Oldest Private Schools in Florida

The average private school in Florida was founded around 1984 (2022-23).
The oldest private school in Florida is St. Joseph Academy, founded in 1866.
Year Founded Range: 1866 1934 Avg. Year Founded: 1917

Oldest Private Schools in Florida (2022-23)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
St. Joseph Academy
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1866
Grades: 9-12
155 State Road 207
Saint Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 824-0431
Rank: #22.
St. John The Evangelist School
St. John The Evangelist School Photo - We offer team sports and spirit!
(Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1874
Grades: PK-8
325 S Navy Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32507
(850) 456-5218
Rank: #33.
St. Joseph Catholic School
St. Joseph Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1876
Grades: PK-8
11600 Old Saint Augustine Road
Jacksonville, FL 32258
(904) 268-6688
Rank: #44.
Academy Of The Holy Names
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1881
Grades: PK-12
3319 Bayshore Blvd
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 839-5371
Rank: #55.
Saint Anthony Catholic School
Saint Anthony Catholic School Photo - Saint Anthony Catholic School is a VPK-8 private school in Pasco County, Florida. We are dedicated to providing a quality, Christ-centered education that addresses the needs of the whole child: spiritual, academic, social, emotional, and physical. Founded in 1884, our school prides itself on leading the way for our students to serve and care about the broader world around them.
(Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1884
Grades: PK-8
12155 Joe Herrmann Drive
San Antonio, FL 33576
(352) 588-3041
Rank: #66.
Jesuit High School
All-boys (Catholic)
Founding Date: 1899
Grades: 9-12
4701 N Himes Avenue
Tampa, FL 33614
(813) 877-5344
Rank: #77.
Sacred Heart Cathedral School
Sacred Heart Cathedral School Photo - Sacred Heart Cathedral School
(Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1907
Grades: PK-8
1603 N 12th Avenue
Pensacola, FL 32503
(850) 436-6440
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Gulfcoast Sda Elementary School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1912
Grades: K-8
6001 7th Ave S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33707
(727) 345-2141
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Montverde Academy
Montverde Academy Photo - Montverde Academy Campus
Founding Date: 1912
Grades: NS-12
17235 7th Street
Montverde, FL 34756
(407) 469-2561
Rank: #1010.
Cathedral Parish School
Cathedral Parish School Photo
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1916
Grades: PK-8
259 Saint George St
Saint Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 824-2861
Rank: #1111.
Forest Lake Academy
Forest Lake Academy Photo - Forest Lake Academy Boys and Girls 2016 Hoops Classic Champions!!
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(2)
Founding Date: 1918
Grades: 9-12
500 Education Loop
Apopka, FL 32703
(407) 862-8411
Rank: #1212.
Mt. Calvary Sda Junior Academy
Daycare / Preschool (Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1919
Grades: K
3111 E Wilder Ave
Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 238-0433
Rank: #1313.
Palm Beach Day Academy
Palm Beach Day Academy Photo - Palm Beach Day Academy's campuses are located just one block from the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal waterway, allowing students of all ages a multitude of opportunities to develop their passions surrounding our environment and Florida's natural habitat.
(6)
Founding Date: 1921
Grades: NS-9
241 Seaview Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480
(561) 832-8815
Rank: #14 - 1714. - 17.
Assumption Catholic School
Assumption Catholic School Photo - Courtyard
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1923
Grades: K-8
2431 Atlantic Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 398-1774
Rank: #14 - 1714. - 17.
St. Ann Catholic School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1923
Grades: PK-8
324 N Olive Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 832-3676
Rank: #14 - 1714. - 17.
Founding Date: 1923
Grades: PK-8
2609 Park Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
(904) 387-2841
Rank: #14 - 1714. - 17.
Founding Date: 1923
Grades: PK-12
5101 1st Street NE
Saint Petersburg, FL 33703
(727) 456-7511
Rank: #1818.
The Out-of-Door Academy
The Out-of-Door Academy Photo
(1)
Founding Date: 1924
Grades: PK-12
444 Reid Street
Sarasota, FL 34242
(941) 554-3400
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
LifePoint Academy of Seventh-day Adventists
LifePoint Academy of Seventh-day Adventists Photo - Together we can soar.
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1925
Grades: PK-8
4298 Livingston Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32257
(904) 268-2433
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
Rosarian Academy
Rosarian Academy Photo - Serving children Kindergarten-Grade 4. This program fosters intellectual risk-taking so that students can develop confidence and competence.
(Catholic)
(20)
Founding Date: 1925
Grades: PK-8
807 N Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 832-5131
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
St. Theresa School
(Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1925
Grades: PK-8
2701 Indian Mound Trl
Miami, FL 33134
(305) 446-1738
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
The Biltmore School
The Biltmore School Photo - Music & Dance Recital
(1)
Founding Date: 1926
Grades: PK-8
1600 Sw 57th Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
(305) 266-4666
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
Gulliver Preparatory School
Gulliver Preparatory School Photo - Leaders, inventors, and creators made here. There`s only one Gulliver Prep in the whole world. And that`s by design. Gulliver opens the world wide through a multitude of unparalleled opportunities for each and every student. We expose students to new experiences, ideas, worldviews, and possibilities.
(1)
Founding Date: 1926
Grades: PK-12
6575 North Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33156
(305) 666-7937
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
St. Anastasia Catholic School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1926
Grades: PK-8
401 S 33rd Street
Fort Pierce, FL 34947
(772) 461-2232
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
Saint Anthony Catholic School
Saint Anthony Catholic School Photo - Second Graders celebrate their First Holy Communion in our church.
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1926
Grades: PK-8
820 NE 3rd Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 467-7747
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
St. Patrick School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1926
Grades: K-8
3700 Garden Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
(305) 534-4616
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Okeechobee Adventist Christian School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1928
Grades: 1-8
412 NW 6th St
Okeechobee, FL 34973
(863) 763-0763
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
St. James Cathedral School
St. James Cathedral School Photo
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1928
Grades: PK-8
505 E Ridgewood Street
Orlando, FL 32803
(407) 841-4432
Rank: #2929.
St. Paul Catholic School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1930
Grades: PK-8
1900 12th St N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33704
(727) 823-6144
Rank: #3030.
Prew Academy
Prew Academy Photo - Our students love our home-like atmosphere!
Founding Date: 1931
Grades: 6-12
5020 Fielding Ln
Sarasota, FL 34233
(941) 921-7739
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Admiral Farragut Academy
Admiral Farragut Academy Photo - Our graduates receive 100% college acceptance.
(19)
Founding Date: 1933
Grades: K-12
501 Park Street North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33710
(727) 384-5504
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
The Bolles School
The Bolles School Photo - Lower School Ponte Vedra Beach Campus students on the playground.
Founding Date: 1933
Grades: PK-12
7400 San Jose Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32217
(904) 256-5030
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Founding Date: 1933
Grades: PK-8
12975 SW 6th St
Miami, FL 33184
(305) 227-1150
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Trinity Lutheran Academy
Trinity Lutheran Academy Photo - Trinity Lutheran Church and Academy
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(1)
Founding Date: 1933
Grades: K-8
110 SW 11th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
(954) 463-7471
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Hampden DuBose Academy
Hampden DuBose Academy Photo - Special care and attention is given to each student. Our staff provides individual attention to ensure a healthy learning environment, while also recognizing the student's unique learning style and needs.
(Christian)
(1)
Founding Date: 1934
Grades: K-12
3700 Dohnavur Dr.
Zellwood, FL 32798
(407) 880-4321
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