drive, Newark, Delaware 19711
Daycare / Preschool
Founding Date: 1986
Grades: NS-PK
50 S Meadowood Dr
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 453-8090
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