Oldest Private Schools in Indiana

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  • The average private school in Indiana was founded around 1966 (2020-21).
  • The oldest private school in Indiana is St Paul School - New Alsace, founded in 1834.
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Schools in Indiana (2020-21)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    St Paul School - New Alsace
    St Paul School - New Alsace Photo - St. Paul Students perform the Christmas Show at Nursing Home
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1834
    Grades: NS-89788 North Dearborn Rd
    Guilford, IN 47022
    (812) 623-2631

  • Rank: #22.
    St Paul's Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1837
    Grades: K-81125 Barr St
    Fort Wayne, IN 46802
    (260) 424-0049

  • Rank: #33.
    St. John the Evangelist Catholic School
    St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Photo - Spiritual development. We attend Mass and adoration weekly, making sure our students have a pivotal role in planning our liturgies. Religion is a core academic subject conducted daily. Students are expected to know Basic Catholic Teachings or BCTs.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1846
    Grades: NS-89400 Wicker Avenue
    Saint John, IN 46373
    (219) 365-5451

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Oldenburg Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1852
    Grades: 9-121 Twister Cir
    Oldenburg, IN 47036
    (812) 934-4440

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    St John Evangelical Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1852
    Grades: NS-86630 Southeastern Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46203
    (317) 352-9196

  • Rank: #66.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1853
    Grades: K-91403 W Boonville New Harmony Rd
    Evansville, IN 47725
    (812) 867-5279

  • Rank: #77.
    St Peters Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1855
    Grades: PK-87810 Maysville Road
    Fort Wayne, IN 46815
    (260) 749-5811

  • Rank: #88.
    Zion Lutheran School
    Zion Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1858
    Grades: NS-86513 W 300 S
    New Palestine, IN 46163
    (317) 861-4210

  • Rank: #99.
    St. John Lutheran School
    St. John Lutheran School Photo - Our 5th & 6th Grade classes enjoy Outdoor Education at Camp Lutherhaven!
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1859
    Grades: PK-8301 S Oak St
    Kendallville, IN 46755
    (260) 347-2444

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    St. John's Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1861
    Grades: NS-81507 Saint Johns Church Road Ne
    Lanesville, IN 47136
    (812) 952-2737

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Union Bible College Academy
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1861
    Grades: K-12434 S Union St
    Westfield, IN 46074
    (317) 896-9324

  • Rank: #1212.
    St Peter's Lutheran School
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1863
    Grades: K-8719 5th Street
    Columbus, IN 47201
    (812) 372-5266

  • Rank: #1313.
    St Mary Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1865
    Grades: PK-8209 Washington St
    North Vernon, IN 47265
    (812) 346-3445

  • Rank: #1414.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    Trinity Lutheran School Photo - Trinity Lutheran School - Indianapolis, IN. Celebrating nearly 150 years of education in Indianapolis.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1872
    Grades: NS-88540 E 16th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46219
    (317) 897-0243

  • Rank: #1515.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1874
    Grades: PK-830888 County Road 6
    Elkhart, IN 46514
    (574) 674-8800

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    St Peter Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1880
    Grades: PK-8810 W Talmer Ave
    North Judson, IN 46366
    (574) 896-5933

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    Trinity Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1880
    Grades: K-8891 S Linda Street
    Hobart, IN 46342
    (219) 942-3147

  • Rank: #1818.
    Saint Lawrence Catholic School
    Saint Lawrence Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1881
    Grades: K-52801 East 16th Street
    Muncie, IN 47302
    (765) 282-9353

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1883
    Grades: NS-86318 W California Rd
    Fort Wayne, IN 46818
    (260) 483-9371

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Zion Lutheran Academy
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1883
    Grades: PK-82313 Hanna Street
    Fort Wayne, IN 46803
    (260) 745-2979

  • Rank: #2121.
    St John The Baptist School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1885
    Grades: NS-5323 Mill St
    Tipton, IN 46072
    (765) 675-4741

  • Rank: #2222.
    St Paul's Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1886
    Grades: PK-88601 Harrison Ave
    Munster, IN 46321
    (219) 836-6270

  • Rank: #2323.
    St Stanislaus School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1891
    Grades: PK-81506 Washington Street
    Michigan City, IN 46360
    (219) 872-2258

  • Rank: #2424.
    Culver Academies
    Culver Academies Photo
    Founding Date: 1894
    Grades: 9-121300 Academy Rd
    Culver, IN 46511
    (574) 842-8300

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Cross Street Christian School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1902
    Grades: PK-82318 W Cross St
    Anderson, IN 46011
    (765) 274-5291

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Park Tudor School
    Park Tudor School Photo - Travel opportunities for students include trips to France, Spain, Uruguay, China, and cities throughout the U.S.
    Founding Date: 1902
    Grades: PK-127200 N College Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46240
    (317) 415-2700

  • Rank: #2727.
    Highland Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1909
    Grades: PK-83040 Ridge Rd
    Highland, IN 46322
    (219) 838-0356

  • Rank: #2828.
    Our Lady Of Lourdes School
    Our Lady Of Lourdes School Photo - Our Lady of Lourdes celebrates 100 years of educating the children of Indianapolis!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1911
    Grades: PK-830 S Downey Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46219
    (317) 357-3316

  • Rank: #2929.
    St Louis Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1915
    Grades: PK-815529 Lincoln Hwy E
    New Haven, IN 46774
    (260) 749-5815

  • Rank: #3030.
    South Bend Junior Academy
    South Bend Junior Academy Photo
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1917
    Grades: K-91910 Altgeld Street
    South Bend, IN 46614
    (574) 287-3713

  • Rank: #3131.
    Cathedral High School
    Cathedral High School Photo - Cathedral High School's college-like campus sits on 40-acres of woods and rolling hills.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1918
    Grades: 9-125225 E 56th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46226
    (317) 542-1481

  • Rank: #3232.
    Bishop Noll Institute
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1921
    Grades: 9-121519 Hoffman Street
    Hammond, IN 46327
    (219) 932-9058

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Holy Name Catholic School
    Holy Name Catholic School Photo - In addition to a rigourous curriculum and individualized approach to learning, Holy Name is known for its wonderful arts program. Students in Grades 5 - 8 are invited to participate in Choir while Art Club, Drama Club, Guitar Club and Band are optional extra-curriculars that allow students to express themselves in a variety of ways.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1922
    Grades: PK-821 N 17th Avenue
    Beech Grove, IN 46107
    (317) 784-9078

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    The Orchard School
    The Orchard School Photo - Orchard students experience their education through hands-on learning. Here, quail chicks are introduced to third graders in science class. The students are there to observe the hatching, and then record the rate of growth and feeding habits in the chicks.
    Founding Date: 1922
    Grades: NS-8615 W 64th St
    Indianapolis, IN 46260
    (317) 251-9253

  • Rank: #3535.
    Aboite Christian School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1924
    Grades: PK-814615 Winters Rd
    Roanoke, IN 46783
    (260) 672-8544

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