Oldest Private Schools in Georgia

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  • The average private school in Georgia was founded around 1985 (2020).
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The oldest private school in Georgia is St Vincent's Academy, founded in 1845.

Oldest Private Schools in Georgia (2020)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    St Vincent's Academy
    St Vincent's Academy Photo
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1845
    Grades: 9-12207 E Liberty St
    Savannah, GA 31401

  • Rank: #22.
    St Josephs Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1872
    Grades: PK-6905 High St
    Macon, GA 31201

  • Rank: #33.
    Mount de Sales Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1876
    Grades: 6-12851 Orange Street
    Macon, GA 31201

  • Rank: #44.
    Woodward Academy
    Woodward Academy Photo - The newly opened Jane Woodruff Hall, housing Upper School English, world languages, and social studues departments. The building is 101,297 square feet and includes a 150-seat lecture hall, a suite of counseling offices, and computer and world language labs. Every classroom is technology-equipped with hard-wired and wireless connectivity and interactive SMART boards.
    Founding Date: 1900
    Grades: PK-121662 Rugby Avenue
    Atlanta, GA 30337

  • Rank: #55.
    Marist School
    Marist School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1901
    Grades: 7-123790 Ashford Dunwoody Road
    Atlanta, GA 30319

  • Rank: #66.
    Benedictine Military School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1902
    Grades: 9-126502 Seawright Dr
    Savannah, GA 31406

  • Rank: #77. Founding Date: 1903
    Grades: 5-12339 Nacoochee Drive
    Rabun Gap, GA 30568

  • Rank: #88.
    Berean Christian Jr Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1904
    Grades: K401 Hamilton E Holmes Dr Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30318

  • Rank: #9-109.-10.
    Darlington School
    Founding Date: 1905
    Grades: PK-121014 Cave Spring Rd SW
    Rome, GA 30161

  • Rank: #9-109.-10. Founding Date: 1905
    Grades: PK-12824 Stillwood Drive
    Savannah, GA 31419

  • Rank: #1111.
    Riverside Military Academy
    Riverside Military Academy Photo - Fencing Club at Riverside Military Academy
    Founding Date: 1907
    Grades: 7-122001 Riverside Drive
    Gainesville, GA 30501

  • Rank: #1212.
    Tallulah Falls School
    Tallulah Falls School Photo - Newly completed upper school classroom building.
    Founding Date: 1909
    Grades: 5-12201 Campus Drive, PO Box 10
    Tallulah Falls, GA 30573

  • Rank: #13-1413.-14.
    Immaculate Conception Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1913
    Grades: PK-8811 Telfair Street
    Augusta, GA 30901

  • Rank: #13-1413.-14.
    St. Peter Claver Catholic School
    St. Peter Claver Catholic School Photo - St. Peter Claver Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1913
    Grades: PK-8133 Ward St
    Macon, GA 31204

  • Rank: #1515.
    Georgia Christian School
    Georgia Christian School Photo - Georgia Christian has been educating young people since 1914.
    (Church of Christ)
    Founding Date: 1914
    Grades: PK-124359 Dasher Rd
    Valdosta, GA 31601

  • Rank: #1616.
    Columbus Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1915
    Grades: 1-87880 Schomburg Rd
    Columbus, GA 31909

  • Rank: #1717.
    The Lovett School
    The Lovett School Photo - Lower School friends.
    Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: K-124075 Paces Ferry Rd NW
    Atlanta, GA 30327

  • Rank: #1818.
    Wimbish Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1927
    Grades: K-8640 Wimbish Rd
    Macon, GA 31210

  • Rank: #1919.
    Adventist Christian School
    Adventist Christian School Photo - ACS students are able to practice what they are taught in a learning environment with hands-on activities and program participation.
    Special Program Emphasis (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1934
    Grades: NS-84301 Wheeler Road
    Augusta, GA 30907

  • Rank: #2020. Founding Date: 1935
    Grades: 9-122917 University Ave
    Columbus, GA 31907

  • Rank: #21-2221.-22.
    Christ The King School
    Christ The King School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1937
    Grades: K-846 Peachtree Way Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30305

  • Rank: #21-2221.-22.
    Savannah Adventist Christian School
    Savannah Adventist Christian School Photo - Motivated high school students are invited to apply. Our 9th and 10th graders take on many leadership and mentoring roles, and can also apply for our student worker program (interviews conducted in May for the following school year).
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1937
    Grades: NS-1250 Godley Way
    Pooler, GA 31322

  • Rank: #2323.
    Atlanta Speech School
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1938
    Grades: PK-63160 Northside Pkwy Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30327

  • Rank: #2424.
    St Mary On The Hill School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1940
    Grades: K-81220 Monte Sano Avenue
    Augusta, GA 30904

  • Rank: #2525.
    Episcopal Day School
    Episcopal Day School Photo - We strive to create an educational environment that is appropriately safe, predictable, and comfortable while at the same time capitalizing on the growth and learning that comes from taking risks, getting ot of one's comfort zone, and even making mistakes.
    Founding Date: 1944
    Grades: NS-82248 Walton Way
    Augusta, GA 30904

  • Rank: #26-2726.-27.
    St Mary School
    St Mary School Photo - Go Blue Knights!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1945
    Grades: PK-8401 East 7th Street
    Rome, GA 30161

  • Rank: #26-2726.-27.
    St Teresa's School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1945
    Grades: PK-8417 Edgewood Ln
    Albany, GA 31707

  • Rank: #2828. Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-12601 Penn Waller Rd
    Savannah, GA 31410

  • Rank: #2929.
    Learning Tree Elementary School
    Learning Tree Elementary School Photo - Outdoor education opportunities abound
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1948
    Grades: PK-8300 S Tibbs Rd
    Dalton, GA 30720

  • Rank: #3030.
    St. Joseph Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: PK-8958 Epps Bridge Parkway
    Athens, GA 30606

  • Rank: #31-3231.-32.
    The Howard School
    The Howard School Photo - The Howard School's library.
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1950
    Grades: K-121192 Foster Street, NW
    Atlanta, GA 30318

  • Rank: #31-3231.-32.
    St. Thomas More Catholic School
    St. Thomas More Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1950
    Grades: K-8630 W Ponce De Leon Ave
    Decatur, GA 30030

  • Rank: #33-3633.-36.
    Brookstone School
    Founding Date: 1951
    Grades: PK-12440 Bradley Park Dr
    Columbus, GA 31904

  • Rank: #33-3633.-36.
    Savannah Christian Preparatory School
    Savannah Christian Preparatory School Photo
    Founding Date: 1951
    Grades: NS-121599 Chatham Pkwy
    Savannah, GA 31408

  • Rank: #33-3633.-36.
    Trinity School
    Founding Date: 1951
    Grades: NS-64301 Northside Pkwy NW
    Atlanta, GA 30327

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