Oldest Private Schools in Maryland

The average private school in Maryland was founded around 1967 (2021-22).
The oldest private school in Maryland is West Nottingham Academy, founded in 1744.

Oldest Private Schools in Maryland (2021-22)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
West Nottingham Academy
West Nottingham Academy Photo - Our 120-acre campus is just an hour's drive from Baltimore or Philadelphia and 25 minutes from the Univ. of Delaware's campus - all perfect for weekend activities and cultural events.
(2)
Founding Date: 1744
Grades: 9-12
1079 Firetower Road
Colora, MD 21917
(410) 658-5556
Rank: #22.
Friends School of Baltimore
Friends School of Baltimore Photo - The world needs what our children can do.
(Friends)
(4)
Founding Date: 1784
Grades: PK-12
5114 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21210
(410) 649-3211
Rank: #33.
Georgetown Preparatory School
Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Georgetown Prep Students are committed to doing justice. Inspired by their faith, they are called to service to the less fortunate in many capacities.
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1789
Grades: 9-12
10900 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 214-1215
Rank: #44.
Mother Seton School
Mother Seton School Photo - Mother Seton School offers more than a solid academic and ethical foundation. A genuinely loving and welcoming community--a true family of teachers, students, and parents--helps shape children who grow strong and true.
(Roman Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1810
Grades: PK-8
100 Creamery Road
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
(301) 447-3165
Rank: #55.
St. James Academy
St. James Academy Photo - The "a-ha!" moment happens for our teachers, too!
(Episcopal)
(7)
Founding Date: 1821
Grades: PK-8
3100 Monkton Road
Monkton, MD 21111
(410) 771-4816
Rank: #66.
St. Frances Academy
St. Frances Academy Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1828
Grades: 9-12
501 E Chase St
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 539-5794
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
St. John Regional Catholic School
St. John Regional Catholic School Photo - Pre-K Playground
(Roman Catholic)
(19)
Founding Date: 1829
Grades: NS-8
8414 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702
(301) 662-6722
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
St. John's Catholic Prep
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1829
Grades: 9-12
3989 Buckeystown Pike
Buckeystown, MD 21717
(301) 662-4210
Rank: #99.
St. Timothy's School
St. Timothy's School Photo - Completed in 2012, Dixon Hall is our state-of-the-art academic building. The technology-rich facility features the Taft Lecture Hall, the Coleman World Languages and Cultures Center, and a Center for Learning and Teaching.
All-girls (Episcopal)
(1)
Founding Date: 1832
Grades: 9-12
8400 Greenspring Avenue
Stevenson, MD 21153
(410) 486-7401
Rank: #1010.
Saint James School
Saint James School Photo - Small classes ensure engagement and mastery of material. A variety of AP and post-AP courses (17 total) allow interested students to pursue subjects in greater depth.
(Episcopal)
(1)
Founding Date: 1842
Grades: 8-12
17641 College Road
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 733-9330
Rank: #1111.
Boys' Latin School Of Maryland
Boys' Latin School Of Maryland Photo - Inspiring the best in every boy ... Boys' Latin School
All-boys
Founding Date: 1844
Grades: NS-12
822 W Lake Ave
Baltimore, MD 21210
(410) 377-5192
Rank: #1212.
Calvert Hall College High School
Calvert Hall College High School Photo - Calvert Hall students love to support their peers and cheer on teams, like at volleyball matches pictured here.
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1845
Grades: 9-12
8102 Lasalle Road
Towson, MD 21286
(410) 825-4266
Rank: #1313.
St. Pauls School for Boys
(Episcopal)
(2)
Founding Date: 1849
Grades: 5-12
11152 Falls Rd
Brooklandville, MD 21022
(410) 825-4400
Rank: #1414.
Loyola Blakefield
Loyola Blakefield Photo
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1852
Grades: 6-12
500 Chestnut Avenue
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 823-0601
Rank: #1515.
The Maryland School For The Blind
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1853
Grades: PK-12
3501 Taylor Ave
Nottingham, MD 21236
(410) 444-5000
Rank: #1616.
