Oldest Private High Schools in Kentucky

The average private high school in Kentucky was founded around 1955 (2021).
The oldest private high school in Kentucky is Bethlehem High School, founded in 1819. The oldest private high schools are listed below.

Oldest Private High Schools in Kentucky (2021)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Bethlehem High School
Bethlehem High School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1819
Grades: 9-12
309 W Stephen Foster Ave
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 348-8594
Rank: #22.
Presentation Academy
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1831
Grades: 9-12
861 S 4th St
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 583-5935
Rank: #33.
Sayre School
Sayre School Photo - Graduation outside the steps of Old Sayre
Founding Date: 1854
Grades: PK-12
194 N Limestone
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 254-1361
Rank: #44.
St. Patrick School
St. Patrick School Photo - During Catholic Schools Week students attended mass with Bishop Foys in Covington.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1860
Grades: PK-12
318 Limestone St
Maysville, KY 41056
(606) 564-5949
Rank: #55.
St. Xavier High School
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1864
Grades: 9-12
1609 Poplar Level Rd
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 637-4712
Rank: #66.
Sacred Heart Academy
Sacred Heart Academy Photo
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1877
Grades: 9-12
3175 Lexington Rd
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 897-6097
Rank: #77.
Mercy Academy
Mercy Academy Photo - Mercy offers 14 sports over three seasons for our girls to participate in. Many have try-outs and some are no-cut teams. We also offer intramural sports. Our volleyball team finished the 2008 season as state champions and ranked in the top 3 in the nation.
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1885
Grades: 9-12
5801 Fegenbush Ln
Louisville, KY 40228
(502) 671-2010
Rank: #88.
Newport Central Catholic High School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1896
Grades: 9-12
13 Carothers Rd
Newport, KY 41071
(859) 292-0001
Rank: #99.
Oneida Baptist Institute
Oneida Baptist Institute Photo - Soccer is just one of a number of sports OBI offers. We offer boys and girls soccer, cross country, golf, boys and girls basketball, cheerleading, tennis, girls volleyball, baseball, softball, and track, and field.
(Baptist)
(2)
Founding Date: 1899
Grades: K-12
11 Mulberry Street
Oneida, KY 40972
(606) 847-4111
Rank: #1010.
Villa Madonna Academy
Villa Madonna Academy Photo - Built on the Benedictine values of scholarship, service, hospitality, respect, and stewardship.Discover what our values mean to us!
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1904
Grades: K-12
2500 Amsterdam Road
Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 331-6333
Rank: #1111.
Louisville Adventist Academy
Louisville Adventist Academy Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1910
Grades: PK-12
2988 Newburg Rd
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 452-2965
Rank: #1212.
Founding Date: 1915
Grades: PK-12
2427 Glenmary Ave
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 479-0340
Rank: #1313.
Oakdale Christian Academy
Oakdale Christian Academy Photo - Having fun at a ball game
(Methodist)
(8)
Founding Date: 1921
Grades: 7-12
5801 Beattyville Road
Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 666-5422
Rank: #1414.
Covington Latin School
Covington Latin School Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1923
Grades: 7-12
21 East 11th Street
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 291-7044
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Portland Christian School
(Christian)
(2)
Founding Date: 1924
Grades: PK-12
8509 Westport Road
Louisville, KY 40242
(502) 429-3727
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Founding Date: 1924
Grades: NS-12
2500 Portland Ave
Louisville, KY 40212
(502) 778-6114
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Covington Catholic High School
Covington Catholic High School Photo - A two-time National Blue Ribbon School, Covington Catholic High School's Mission is to "embrace the gospel message of Jesus Christ in order to educate young men spiritually, academically, physically and socially."
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1925
Grades: 9-12
1600 Dixie Highway
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 491-2247
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Mount Carmel School
Mount Carmel School Photo
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1925
Grades: K-12
75 Mill Creek Lawson Rd
Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 666-5008
Rank: #1919.
St. Henry District High School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1933
Grades: 9-12
3755 Scheben Dr
Erlanger, KY 41018
(859) 525-0255
Rank: #2020.
Pitt Academy
Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1949
Grades: K-12
7515 Westport Road
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 966-6979
Rank: #2121.
Bishop Brossart High School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1950
Grades: 9-12
4 Grove St
Alexandria, KY 41001
(859) 635-2108
Rank: #2222.
Lexington Catholic High School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1951
Grades: 9-12
2250 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 277-7183
Rank: #2323.
Trinity High School
Trinity High School Photo - The Path to Greatness. From the opening day orientation to graduation night, the Trinity experience is unlike any other. We've put together a wealth of resources to help prospective students and their families start down the path to greatness.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1953
Grades: 9-12
4011 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 893-7625
Rank: #2424.
Assumption High School
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1955
Grades: 9-12
2170 Tyler Ln
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 458-9551
Rank: #2525.
De Sales High School
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1956
Grades: 9-12
425 Kenwood Dr
Louisville, KY 40214
(502) 368-6519
Rank: #2626.
St. Francis School
Founding Date: 1965
Grades: NS-12
11000 Hwy 42
Goshen, KY 40026
(502) 736-1009
Rank: #2727.
Beth Haven Christian School
Beth Haven Christian School Photo - Sophomore students learn Microsoft Office in their Computer Applications class.
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1971
Grades: K-12
5515 Johnsontown Road
Louisville, KY 40272
(502) 937-3516
Rank: #2828.
Founding Date: 1972
Grades: NS-12
4100 Springdale Rd
Louisville, KY 40241
(502) 423-0440
Rank: #2929.
Calvary Christian School
Calvary Christian School Photo - Welcome to Calvary Christian School!
(Baptist)
(8)
Founding Date: 1974
Grades: PK-12
5955 Taylor Mill Road
Latonia, KY 41015
(859) 356-9201
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: PK-12
700 S English Station Road
Louisville, KY 40245
(502) 244-3225
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Clays Mill Road Christian Academy
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: K-12
3000 Clays Mill Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 313-5285
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Northside Christian School
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: K-12
2214 Bank Street
Louisville, KY 40212
(502) 778-1113
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Saline Christian Academy
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: K-12
2685 W Highway 80
Somerset, KY 42503
(606) 679-9265
Rank: #30 - 3430. - 34.
Whitefield Academy
Whitefield Academy Photo - WHITEFIELD ACADEMY is a private, Christian, co-educational school founded in 1976. The school, located in Louisville, KY is a ministry of Highview Baptist Church. Whitefield is accredited by the ACSI, SACS and is certified by the Kentucky Board of Education through the Kentucky Non-Public Schools Commission. Whitefield is ranked among the top 50 Best Christian High Schools in America"
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: PK-12
7711 Fegenbush Ln
Louisville, KY 40228
(502) 239-2509
Rank: #3535.
Eastwood Christian Academy
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1978
Grades: PK-12
2191 State Route 94 E
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 753-7744
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