Oldest Private High Schools in Maryland

The average private high school in Maryland was founded around 1955 (2021-22).
The oldest private high school in Maryland is West Nottingham Academy, founded in 1744.

Oldest Private High 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.
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: #55.
St. John's Catholic Prep
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1829
Grades: 9-12
3989 Buckeystown Pike
Buckeystown, MD 21717
(301) 662-4210
Rank: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
St. Pauls School for Boys
(Episcopal)
(2)
Founding Date: 1849
Grades: 5-12
11152 Falls Rd
Brooklandville, MD 21022
(410) 825-4400
Rank: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #17 - 1817. - 18.
The Bryn Mawr School
All-girls
(1)
Founding Date: 1885
Grades: PK-12
109 W Melrose Ave
Baltimore, MD 21210
(410) 323-8800
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Founding Date: 1885
Grades: 9-12
22600 Camp Calvert Road
Leonardtown, MD 20650
(301) 373-4183
Rank: #1919.
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
Rank: #2020.
Roland Park Country School
Roland Park Country School Photo - Seniors Celebrate 2011
All-girls
Founding Date: 1894
Grades: PK-12
5204 Roland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21210
(410) 323-5500
Rank: #2121.
Gilman School
Gilman School Photo - Middle School teacher, Dave Anderson, in his art class.
All-boys
Founding Date: 1897
Grades: PK-12
5407 Roland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21210
(410) 323-3800
Rank: #2222.
Holton-arms School
All-girls
(1)
Founding Date: 1901
Grades: 3-12
7303 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 365-5300
Rank: #2323.
Takoma Academy
Takoma Academy Photo - Takoma Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1904
Grades: 9-12
8120 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 434-4700
Rank: #2424.
Garrison Forest School
Garrison Forest School Photo - The campus entrance on Garrison Forest Road
All-girls
(1)
Founding Date: 1910
Grades: NS-12
300 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
(410) 559-3111
Rank: #2525.
The Gunston School
The Gunston School Photo
(3)
Founding Date: 1911
Grades: 9-12
911 Gunston Rd
Centreville, MD 21617
(410) 758-0620
Rank: #2626.
Park School of Baltimore
Park School of Baltimore Photo - The Park School of Baltimore is an independent, gender-inclusive, non-sectarian progressive Pre-K through Grade 12 school located on a 100-acre campus just minutes from the city.
(2)
Founding Date: 1912
Grades: PK-12
2425 Old Court Road
Pikesville, MD 21208
(410) 339-7070
Rank: #2727.
Severn School
Founding Date: 1914
Grades: NS-12
201 Water St
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 647-7700
Rank: #2828.
St. Vincent Pallotti High School
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1921
Grades: 9-12
113 St Mary's Place
Laurel, MD 20707
(301) 725-3228
Rank: #2929.
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Photo - Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart - Hamilton House
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1923
Grades: NS-12
9101 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 657-4322
Rank: #3030.
Landon School
Landon School Photo - We believe requiring a boy to engage in an array of experiences introduces him to passions and abilities he didn`t know he had, which is essential to his emotional, social, physical, and intellectual growth.
All-boys
(2)
Founding Date: 1929
Grades: 3-12
6101 Wilson Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
(301) 320-3200
Rank: #3131.
Bullis School
Bullis School Photo - Bullis encourages students to explore a wide variety of academics, arts, athletics, and service to find their passion - with world-class Bullis faculty to help guide them.
Founding Date: 1930
Grades: K-12
10601 Falls Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 299-8500
Rank: #3232.
Barrie School
Barrie School Photo
(2)
Founding Date: 1932
Grades: NS-12
13500 Layhill Road
Silver Spring, MD 20906
(301) 576-2800
Rank: #3333.
The Catholic High School Of Baltimore
The Catholic High School Of Baltimore Photo - Graduates go to colleges and universities all over America.
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1939
Grades: 9-12
2800 Edison Highway
Baltimore, MD 21213
(410) 732-6200
Rank: #3434.
Founding Date: 1942
Grades: PK-12
3300 Old Court Road
Pikesville, MD 21208
(410) 486-1905
Rank: #3535.
Spencerville Adventist Academy
Spencerville Adventist Academy Photo - Spencerville Adventist Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(2)
Founding Date: 1943
Grades: PK-12
2502 Spencerville Road
Spencerville, MD 20868
(301) 421-9101
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