St. Joseph School Cockeysville
St. Joseph School Cockeysville Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(9)
Founding Date: 1856
Grades: PK-8
105 Church Ln
Cockeysville, MD 21030
(410) 683-0600
Rank: #1717.
St. Augustine School
St. Augustine School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1857
Grades: PK-8
5990 Old Washington Road
Elkridge, MD 21075
(410) 796-3040
Rank: #1818.
St. John Evangelist Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1858
Grades: PK-8
13311 Long Green Pike
Hydes, MD 21082
(410) 592-9585
Rank: #1919.
St. Mary Elementary School
St. Mary Elementary School Photo - St. Mary's Elementary School enjoys a waterfront campus in historic downtown Annapolis, MD
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1862
Grades: K-8
111 Duke Of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 990-4135
Rank: #2020.
St. Agnes School
St. Agnes School Photo - Safety Patrol 2019-20
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1865
Grades: PK-8
603 Saint Agnes Ln
Baltimore, MD 21229
(410) 747-4070
Rank: #2121.
St. John Catholic School
St. John Catholic School Photo - St. John Catholic School - Westminster. Carroll County's Premier Catholic School serving students from Pre-K through Grade 8.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1866
Grades: PK-8
45 Monroe Street
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 848-7455
Rank: #2222.
Oldfields School
Oldfields School Photo - Oldfields School`s Mission is to embrace each student`s authentic self, educate through collaboration, empower the individual voice, and inspire confidence and continual growth, leading to a life of purpose.
All-girls
(1)
Founding Date: 1867
Grades: 8-12
1500 Glencoe Road
Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
(410) 472-4800
Rank: #2323.
The Academy Of The Holy Cross
The Academy Of The Holy Cross Photo
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1868
Grades: 9-12
4920 Strathmore Ave
Kensington, MD 20895
(301) 942-2100
Rank: #2424.
School Of The Cathedral Mary Our Queen
School Of The Cathedral Mary Our Queen Photo - The School of the Cathedral in Baltimore, Maryland.
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1871
Grades: K-8
111 Amberly Way
Baltimore, MD 21210
(410) 464-4100
Rank: #2525.
Notre Dame Preparatory School
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1873
Grades: 6-12
815 Hampton Lane
Towson, MD 21286
(410) 825-6202
Rank: #2626.
St. Mary Catholic School
St. Mary Catholic School Photo - St. Mary Catholic School students extend an open invitation for you to witness a faith-filled education behind these doors.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1874
Grades: PK-8
218 W Washington St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 733-1184
Rank: #2727.
Mount Saint Joseph High School
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1876
Grades: 9-12
4403 Frederick Ave
Baltimore, MD 21229
(410) 644-3300
Rank: #2828.
St. Joseph School-Fullerton
St. Joseph School-Fullerton Photo - St. Joseph School - Fullerton School Building
(Roman Catholic)
(4)
Founding Date: 1877
Grades: PK-8
8416 Belair Road
Nottingham, MD 21236
(410) 256-8026
Rank: #2929.
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(17)
Founding Date: 1879
Grades: NS-8
4801 Ilchester Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 744-4251
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
The Bryn Mawr School
All-girls
(1)
Founding Date: 1885
Grades: PK-12
109 W Melrose Ave
Baltimore, MD 21210
(410) 323-8800
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Founding Date: 1885
Grades: 9-12
22600 Camp Calvert Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
(301) 373-4183
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Immaculate Conception School
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1887
Grades: PK-8
112 Ware Ave
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 427-4801
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Little Flower School
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1887
Grades: PK-8
20410 Point Lookout Rd.
Great Mills, MD 20634
(301) 994-0404
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
St. Mark School
St. Mark School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1889
Grades: PK-8
26 Melvin Ave
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 744-6560
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
The Tome School
The Tome School Photo - Lower School students
Founding Date: 1889
Grades: K-12
581 S Maryland Ave
North East, MD 21901
(410) 287-2050
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