Oldest Private High Schools in District Of Columbia

The average private high school in District Of Columbia was founded around 1944 (2024).
The oldest private high school in District Of Columbia is Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, founded in 1799.
Year Founded Range: 1799 2019 Avg. Year Founded: 1944

Oldest Private High Schools in District Of Columbia (2024)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School
Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School Photo - Georgetown Visitation is located on 23 acres in the heart of the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC.
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1799
Grades: 9-12
1524 35th St NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 337-3350
Rank: #22.
Gonzaga College High School
Gonzaga College High School Photo - Gonzaga is Washington's only Catholic, Jesuit high school. The campus is located in the heart of our nation's capital and consists of nine buildings. In recent years, the physical plant has undergone major renovations and additions.
All-boys (Catholic)
(4)
Founding Date: 1821
Grades: 9-12
19 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 336-7100
Rank: #33.
St. Johns College High School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1851
Grades: 9-12
2607 Military Road NW, Chevy Chase
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 363-2316
Rank: #44.
St. Augustine Catholic School
St. Augustine Catholic School Photo - Elementary student
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1858
Grades: 1-9
1421 V Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 667-2608
Rank: #55.
Sidwell Friends School
(Friends)
Founding Date: 1883
Grades: PK-12
3825 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 537-8100
Rank: #66.
National Cathedral School
All-girls (Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1900
Grades: 4-12
3612 Woodley Road NW
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 537-6300
Rank: #77.
St. Albans School
St. Albans School Photo
All-boys (Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1909
Grades: 4-12
Mount St Alban
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 537-6440
Rank: #88.
Maret School
Maret School Photo - Upper School students gather in the Theatre weekly for Convocation, a meeting run by Student Council.
(1)
Founding Date: 1911
Grades: K-12
3000 Cathedral Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 939-8814
Rank: #99.
St. Anselm's Abbey School
St. Anselm's Abbey School Photo - Our rigorous curriculum is second to none. You will take 7APs to graduate from our school. Students receive over $5 million dollars in merit scholarships to college each year.
All-boys (Catholic)
Founding Date: 1942
Grades: 6-12
4501 South Dakota Ave Ne
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 269-2350
Rank: #1010.
Georgetown Day School
Georgetown Day School Photo
(2)
Founding Date: 1945
Grades: PK-12
4200 Davenport Street, NW
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 274-3200
Rank: #1111.
Archbishop Carroll High School
Archbishop Carroll High School Photo - ACHS Gospel Choir
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1951
Grades: 9-12
4300 Harewood Rd Ne
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 529-0200
Rank: #1212.
Founding Date: 1966
Grades: NS-12
3100 Macomb Street NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 243-1800
Rank: #1313.
Edmund Burke School
Edmund Burke School Photo - 6th Grade Core - Fall 2022
(2)
Founding Date: 1968
Grades: 6-12
4101 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 362-8882
Rank: #1414.
The Field School
The Field School Photo
(1)
Founding Date: 1972
Grades: 6-12
2301 Foxhall Road NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 295-5839
Rank: #1515.
Parkmont School
Founding Date: 1975
Grades: 6-12
4842 16th St Nw
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 726-0740
Founding Date: 1982
Grades: NS-12
3328 Martin Luther King Jr Ave Se
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 563-5971
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
British International School of Washington
British International School of Washington Photo
Special Program Emphasis
Founding Date: 1998
Grades: PK-12
2001 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20007
(703) 829-3700
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Cornerstone Schools Of Washington, DC
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1998
Grades: K-12
3742 Ely Place, SE
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 575-0027
Rank: #1919.
Templeton Academy DC
Templeton Academy DC Photo - Biology students doing a biodiversity study in Rock Creek Park.
(4)
Founding Date: 2015
Grades: 6-12
406 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 847-0779
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Fusion Academy Washington D.C.
Fusion Academy Washington D.C. Photo - Classes at Fusion are one-to-one: one student and one teacher per classroom. Students have different teachers for different subjects, and teachers act as mentors in the one-to-one setting.
Alternative School
Founding Date: 2016
Grades: 6-12
2000 Florida Ave. NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20009
(877) 673-8893
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
MYSA School
MYSA School Photo - MYSA students take weekly trips to engage with community and integrate studies through experiential learning. These excursions integrate students' classes and curricular 'connect units.'
Alternative School
(3)
Founding Date: 2016
Grades: K-12
1500 Harvard St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
(301) 915-0955
Rank: #2222.
St. Jerome Institute
St. Jerome Institute Photo - St. Jerome Institute: A liberal arts high school in the Catholic tradition
(Catholic)
(4)
Founding Date: 2018
Grades: 9-12
1800 Perry St. NE
Washington, DC 20018
(301) 887-3008
Rank: #2323.
Founding Date: 2019
Grades: PK-10
3400 International Drive NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 688-1265

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the District Of Columbia average Private High Schools founding year?
The District Of Columbia average Private High Schools founding year is 1944 for 2024.
What are the Private High Schools with oldest founding year in District Of Columbia?
The top ranked Private High Schools in District Of Columbia include Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, Gonzaga College High School and St. Johns College High School.

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