Oldest Private High Schools in Maine

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The average private high school in Maine was founded around 1923 (2021).
The oldest private high school in Maine is Berwick Academy, founded in 1791.
The oldest private high schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private High Schools in Maine (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Berwick Academy
    Berwick Academy Photo - Berwick Academy Campus
    Founding Date: 1791
    Grades: PK-1231 Academy St
    South Berwick, ME 03908
    (207) 384-6300

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Fryeburg Academy
    Fryeburg Academy Photo - New LaCasce Dining Hall
    Founding Date: 1792
    Grades: 9-12745 Main St
    Fryeburg, ME 04037
    (207) 935-2013

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Washington Academy
    Washington Academy Photo - Raider Football Under the Lights!
    Founding Date: 1792
    Grades: 9-1266 Cutter Road
    East Machias, ME 04630
    (207) 255-8301

  • Rank: #44.
    Lincoln Academy
    Lincoln Academy Photo
    Founding Date: 1801
    Grades: 9-1281 Academy Hill Road
    Newcastle, ME 04553
    (207) 563-3596

  • Rank: #55. Founding Date: 1803
    Grades: 9-1223 Union Street
    Blue Hill, ME 04614
    (207) 374-2808

  • Rank: #66.
    Hebron Academy
    Hebron Academy Photo - Hebron students enjoy a great sense of community before our weekly School Meeting.
    Founding Date: 1804
    Grades: 6-12339 Paris Rd
    Hebron, ME 04238
    (207) 966-5225

  • Rank: #77.
    Thornton Academy
    Thornton Academy Photo
    Founding Date: 1811
    Grades: 6-12438 Main St
    Saco, ME 04072
    (207) 282-5383

  • Rank: #88.
    North Yarmouth Academy
    North Yarmouth Academy Photo - NYA 20 + acre campus in Yarmouth, Maine.
    Founding Date: 1814
    Grades: NS-12148 Main Street
    Yarmouth, ME 04096
    (207) 846-9051

  • Rank: #99.
    Foxcroft Academy
    Foxcroft Academy Photo
    Founding Date: 1823
    Grades: 9-12975 W Main Street
    Dover Foxcroft, ME 04426
    (207) 564-8664

  • Rank: #1010.
    Kents Hill School
    Kents Hill School Photo - Students stroll across the historic academic quad
    (Methodist)
    Founding Date: 1824
    Grades: 9-121614 Main Street
    Kents Hill, ME 04349
    (207) 685-1606

  • Rank: #1111.
    Gould Academy
    Gould Academy Photo
    Founding Date: 1836
    Grades: 9-1239 Church Street
    Bethel, ME 04217
    (207) 824-7700

  • Rank: #1212. Founding Date: 1866
    Grades: 9-12295 Main St
    Pittsfield, ME 04967
    (207) 487-3355

  • Rank: #1313.
    Erskine Academy
    Erskine Academy Photo
    Founding Date: 1883
    Grades: 9-12309 Windsor Rd
    South China, ME 04358
    (207) 445-2962

  • Rank: #1414.
    Waynflete
    Waynflete Photo - Upper School Campus
    Founding Date: 1898
    Grades: PK-12360 Spring St
    Portland, ME 04102
    (207) 774-5721

  • Rank: #1515.
    Cheverus High School
    Cheverus High School Photo - High School is a time of growth, change, and discovery. At Cheverus, we accompany students and families through this exciting and sometimes challenging time in their lives. Our goal is to educate students in a deep and meaningful way. Our approach to education is meant to prepare students for college -- and for life.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1917
    Grades: 9-12267 Ocean Ave
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 774-6238

  • Rank: #1616. Founding Date: 1928
    Grades: 8-12100 Broadway
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 947-0313

  • Rank: #1717.
    Saint Dominic Academy
    Saint Dominic Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1941
    Grades: PK-12121 Gracelawn Ave
    Auburn, ME 04210
    (207) 782-6911

