Oldest Private Preschools in Kentucky

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The average private preschool in Kentucky was founded around 1966 (2021).
The oldest private preschool in Kentucky is Sayre School, founded in 1854.
The oldest private preschools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Preschools in Kentucky (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Sayre School
    Sayre School Photo - Graduation outside the steps of Old Sayre
    Founding Date: 1854
    Grades: PK-12194 N Limestone
    Lexington, KY 40507
    (859) 254-1361

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Good Shepherd School
    Good Shepherd School Photo - Good Shepherd Catholic School Putting Christ at the Heart of It All
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1860
    Grades: NS-875 Shepherd Way
    Frankfort, KY 40601
    (502) 223-5041

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    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-12318 Limestone St
    Maysville, KY 41056
    (606) 564-5949

  • Rank: #44.
    St. Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1867
    Grades: PK-89 S Jefferson St
    Alexandria, KY 41001
    (859) 635-9539

  • Rank: #55.
    Saint Aloysius School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1871
    Grades: PK-8122 Mt. Mercy Drive
    Pewee Valley, KY 40056
    (502) 241-8516

  • Rank: #66.
    Holy Trinity Parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1883
    Grades: PK-8423 Cherrywood Road
    Louisville, KY 40207
    (502) 897-2785

  • Rank: #77.
    St. Mary School
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1888
    Grades: PK-51121 Main St
    Paris, KY 40361
    (859) 987-3815

  • Rank: #88.
    St. Thomas School
    St. Thomas School Photo - St. Thomas School, extraordinary academic excellence achieved by all.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1903
    Grades: PK-8428 South Fort Thomas Avenue
    Fort Thomas, KY 41075
    (859) 572-4641

  • Rank: #99.
    Louisville Adventist Academy
    Louisville Adventist Academy Photo
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: PK-122988 Newburg Rd
    Louisville, KY 40205
    (502) 452-2965

  • Rank: #1010.
    Ss Peter & Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1913
    Grades: NS-8423 West Short Street
    Lexington, KY 40507
    (859) 254-9257

  • Rank: #1111.
    St. Agnes School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1914
    Grades: PK-81800 Newburg Road
    Louisville, KY 40205
    (502) 458-2850

  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Emma L Minnis Junior Academy
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1915
    Grades: PK-81939 Magazine Street
    Louisville, KY 40203
    (502) 774-2108

  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13. Founding Date: 1915
    Grades: PK-122427 Glenmary Ave
    Louisville, KY 40204
    (502) 479-0340

  • Rank: #1414.
    St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1916
    Grades: NS-82474 Lorraine Ct
    Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
    (859) 578-2742

  • Rank: #1515.
    St. Agatha Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1919
    Grades: PK-8244 S Main St
    Winchester, KY 40391
    (859) 744-6484

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    St. Cecilia Elementary School
    St. Cecilia Elementary School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1920
    Grades: NS-85313 Madison Pike
    Independence, KY 41051
    (859) 363-4314

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    St. Edward School
    St. Edward School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1920
    Grades: PK-5107 N Walnut Street Bldg B
    Cynthiana, KY 41031
    (859) 234-2731

  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    Portland Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1924
    Grades: PK-128509 Westport Road
    Louisville, KY 40242
    (502) 429-3727

  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20. Founding Date: 1924
    Grades: NS-122500 Portland Ave
    Louisville, KY 40212
    (502) 778-6114

  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    St. Gregory Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1924
    Grades: PK-8350 Samuels Loop
    Coxs Creek, KY 40013
    (502) 348-9583

  • Rank: #2121.
    St. Rita Elementary School
    St. Rita Elementary School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1928
    Grades: PK-88709 Preston Hwy
    Louisville, KY 40219
    (502) 969-7067

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Highland Presbyterian Nursery and Weekday School
    Highland Presbyterian Nursery and Weekday School Photo - Highland Presbyterian Church Nursery & Weekday School: A place where children think reflectively, interact respectfully and discover the world around them with wonder and joy.
    Alternative School
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: NS-K1011 Cherokee Road
    Louisville, KY 40204
    (502) 456-6991

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Strathmoor Education Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: PK-K2201 Hawthorne Ave
    Louisville, KY 40205
    (502) 458-6585

  • Rank: #2424.
    Christ The King School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1951
    Grades: PK-8412 Cochran Road
    Lexington, KY 40502
    (859) 266-5641

  • Rank: #2525.
    St. Gabriel School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1955
    Grades: PK-85503 Bardstown Road
    Louisville, KY 40291
    (502) 239-5535

  • Rank: #2626.
    Chance School
    Chance School Photo - Virginia Chance School is a Progressive Preschool-Elementary in a historic stone schoolhouse on 26 magical acres. A challenging, progressive program that engages students in a hands-on, collaborative environment using outdoor integration, focused on building self-motivation, growth mindset, decision making, community building, and critical thinking skills.
    Alternative School
    Founding Date: 1958
    Grades: NS-54200 Lime Kiln Lane
    Louisville, KY 40222
    (502) 425-6904

  • Rank: #2727. Founding Date: 1959
    Grades: PK-81050 Lane Allen Road
    Lexington, KY 40504
    (859) 278-0501

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    St. Albert The Great School
    St. Albert The Great School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1960
    Grades: PK-81395 Girard Dr
    Louisville, KY 40222
    (502) 425-1804

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Springdale Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1960
    Grades: NS-PK7812 Brownsboro Road
    Louisville, KY 40241
    (502) 423-9510

  • Rank: #3030.
    St. James Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1964
    Grades: PK-8401 Robinbrooke Blvd.
    Elizabethtown, KY 42701
    (270) 765-7011

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Providence Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1965
    Grades: PK-81209 Texaco Rd
    Lexington, KY 40508
    (859) 255-7330

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    St. Francis School
    Founding Date: 1965
    Grades: NS-1211000 Hwy 42
    Goshen, KY 40026
    (502) 736-1009

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Hayfield Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1967
    Grades: PK-52000 Tyler Ln
    Louisville, KY 40205
    (502) 931-7143

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Northern Ky Montessori Center
    Northern Ky Montessori Center Photo - . . . growing great kids . . .
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1967
    Grades: PK-52625 Anderson Road
    Ft Mitchell, KY 41017
    (859) 331-3725

  • Rank: #35-3635.- 36.
    Community Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1970
    Grades: NS-8725 Stone Road
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 277-4805

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