Oldest Private Schools in Kansas

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  • The average private school in Kansas was founded around 1967 (2021).
  • The oldest private school in Kansas is Xavier Catholic School, founded in 1858.
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Schools in Kansas (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Xavier Catholic School
    Xavier Catholic School Photo - Kindergarten students using iPads during class.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1858
    Grades: PK-8541 Muncie Rd
    Leavenworth, KS 66048
    (913) 682-3135

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Maur Hill - Mount Academy
    Maur Hill - Mount Academy Photo - Auditorium
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1863
    Grades: 9-121000 Green Street
    Atchison, KS 66002
    (913) 367-5482

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    St. Paul Lutheran School
    St. Paul Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1863
    Grades: PK-8320 N 7th Street
    Leavenworth, KS 66048
    (913) 682-5553

  • Rank: #44.
    St. Xavier Catholic School
    St. Xavier Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1871
    Grades: PK-12200 N Washington Street
    Junction City, KS 66441
    (785) 238-2841

  • Rank: #55.
    St. Mary Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1880
    Grades: PK-8101 E 9th St
    Newton, KS 67114
    (316) 282-1974

  • Rank: #66.
    Sacred Heart School
    Sacred Heart School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1881
    Grades: K-5102 Cottonwood Street
    Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 343-7394

  • Rank: #77.
    St. Patrick Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1882
    Grades: PK-81831 Stevens Ave
    Parsons, KS 67357
    (620) 421-0710

  • Rank: #88.
    St. John Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1883
    Grades: K-8206 West Second Street
    Alma, KS 66401
    (785) 765-3914

  • Rank: #99.
    Zion Lutheran School
    Zion Lutheran School Photo - Zion is accredited nationally by National Lutheran Schools Accreditation and by the Kansas State Department of Education.
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1898
    Grades: PK-8301 S 11th Street
    Independence, KS 67301
    (620) 332-3331

  • Rank: #1010.
    Bishop Ward High School
    Bishop Ward High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1908
    Grades: 9-12708 N 18th St
    Kansas City, KS 66102
    (913) 371-1201

  • Rank: #1111.
    Sacred Heart Cathedral School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1916
    Grades: PK-8905 Central Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801
    (620) 227-6532

  • Rank: #1212.
    St. Joseph Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1921
    Grades: PK-8139 S Millwood St
    Wichita, KS 67213
    (316) 261-5801

  • Rank: #1313.
    St. Agnes Catholic Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1923
    Grades: PK-85130 Mission Rd
    Mission, KS 66205
    (913) 262-1686

  • Rank: #1414.
    St. Benedict Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: PK-8201 Division St
    Atchison, KS 66002
    (913) 367-3503

  • Rank: #1515.
    St. Mary Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1942
    Grades: PK-6503 Saint John Street
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620) 276-2241

  • Rank: #1616.
    Berean Academy
    Berean Academy Photo - Berean Academy is celebrating 75 year of Christian education this year. We are thankful for the many families that God has brought to Berean and are a part of what we are doing here to educate our children.
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1946
    Grades: NS-12201 S. Elbing Rd
    Elbing, KS 67041
    (316) 799-2211

  • Rank: #1717.
    Central Christian School
    Central Christian School Photo - Central Christian School exists to glorify God by partnering with Christian families to provide a Christ-centered education which integrates faith, life and learning.
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1948
    Grades: NS-121910 E 30th Ave
    Hutchinson, KS 67502
    (620) 663-2174

  • Rank: #1818.
    St. Patrick Catholic School
    St. Patrick Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: PK-81066 N 94th St
    Kansas City, KS 66112
    (913) 299-8131

  • Rank: #1919.
    Kansas City Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1951
    Grades: K-124801 West 79th St
    Prairie Village, KS 66208
    (913) 648-5227

  • Rank: #2020.
    St. Margaret Mary Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1954
    Grades: PK-82635 S. Pattie St.
    Wichita, KS 67216
    (316) 267-4911

  • Rank: #2121.
    St. John Catholic School
    St. John Catholic School Photo - At St. John "All Are Welcome!"
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1956
    Grades: PK-81208 Kentucky St
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    (785) 843-9511

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Bethany Lutheran School
    Bethany Lutheran School Photo - Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade at the 2006 Wichita Garden Show
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1958
    Grades: PK-51000 W 26th St S
    Wichita, KS 67217
    (316) 303-3033

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Bishop Miege High School
    Bishop Miege High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1958
    Grades: 9-125041 Reinhardt Drive
    Mission, KS 66205
    (913) 222-5803

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Highlawn Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: PK-63531 Somerset Dr
    Prairie Village, KS 66208
    (913) 649-6160

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25. Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: NS-129115 E 13th Street N
    Wichita, KS 67206
    (316) 771-2203

  • Rank: #2626.
    Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy
    Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy Photo
    (Jewish)
    Founding Date: 1966
    Grades: K-125801 W 115th Street
    Leawood, KS 66211
    (913) 327-8150

  • Rank: #2727.
    Brookridge Day School
    Brookridge Day School Photo
    Founding Date: 1968
    Grades: NS-39555 Hadley Dr
    Overland Park, KS 66212
    (913) 649-2228

  • Rank: #2828.
    Lakemary Center
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: K-12100 Lakemary Dr
    Paola, KS 66071
    (913) 557-4000

  • Rank: #2929.
    Midland Adventist Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1970
    Grades: K-126915 Maurer Road
    Shawnee, KS 66217
    (913) 268-7400

  • Rank: #3030.
    Community School #1
    Founding Date: 1972
    Grades: K-66400 State Line Rd
    Prairie Village, KS 66208
    (913) 722-1115

  • Rank: #3131.
    Open Door Christian School
    Open Door Christian School Photo - Biology
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1973
    Grades: NS-63033 N 103rd Terrace
    Kansas City, KS 66109
    (913) 334-7777

  • Rank: #3232.
    Maranatha Christian Academy
    Maranatha Christian Academy Photo - Athletics are an important aspect of the total Maranatha experience. We believe challenging interscholastic competition provides students the opportunity to develop positive character traits such as leadership, teamwork, perseverance, and commitment as well as attitudes of fair play and sportsmanship.
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1974
    Grades: PK-126826 Lackman Road
    Shawnee, KS 66217
    (913) 631-0637

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34. Founding Date: 1975
    Grades: 4-1210713 Barkley St
    Overland Park, KS 66211
    (913) 341-6666

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Shawnee Mission Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1975
    Grades: PK-124901 Mission Road
    Mission, KS 66205
    (913) 384-4434

  • Rank: #3535.
    Cair Paravel Latin School
    Cair Paravel Latin School Photo - Cair Paravel Latin School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1980
    Grades: PK-12635 SW Clay Street
    Topeka, KS 66606
    (785) 232-3878

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