  • Rank: #1818.
    Hyde School
    Hyde School Photo - Located in the quaint and historic shipbuilding city of Bath, Maine, on the Kennebec River, the 145-acre Hyde-Bath School campus was founded in 1966. Year-round, students and faculty enjoy miles of wooded running, bicycling, and cross-country skiing trails that extend beyond the campus.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Founding Date: 1966
    Grades: 9-12616 High Street
    Bath, ME 04530
    (207) 443-5584

  • Rank: #1919.
    Opportunity Training Center
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-1225 Lombard St
    Presque Isle, ME 04769
    (207) 764-0134

  • Rank: #2020.
    Riley School
    Riley School Photo - writing in science journal
    Alternative School
    Founding Date: 1972
    Grades: PK-973 Warrenton St
    Rockport, ME 04856
    (207) 596-6405

  • Rank: #2121.
    Temple Academy
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1976
    Grades: PK-1260 W River Rd
    Waterville, ME 04901
    (207) 873-5325

  • Rank: #2222.
    Ossipee Valley Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1979
    Grades: 111890 North Rd
    Cornish, ME 04020
    (207) 793-4005

  • Rank: #2323.
    Penobscot Christian School
    Penobscot Christian School Photo - Eathan O'Bryant of the Harlem Globetrotters visited PCS in March 2009 to present the "C.H.E.E.R. for Character" program. It stood for "Character, Healthy Mind & Body, Enthusiasm, Effort, Responsibility."
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1980
    Grades: PK-121423 Ohio Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    (207) 947-2704

  • Rank: #2424.
    Hartland Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1981
    Grades: 1-1210 Elm St,
    Hartland, ME 04943
    (207) 938-4250

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26. Founding Date: 1982
    Grades: 9-123197 Carrabassett Dr
    Kingfield, ME 04947
    (207) 237-2250

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    New Life Christian Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Founding Date: 1982
    Grades: K-128 Drift Rd
    Fryeburg, ME 04037
    (207) 935-3129

  • Rank: #2727.
    Maine Coast Waldorf School
    Maine Coast Waldorf School Photo - Maine Coast Waldorf High School Building
    Special Program Emphasis
    Founding Date: 1984
    Grades: PK-1257 Desert Rd
    Freeport, ME 04032
    (207) 865-3900

  • Rank: #2828.
    Chop Point School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1987
    Grades: K-12425 Chops Point Rd
    Woolwich, ME 04579
    (207) 443-3080

  • Rank: #2929. Founding Date: 1988
    Grades: 11485 Chewonki Neck Road
    Wiscasset, ME 04578
    (207) 882-7323

  • Rank: #3030.
    Future Builders School
    All-boys | Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1989
    Grades: 7-1233 Twin Pines Road
    Raymond, ME 04071
    (207) 655-1000

  • Rank: #3131.
    Aucocisco School
    Aucocisco School Photo - First Day of School 2011
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1994
    Grades: 4-12126 Spurwink Ave
    Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
    (207) 773-7323

  • Rank: #3232.
    Living Waters Christian School
    Living Waters Christian School Photo - Living Waters Christian School | Home of the Lions
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1996
    Grades: PK-12197 Parker Farm Road
    Buxton, ME 04093
    (207) 517-6136

  • Rank: #3333.
    Poland Spring Academy
    Alternative School
    Founding Date: 1999
    Grades: PK-1214 Hope Springs Rd
    Poland, ME 04274
    (207) 998-4566

  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Carleton Project
    Founding Date: 2000
    Grades: 9-1252 Main Street
    Houlton, ME 04730
    (207) 521-1302

  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    The New School
    The New School Photo - TNS offers ample opportunities for hands-on learning. These math students are honing their skills with a carpentry project.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Founding Date: 2000
    Grades: 9-1238 York St
    Kennebunk, ME 04043
    (207) 985-3745

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