Oldest Private Schools in Florida

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  • The average private school in Florida was founded around 1983 (2019-20).
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The oldest private school in Florida is St. Joseph Academy, founded in 1866.

Oldest Private Schools in Florida (2019-20)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    St. Joseph Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1866
    Grades: 9-12155 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!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1874
    Grades: NS-8325 S Navy Blvd
    Pensacola, FL 32507
    (850)456-5218

  • Rank: #33.
    St Joseph Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1876
    Grades: NS-811600 Old Saint Augustine Road
    Jacksonville, FL 32258
    (904)268-6688

  • Rank: #44.
    Academy Of The Holy Names
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1881
    Grades: PK-123319 Bayshore Blvd
    Tampa, FL 33629
    (813)839-5371

  • Rank: #55.
    Saint Anthony Catholic School
    Saint Anthony Catholic School Photo - Saint Anthony Catholic School has added an additional building to their property and made significant changes in the technology program.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1883
    Grades: NS-812155 Joe Herrmann Drive
    San Antonio, FL 33576
    (352)588-3041

  • Rank: #66.
    St. Peter Claver Catholic School
    St. Peter Claver Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1894
    Grades: NS-81401 N Governor St
    Tampa, FL 33602
    (813)224-0865

  • Rank: #77.
    Jesuit High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1899
    Grades: 9-124701 N Himes Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33614
    (813)877-5344

  • Rank: #88.
    Sacred Heart Cathedral School
    Sacred Heart Cathedral School Photo - Sacred Heart Cathedral School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1907
    Grades: PK-81603 N 12th Avenue
    Pensacola, FL 32503
    (850)436-6440

  • Rank: #9-109.-10.
    Gulfcoast SDA School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1912
    Grades: K-86001 7th Ave S
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33707
    (727)345-2141

  • Rank: #9-109.-10.
    Montverde Academy
    Montverde Academy Photo - Montverde Academy Campus
    Founding Date: 1912
    Grades: NS-1217235 7th Street
    Montverde, FL 34756
    (407)469-2561

  • Rank: #1111.
    Cathedral Parish School
    Cathedral Parish School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1916
    Grades: PK-8259 Saint George St
    Saint Augustine, FL 32084
    (904)824-2861

  • Rank: #1212.
    Mt Calvary Sda Junior Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1919
    Grades: PK-83111 E Wilder Ave
    Tampa, FL 33610
    (813)238-0433

  • Rank: #1313. Founding Date: 1921
    Grades: 1-9241 Seaview Avenue
    Palm Beach, FL 33480
    (561)832-8815

  • Rank: #14-1614.-16.
    St Ann Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1923
    Grades: PK-8324 N Olive Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
    (561)832-3676

  • Rank: #14-1614.-16. Founding Date: 1923
    Grades: PK-82609 Park Street
    Jacksonville, FL 32204
    (904)387-2841

  • Rank: #14-1614.-16. Founding Date: 1923
    Grades: PK-125101 1st Street NE
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33703
    (727)456-7511

  • Rank: #1717. Founding Date: 1924
    Grades: PK-12444 Reid Street
    Sarasota, FL 34242
    (941)554-3400

  • Rank: #18-1918.-19.
    Rosarian Academy
    Rosarian Academy Photo - Serving children ages 3-5. Students develop a strong sense of self-discipline, motivation, empathy and love of learning.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1925
    Grades: PK-8807 N Flagler Drive
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
    (561)832-5131

  • Rank: #18-1918.-19.
    St Theresa School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1925
    Grades: PK-82701 Indian Mound Trl
    Miami, FL 33134
    (305)446-1738

  • Rank: #20-2820.-28.
    The Biltmore School
    The Biltmore School Photo - main entrance
    Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: PK-81600 Sw 57th Avenue
    Miami, FL 33155
    (305)266-4666

  • Rank: #20-2820.-28.
    Forest Lake Academy
    Forest Lake Academy Photo - Library and Administration building
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: 9-12500 Education Loop
    Apopka, FL 32703
    (407)862-8411

  • Rank: #20-2820.-28. Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: NS-812595 Red Road
    Miami, FL 33156
    (305)665-3593

  • Rank: #20-2820.-28. Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: NS-87500 SW 120 Street
    Miami, FL 33156
    (305)238-3424

  • Rank: #20-2820.-28. Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: 9-126575 North Kendall Drive
    Miami, FL 33156
    (305)666-7937

  • Rank: #20-2820.-28. Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: 9-128000 SW 56th Street
    Miami, FL 33155

  • Rank: #20-2820.-28.
    St Anastasia Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: PK-8401 S 33rd Street
    Fort Pierce, FL 34947
    (772)461-2232

  • Rank: #20-2820.-28.
    Saint Anthony Catholic School
    Saint Anthony Catholic School Photo - Second Graders celebrate their First Holy Communion in our church.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: PK-8820 NE 3rd Street
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
    (954)467-7747

  • Rank: #20-2820.-28.
    St Patrick Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: K-83700 Garden Ave
    Miami Beach, FL 33140
    (305)534-4616

  • Rank: #2929.
    St. James Cathedral School
    St. James Cathedral School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1928
    Grades: PK-8505 E Ridgewood Street
    Orlando, FL 32803
    (407)841-4432

  • Rank: #3030.
    St Paul Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1930
    Grades: PK-81900 12th St N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33704
    (727)823-6144

  • Rank: #3131.
    Prew Academy
    Prew Academy Photo - Our students love our home-like atmosphere!
    Founding Date: 1931
    Grades: 6-125020 Fielding Ln
    Sarasota, FL 34233
    (941)921-7739

  • Rank: #32-3432.-34. Founding Date: 1933
    Grades: PK-12501 Park Street North
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33710
    (727)384-5500

  • Rank: #32-3432.-34. Founding Date: 1933
    Grades: PK-812975 Sw 6th St
    Miami, FL 33184
    (305)227-1150

  • Rank: #32-3432.-34.
    Trinity Lutheran Academy
    Trinity Lutheran Academy Photo - Trinity Lutheran Academy
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1933
    Grades: K-8110 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)
    Founding Date: 1934
    Grades: K-123700 Dohnavur Dr.
    Zellwood, FL 32798
    (407)880-4321

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