Oldest Private Elementary Schools in Maryland

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The average private elementary school in Maryland was founded around 1961 (2021).
The oldest private elementary school in Maryland is Friends School of Baltimore, founded in 1784.
The oldest private elementary schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Elementary Schools in Maryland (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Friends School of Baltimore
    Friends School of Baltimore Photo - The world needs what our children can do.
    (Friends)
    Founding Date: 1784
    Grades: PK-125114 N Charles St
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    (410) 649-3211

  • Rank: #22.
    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)
    Founding Date: 1810
    Grades: PK-8100 Creamery Road
    Emmitsburg, MD 21727
    (301) 447-3161

  • Rank: #33.
    St. James Academy
    St. James Academy Photo - The "a-ha!" moment happens for our teachers, too!
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1821
    Grades: PK-83100 Monkton Road
    Monkton, MD 21111
    (410) 771-4816

  • Rank: #44.
    St. John Regional Catholic School
    St. John Regional Catholic School Photo - Pre-K Playground
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1829
    Grades: NS-88414 Opossumtown Pike
    Frederick, MD 21702
    (301) 662-6722

  • Rank: #55.
    Saint James School
    Saint James School Photo - Boarding life at Saint James School prepares students for their college journey.
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1842
    Grades: 8-1217641 College Road
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301) 733-9330

  • Rank: #66.
    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-12822 W Lake Ave
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    (410) 377-5192

  • Rank: #77.
    St. Pauls School
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1849
    Grades: K-1211152 Falls Rd
    Brooklandville, MD 21022
    (410) 825-4400

  • Rank: #88.
    Loyola Blakefield
    Loyola Blakefield Photo
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1852
    Grades: 6-12500 Chestnut Avenue
    Towson, MD 21204
    (410) 823-0601

  • Rank: #99.
    The Maryland School For The Blind
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1853
    Grades: PK-123501 Taylor Ave
    Nottingham, MD 21236
    (410) 444-5000

  • Rank: #1010.
    St. Joseph School Cockeysville
    St. Joseph School Cockeysville Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1856
    Grades: PK-8105 Church Ln
    Cockeysville, MD 21030
    (410) 683-0600

  • Rank: #1111.
    St. Augustine School
    St. Augustine School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1857
    Grades: PK-85990 Old Washington Road
    Elkridge, MD 21075
    (410) 796-3040

  • Rank: #1212.
    St. John Evangelist Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1858
    Grades: PK-813311 Long Green Pike
    Hydes, MD 21082
    (410) 592-9585

  • Rank: #1313.
    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-8111 Duke Of Gloucester Street
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    (410) 990-4135

  • Rank: #1414.
    St. Agnes School
    St. Agnes School Photo - Safety Patrol 2019-20
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1865
    Grades: PK-8603 Saint Agnes Ln
    Baltimore, MD 21229
    (410) 747-4070

  • Rank: #1515.
    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-845 Monroe Street
    Westminster, MD 21157
    (410) 848-7455

  • Rank: #1616.
    Oldfields School
    Oldfields School Photo - Our community has a wonderful reopening experience under our belts, and we are looking forward to the months ahead! Oldfields is operating on campus and in person for the 2020-2021 school year.
    All-girls
    Founding Date: 1867
    Grades: 8-121500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
    (410) 472-4800

  • Rank: #1717.
    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)
    Founding Date: 1871
    Grades: K-8111 Amberly Way
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    (410) 464-4100

  • Rank: #1818.
    Notre Dame Preparatory School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1873
    Grades: 6-12815 Hampton Lane
    Towson, MD 21286
    (410) 825-6202

  • Rank: #1919.
    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-8218 W Washington St
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301) 733-1184

  • Rank: #2020.
    St. Joseph School-Fullerton
    St. Joseph School-Fullerton Photo - St. Joseph School - Fullerton School Building
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1877
    Grades: PK-88416 Belair Road
    Nottingham, MD 21236
    (410) 256-8026

  • Rank: #2121.
    Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
    Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1879
    Grades: NS-84801 Ilchester Rd
    Ellicott City, MD 21043
    (410) 744-4251

  • Rank: #2222.
    The Bryn Mawr School
    All-girls
    Founding Date: 1885
    Grades: PK-12109 W Melrose Ave
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    (410) 323-8800

  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Immaculate Conception School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1887
    Grades: PK-8112 Ware Ave
    Towson, MD 21204
    (410) 427-4801

  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Little Flower School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1887
    Grades: PK-820410 Point Lookout Rd.
    Great Mills, MD 20634
    (301) 994-0404

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    St. Mark School
    St. Mark School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1889
    Grades: PK-826 Melvin Ave
    Catonsville, MD 21228
    (410) 744-6560

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    The Tome School
    The Tome School Photo - Lower School students
    Founding Date: 1889
    Grades: K-12581 S Maryland Ave
    North East, MD 21901
    (410) 287-2050

  • Rank: #2727.
    St. Mary Of The Mills School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1893
    Grades: K-8106 Saint Marys Pl
    Laurel, MD 20707
    (301) 498-1433

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Calvert School
    Calvert School Photo - Calvert Lower School on Tuscany Road
    Founding Date: 1897
    Grades: PK-8105 Tuscany Rd
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    (410) 243-6054

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Gilman School
    Gilman School Photo - Middle School teacher, Dave Anderson, in his art class.
    All-boys
    Founding Date: 1897
    Grades: PK-125407 Roland Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    (410) 323-3800

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Holton-arms School
    All-girls
    Founding Date: 1901
    Grades: 3-127303 River Road
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (301) 365-5300

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Roland Park Country School
    Roland Park Country School Photo - Seniors Celebrate 2011
    All-girls
    Founding Date: 1901
    Grades: PK-125204 Roland Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21210
    (443) 934-3896

  • Rank: #3232.
    Garrison Forest School
    Garrison Forest School Photo - The campus entrance on Garrison Forest Road
    All-girls
    Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: NS-12300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings Mills, MD 21117
    (410) 559-3111

  • Rank: #3333.
    St. Margaret School
    St. Margaret School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1911
    Grades: PK-8205 N Hickory Avenue
    Bel Air, MD 21014
    (410) 879-1113

  • Rank: #3434. Founding Date: 1912
    Grades: PK-122425 Old Court Road
    Pikesville, MD 21208
    (410) 339-7070

  • Rank: #3535.
    Severn School
    Severn School Photo
    Founding Date: 1914
    Grades: NS-12201 Water St
    Severna Park, MD 21146
    (410) 647-7700

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